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Fourth group of hostages released as Israel and Hamas agree to extend fighting pause

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2023
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Hamas released a fourth group of hostages on Monday, just hours after Israel and Hamas agreed to extend the pause in the fighting in Gaza by two days.

Driving the news: The militant group released 11 Israelis — nine children and two women — under the deal with Israel.

The big picture: The extension will allow for the release of at least 20 more Israeli hostages — 10 on each day of the pause — in addition to the 50 who were freed as part of the initial ceasefire agreement....

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