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Truce Holds in Gaza Ahead of Cairo Talks

A fragile, 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip held for a second day on Wednesday, as Israel and Hamas delegates prepare for talks in Cairo aimed at extending the truce. It is the longest pause yet in the month of fighting that has killed more than 1,800 Palestinians, mostly civilians. Sixty-seven Israelis, including three civilians, have been killed. Ahead of the Egyptian-brokered talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told British media that both sides need to make...

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