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Nov. 22, 00:12 GMT: Drones are reportedly continuing to circle over Gaza.

Nov. 21, 21:23 GMT: “I would say that most of the people that were hit in Gaza deserved it, as they were just armed terrorists,”Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Danny Ayalon, told the Public Radio International.

­Nov. 21, 20:34 GMT: Israeli officials claim that some 12 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza since the ceasefire came into effect at 19:00 GMT.

Nov. 21, 20:28 GMT: Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says the ceasefire agreement requires the opening of all crossings to Gaza, including the one shared with Egypt.

Nov. 21, 20:26 GMT: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has welcomed the agreement for a ceasefire in Gaza, warning that “for it to hold, the rocket attacks must end, a broader calm return.”

“Now we have to focus on reaching a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security, dignity, and legitimate aspirations of Palestinians and Israelis alike,” she told the press after meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr.

­Nov. 21, 20:14 GMT: Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal praised Egypt for its efforts in reaching the truce agreement. He said that Israel has started the conflict, and that Hamas was forced to respond. He added that while Israel claims to have reached its goals, it “failed to destroy Gaza’s infrastructure.”

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­Nov. 21, 19:44 GMT: Palestinians have taken to the streets of Gaza to celebrate the truce. Sounds of celebratory gunfire, car horns and fireworks fill Gaza as the ceasefire takes effect.

­Nov. 21, 19:21 GMT: Despite the ceasefire, all schools and services in 40 kilometers of Gaza will remain closed tomorrow, RT’s Paula Slier reports from Tel Aviv.

­Nov. 21, 19:00 GMT: The Gaza ceasefire has come into effect. Israeli troops have received ceasefire orders, the IDF says, with the caveat that they will respond immediately if fired upon.

Nov. 21, 18:55 GMT: Three tunnels and two underground rocket launchers were targeted in Gaza “a short while ago,” the IDF says, as the fire from both sides continues minutes before a ceasefire is set to take effect.

­Nov. 21, 18:34 GMT: Five rockets have been fired at Israeli city Be’er Sheva in the last half hour, Al Jazeera’s Gregg Carlstrom reports. The Iron Dome has also intercepted rockets near the city of Ashdod, Israeli media report.

Nov. 21, 18:25 GMT: Reports set the death toll in Gaza at 162, which included 41 children and 11 women.

­Nov. 21, 18:10 GMT: A child has been killed and another wounded during an Israeli attack on the Naama building, RT’s bureau in Tel Aviv reports, citing an emergency services spokesman.

­Nov. 21, 17:47 GMT: The ceasefire takes effect at 19:00 GMT Wednesday, Egypt’s foreign minister says.

Nov. 21, 17:40 GMT: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has agreed to Egypt’s truce proposal, and confirmed the ceasefire deal.

Nov. 21, 17:20 GMT: Egyptian, Palestinian and Israeli sources confirm that a Gaza ceasefire deal has been reached. Israel will maintain its siege of Gaza despite the truce.

Nov. 21, 17:12 GMT: The IDF reported that it has targeted more than fifty “terror” sites on Wednesday, including tunnels, underground rocket launchers and Hamas command centers.

Nov. 21, 17:06 GMT: Erez Crossing was opened for medical supplies on Wednesday, the IDF reports on Twitter. The supplies usually enter through Kerem Shalom, which was closed Tuesday due to rocket fire.­

Nov. 21, 17:01 GMT: A Gaza government complex has been destroyed in a series of airstrikes, RT’s Paula Slier reports, citing Al Jazeera. The Abu Khadra complex was reportedly reduced to rubble after more than half a dozen rockets were fired at it. The complex wasn’t used by Hamas, but was considered as a part of infrastructure by Israelis, Al Jazeera added.

Nov. 21, 16:30 GMT: The injury count in the Tel Aviv bus blast has risen to 28, RT’s Paula Slier reports. Most of the victims are being treated for shock, but some suffered physical injuries as well, a hospital report says.

Nov. 21, 15:53 GMT: Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouk has condemned the killing of six Palestinians who were allegedly spying for Israel. Abu Marzouk called the murders “unlawful,” and called for the killers to be punished. The six Palestinians were suspected of recording footage of Hamas military positions and transmitting it to Israel.

­Nov. 21, 15:45 GMT: The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned the bombing in Tel Aviv, calling it a “criminal terrorist act” in a statement issued Wednesday. The ministry also expressed sympathy for the injured and wished them a speedy recovery.

­Nov. 21, 15:17 GMT: Iran has confirmed it sent military aid to Hamas. Tehran is “proud to defend the people of Palestine and Hamas,” Iranian speaker of parliament Ali Larijani said in a statement on parliament’s website, without elaborating. Iran has also provided “technical assistance” to Hamas and shared with them the technology for the longer-range ‘Fajr 5’ missiles, General Mohammad Ali Jafari, head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said. However, Iran has not directly shipped missiles to Gaza, he said.

­Nov. 21, 14:12 GMT: AFP’s Gaza bureau was hit by an Israeli air strike, AFP reporter Sara Hussein said. One person was killed, but no AFP staffers were injured, Hussein reported. The strike followed yesterday’s attack on the same Gaza media center, which killed three Palestinian journalists.

