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RT | Hamas accepts ceasefire deal - Al Jazeera, 6 May
Hamas has accepted a ceasefire proposal put forward by Egyptian and Qatari mediators, a spokesman for the group told Al Jazeera on Monday. The announcement came shortly after Israel ordered the evacuation of the city of Rafah ahead of a long-planned assault.
aljazeera | Hamas accepts Qatari-Egyptian [!] proposal for Gaza ceasefire
Khalil al-Hayya, a member of Hamas's political bureau, told Al Jazeera Arabic that the Qatari-Egyptian proposal includes a withdrawal of Israeli forces from Gaza and a return of displaced Palestinians to their homes, as well as an exchange of Israeli captives and Palestinian prisoners. The proposal includes a three-stage truce, each phase lasting 42 days, according to al-Hayya.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh held phone calls with Qatari  Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani and Egyptian Intelligence Minister Abbas Kamel, informing them "of the Hamas movement's approval of their proposal regarding the ceasefire agreement," the group said in a statement to Al Jazeera.
aljazeera | Israel hits Rafah after Hamas accepts truce deal, 6 May
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says the group has accepted a Gaza ceasefire proposal put forward by Qatari and Egyptian mediators. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's office says the proposal agreed by Hamas is far from Israel's demands but the Israeli government will send a delegation to negotiate.
archive 7 Feb: HAMAS "pause concept" - 3x 45 days
by Cat on Mon May 6th, 2024 at 08:06:27 PM EST
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