Israel agrees to stop Gaza attacks for Ramadan: Biden

By Samia Nakhoul, Jeff Mason and Nidal Al-Mughrabi
Updated February 27 2024 - 9:40pm, first published 9:34pm
President Joe Biden hopes to have a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas by March 4. (EPA PHOTO)
President Joe Biden hopes to have a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas by March 4. (EPA PHOTO)

Israel is ready to halt its Gaza attacks for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in a ceasefire that could be signed as soon as next week, Joe Biden says, though Hamas officials say the US president's remarks are premature as it studies a truce offer.

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