Gaza ceasefire hopes alive with more talks planned

By Nidal Al-Mughrabi and Humeyra Pamuk
Updated February 8 2024 - 2:49pm, first published 2:45pm
Israel has rejected Hamas demands for a proposed ceasefire, calling them "delusional". (EPA PHOTO)
Israel has rejected Hamas demands for a proposed ceasefire, calling them "delusional". (EPA PHOTO)

Mediators from the United States, Qatar and Egypt have scrambled to forge a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in their four-month-old war in the Gaza Strip after America's top diplomat on a Middle East mission said there was still hope for a deal.

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