Gaza ceasefire negotiations will resume in Doha on Wednesday then return to Cairo on Thursday after talks on Tuesday between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and US Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns, Egypt's state-affiliated Al-Qahera News TV said.

An Egyptian security delegation will head to Qatar's capital on Wednesday "on a mission to bring viewpoints closer between Hamas and Israel in order to reach a truce agreement as soon as possible," Al-Qahera News quoted a senior source as saying.

"There is an agreement over many points," the senior source said, adding the negotiations will be back in Cairo on Thursday.

Egypt and Qatar have been spearheading mediation in the nine-month-old war between Israel and Hamas in hopes of ending the fighting and securing the release of Israeli hostages in Gaza in exchange for Palestinian prisoners held in Israel.... Read More: JPost