LIVE ISRAEL. Israel releases 33 prisoners as agreed – Blinken heads to Israel again this week

The ceasefire between Israel and the terrorist movement Hamas in Gaza will be extended by two days, mediator Qatar reports. There are no further concrete details yet. In the night from Monday to Tuesday, 33 Palestinian prisoners were released by Israel as agreed. On Monday evening, 11 more Israeli hostages were released by Hamas. This concerns the last of four groups of hostages whose release was agreed upon in the original file. Hamas is already working on a new list of additional hostages to be released as the fighting pause is extended. Follow all developments in our live blog.