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Gaza, Biden: Dangerous if there is no ceasefire by Ramadan News

“There is no excuse for Israel to block humanitarian aid to Gaza. It will be very dangerous if there is no ceasefire in Gaza by Ramadan.” Joe Biden said this to the journalists who followed him at Camp David.

A senior Egyptian source told Al Qahera state television that “negotiations are continuing in Cairo on a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and a new round between the parties will take place tomorrow.”

“We will not allow the path to negotiations to remain open indefinitely while organized aggression and famine against our people continue,” a Hamas leader, Osama Hamdan, said at a press conference in Beirut.

Ceasefire talks between Hamas and mediators have failed in Cairo and just days remain to end the fighting in time for the start of Ramadan. The international media reported on it, including the Guardian.

Bassem Naim, a senior Hamas official, said the Palestinian group presented its proposal for a ceasefire agreement to mediators during two days of negotiations and was waiting for a response from the Israelis, who did not take part in that round of negotiations.

Instead, a senior Egyptian source told Egyptian state broadcaster Al Qahera: “There are difficulties, but the talks on Gaza continue“.

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On the floor Meanwhile, in recent days in northern Gaza, Israeli engineering units have destroyed what was believed to be the “largest tunnel” dug by Hamas for military purposes in the area. According to the army spokesman, this tunnel, discovered in December near the Erez border crossing at the entrance to Israel, was very large and had several branches. Images distributed by the army in the past showed a car driving through.

“It was a strategic tunnel,” the military spokesman said, but stressed that it did not penetrate Israeli territory. “Yihia and Muhammad Sinwar – he added, referring to local Hamas leaders – paid the greatest attention to their planning and financing, which required huge sums that Hamas preferred to allocate for terrorist purposes rather than for the needs of the civilian population The destruction of this tunnel, the spokesman said, had eliminated one of the threats looming over Israeli cities north of the Gaza Strip.

Medical sources at the Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City said an Israeli airstrike in Khan Yunis on the Al-Faqawi family home killed 17 people. Wafa reports it. A total of 97 people have died in the last 24 hours.

UN: “Compelling information on sexual violence”. Hamas denies this

A United Nations team says there is “compelling information” that Israeli hostages held in Gaza are victims of Hamas sexual violence, including rape and gang rape in the Oct. 7 attacks. The BBC reports on it.

For the UN there is reason to believe that abuses are still ongoing. Israel's Foreign Ministry said it welcomed the “final recognition that Hamas committed sexual crimes.”

Hamas “rejects” and “deplores” the report published by the United Nations. to sexual violence during the Oct. 7 attack in Israel, the Palestinian Islamist movement said in a statement. The “allegations” of rape and sexual violence by Hamas members during the attack were “false” and “unfounded” and the UN report “does not cite any statements from the victims,” ​​Hamas said.

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