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Hamas, Israel fighting escalates even amid truce efforts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas sent a heavy barrage of rockets deep into Israel on Thursday, and Israel pounded Gaza with more airstrikes. The relentless escalation of hostilities came even as Egyptian negotiators held in-person talks with the two sides, intensifying efforts at mediation. Previous fighting between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers, including a […]

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Hamas says deal reached to end escalation of violence with Israel

Office of Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar in Gaza says agreement has been reached to ‘end aggression against our people’. Hamas, the Palestinian group running the besieged Gaza Strip, has announced it has reached a Qatari-mediated deal to end the latest escalation of violence with Israel.    After talks with Qatari envoy Mohammed el-Emadi, “an understanding […]