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Report: Abbas to announce cease-fire between Gaza, Israel

ByYASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
August 26, 2014 16:44

According to Palestinian sources, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to announce a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Gaza militants Tuesday night.

The announcement would come after efforts in Cairo peace talks have borne little in the past few days as hostilities continue in the Gaza Strip.

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