The pause would facilitate supply of humanitarian support to Gaza.
Qatar International Ministry spokesperson Majed Al-Ansari mentioned the proposal on a hostage launch deal was delivered to Israel within the early hours of Tuesday.
“The State of Qatar is awaiting the results of the Israeli authorities’s vote on the proposal,” he mentioned.
Hamas has to date released only four captives: US residents Judith Raanan, 59, and her daughter, Natalie Raanan, 17, on Oct 20, citing “humanitarian causes”, and Israeli girls Nurit Cooper, 79, and Yocheved Lifshitz, 85, on Oct 23.
The armed wing of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, which participated within the Oct 7 raid with Hamas, introduced late on Tuesday the dying of one of many Israeli hostages it has held for the reason that Oct 7 assaults on Israel.
“We beforehand expressed our willingness to launch her for humanitarian causes, however the enemy was stalling and this led to her dying,” Al Quds Brigades mentioned on its Telegram channel.
As consideration targeted on the hostage launch deal, preventing on the bottom raged on with Israel saying its forces had encircled the Jabalia refugee camp, a serious city flashpoint and Hamas militant stronghold.
The Palestinian information company WAFA mentioned 33 folks had been killed and dozens wounded in an Israeli air strike on a part of Jabalia, a congested city extension of Gaza Metropolis the place Hamas has been battling advancing Israeli armoured forces.
In southern Gaza, Hamas-affiliated media mentioned 10 folks had been killed and 22 injured by an Israeli air strike on an condominium within the metropolis of Khan Younis.
Reuters couldn’t instantly confirm the accounts of preventing on both aspect.