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November 18, 2003
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An Egyptian mediator reportedly has Washington’s backing to try to arrange a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian terrorist groups. Omar Suleiman, Cairo’s intelligence chief and a seasoned Middle East peace broker, began talks with Palestinian officials Monday on a deal to consolidate the current lull in fighting into a truce.

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