Breaking: Reuters Reports Ceasefire

Is it true and will it hold?

By Adam Chandler|November 21, 2012 12:05 PM


From Reuters [1]:

Israel and the Islamist militant group Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a Gaza ceasefire deal, said a Palestinian official with knowledge of Egyptian mediation between the two sides.

The official declined to be named or to give further information.

Update, 12:18: The Times of Israel is reporting [3] that Israeli sources are also confirming a ceasefire will be announced in Cairo tonight with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on hand. The Prime Minister’s Office has not confirmed.

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