|Israel, Hamas weigh Cairo offer as deadline looms|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CAIRO — Egyptian mediators raced Wednesday to pin down a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas to prevent more fighting in the Gaza war when the current truce expires at midnight.
The two sides considered an Egyptian proposal that partially addresses their demands, but deep differences kept the deal in doubt. Two hours before the cease-fire’s end, Israeli police said a rocket landed in southern Israel, though it hit an open area and caused no damage.
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