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  8/1/2014, Av 5, 5774

State Department: Kerry Has 'Made Progress' in Ceasefire Bid

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has "made some progress" in complicated talks to try to reach a ceasefire in Gaza, his department said Thursday.

"We know we're not there yet. But I think we have made some progress," said deputy State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf, according to AFP.