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Gaza truce holds up for 2nd day as talks continue in Cairo
Gaza truce holds up for 2nd day as talks continue in Cairo

The truce between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip held Tuesday for the second day as Egyptians continued to mediate indirect talks aimed at a more lasting cease-fire. Official information about the talks was scant. Progress was being made but gaps remained wide, Azzam Ahmad, who leads the Palestinian delegation to Cairo, told Israeli news media. “There’s a possibility that we’ll reach an overall full agreement, but we still have a long way to go.” With the 72-hour truce past mid-point, the chances of reaching an accord by Wednesday night and what would happen if the cease-fire lapsed without an agreement remained unclear. In a Facebook post, Mousa...

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