Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says he will discuss establishing a "permanent ceasefire" in Gaza with his Egyptian counterpart as Egyptian security officials confirm that Hamas's leader Ismail Haniya will also be in Cairo.
One general and 38 military staff will be deployed to the joint centre from Turkish side to monitor truce in the region, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says.
The exchange was facilitated by Russian peacekeepers who have been deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh for five years under the peace deal.
The head of the peace process for the Afghan government suggested that the Taliban could offer a truce in exchange for the release of more of their jailed fighters while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the talk will face many "challenges."
Foreign ministers of Germany, France, Italy and EU's top diplomat call for end to hostilities, as conflict escalates in west of country.
Palestinian sources said late on Thursday that the deal formally went into effect at midnight and it has taken hold "on the basis of mutual calm."
Dozens died in a car bombing in the rebel-held city of Azaz, while clashes between pro-regime forces and rebels left at least nine people dead in Wadi Barada.
Two patients killed after warplanes aim directly at one of the hospitals. At least six lives lost to blitz on the bakery.
The strikes come after Russia and the Syrian regime spurned a US plea to halt flights, burying any hopes for the revival of a ceasefire declared earlier in September.
Turkey says cease-fire has potential to extend beyond 48 hours, however military operations against DAESH in northern Syria would continue.
United Nations Special Envoy for the Syria crisis, Staffan de Mistura, says US-Russia negotiations aiming for a truce in Syria have gone on for too long without having any outcome.
UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien urged all combatants in Aleppo to agree to a 48-hour pause to allow delivery as hundreds of thousands of residents are in dire conditions due to five year long civil war.
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