Gaza ceasefire holding as Egyptian mediators consult Hamas, Israel

Gaza ceasefire holding as Egyptian mediators consult Hamas, Israel
Gaza ceasefire holding as Egyptian mediators consult Hamas, Israel

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Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Palestinians ride a motorcycle past the site of an Israeli air strike, after Israel- Hamas truce, in Gaza May 21, 2021. — Reuters pic

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GAZA, May 22 — A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Palestinians in the Gaza Strip held into Saturday as officials said Egyptian mediators conferred with the sides on securing longer-term calm.

The ceasefire began before dawn yesterday, ending 11 days of cross-border shelling exchanges that caused fresh devastation in Gaza, shook up Israel and raised international concern about a slide into wider regional conflict.

Egypt, which mediated the halt to the fighting with US support, sent a delegation to Israel at around noon yesterday to discuss ways of firming up the ceasefire, including with aid for Palestinians in Gaza, Hamas officials told Reuters.

The delegates have since been shuttling between Israel and Gaza, with talks continuing today, the officials said.

Despite confrontations between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters at a Jerusalem holy site yesterday, there were no reports of Hamas rocket launches from Gaza or Israeli military strikes on the enclave as of this morning.

US President Joe Biden said on Thursday that Washington would work with the United Nations on bringing humanitarian and reconstruction assistance to Gaza, with safeguards against funds being used to arm Hamas, which the West deems a terrorist group.

Gaza medical officials put the Palestinian death toll from Israeli air and artillery strikes at 248, including 66 children.

Israel said its forces killed more than 200 fighters from Hamas and allied faction Islamic Jihad, and that at least 17 civilian fatalities in Gaza were caused by Palestinians’ rockets falling short.

Palestinian attacks killed 13 people in Israel, including two children, a soldier and three foreign workers, medics said. — Reuters

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