Egypt continues its efforts to support the Palestinian people during their humanitarian crisis.
Israeli forces have renewed their attacks on various areas in the Gaza Strip by land, sea, and air.
Hamas handed over two Israeli captives to representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at Palestine Square in central Gaza city on Thursday, Al Qahera news channel reported.
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The ceasefire began on Friday and was due to last for four days. Yet, it was extended for two additional days.
“The Creation of a Palestinian state is the only viable manner in which to end the conflict, a state on the borders of 1967 with Jerusalem as its capital living in peace and security side by side with the state of Israel. The Arab Initiative of 2002 was clear in strategic initiative with the Arab states to create peace and create normalization on the basis of the craton of the state of Palestine. We still are strongly advocating this and working for it,” he added.
Rashwan said that the exchange of detainees and prisoners will be carried out in the coming hours, including 11 Israeli detainees in the Gaza Strip, in exchange for the release of 33 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.
Diaa Rashwan, the head of the State Information Service, announced previously that the Egyptian-Qatari brokered truce between Hamas and Israel is likely to be extended for additional two days.
The extended truce includes a daily release of 10 detainees in Gaza, women and children, in exchange for 30 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons, making the total of those released in the two days of the extended truce, 20 Israelis versus 60 Palestinians.
Israeli media reports said, Monday that the prevailing opinions in Israel are leaning towards extending the truce agreement.
They discussed the updates of Gaza crisis and status of the current temporary ceasefire.
Chairman of the State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan indicated Sunday the details of the third day of the truce that began Friday between Hamas and Israel.
Chairman of the State Information Service Diaa Rashwan stated Saturday that the four-day truce, which started on Friday, may be extended for additional seven days.
Diaa Rashwan concluded his statements by saying that Egyptian efforts, in coordination with all parties, resulted in more than 50 aid trucks moved from the Rafah port to the northern Gaza Strip.
Egypt has been intensifying contacts with Israel and Hamas on Friday to consolidate the truce agreement.
“Egypt was keen to fulfill its responsibility towards the Palestinian brothers,” said the President, adding “We seek to deliver the largest amounts of humanitarian aid to relieve the suffering of more than 2 million Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip. He affirmed that most of the humanitarian aid to the Palestinians is provided by Egypt.
Thirteen Palestinian prisoners (women and minors under the age of 19) will be released on the first day of the 4-day truce at 4:00 p.m., while Hamas will release 13 Israeli female and minor captives.
The minister noted that France had dealt positively with the draft resolution on facilitating the entry of humanitarian aid.
He added that Egypt, Qatar, and the United States are conducting talks and communications to quickly begin the 4-day truce between Hamas and Israel, noting that time to make the truce come into force will be determined within the coming hours.
Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj stated Tuesday that 14,500 tons of aid had been delivered to Gaza Strip through Rafah Border Crossing.