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Qatar says Gaza cease-fire will begin Friday morning

BY The Canadian Press, Nov 23, 2023 6:37 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

The deal entails a temporary four-day ceasefire which will see the release of dozens of Israeli hostages and Palestinian prisoners.(Photo :The Canadian Press)

A spokesman for Qatar's Foreign Ministry hopes the momentum of the deal between Israel and Hamas will lead to an end of the

violence.

The deal entails a temporary four-day ceasefire which will see the release of dozens of Israeli hostages and Palestinian prisoners.

The cease-fire will start at 7 a.m. local time tomorrow, with 13 women and children held by Hamas freed in the afternoon.

Officials say three Palestinian prisoners would be freed for every hostage. The deal includes increased aid that will start to enter Gaza.

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