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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 11, 2014

Israel, Hamas Agree To More Talks As Truce Appears To Hold

by Krishnadev Calamur

Palestinian women walk in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood

A 72-hour truce, mediated by Egypt, between Israel and Hamas that began shortly after midnight today appeared to hold, but the two sides seemed no closer to a settlement to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip that has left nearly 2,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 67 Israelis, mostly soldiers, dead.










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