According to the Washington Post, Israel is considering a ceasefire of up to five days and releasing an unspecified number of Palestinian prisoners.
IDF breaks through Hamas’s first line of defense • 18th Israeli soldier slain in Gaza • Israeli FM: Red Cross “has no reason to exist” unless it visits hostages.
Hamas released two hostages, a mother and daughter, on Friday for what the terror organization referred to as “humanitarian reasons.”
The Vatican described the Hamas attack as “inhuman” while at the same time preemptively warning Israel to not harm civilians.
Israel’s military operation against Hamas was “just beginning,” and the Islamic terror organization would be destroyed, Israeli Intelligence Minister Gila Gamliel said on Friday.
The International Red Cross said “it is not active in Gaza” but it is actively working to help the Hamas terrorists captured by Israel.