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August 4th, 2014
04:28 PM ET

Officials: Israel, Palestinian factions accept 72-hour cease-fire in Gaza

Gaza City (CNN) - Will it, or won't it, hold?

That's the question following word late Monday that Israel and Palestinian factions, including Hamas, agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire proposed by Egypt.

Even as both sides agreed to the cease-fire, scheduled to begin Tuesday morning, both sides appeared suspicious of one another.

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