Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement agreed on Wednesday to an Egyptian-sponsored ceasefire to halt an eight-day conflict around the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 140 Palestinians and five Israelis.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a visit to the national police headquarters in Jerusalem on November 22, 2012. The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza continues to hold. UPI/Gali Tibbon/Pool
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