As Gaza war resumes, Egypt urges new cease-fire

August 8, 2014 5:03 PM

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As Gaza war resumes, Egypt urges new cease-fire

As Israel and Hamas resumed fighting Friday after a 72-hour cease-fire expired, Egypt called on all sides to return to the negotiating table, saying only "very limited sticking points" remain in reaching agreement on a formal cessation of hostilities.

Hopes that the limited cease-fire might hold collapsed when Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel only minutes after it expired, injuring two Israelis, police said.

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