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  תמוז 29, 5774 , 27/07/14

Israeli Cabinet Votes to Extend 'Humanitarian Ceasefire'

Israel is extending a humanitarian ceasefire in its military campaign in Gaza for another 24 hours, to Sunday night, a government official said.

The security cabinet agreed late Saturday to prolong its pause in fighting "until midnight (2100 GMT) Sunday" in line with a UN request, the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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