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Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

Egypt has announced a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas that is set to begin at 7pm UK time. The announcement was made by the Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo alongside US Secretary if State Hillary Clinton.

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Gaza Health Ministry: Palestinian death toll reaches 100

The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during Israel's on-going offensive has reached 100, the Hamas-run Health Ministry has said.

On his Facebook page, ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qidra listed Mohammed Tbail, killed in an air strike in Nusseirat refugee camp, as the 100th Palestinian fatality.

According to the ministry, 850 people have been wounded in Gaza since the hostilities began.

The dead reportedly include 24 children and 10 women. Ministry figures for the number of men killed in the conflict with Israel make no distinction between civilians and militants.

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