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August 13, 2014 6:46 pm

Israel, Hamas Agree to Renew Cease-Fire for Five Days

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An Israeli soldier directing deployment of troops on Gaza's border. Photo:IDF.

Ynet – Egypt says that both Israel and Gaza factions have agreed to extend the current ceasefire by another five days. The threat of renewed war in Gaza loomed on Wednesday as the clock ticked towards the end of a three-day ceasefire at midnight.

Since roughly 10 pm, Gaza terrorists have fired over five rockets at Israel, breaking the ceasefire two hours before it was set to expire, Israel has responded by hitting at least four targets in Gaza. Cabinet minister who spoke with Ynet said that they have not been updated by the prime minister, and expressed anger at Netanyahu.

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