PBS NewsHour

Egypt indicates truce agreement between Israel and Hamas

Clip: 05/19/2021 | 4m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Israel and Hamas forces in Gaza may be edging closer to a cease-fire after 10 days of open war. Egyptian mediators say there's a truce agreement, in principle. A top Hamas official said he expects fighting to stop in a day or two. Pressure to end the conflict built today, with 227 Gazans and 12 Israelis killed so far. John Yang reports.

Aired: 05/19/21

Rating: NR

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