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        10/7/2012, Tishrei 21, 5773

      Khaled Mashaal Meets Senior Egyptians

      Outgoing Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal met, Saturday, with senior Egyptian officials in Cairo, according to the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency.

      Among the officials was Intelligence Minister Mohammed Ra'fat Shehata. The two discussed arrangements at the Rafah Crossing between Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula, smuggling tunnels in the border area and Israel's blockade of the Hamas-controlled area.