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Breaking: Truce Agreed in Gaza Under Egypt's Sponsorship

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:30 GMT

A Gaza Strip ceasefire agreement has been reached and came into effect on Thursday Nov 14th, an Egyptian source and a senior Islamic Jihad official told AFP.

The "ceasefire agreement comes as a result of Egypt's efforts" and has been endorsed by "Palestinian factions including Islamic Jihad", said the top Egyptian official. An Islamic Jihad source confirmed the agreement to AFP.

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