Israel, Hamas Reach Deal for 50 Hostages in Exchange for Multi-Day Ceasefire in War

New York Post

Israel has approved a deal with Hamas for the release of roughly 50 hostages held by the terror group in exchange for a multi-day ceasefire, according to reports.

The Qatar-mediated agreement was approved by the Israel Cabinet early Wednesday morning local time after more than five hours of debating.

In exchange, Israel had been expected to agree to a days-long pause in the war that has devastated the Palestinian enclave.

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