Celebrations Are Heard Across Gaza as Cease-fire Takes Effect

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Celebrations Are Heard Across Gaza as Cease-fire Takes Effect” – below is their description.

Israel and the Hamas group that rules Gaza agreed to end an 11-day conflict that’s devastated large swaths of the Palestinian enclave and sowed chaos in Israel.

Israel’s security cabinet unanimously voted to approve an Egyptian proposal for an unconditional, bilateral truce, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said in a text message. The cease-fire is to take effect at 2 a.m. on Friday, Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said.

A total of 232 Palestinians and 12 people in Israel have been killed in the violence. Efforts to end the hostilities intensified after the U.S. raised pressure on Israel on Wednesday to dial back its onslaught.


Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

About This Source - Bloomberg QuickTake: Now

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

It was founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981, with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar, and a 12% ownership investment by Merrill Lynch.

Recent from Bloomberg QuickTake: Now:

  • The U.K. Adds Nigeria to Travel “Red List” Amid Omicron Concerns
  • Thousands of Serbians Protest Lithium Mining Plans
  • President Joe Biden on Russia’s Potential Invasion of Ukraine
  • In This Story: Israel

    Israel, a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock shrine, the historic Western Wall, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Israel’s financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches. 

    2 Recent Items: Israel

  • Bethlehem lights up Christmas tree as hopes persist Omicron COVID-19 variant won’t wreck Christmas
  • Live: Live Classical— The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Presented by the BFPA
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.