Israel, Hamas deny reports of temporary ceasefire

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s office and Hamas on Monday, denied reports of a temporary ceasefire in Gaza to enable humanitarian aid to come in and foreigners to leave at the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt.

“There is currently no ceasefire and humanitarian aid in Gaza in return for removing foreigners,” a statement from Netanyahu’s office said.

Hamas official, Izzat El Reshiq also stated that there was no truth to reports about the opening of the Rafah border crossing or temporary ceasefire, CBS reports.