February 24, 2024

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LIVE – Israel-Hamas war: Netanyahu rules out any ceasefire in Gaza before Hamas is “destroyed”

Research at the UN. UN on the situation in Gaza The Security Council vote, which has already been postponed several times, has been postponed once again until this Wednesday, allowing negotiations on the text to continue. The latest text on the table, produced by the United Arab Emirates and seen by AFP, calls for a “cease” of hostilities in the Palestinian Territory in exchange for humanitarian aid.

Hamas leader in Egypt. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Egypt to negotiate a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip in exchange for a new prisoner exchange, the Palestinian Islamic Organization announced in a press release on Wednesday. Based in Qatar, the leader “arrived in the Egyptian capital and discussed with Egyptian officials the developments of the Zionist occupation (Israeli, editor’s note) in the Gaza Strip and other issues,” the text notes.

A message from two hostages. The Palestinian group Islamic Jihad released a video on Tuesday showing 129 hostages still alive in the Gaza Strip after an October 7 attack on Israeli soil.

An alliance in the Red Sea. Several countries announced Wednesday the formation of a military coalition in the Red Sea in an effort to counter increasing attacks on merchant shipping by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. The signatories are Bahrain, USA, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Great Britain, Seychelles and Spain.

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