Israeli Envoy Arrives in Cairo to Discuss Cease-fire

An Israeli official confirmed a report that said that an official envoy arrived in Egypt to pave the way to a two-stage cease-fire that Israel is 'keen' to conclude.

An official envoy of the Israeli government arrived Sunday in Cairo for talks with members of the Egyptian intelligence services about a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. A senior government official in Jerusalem confirmed that an envoy had arrived in Cairo but added, however, that the government is not expecting a breakthrough in the talks and preparations for expansion of Operation Pillar of Defense – now in its...