February 27
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The armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas said it would delay the release of a second group of hostages, accusing Israel of failing to honor the terms of a truce agreement, Al Jazeera reports.

A statement on Telegram by the Hamas wing of the Qassam Brigades said Israel should allow humanitarian aid trucks to enter the northern Gaza Strip and adhere to the agreed "criteria," namely seniority, for the release of Palestinian prisoners.

A group of 24 hostages, including 13 Israelis and several Thais, were released from the Gaza Strip on Friday as part of an agreement between Israel and Hamas to end hostilities, reached after weeks of secret diplomatic negotiations.

In exchange, Israel released 39 Palestinian prisoners.

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