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Egypt Pledges Support for Gaza


Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (2nd R) and Egypt's Prime Minister Hisham Kandil (2nd L) touch the body of a Palestinian boy, who was killed in an Israeli air strike. (Photo: REUTERS/Mahmud Hams)

Egypt's prime minister visited the Palestinian territory Friday.

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Prime Minister Hisham Kandil said Egypt will exert every effort to stop the aggression and achieve a sustainable truce between Israel and Hamas leaders in Gaza.

Reporter Noel King observed the visit from Egypt.

She says this was Egypt's first high-ranking official to visit Gaza since 2007.