Israel, Hamas agree on temporary cease-fire in Gaza Strip, release of 50 hostages

Israel and the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas have agreed on a temporary cease-fire in the Gaza Strip as part of a deal that includes the release of 50 hostages, including three Americans.

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Fast Facts

  • Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire and hostage release deal that will free 50 hostages, including three Americans
  • The hostages will be released over a 4-day period, according to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office
  • To date, there have been more than 1,200 Israelis reported killed by Hamas, while the Hamas-run Palestinian Ministry of Health is claiming nearly 13,000 civilians have been killed from Israeli military activity in Gaza

The relatives of some of the Israeli hostages being held captive by Hamas inside the Gaza Strip tell Fox News that they have not been notified yet who will be among the first hostages to be freed Thursday as part of the recently-brokered deal. 

“It is a better morning than the morning we had yesterday and we hope that tomorrow will be even a better morning,” Roman added. 

Posted by Greg Norman

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