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Israel, Hamas Agree to Comprehensive Cease-fire

An Israeli official says Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip have reached agreement on a comprehensive cease-fire, starting Friday. The official, who requested anonymity, said the truce will begin at 6:00 am local time (300 GMT).   There was no immediate comment from Hamas. The two sides had earlier agreed to a five-hour humanitarian truce that went into effect Thursday. Israel says Hamas  fired three mortars after the truce went into effect. The military said...

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