Israel agrees to extend ceasefire
POSTED: Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:23am
UPDATED: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:30am
(CNN) — Israeli government officials told CNN that the United Nations has asked for a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire extension. As a first stage, the Cabinet approved four additional hours until midnight, thus allowing the Cabinet to convene and discuss the U.N. request. The Israel Defense Forces continue to observe the humanitarian lull, during which IDF efforts to eliminate Hamas' tunnel activity continues.