Residents of Gaza take to the street to celebrate the Israeli-Hamas cease-fire agreement. The agreement ends eight days of violence in Middle East that left nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border.
OutFront tonight: Maen Rashid Ariekat chief representative of the general delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization to the United States on the Palestinian reaction to the cease-fire.
Eight days of violence comes to an end with a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas. Erin Burnett talks to Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Daniel Ayalon about Israel's reaction to the cease-fire.
During the Middle East conflict between Israel and Hamas, Israeli drones had been crisscrossing the sky over Gaza.
Our Laurie Segall visited Israel's biggest defense manufacturer and got an exclusive look at a weapon that will likely remain in effect even after the cease-fire.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr announced Wednesday a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas. The cease-fire was scheduled to take effect at 2 p.m. ET.
The announcement came hours after a bomb exploded on a bus in Tel Aviv, injuring 24.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Jerusalem Tuesday and met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Wednesday, Clinton travelled to Ramallah to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and soon after met with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy.
"This is a critical moment for the region. Egypt's new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership that has long made this country a cornerstone of regional stability and peace," said Clinton.
Will the Israeli-Hamas cease-fire agreement hold?
Tune to Erin Burnett OutFrontat 7p and 11p ET on CNN for the latest. Both sides of the conflict are OutFront with reaction to the cease-fire: Israeli Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon and Maen Areikat, chief representative of the general delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization to the United States.
Hearing distant gunfire (probably celebratory) and omnipresent drones over head. No rockets, no air strikes. #gaza
— benwedeman (@bencnn) November 21, 2012
The Israel-Gaza conflict enters its seventh day. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Jerusalem hoping to help broker a deal with Israel and Hamas.
The death toll in Gaza has reached 137 people, including children according to officials and more than 1100 have been wounded. Israeli officials report a total of 5 dead, including Israel's first soldier while more than 70 have been wounded.
OutFront tonight: CNN's senior international correspondent Sara Snider in Jerusalem and Ben Wedeman in Gaza city.