Latest News Wires Palestinian divisions exposed by peace talks

Hamas and Fatah are split as the cease-fire nears its end, with Hamas demanding more concessions and President Mahmoud Abbas' representatives more willing to accept an Egyptian compromise plan.

By , Associated Press

The Palestinians appeared divided Sunday as the clock was winding down on the latest Gaza cease-fire, with officials saying Hamas was still opposed to a compromise Egyptian proposal that would ease the closure of the territory, while other factions, including delegates representing President Mahmoud Abbas, were inclined to accept.