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Israel stresses plan to return to fighting after hostage release

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 23 Nov 2023, 8:08AM
Ambulances are seen on a road near an Israeli forces tank during an Israeli army ground operation in the Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023. Photo / AP
Ambulances are seen on a road near an Israeli forces tank during an Israeli army ground operation in the Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023. Photo / AP

Israel stresses plan to return to fighting after hostage release

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 23 Nov 2023, 8:08AM

Some Israeli hostages will soon be released, as well as Palestinian prisoners.  

Israel's cabinet has agreed to a four day pause in fighting in exchange for the release of 50 women and children hostages taken by Hamas.  

The agreement includes Israel releasing 150 Palestinian prisoners.  

CBS correspondent Linda Gradstein told Mike Hosking that Israel's said it is open to extending the truce, but only a little bit.  

She says Israeli officials, including the Prime Minister, have repeatedly stressed that Israel intends to go back to the fighting after. 

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