Gaza ceasefire has 'collapsed': chief Palestinian negotiator

Head of the Palestinian delegation Azzam al-Ahmed gives a press conference at a hotel in Cairo late on August 13, 2014A temporary ceasefire in Gaza has ‘collapsed’ after a Tuesday midnight deadline passed with no agreement to extend a truce and Israel and Hamas resumed hostilities, a senior Palestinian official said. “The ceasefire has collapsed and Israel is responsible,” said Azzam al-Ahmed, the head of a joint-Palestinian delegation in Cairo participating in indirect negotiations with Israel.

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