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Israel, Hamas agree to stop deadly strikes

Egypt brokers a cease-fire; Gazans celebrate in streets

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 1:42 a.m.

Palestinians celebrate news of the cease-fire agreement Wednesday in Gaza City that calls for Israel and Hamas to stop all hostilities, but details of how the plan will be enforced remained unclear.

Israel and the Hamas militant group agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt airstrikes and rocket attacks that have killed scores and to discuss easing an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip.

Israel and Hamas agree to cease-fire

Israel and the Hamas militant group agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years. (By AP)
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