Islamic Jihad leader to meet this evening with Egyptian mediators in Cairo

Palestinian Islamic Jihad secretary-general Ziad al-Nakhala will meet in Cairo this evening with Egyptian mediators seeking to draft a ceasefire between Israel and the terror group.

Already in Egypt is UN Middle East envoy Nikolay Mladenov, who has been responsible for achieving ceasefires that have ended previous Gaza conflicts.

Al-Nakhala is believed to direct the PIJ from Syria.

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