Gazans Use Temporary Ceasefire to Return Home, as Egypt Opens Door to ‘Demilitarized’ Palestinian State

Posted on AllSides November 24th, 2023
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As tens of thousands of Gazans take advantage of the temporary ceasefire to stream back to their homes in Gaza City, Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said a peacekeeping force could demilitarize a future Palestinian state until both Israel and Palestine are secure, suggesting a resolution to the Gaza war that other Arab statesmen had ruled out. 

The moves reopen the debate over the future of Gaza and the occupied West Bank, the two components of any future Palestinian state, even as the refugee movements make it more difficult for Israel to...

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