Israel, Hamas extend Gaza truce by one day in last-minute deal

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
From The Center
REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Israel and Hamas struck a last-minute agreement on Thursday to extend their ceasefire for a seventh day, while mediators pressed on with talks to extend the truce further to free more hostages and let aid reach Gaza.

The truce has let some humanitarian aid into Gaza after much of the coastal territory of 2.3 million people was reduced to wasteland by seven weeks of Israeli bombardment in retaliation for a deadly rampage by Hamas militants on Oct. 7.

However, a deadly shooting in Jerusalem was a potent reminder of the...

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