Mideast Militant Groups Agree to Truce

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Leaders of the militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad say they will suspend attacks against Israel for three months, starting Sunday. A statement from the groups said the truce is based on the condition that Israel cease all operations against Palestinians and lifts blockades on Palestinian regions. Hear NPR News.



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