Israel has consented to daily, four-hour humanitarian breaks in the Gaza conflict.
engaging in combat in the northern area of Gaza
On Thursday morning, spokesman John Kirby from the National Security Council confirmed.
Kirby informed journalists that starting on Thursday, a humanitarian break of four hours will take place in northern Gaza. The United States has been notified by Israel that there will be no military actions in those regions during the pauses. The specific timing for each day’s pause will be disclosed three hours prior, according to Kirby.
An official from Israel also verified the four-hour breaks each day, explaining that they are intended to give individuals the opportunity to relocate to southern Gaza and acquire necessary supplies like food and medicine.
On October 7th, Hamas unexpectedly attacked Israel.
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