Israel, Hamas agree deal for release of Gaza hostages

By Nidal Al-Mughrabi and Rami Amichay
Updated November 22 2023 - 9:40pm, first published 9:34pm
Hamas is believed to be holding more than 200 hostages, taken when its fighters surged into Israel. (EPA PHOTO)
Hamas is believed to be holding more than 200 hostages, taken when its fighters surged into Israel. (EPA PHOTO)

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire in Gaza for at least four days to let in aid and release at least 50 hostages captured by militants in exchange for at least 150 Palestinians jailed in Israel.

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