Hamas said negotiations with Israel on the return of a captive soldier were stalled. The governing Palestinian Authority faction, whose gunmen were involved in the June 25 abduction of Cpl. Gilad Shalit on the Gaza Strip border, said Thursday that Egyptian-mediated efforts to secure his release broke down two weeks ago.
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