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Palestinians say new Gaza truce agreed

A new 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza has been agreed between Israel and the Palestinians following mediation by Egypt, a Palestinian official said Sunday (Aug 10).

CAIRO: A new 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza has been agreed between Israel and the Palestinians following mediation by Egypt, a Palestinian official said Sunday (Aug 10).

He told AFP that said Egypt had received "simultaneous consensus" from both sides and would officially announce a timing for the start of the ceasefire.

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