Israel to meet on Egypt Gaza truce bid, Hamas says no deal

A picture taken on July 14, 2014 from the southern Israeli Gaza border shows Israeli army flares falling into the Palestinian enclaveIsrael’s security cabinet will meet early Tuesday to discuss an Egyptian proposal for a Gaza ceasefire, a senior Israeli official said, but a Palestinian Hamas official said there was no deal. The comments came after Egypt proposed a truce to end seven days of violence that has killed more than 185 Palestinians in Gaza and seen hundreds of rockets fired into Israel. An Israeli official said Egypt’s proposal for a ceasefire beginning at 0600 GMT would be discussed early Tuesday.

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