The White House has called for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza following the announcement of a three day truce.
It also urged for "all parties to act with restraint" until the ceasefire begins at 8am local time (6am BST).
The White House also said it hopes talks can begin "immediately" in Cairo for a longer-term truce.
In a statement it added: "We believe the only sustainable way to address Israel's security concerns and enable Palestinians in Gaza to lead normal lives is through a permanent ceasefire agreement. "
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.