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Egypt helps broker ceasefire in Gaza to start early Friday - state TV

by Reuters
Thursday, 20 May 2021 20:03 GMT

CAIRO, May 20 (Reuters) - Egyptian efforts to broker a ceasefire between Israelis and Palestinians have succeeded, Egyptian state TV reported on Thursday.

It said a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip was due to come into effect at 02:00 local time (GMT +3). (Reporting by Alaa Swilam Writing by Aidan Lewis)

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