Hamas, Israel agree to truce in Gaza
Reuters: Egyptian Presidency. IMAGE: Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, left, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi meet at the presidential palace in Cairo Nov. 21, 2012 before the Gaza truce was announced.
4 min ago By MSN News with wire reports
Israeli, Egyptian and Palestinian officials have confirmed Hamas and Israel have agreed upon a truce to end the conflict in Gaza.
CAIRO — Israel and the Hamas militant group reached a cease-fire agreement Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip.