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Israel, Palestinians agree truce from Sunday evening - sources

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Israel, Palestinians agree truce from Sunday evening - sources
Israel, Palestinians agree truce from Sunday evening - sources   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">GAZA</span>/JERUSALEM – Israel and Palestinian militants have agreed to observe a truce in Gaza from Sunday evening as proposed by Cairo, sources said, after a weekend-long pounding of Palestinian targets by Israel drove militants to target its cities with longer-range rockets.</p> <p>An Egyptian security source said Israel had agreed to the truce offer, while a Palestinian official familiar with Egyptian mediation efforts said it would go into effect at 20:00 (1900 <span class="caps">GMT</span>).</p> <p>Spokespeople for Israel and Islamic Jihad, the faction it has been fighting in Gaza since clashes erupted on Friday, did not confirm this, saying only that they were in contact with Cairo. </p> <p/> </div>