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(Aug. 6) Today's Top Headlines - Indirect Israel-Hamas talks start

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Posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 9:07 am

MSN News:

Israel and Hamas began indirect talks on a new border deal for the blockaded Gaza Strip as a cease-fire ending their month-long war entered its second day Wednesday.

Israel has said it wants the Islamic militant Hamas to disarm, or at least ensure it cannot re-arm, before considering the group's demand that the territory's borders be opened. Israel and Egypt imposed a closure after the Hamas takeover of Gaza in 2007.

The indirect talks are being held in Cairo, with Egyptian mediators shuttling between the delegations.

For the full story, visit: http://news.msn.com/world/indirect-israel-hamas-talks-on-gaza-start-in-cairo

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