A cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas is set to start at 9 pm Cairo time. The announcement was made at a Cairo news conference featuring Egypt’s foreign minister and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Photo: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Nov. 21. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Nov. 21, seeking a truce to the recent violence. (Marko Djurica / Reuters)