Bloomberg: IDF Troops Leave Gaza for 72-Hour Cease-Fire

August 5, 2014 – After completingScreen-Shot-2014-08-05-at-7.41.22-AM-e1407249757925 a campaign to destroy tunnels leading into Israel, IDF troops are being withdrawn from the Gaza Strip as part of a 72-hour cease-fire deal brokered by Egypt.

From the report:

Under the Egyptian-brokered accord — the latest effort to end four weeks of fighting — hostilities ceased at 8 a.m. local time. Hamas, the Islamist group that rules Gaza, has accepted the truce, spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said in an e-mail. Talks in Cairo, which Israel hasn’t yet joined, are exploring ways to seal a permanent agreement.

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