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CNN reporters take us on-the-ground in Israel to document the escalating conflict and what it means for the rest of the world.

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Biden’s Optimistic About a Ceasefire Deal. Hamas and Israel Say Not So Fast.
Tug of War
Feb 28, 2024

In recent days, negotiating parties have met in Paris and Qatar in hopes of reaching a deal on a hostage release and a pause in fighting in Gaza. While two sources familiar with the discussions say Hamas has softened on some key demands, Israel is throwing cold water on the idea of substantial progress. In this episode, CNN’s Jeremy Diamond brings us the latest and explains how divisions between rival political factions could complicate the postwar reality for Palestinians in the region.