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  8/4/2014, Av 8, 5774

Israel Announces 7-Hour Humanitarian Ceasefire

Israel will hold its fire in most of Gaza for a seven-hour "humanitarian window" on Monday, the IDF announced on Sunday night.

According to a statement by the Coordinator of Government Activities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza (COGAT), the ceasefire will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Israel time (0700 GMT and 1400 GMT) in all of Gaza besides the area east of Rafiah, "where clashes were still ongoing and there was Israeli military presence."