Hamas, allied groups declare ceasefire in Gaza

Hamas announced an immediate ceasefire by its fighters and allied groups in the Gaza Strip on Sunday.

Hamas, allied groups declare ceasefire in Gaza
Hamas announced an immediate ceasefire by its fighters and allied groups in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, senior Hamas official Ayman Taha told Reuters

He added that the Islamists gave Israel a week to pull out its troops.

"Hamas and the factions announce a ceasefire in Gaza starting immediately and give Israel a week to withdraw," Ayman Taha, a Hamas official in Cairo for talks with Egypt on a truce deal.

Hamas also demanded that Israel open all of the Gaza Strip's border crossings to allow in food and other goods to meet the basic needs for our people.


Reuters
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