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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UN Secretary-General: Bus bomb underscores need for ceasefire

The UN Secretary-General says the bus bombing in Tel Aviv underscores the need for an immediate Gaza ceasefire. Ban Ki-moon added:

I am particularly concerned about the spiral of violence at the time of intense efforts to reach a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel... We all know there are many details to work out. But while that happens civilians continue to die.

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