Armed wing of Hamas reportedly rejects Egypt's Gaza cease-fire offer, calling it 'submission'

July 15, 2014 5:18 AM

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The armed wing of the Islamic militant group Hamas said early Tuesday that it was rejecting an Egyptian cease-fire proposal aimed at ending a week of cross-border conflict.

Reuters reported that the al-Qassam Brigades announced on its official website that its members had not received the text of the proposed cease-fire agreement, but said excerpts reported in the media proved it to be "an initiative of kneeling and submission."

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