Palestinian negotiators are considering an Egyptian proposal to end the fighting between Hamas and Israel that calls for, among other things, a partial easing of the blockade of the Gaza Strip. The deliberations come as a three-day cease-fire was due to expire at midnight tonight (5 p.m. ET).
Read original article – Published August 13, 2014 10:06 AM ET
Palestinians Consider Egyptian Proposal As Cease-Fire’s End Looms
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