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Steve & Olaf: “Things Are Going In A Positive Direction,” Interior Minister Says

“The Hamas-led Palestinian government said on Friday that progress was being made in efforts to secure the release” of Steve and Olaf, Reuters reports. “Interior Minister Saeed Seyam said contacts had been made with unidentified ‘Palestinian parties’ that were seeking to free the two captives. He suggested the government had made indirect contact with their kidnappers.
“Things are going in a positive direction,” he said. And Interior Ministry spokesman Khaled Abu Hilal would only say there was “an important development and progress” in the case…

> Also: On FNC this morning, Amy Kellogg also mentioned that “the speakers at several of the mosques today in Gaza at friday prayers called for Steve and Olaf’s release…”

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