Israel Proposes Two-Month Cease-Fire to Hamas in Exchange for Hostage Release



Israel has reportedly offered Hamas a two-month ceasefire in exchange for the release of all hostages being held in Gaza. This proposal follows intense bombardments in the city of Khan Younes, which has seen significant casualties and damage. The health infrastructure in Gaza is struggling under the pressure, with hospitals running out of supplies and medical staff. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has rejected Hamas’s conditions for ending the war and opposed the creation of an independent Palestinian state. Meanwhile, EU leaders discuss the situation, with many supporting the pursuit of a two-state solution.

  • Israel has proposed a two-month ceasefire to Hamas in exchange for the release of hostages.
  • Palestinian officials report the city of Khan Younes experiencing the worst bombardment since the war began, with at least 50 dead and over 100 wounded.
  • Gaza’s healthcare system is overwhelmed, lacking medical supplies, staff, and resources to treat the injured.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu has rejected Hamas’s terms for ending the war and the idea of an independent Palestinian state.
  • EU leaders are discussing the situation in Gaza and the potential for a ceasefire, with a focus on a two-state solution.
  • Families of Israeli hostages held in Gaza express frustration with the Israeli government’s efforts to secure their release.
  • An explosion at the Gaza Strip border resulted in the death of 21 Israeli soldiers during military operations.

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