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Published: Tuesday, 8/26/2014

Israel, Palestinians reach new Gaza ceasefire deal-Egyptian officials


CAIRO — Israel and Palestinian leaders reached an agreement today for a ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, two Egyptian officials said.

“We will issue a statement by 7 pm to announce that a long ceasefire agreement was reached between the Palestinians and Israel after which talks between the two parties will resume in Cairo,” a senior Egyptian official said.

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