Israel and Hamas reportedly close to temporary ceasefire, brokered by the United States

Israel and Hamas are reportedly close to striking a deal that would see the war in Gaza pause for five days in exchange for the release of dozens people being held hostage there.

Hamas abducted hundreds of Israelis and foreign nationals during its surprise attack on southern Israel last month. Those who remain – Israel believes there are still 239 hostages – are likely being held in the terrorist group’s network of underground tunnels.

According to The Washington Post , the looming ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas, brokered by the United States, would require both sides to stop fighting for […]

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