Palestinian Authority, Egyptian presidents meet to discuss ending violence in Gaza

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Leaders of Palestinian Authority, Egypt meetPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas attends a meeting with Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi in Cairo on August 23, 2014. (Photo: AFP/Hasan Mohamed)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to discus ways to resume cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas. CCTV America’s Adel El Mahrouky reports.

The fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants is now in it’s seventh week.

Leaders of Palestinian Authority, Egypt meet

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. They discussed ways to resume cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas. CCTV America's Adel El Mahrouky reports.

Phyllis Bennis joined CCTV America to talk more about Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute of Policy Studies, which primarily focuses on Middle East and United Nations issues.

Is diplomatic pressure in Gaza conflict easing?

Phyllis Bennis joined CCTV America to talk more about Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute of Policy Studies, which primarily focuses on Middle East and United Nations issues.