Delegations are to travel to Cairo immediately to negotiate a durable ceasefire. The Gaza ceasefire is to start at 8am, around 6am UK time, on Friday, and is set to last for 72 hours, the US State Department has announced.
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry say an unconditional humanitarian truce in Gaza has been agreed by all parties.
There have been two days of quiet in Gaza. No rockets or missiles, no more destroyed houses, no more ambulance sirens screaming.
A three-year-old girl has been rescued from Gaza and brought to London for life-saving heart surgery.
A small team of NHS doctors and surgeons is travel to Gaza to set up facilities and establish how best to use specialists and equipment.