1 Jun 2024

Pressure for Israel-Hamas ceasefire continues

Matt Frei: ‘This could be crunch week for Prime Minister Netanyahu and a ceasefire in Gaza. The pressure on him to adopt a peace plan drawn up by his own intelligence officials has never been greater: from millions of Israelis who want to see all the hostages released, from President Biden who fears that the lingering war could lose him the election, and of course from Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. As a sweetener Mr Netanyahu has even been invited to Washington to address Congress. Will it work?’