Israel-Hamas conflict live updates: IDF ‘fighting in the depths’ as Netanyahu foreshadows indefinite control of Gaza

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International calls for humanitarian pause

UN officials and G7 world powers stepped up appeals for a humanitarian pause in the war to help alleviate the suffering of civilians in Gaza, where whole neighbourhoods have been razed by Israeli bombardment and basic supplies are running out.

“It is … important to make Israel understand that it is against [its] interests to see every day the terrible image of the dramatic humanitarian needs of the Palestinian people,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. “That doesn’t help Israel in relation to the global public opinion.”

Negotiations mediated by Qatar, where several Hamas political leaders are based, are trying to secure the release of 10 to 15 hostages in exchange for a one- to two-day humanitarian pause in Gaza, a source briefed on the talks said.


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