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HOPE Rocket Fired at Tel Aviv Oded Balilty / AP Photo

Egypt: Some Possibility for Gaza Ceasefire

Here’s hoping. At a joint news conference Saturday with Turkey, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi said there are “some indications” a ceasefire could be reached soon between Israel and Gaza, but that he did “not yet have firm guarantees.” Israel’s missile-defense system blocked a rocket fired at Tel Aviv Saturday, and pounded Gaza, where the death toll rose to 45. The Israeli army has authorized the call-up of as many as 75,000 reservists.

November 17, 2012 4:45 PM