The Jerusalem Post reports: A senior Egyptian delegation is scheduled to visit Ramallah on Thursday in a last-ditch effort to avert a military confrontation in the Gaza Strip and end the Hamas-Fatah rift.
The delegation may also visit the Gaza Strip for talks with Hamas leaders, Palestinian sources said on Monday.
On the eve of the visit, Hamas said that Israeli threats to launch a military operation in the Gaza Strip in response to the continued violence along the border do not scare Palestinians. “The threats serve as an incentive for increased participation in the March of Return, its continuity and its development,” Hamas said in a statement.
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