US and Egyptian sources in Washington and Cairo report the arrival in Cairo of an Israeli military official by private plane. He went straight into the negotiations for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Israel has not confirmed this report. The sources say Hamas is being difficult. DEBKAfile: Saturday, Israel rejected the efforts by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to broker a truce deal heavily weighted in favor of presenting Hamas as victor and rejecting Israeli terms.