LIVE UPDATES: Hamas holds defiant military parade, top leader appears

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Brandishing assault rifles, hundreds of Hamas fighters paraded through the streets of Gaza on Saturday in a defiant claim of victory on the first full day of a cease-fire agreement with Israel. 

Fast Facts

    • Top Hamas leader Yehiyeh Sinwar made his first appearance since the cease-fire, which went into effect at 2 a.m. Friday local time
    • The deal came following 11 days of bloody fighting and went into effect at 2 a.m. Friday local time

The deal came following 11 days of bloody fighting that both sides were trying to spin as a win.

Top Hamas leader Yehiyeh Sinwar also made his first appearance since the cease-fire, which took effect at 2 a.m. Friday local time. 

In the fighting, Israel unleashed hundreds of airstrikes against militant targets in Gaza, while Hamas and other militants fired more than 4,000 rockets toward Israel. More than 250 people were killed, the vast majority of them Palestinians.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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