Egypt Sources: Cairo Leading Intense Push for Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

Speaking to Haaretz, senior Egyptian officials say effort geared at agreeing on break in fighting that would go into effect within 24-28 hours.

Cairo is leading intense efforts to reach a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, senior Egyptian sources told Haaretz on Saturday. The efforts, they said, were led by Egyptian Intelligence Minister Rafat Shehata.