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      Text of Ceasefire Agreement

      The partial text of the ceasefire agreement as reported by news agencies.
      By Gil Ronen
      First Publish: 11/21/2012, 8:56 PM

       Israeli artillery flares over Gaza
      Israeli artillery flares over Gaza
      AFP photo

      This is the partial text of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas, as brokered by Egypt and the U.S. and reported by AFP.

      "Israel shall stop all hostilities in the Gaza Strip land sea and air, including incursions and targeting of individuals.

      "All Palestinian factions shall stop all hostilities from the Gaza Strip against Israel, including rocket attacks and all attacks along the border.

      "Opening the crossings and facilitating the movement of people and transfer of goods and refraining from restricting residents' free movements and targeting residents in border areas. Procedures of implementation shall be dealt with after 24 hours from the start of the ceasefire.

      "Other matters as may be requested shall be addressed."

      "Implementation mechanism.

      "Setting up the zero hour understanding to enter into effect.

      "Egypt shall receive assurances from each party that the party commits to what was agreed upon.

      "Each party shall commit itself not to perform any acts that would breach this understanding. In case of any observations, Egypt as a sponsor of this understanding, shall be informed to follow up."