Ceasefire proposal: ‘Games are being played on both sides,’ says expert | Power & Politics


Hamas says it accepted an Egyptian-Qatari proposal for a ceasefire to halt the war in Gaza, but Israel says it’s still examining the deal. Jon Allen, a former Canadian ambassador to Israel, says ‘games are being played on both sides still.’ Randa Slim, from the Middle East Institute, says a temporary pause could ‘open the political space’ to arrive at a permanent pause in fighting.

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