Israel, Hamas Agree to Extend Truce

By Isaiah Miesle, Staff Writer Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary ceasefire agreement by two days on Monday, prolonging a pause to the conflict that has lasted seven weeks. The halt in fighting — which began on Friday after negotiations were brokered by Qatar with the help of Egypt and the United States — serves as the longest break since the beginning of the war in October. It is also intended to offer some relief for groups affected by regular Israeli bombardments.  The current conflict between Israel and Hamas was triggered on Oct. 7 after Hamas gunmen and … Continue reading Israel, Hamas Agree to Extend Truce