06/04/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hamas Says It Has Halted Rocket Strikes On Israel

DAMASCUS, Syria -- The leader of the militant Palestinian group Hamas said Monday that its fighters had stopped firing rockets at Israel for now. He also reached out in a limited way to the Obama administration and others in the West, saying the movement was seeking a state only in the areas Israel won in 1967.

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