Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease fire to begin on Friday morning. They are also sending negotiators to Cairo to try to reach a longer lasting deal.
“This is a point on the way to a great defeat for Israel.”
Khaled Meshal, Hamas’ leader
Egypt has announced a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel in Gaza, effective this evening.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed the announcement.
With elections in January, Bibi doesn’t want or need a ground war.