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Israel and Hamas reach deal to release 50 hostages and pause fighting for 4 days in Gaza

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Israel and Hamas reach deal to release 50 hostages and pause fighting for 4 days in Gaza
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A deal has been reached to release some of the hostages kidnapped during last month’s deadly Hamas terrorist attack in Israel — the most significant diplomatic breakthrough since Oct. 7.

Fifty women and children who have been held captive for more than a month will be released first over four days in exchange for Israeli-held Palestinian women and children, Qatar said in an announcement early Wednesday. The number of those released will be increased in later stages of the agreement, said Qatar, which worked alongside the U.S. and Egypt to broker the deal.

Three Americans could be part of the first group of hostages released: two adults and a 3-year-old girl named Abigail, a senior Biden administration official said.

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