Hamas releases 2 Israeli captives to red cross, 6 others expected to follow

Thu, 30 Nov 2023 - 09:23 GMT

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.

Creation of Palestinian State is only way to end conflict with Israel: Egypt FM

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 10:34 GMT

“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.

Obstacles to 4th phase of Hamas-Israel truce have been overcome: Diaa Rashwan

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 08:41 GMT

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.

Qatar: Hamas-Israel truce extended additional two days

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 04:51 GMT

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.

Hamas-Israel truce likely to be extended additional two days: Egypt

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 04:48 GMT

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, Palestinian tendency to extend truce agreement

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 12:46 GMT

Israeli media reports said, Monday that the prevailing opinions in Israel are leaning towards extending the truce agreement.

788 tons of fuel, over 2K aid trucks enter Gaza through Egypt

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 04:18 GMT

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.

Live updates: 13 Israelis, several Thai nationals captivated by Hamas arrive at Rafah Crossing

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 - 11:26 GMT

More captives are expected to be released Saturday as Gaza humanitarian truce enters its second day.

President Sisi: Rafah border crossing has never be closed during Israeli war on Gaza

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 04:28 GMT

“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.

Egyptian-brokered truce between Hamas and Israel starts on Friday at 7:00 a.m.

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 04:01 GMT

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.

Egypt in contacts with parties to quickly begin 4-day truce between Hamas, Israel

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 09:27 GMT

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.

U.S. president Joe Biden thanks President Sisi for efforts in Gaza deal, White House

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 09:59 GMT

The United States president Joe Biden welcomed on Wednesday the Israel-Hamas deal to reach a truce and release hostages.

Truce agreement in Gaza at final stages, Sources

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 07:11 GMT

Sources told Al Qahera News channel on Tuesday that Egypt is continuing Its intensive efforts and communications in coordination with the United States and Qatar reach a truce agreement in Gaza.

Haniyeh: Hamas close to reaching ceasefire agreement with Israel, our response delivered to Egypt, Qatar

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 11:33 GMT

Haniyeh added that Hamas has delivered its response to the mediators, Egypt and Qatar, and is close to finalizing a truce agreement with Israel, the Cairo News Channel reported.

Hamas reports loss of contact with members guarding Israeli captives

Sat, 18 Nov 2023 - 11:06 GMT

Hamas announced on Saturday evening that its communication with certain squads responsible for guarding Israeli prisoners has been severed due to Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.

Egyptian-Qatari mediation negotiates one-day truce with Israel

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 04:06 GMT

During Egyptian-Qatari mediation negotiates, Israel has agreed to a one-day truce on the condition that it should be under international supervision, sources said, Friday.

Palestinian health ministry to publish names of 7000 civilians killed by Israel

Thu, 26 Oct 2023 - 07:05 GMT

After Israel questioned and doubted the announced number of Palestinians killed during the war; The Palestinian Ministry of Health said it will publish a list the includes full names of 7000 civilians who killed by Israel between the period of 7th to 26th of October.

Hamas leader Haniyeh expresses appreciation for Egypt’s stance

Thu, 26 Oct 2023 - 07:01 GMT

Head of Hamas' political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, expressed his appreciation for the Egyptian stance whether from presidency, government or people.

Egyptian-Qatari coordination underway to release Gaza captives: Sources

Thu, 26 Oct 2023 - 01:58 GMT

Well-informed sources have reported intensified coordination between Egypt and Qatar to ensure the release of the captives taken by Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Blinken: We are grateful to Egypt, Red Cross for urging Hamas to release hostages

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 11:06 GMT

US secretary of state Antony Blinken said that his country will continue to coordinate with Egypt and other partners in the region to deliver Humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.