Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire as fighting in Gaza ebbs

By Griff Witte, Sudarsan Raghavan, August 6, 2014

JERUSALEM — Israel said Tuesday it was withdrawing all ground forces from the Gaza Strip at the start of an Egyptian-brokered 72-hour ceasefire intended to bring to a halt the nearly month-long war after multiple broken truces.

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