Missiles 'aimed at Israel' dismantled by Lebanese army

The Lebanese army has dismantled two rockets in southern Lebanon that security sources said were aimed towards Israel, Reuters reports.

The unfired rockets, which were mounted on launchers, were found in the town of Halta about 1 km from an Israeli military site on Mount Hermon.

They appeared to have put in the area since the offensive on Gaza began last week, the security sources said.

Lebanese soldiers surrounded the area around the intended launch site and cut off several nearby roads, according to a Reuters journalist in the area.

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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.