Israeli Channel 12 quoted the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service (Mossad(David Barnea said that Israel has no time at all to put up with what he described as the “tricks” of the Islamic Resistance Movement)agitationIn Jin, the movement said that the prisoner exchange process would not take place before stopping the aggression against Gaza strip.
Barnig said that Hamas did not commit to returning the detained prisoners, according to the Israeli channel.
Yesterday, Saturday, the head of the Mossad directed his team in Qatar to return to Tel Aviv, announcing the faltering of negotiations to resume the truce in the Gaza Strip, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. Benjamin Netanyahu.
The statement said, “After the negotiations faltered, and under the direction of the Prime Minister, the head of the Mossad ordered his team in Doha to return to Israel.”
For his part, Netanyahu said that the prisoner exchange negotiations were difficult, and that achieving the goals of the war was not possible without continuing the ground operation. He pointed out that there were differences with the American administration, adding that he had proposed to Defense Minister Yoav Galant a joint press conference, but he preferred to speak to the press alone.
Netanyahu's office accused Hamas of not implementing its part of the agreement, which included the release of all children and women, according to the list that was transferred to and approved by Hamas, he claimed.
On the other hand, Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy head of the Hamas Political Bureau, said – in an interview with Al Jazeera – that “there will be no exchange of prisoners until the end of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, and a comprehensive and final ceasefire,” stressing that “our Zionist prisoners will not be liberated until after the liberation of the Gaza Strip.” All our prisoners and after the ceasefire.”
The Hamas leader revealed that the remaining prisoners in the Gaza Strip are soldiers and civilian men who served in the occupation army, although the occupation insists that the resistance still has women and children, pointing out that the elderly men detained served in the army and some of them are still in it.
Since last October 7, the Israeli army has been waging a comprehensive war on Gaza that has left more than 15,000 martyrs and 30,000 injured, most of them children and women, in addition to massive destruction of infrastructure and an “unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe.”
On December 1, a humanitarian truce between the Palestinian resistance factions and Israel ended, concluded with Qatari-Egyptian mediation and lasted for 7 days, during which prisoners were exchanged and limited humanitarian aid was brought into the sector, which is inhabited by about 2.3 million Palestinians.
Israel accused Hamas of refusing to release all the women it detains. A Palestinian official said that the collapse came after Israel demanded that Hamas release the female soldiers.