Cease-fire agreement almost identical to that reached in Operation Cast Lead

22.11.2012                      08.Kislew. 5773

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Cease-fire agreement almost identical to that reached in Operation Cast Lead

Agreement reached despite terror attack on Tel Aviv bus; Israel wins assurances on security, Gaza on freedom of movement; Obama pressures Netanyahu; Morsi emerges as prestigious leader.

Following eight days of warfare in the Gaza Strip and Negev, and a concerted diplomatic effort led by Egypt and the United States to end the fighting, a cease-fire came into effect last night at 9 P.M. Under a memorandum of understanding reached in Egypt Wednesday, the cease-fire will be under the patronage of the Egyptian government, which will oversee its implementation….