­Nov. 21, 13:42 GMT: Report from Shifa hospital says a 6 year old boy was killed and 2 injured in the latest Gaza strike. The strike targeted Islamic Jihad office in Gaza, IDF said.

­Nov. 21, 13:24 GMT: Hamas claims they do not know who is behind the Tel Aviv bus explosion, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told RIA Novosti. Abu Zuhri suggested Palestinian militant groups might take responsibility for the bombing. A Palestinian radio station reported that the al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, a terror organization affiliated with Fatah, claimed to be responsible for the terrorist attack.

­Nov. 21, 13:10 GMT: The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who arrived in Cairo for peace talks, condemns the Tel Aviv bus explosion calling it an act of terror.

­Nov. 21, 12:40 GMT: At least 6 people were killed as IAF pounded Gaza targets, RT’s Paula Slier reports.

­Nov. 21, 12:00 GMT: The Senior Cabinet of the Israeli government, consisting of nine key ministers, is holding a meeting on the ongoing situation.

­Nov. 21, 11:51 GMT: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has expressed hopes that a ceasefire agreement could be reached before US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton finishes her visit to the region. Abbas held a meeting with Clinton in Ramallah on Wednesday.

Nov. 21, 11:38 GMT: Multiple explosions shake Gaza on the eighth day of Israel’s ‘Pillar of Defense’ military operation against Hamas.

Screenshot from AP video
Screenshot from AP video

Nov. 21, 11:20 GMT: Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri praised the Tel Aviv bus bombing to the press, but did not say Hamas was behind it. He dubbed the attack as “a natural response to the Israeli massacres…in Gaza.”

Nov. 21, 11:12 GMT:An eyewitness in Tel Aviv says he “saw the bomber enter the bus, throw device towards back of the vehicle & run off.”

Nov. 21, 11:06GMT: Police arrested a bombing suspect near the Ramat Gan diamond exchange, but released him shortly afterwards.

Nov. 21, 10:55 GMT:IDF spokesperson Avital Leibovich says on her Twitter that bus explosion happened “under my Tel Aviv office.”

Nov. 21, 10:40 GMT: Tel Aviv police are searching for two suspects in connection with the bus bombing that has hospitalized more than 15 people.

Image from twitter.com @Vostvitzech
Image from twitter.com @Vostvitzech

Nov. 21, 10:37 GMT: A second unexploded incendiary device has been found on the bombed bus in Tel Aviv. Police are now searching the area for the terrorist who perpetrated the attack.

Nov. 21, 10:23 GMT: A bomb attack on a bus in Tel Aviv has left more than 15 injured with three severely wounded. The police have confirmed that the explosion was the product of a terrorist attack.

­Nov. 21, 10:09 GMT: If a ceasefire is reached, it should be the first step in an end to Israel’s occupation of Gaza, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wrote on Twitter during his meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Ban believes that “negotiations are [the] best way forward,” Abbas said.

­Nov. 21, 09:45 GMT: The Kerem Shalom crossing, the only freight crossing into the Gaza Strip, is reportedly closed for the eighth straight day. Palestinian crossings official Raed Fattouh said that Israeli authorities had closed Kerem Shalom for security reasons, Ma’an news agency said.

­Nov. 21, 09:20 GMT: Israeli Defense Forces have been instructed to continue the offensive on Gaza while peace talks take place in Egypt, RT’s Paula Slier wrote on Twitter. The IDF has also reportedly hit hard against Hamas’ long-range rocket capabilities.

Nov.21, 08:39 GMT: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in the West Bank for talks with the head of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas.

­Nov. 21, 07:09 GMT: An IDF ground invasion of Gaza is unlikely before the Israeli elections, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said. “The government cannot make such a decision [invasion] two months before elections,” Lieberman told Ynet. “We should leave this decision for the next government.”

“After a week of suffering, [we want] at least five or six years of quiet, stability and security,” he said.

­Nov. 21, 06:43 GMT: “The rocket attacks from terrorist organizations inside Gaza on Israeli cities and towns must end,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in Tel Aviv. Clinton is currently in Israel to conduct talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for an end to the violence with Gaza.

­Nov. 21, 05:50 GMT: Four rockets have struck an open area in the region of Eshkol in southern Israel, RT’s Paula Slier wrote on Twitter. Another two rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome before they hit the coastal city of Ashkelon.

­Nov. 21, 05:42 GMT: Jordan’s king Abdullah II has called on Egyptian President Morsi to redouble his efforts to stop the Israel-Gaza conflict. Abdullah warned that a further escalation of violence would have grave consequences for the stability of the entire Middle East.

Nov. 21, 01:50 GMT: With over 140 people killed and more than 1,000 injured in the conflict so far, nurses at the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza say that women and children make up the majority of casualties.

“Women and children outnumbered men, especially with the new wave [of attacks] targeting houses and civilian buildings,” Ibrahim Jirjawi, a nurse on the orthopedic ward, told the Electronic Intifada website.

Nov. 21, 0:43 GMT: The Al-Qassam Brigades have warned Israelis to stay away from Israeli soldiers and military personnel, responding to a tweet by the Israeli army warning journalists to stay away from Hamas-affiliated people.

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