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Hamas, Israel agree to cease-fire; Gaza blockade to ease



CAIRO — Egyptian state media has announced a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel to halt the seven-week Gaza war, which has killed over 2,200 people.
Both Egyptian state television and the state news agency MENA announced the deal today.
Earlier, officials with from Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the main groups fighting in Gaza against Israel, said a cease-fire had been reached.
An Israeli official has confirmed Israel’s acceptance of the Egyptian-brokered cease-fire.
The cease fire is expected to include an Israeli agreement to ease its blockade of Gaza to allow relief supplies and construction materials into the war-battered territory.





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