Netanyahu calls Israel’s recent actions in Gaza ‘justified’

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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are holding indirect talks in Cairo through Egyptian mediators. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu justified the fighting, blaming Hamas on the high death toll.

There are reports that Israel has conditionally agreed to extend a temporary truce beyond a Friday deadline.

Noor Harazeen reports from Gaza.

Palestinians want an end to Israeli blockade

Palestinians want an end to Israeli blockade

There are reports that Israel has conditionally agreed to extend a temporary truce beyond a Friday deadline. Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have been holding indirect talks in Cairo through Egyptian mediators.

A 72-hour cease-fire appears to be holding into a second day. It’s the longest break in the nearly one-month war. Israel said it has withdrawn ground forces from the Gaza Strip.

CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg reports from Tel Aviv.

Netanyahu calls Israel's actions justified

Netanyahu calls Israel's actions justified

Israel said it has withdrawn ground forces from the Gaza Strip. This comes as part of a 72-hour cease-fire and many failed truces.