Middle East

Hamas to create buffer zone with Egypt to improve ties

A bulldozer works on creating a buffer zone along the Egyptian border with the Gaza strip, in Rafah, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The Hamas-run Interior Ministry said Wednesday the creation of a 12-kilometer-long corridor 100 meters wide was agreed upon in recent face-to-face negotiations with Egyptian officials and is part of the Islamic militant group's efforts to combat extremists and improve ties with Cairo. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)





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