Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal 'on the table' from Egypt

A ceasefire deal for Israel and Hamas is "on the table" from Egypt, AFP has reported.

ITV News Diplomatic Correspondent John Ray reports from Israel:

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AFP reporting a ceasefire deal on the table from Egypt. Arab media say both sides have accepted. Unconfirmed at the moment

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Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza as air strikes continue

Israel has launched a ground offensive in Gaza with residents reporting heavy shelling in the area. Palestinian health officials say 27 Palestinians, including a baby, two children and a 70-year-old woman, have been killed since Israel sent ground forces into the densely-populated strip of 1.8 million Palestinians.