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BREAKING: Israel-Hamas cease-fire deal announced
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.Read more updates at BreakingNews.com.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)

BREAKING: Israel-Hamas cease-fire deal announced


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.

Read more updates at BreakingNews.com.

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)

Israel airstrike kills Hamas military chief, 5 others

NBC News:

The head of the militant wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement and 5 others were killed as Israel launched a series of airstrikes in Gaza Wednesday, officials say.

Hamas spokesman Fauazy Brehom told NBC News that Ahmed Jabari was killed in the attack by Israeli forces. Jabari was the most senior commander of Hamas’ military wing, the Ezzidine Al-Qassam Brigades.

Photo: Emergency services extinguish the burned out destroyed car of Qassam top leader Ahmed Jabari after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Wednesday. (Ali Ali / EPA)