Israel-Hamas truce extended by 2 days, says Qatar
Qatar said mediators had secured a deal to prolong the temporary truce between Israel and Hamas by two days to allow the release of more hostages held in Gaza.
The announcement on extending the original four-day pause to the Israel-Hamas war came as Benjamin Netanyahu’s government faced mounting pressure to provide more time for hostages to be freed. The truce had been due to expire on Monday.
Majed al-Ansari, spokesperson for the Qatari foreign ministry, announced the agreement “to extend the humanitarian truce for an additional two days in the Gaza...