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Israel Agrees to Ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza

Israel has agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip. Israeli officials have updated the Egyptian mediator brokering the negotiations that it agrees to end its military operation.

Hamas officials also indicated to Arab media that a ceasefire with Israel is expected to take effect on Friday. The group further said that Hamas initially refused a ceasefire in which the organization stops firing rockets before the IDF ceases attacks.

The security cabinet met at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, to discuss a possible truce. The ceasefire began before dawn on Friday, May 21. (JPost / VFI News)

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” - Psalm 91:1-2

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