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Israel accepts 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

Israel accepts 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

Jerusalem – Israel confirmed on Friday it has accepted a proposal for a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas, which starts at 0500 GMT. “Israel has accepted the U.S. /UN proposal for a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire beginning 8:00 am Friday (local time),” a senior Israeli official said on condition of anonymity. On Thursday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- …