Gaza ceasefire: relief, joy across enclave as truce halts bloodshed

Gaza ceasefire: relief, joy across enclave as truce halts bloodshed

A truce between #Israel and #Hamas took hold on Friday after the worst violence in years, with U.S. President Joe Biden pledging to salvage the devastated Gaza Strip and the United Nations urging renewed Israeli-Palestinian dialogue. Prime Minister Benjamin #Netanyahu said Israel’s bombing campaign of Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip was an “exceptional success”, after the enclave’s Islamist rulers Hamas had claimed “victory”. France 24 correspondent Irris Makler tells us more.

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