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US puts pressure on Hamas to clinch ceasefire 'deal on table'

Sky News Sunday, 3 March 2024
The path to a ceasefire in Gaza is "straightforward and there's a deal on the table", a senior US official has said, as mediators return to Egypt hoping to reach an agreement before Ramadan begins in a week.
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