GAZA BORDER, July 15, 2014 - Israeli armored vehicles are deployed at a position in Southern Israel near the border with Gaza, on July 14, 2014. Israel's security cabinet decided on Tuesday morning to accept an Egyptian ceasefire proposal to end the week-long shelling war in the Gaza Strip, according to a statement released by the Prime Minister's Office. According to the proposal, the ceasefire came into effect from 9:00 a.m.local time (0600 GMT) Tuesday and will last for 48 hours. The two sides will be invited to Cairo to come to a detailed agreement.
Fire caused by a mortar shell fired from Gaza Strip into southern Israel breaks out near the border, on July 14, 2014.
Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip, on July 14, 2014.