Israel accepts Egypt's truce proposal while Hamas says no

(AGI) Jerusalem, July 15 - The Israeli government accepted aproposed truce to the conflict with Hamas in Gaza just a fewminutes before it was due to come into force at 8 a.m. onTuesday morning. The cabinet meeting at 7 a.m. (6 a.m. CET) wascalled on Monday, at the end of a day in which Egypt presentedthe proposal to the Arab League with U.S. support. However,during the night Hamas said it would reject Egypt's proposaland, on the contrary "intensify" the firing of rockets. (AGI) . .

(AGI) Jerusalem, July 15 - The Israeli government accepted aproposed truce to the conflict with Hamas in Gaza just a fewminutes before it was due to come into force at 8 a.m. onTuesday morning. The cabinet meeting at 7 a.m. (6 a.m. CET) wascalled on Monday, at the end of a day in which Egypt presentedthe proposal to the Arab League with U.S. support. However,during the night Hamas said it would reject Egypt's proposaland, on the contrary "intensify" the firing of rockets. (AGI) . .