Deal to free Gaza hostages near, Joe Biden believes as Irish man Thomas Hand living ‘absolute nightmare’ awaiting news on daughter
Premature Gaza babies evacuated to Egypt, all are fighting serious infections, World Health Organisation saysUN chief Guterres says civilian death toll is ‘staggering and unacceptable’, again urging a humanitarian ceasefireUS officials say talks continue on plan for hostage release, report progress
Father calls for proof of life of Irish-Israeli 9-year-old daughter taken by Hamas
US President Joe Biden said on Monday he believes a deal is near to secure the release of some of the hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza, telling reporters “I believe so” when asked at the White House about a possible agreement.
The father of one of the hostages, nine-year-old Irish-Israeli girl Emily Hand, who was taken hostage during the Hamas assault on Israel has said he will believe a deal to release hostages is in place “when I see it”.