A ceasefire is set to be announced in the Gaza conflict, Egyptian and Palestinian officials say.
Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi, who has led mediation efforts, said he expected Israel to end air strikes late on Tuesday. A Hamas official also told the BBC a truce was imminent.
Israel has not confirmed this, but has put plans for a land invasion on hold.
Host Marco Werman talks with David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times, about how a deal was apparently reached with Egyptian help, and what the agreement requires of both sides.
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— David D. Kirkpatrick (@kirkpatricknyt) November 20, 2012
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