Gaza ceasefire appears to be holding

A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza appears to be holding this morning. Palestine Flag Thousands of residents in Gaza City took to the streets to celebrate the new ceasefire, which was announced yesterday after talks in Egypt. More than 2-thousand Palestinians and 69 Israelis have died in the latest conflict. Israel has agreed to ease the blockade on Gaza, open border crossings for more aid and extend the fishing rights of Gazans.