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  8/10/2014, Av 14, 5774

Report: Israel and Palestinians Have Agreed to 72-Hour Ceasefire

A new 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza has been agreed between Israel and the Palestinians following mediation by Egypt, a Palestinian official said Sunday.

He told AFP that said Egypt had received "simultaneous consensus" from both sides and would officially announce a timing for the start of the ceasefire.

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