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Israel, Palestinians Agree to New 72-hour Truce

Officials said Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to a new 72-hour cease-fire in Gaza, providing the warring sides another chance to broker a comprehensive cease-fire. Egypt said Sunday the new truce would start within hours (at 2100 GMT, 5 p.m. EDT) and clears the path for renewed negotiations in Cairo to end more than a month of fighting between the Hamas militants who run Gaza and neighboring Israel. A similar 72-hour truce ended abruptly Friday, with Hamas resuming its rocket...

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