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  8/4/2014, Av 8, 5774

Israel Begins Unilateral Ceasefire

Israel began observing a unilateral cease-fire at 10:00 am Monday, following a late-night decision by the Security Cabinet and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

The seven-hour truce will last until 7:00 pm Monday, and excludes the Rafah area, where ongoing clashes have raged since Friday.