Open-ended cease-fire caps 7 weeks of Gaza fighting

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:58 a.m.

Palestinians celebrate Tuesday in Gaza City after the latest ceasefire was announced.

Israel and Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire, halting a seven-week war that killed more than 2,200 people, the vast majority Palestinians, left tens of thousands in Gaza homeless and devastated entire neighborhoods in the blockaded territory.

An Israeli man looks at the damage to a house Tuesday in the coastal city of Ashkelon that was hit by a rocket fired from northern Gaza.

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