Israel And Hamas Agree To Egypt-Brokered Ceasefire

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Israel’s cabinet approved a cease-fire with Palestinian militant group Hamas late on Thursday, according to a statement from the prime minister’s office. The cabinet voted to accept an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire that will be bilateral and without any conditions, according to the statement.

Hamas leader Osama Hamdan confirmed the cease-fire and said it would begin at 2 a.m. local time, which Israeli officials confirmed. Earlier Thursday President Biden and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi spoke about both countries’ efforts to bring an end to the fighting, which started 11 days ago.

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