Hamas, Egypt to Resume Talks on Prisoner Exchange With Israel

Yehiyeh Sinwar (R), the top Hamas leader in Gaza, hugs head of the Egyptian General Intelligence Abbas Kamel as they meet in Gaza  May 31. (Mohammed Salem/Pool Photo via AP)

The Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar reported that talks between Palestinian factions regarding Palestinian internal reconciliation would begin in Cairo on Saturday, in tandem with a Hamas delegation meeting with Egyptian intelligence over a prisoner exchange deal with Israel.

According to the report, Egypt is eager to promote indirect contact between the groups to reach a deal a soon as possible.

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