ceasefire agreement

Israel, Hamas Accept New Ceasefire Agreement

Palestinian officials said the ceasefire calls for an indefinite halt to seven weeks of hostilities.

08/26/2014
Staff Writer

As rockets continued to be fired on southern Israel from Gaza today, causing at least two injuries, and Israeli missiles brought down buildings in Gaza where Hamas leaders were reportedly hiding, Hamas announced that it has accepted a long-term, Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel.

A ball of fire rises from the home of a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader that was hit by an Israeli air strike. Getty Images

Outline Of Cease-Fire Agreement Approved

Palestinian news agency says deal expected to be announced late Monday night.

08/18/2014

Jerusalem — A cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is being drawn up after both sides approved an outline, the Palestinian Maan news agency reported.

A demonstration in southern Gaza in support of the Hamas delegates to the Cairo talks. Getty Images
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