Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is Expected to take place by Friday. Israel announces completion of mission due to growing global pressure.
US and foreign officials have been quoted by saying that significant progress has been made in talks between Egyptian officials and Hamas leaders.
Israel has said that they are very near to the completion of their target.
According to the report, the United States, Egypt, Qatar and several European countries are trying to put pressure on the Israeli Prime Minister and Hamas leaders to stop the attacks.
After 11 days of barbaric bombardment on Gaza, the Israeli government signaled a halt to the ongoing war in Gaza.
Al Jazeera TV claims that the government of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has formally notified the Egyptian envoy to stop the fighting.
Earlier, the US Wall Street Journal reported that a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was expected by Friday morning.
US and foreign officials have been quoted as saying that there has been significant progress in talks between Egyptian officials and Hamas leaders, and that the Israeli military has acknowledged that it is close to achieving its goals.