Israelis, Palestinians Said Agree to Deal
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By IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press Writer
From news article:
October 30,2005 | GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to halt nearly a week of fighting after militant groups pledged to halt rocket fire on southern Israeli towns, Palestinian officials said Sunday.
The deal, which Israeli officials refused to confirm, would bring an end to the second serious round of violence since Israel completed its withdrawal from the Gaza Strip last month. While many had expected the withdrawal to restart peace efforts, the two sides have so far failed to capitalize on the opportunity.