Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr
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Hamas and Israel agree ceasefire

A ceasefire deal has been reached by Israel and Hamas to end a week of violence in the region, the Egyptian Foreign Minister has said.

The Egyptian foreign minister has announced that a truce between Israel and Hamas has been agreed.

The Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr said it would begin at 19:00 GMT (21:00 local time).

The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told President Obama that he is ready to give the ceasefire a chance. The terms of the ceasefire have not yet been made public

  • 21 Nov
  • From the section World