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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.

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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 nor... (By: TSAFRIR ABAYOV) (Credit: AP)

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