Hamas agrees to Egyptian proposal for 72-hour truce

By REUTERS
August 5, 2014 00:24

The Islamist group Hamas, the Palestinian faction that dominates the Gaza Strip, has agreed to Egypt's proposal for a 72-hour truce with Israel from Tuesday, a Hamas spokesman said.

"Hamas told Egypt a short while ago of its acceptance of a 72-hour period of calm," Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told Reuters.


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