'Relatively quiet night' in Gaza City

The BBC's Middle East bureau chief Paul Danahar has tweeted:


I've heard no naval bombardment & no air strikes where I am in central #Gaza though perhaps they are elsewhere


Oh there you go, a distant air strike. So maybe it has been a 'relatively' quiet night after all


Either way, a great deal quieter. Previous 2 nights between 0000-0800 was almost nothing leaving #Gaza now seems #Israel too has eased off


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.