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August 18, 2014 6:33 pm

Gaza Truce Extended for 24 Hours

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An Israeli soldier directing deployment of troops on Gaza's border. Photo:IDF.

Ynet – Israel announced it agreed to extend the temporary truce in Gaza for 24 hours while – at Egypt’s request – it continued to negotiate a permanent agreement with the Palestinian delegation in Cairo.

In a statement, Egypt confirmed a deal had not been reached but that talks on a long-term arrangement in Gaza Strip would continue.

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