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Politics

Gaza Celebrates Ceasefire

In Gaza, news of the ceasefire deal was greeted by celebrations but just before the truce went into effect, there were more rockets fired into southern Israel. And there were more Israeli strikes hitting targets in Gaza.

Politics

Israel rejects Palestinian unity deal

Israeli officials have criticized a reconciliation deal between the rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas. Under the agreement, an interim Palestinian government will be formed and a date fixed for elections. Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

Ramallah Mosque Vandalized

A mosque outside the Palestinian city of Ramallah was vandalized last night. It was the latest in a series of attacks by suspected Jewish extremists. The Israeli government has announced new legal measures to crack down on those responsible.