About 27,000 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza as Israel presses ahead with the military campaign it says is aimed at destroying Hamas.
To discuss the latest on the Israel-Hamas conflict, our guests:
- Hanan Ashrawi is a longtime Palestinian politician, leader, activist and scholar.
- Dan Arbell is a veteran of the Israeli Foreign Service, he is currently a scholar in residence at the Center for Israeli Studies at American University.
- Joel Rubin is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Obama Administration.
- Michael Lynk is a former UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories.
Hamas said it had received and was studying a new proposal for a ceasefire and the release of hostages in Gaza. Mediators provided the proposal to Hamas after talks with Israel, in what appeared to be the most serious peace initiative for months https://t.co/dne5Wd5GV7 pic.twitter.com/JT4cH9v9tB
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“@UNRWA is the backbone of all humanitarian response in Gaza”, says UN chief António Guterres, appealing to all Member States to guarantee the continuity of the agency’s life-saving work
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