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Efforts to Halt Mideast Violence Intensify

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Efforts to Halt Mideast Violence Intensify

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Efforts to Halt Mideast Violence Intensify

Efforts to Halt Mideast Violence Intensify

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In a bid to salvage a U.S.-backed "road map" to Mideast peace, Egyptian mediators urge Palestinian militant groups to stop attacks on Israel. And in a possible policy shift, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon tells his cabinet he's prepared to accept a ceasefire under certain conditions, saying Israel will not initiate military strikes "except in cases of ticking time bombs." Hear NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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