Israel accepts Egyptian cease-fire to end Gaza war

August 26, 2014 4:12 PM

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Israel accepts Egyptian cease-fire to end Gaza war

Ziad Nakhala, a senior official in Islamic Jihad, another faction fighting in Gaza, told the Associated Press the truce calls for an "open-ended" cease-fire, and an Israeli agreement to ease its blockade.

The truce also calls for new meetings a month from now when Israeli and Palestinian officials can discuss the construction of a Gaza seaport and the release of Hamas prisoners,

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