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Hamas says Gaza crisis linked to Jerusalem

A delegation of high-ranking Hamas representatives met with Egypt's intelligence chief to discuss a prisoner exchange deal with Israel and a potential truce in Gaza, but Hamas wants to include Jerusalem as well.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — In a brief statement on Oct. 6, the Palestinian Hamas movement denied media reports that a long-term truce has been reached with Israel during talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo.

A delegation of high-ranking Hamas officials arrived in Cairo on Oct. 3 for talks with Egypt's intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, on the latest developments in the Palestinian arena.

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