‘A 24-hour extension to the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza has been agreed in last minute talks in Cairo, Israeli and Palestinian officials have confirmed.
But the chief Palestinian delegate to truce talks with Israel warned on Tuesday that fresh violence could erupt unless significant progress is made toward a lasting deal.
The previous ceasefire began on Wednesday and was due to expire at midnight. The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned its military would respond forcefully if Hamas resumed rocket fire.’
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