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  • Israel, Palestinians launch new three-day truce

    August 10, 2014 | 7:19 pm

    Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour cease-fire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.

    There were no immediate reports of breaches of the cease-fire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as far as the Tel Aviv area...

  • Israel agrees to extend Gaza truce by four hours

    July 26, 2014 | 10:10 am

     Israel has agreed to extend by four hours a humanitarian truce agreed with Hamas and other armed groups in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, an Israeli government source said, declining to be named.

    It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control Gaza, had also agreed to prolong the original 12-hour ceasefire and continue the quiet until midnight (5.00 p.m. EDT).

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