Israeli Army Withdraws Armoured Vehicles from Gaza Border Area

The Israeli army has started withdrawing armoured vehicles from positions near the Gaza border, as a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians holds. The Egyptian-mediated truce took effect on Tuesday evening. The agreement calls for an indefinite halt to hostilities, the immediate opening of Gaza's blockaded crossings with Israel and Egypt, and a widening of the territory's fishing zone in the Mediterranean.

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