Cairo: Palestinians accept further 72-hour truce while firing rockets

Informed sources in Cairo reported Sunday that the Palestinian delegation, including Hamas envoys, had agreed to a further truce, the seventh, for another 72 hours, and are awaiting Israel’s response. For now, Palestinian rockets continued to explode in the Ashkelon area and the environs of the Gaza Strip. Israel wants to know if Hamas has set pre-conditions for the new ceasefire before deciding whether to reciprocate.


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