Food aid convoy for 150,000 people enters Gaza

A United Nations World Food Programme convoy carrying food for 150,000 people has entered Gaza for the first time since 2007, it has been announced.

The aid reached the Rafah crossing from Egypt after a seven-hour drive from Alexandria, the organisation said.

An open-ended ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has so far held, with both sides claiming victory after the seven-week conflict.

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Palestinians celebrate 'victory' over Israel

Masked Palestinian children wearing Hamas' armed wing headbands celebrate with others what they said was a victory over Israel. Credit: Reuters

Hundreds of Palestinians have taken to the streets to celebrate what some see as a victory over Israel as the latest ceasefire begins.

Credit: Reuters

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