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Islamic Jihad leader in Cairo for talks — report

Sky News Arabic reports that Islamic Jihad head Ziad al-Nakhala has arrived in Cairo to meet with Egyptian officials to discuss ceasefire efforts.

A Hamas source tells the Israeli Kan broadcaster that while there has not been a breakthrough in talks, the fighting should end soon.

The source also says Islamic Jihad never asked it to join the fighting, and it is able to withstand internal criticism over its decision to remain on the sidelines.

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