Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Quest for Peace: Hamas Contemplates Truce Amid Ceasefire Talks

Efforts persist to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, with the latter considering a proposed 40-day truce from Israel. The proposal entails the release of Israeli hostages in exchange for the ceasefire, prompting Hamas to deliberate over its response. US President Joe Biden has engaged in discussions with leaders from Qatar and Egypt to facilitate peace talks.

Erdogan’s milestone visit to strengthen ties with Egypt

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey was ready to cooperate with Egypt to rebuild Gaza as he made his first visit to the country since 2012.

Erdogan and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held a joint news conference on Wednesday in Cairo after bilateral talks, taking a big step toward rebuilding relations between the regional powers.

Israel: Half Of Hamas Fighters Have Been Killed Or Wounded

Israeli officials believe that the armed forces have killed or seriously wounded half of the fighters of the Islamist group Hamas, which the Jewish state has been at war with since the October 7 attack that killed 1,200 people.

The leadership's current assessment is that the end of the months-long offensive in the Gaza Strip will take months, not years, The Times of Israel reports.