New Israel-Hamas cease-fire reached

July 17, 2014 11:20 AM

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New Israel-Hamas cease-fire reached

A fresh cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas has been reached in Egypt, according to a single report.

The BBC report, citing an unnamed Israeli official, said the new deal — said to be a "comprehensive," one — is due to take effect Friday morning and has been brokered by Egypt.

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