Gaza (AFP) Following the recent escalation of violence, Israel and the militant Palestinian organization Islamic Jihad have agreed to a ceasefire, according to negotiating circles. The ceasefire in the Gaza Strip had come into force at 04.30 (CET), said an envoy of the Egyptian government, which had mediated between the conflicting parties. A representative of the Islamic Jihad confirmed the agreement.
Middle East: Negotiators: Israel and radical Palestinian group agree on ceasefire
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