A truce has been reached to end the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, all sides said today.
Palestinian and Egyptian officials announced the deal. A senior Israeli government official said Israel “once again” accepted Egypt’s proposed ceasefire.
Throughout the conflict, Israel has openly accepted Egypt’s ceasefire proposals and slammed Hamas for not doing so.
Egypt, which has brokered negotiations, said on state-run media that the ceasefire will go into effect at midnight local time (5 p.m. ET). But Hamas officials said it was to begin at 7 p.m. local time.
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