Israel has conditionally agreed to extend a ceasefire that ended a month of fighting in Gaza beyond a Friday deadline, Israeli officials said.
Speaking anonymously, the official did not say for how much longer Israel had agreed to extend the truce only that: "Israel has expressed its readiness to extend the truce under its current terms."
Hamas had no immediate comment.
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.