Media outlets, citing reports from Hamas, have announced that the four-day ceasefire in Gaza is set to commence today, on Thursday, November 23rd. It is anticipated that the release of several hostages will also take place today.
Hamas has stated that the temporary ceasefire agreement will begin at 10:00 AM local time. However, while Israel has confirmed its agreement with Hamas regarding the four-day ceasefire, it has not provided specific details regarding the exact timing of its implementation.
The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, nearing its third week, has become one of the deadliest confrontations in the region in decades, accompanied by widespread regional and international reactions.
The Israeli government announced yesterday its agreement with Hamas for a four-day ceasefire. This agreement not only entails a cessation of hostilities but also includes other provisions, such as the release of 150 Palestinians held in Israeli custody and the liberation of 50 Israeli hostages.
The conflict has taken a devastating toll on both sides. Israeli casualties have exceeded 1,200, reflecting the severity of the situation.
On the Palestinian side, the human cost is even more tragic, with over 14,000 reported fatalities, including a heartbreaking 5,300 children, underscoring the urgent need for a lasting solution and humanitarian assistance to address this crisis.