Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree 12-hour window


Israel and Hamas have said they have accepted a 12-hour humanitarian window in Gaza.The truce is due to begin at 0500 GMT. Efforts to negotiate a seven-day ceasefire are still ongoing.

Earlier US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was still confident of a longer ceasefire, despite media reports that Israel had rejected one proposal.More than 800 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 36 Israelis have died since the conflict started on 8th July.