WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources

2019-05-06 14:20

Palestinian leaders in Gaza agreed a ceasefire with Israel early on Monday, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war.

Egypt brokered an agreement to cease hostilities from 04:30 (01:30 GMT) local time, an official from the strip's Islamist rulers Hamas and another from its allied group Islamic Jihad said on condition of anonymity.

An Egyptian official also confirmed the deal on condition of anonymity.

An Israeli army spokesperson had no comment.

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