After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect
Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.
The cease-fire, announced Wednesday night in a joint news conference in Cairo with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, is scheduled to take effect at 9 p.m. (2 p.m. ET).
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