The Israeli diplomats started a new wave of contacts with the possible mediators in order to seek a new truce and a prisoner swap deal with the Palestinian resistance in Gaza.
Media reports quoted well-informed sources as saying that the Israeli occupation government has resumed its endeavors seeking a new truce and prisoner swap deal with the Palestinian resistance.
The Egyptian sources added that the Israeli officials resort to the Egyptian role due to the geographical considerations in order to free all the Israeli war prisoners in Gaza, knowing that Tel Aviv had announced that the number of the Zionist hostages is 138.
The sources reported Israeli contacts with the Egyptian officials in order to check the possibility of a new deal, adding that the new swap agreement may include the female soldiers in addition to the injured soldiers and veterans.
The Israeli officials hinted that Tel Aviv is ready to approve Hamas demands related to releasing the sick and old Palestinian prisoners. acc0rding to the same sources.
The Egyptian sources indicated that the political crisis plaguing the war council in Tel Aviv, the US pressures, and the prisoners’ families demands are pushing the Israeli government into a new truce and swap deal.
On the other hand, the German newspaper, BILD, interviewed military experts who said that Hamas has developed its field tactics since the resumption of the confrontation with the Israeli enemy on December 1.
The paper noted that the experts realized that Hamas has started using more sophisticated and powerful weapons, adding that Al-Qassam fighters are resorting to procrastination in order to elongate the battle and force the Israeli enemy to accept ceasefire after an international intervention.
Source: Al-Manar English Website