Israel agreed to ceasefire deal, Hamas hasn’t yet: US

Israeli leaders have agreed to a framework of a temporary ceasefire deal, but Hamas has not approved it as of Monday afternoon, according to a White House official.

The contours of the deal include a cessation of the fighting for six weeks and a surge of humanitarian aid into Gaza in exchange for the release of vulnerable hostages, including the sick, wounded, elderly, and women, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters.

“Israel has agreed to this framework, and now the onus is on Hamas to do the same,” Kirby said. “I would just say that Israel has put forward a forward-leaning off, and that deal’s on the table. … We urge Hamas to accept that deal so that we can move forward. But obviously, there’s still modalities here that need to be worked out,
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