- Israel's security cabinet has approved a truce proposed by Egypt which calls for a de-escalation after 6:00 GMT today and a full truce within 12 hours thereafter.
- Hamas responded that they had not been consulted by Egypt and vowed its attacks would "increase in ferocity and intensity".
- Delegations from Israel and Palestinian factions are to hold talks in Cairo within 48 hours.
- ETFs: EIS, ISRA
at CNBC.com (Nov 16, 2012)