International pressure to end violence in Israel, Gaza

A senior Hamas official told ABC News that the militant group would accept a mutual cease-fire between Israel and Hamas under certain conditions.
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We turn next tonight to the escalating conflict between Israel and hamas. 24 hours after president Biden expressed his. Hamas has offeredcontinues, but Israel is vowing to fight on. Israel dropping more than 100 bombs on dozen of hamas targets, saying they have thousands more to destroy. Hamas firing more rockets into Israel, taking two lives. And in a show of unity tonight, Palestinians across the region calling a general strikeout, shops shuttered in parts of Jerusalem tonight. Protesters gathering at Damascus gate, Israeli police cracking ABC's Matt Gutman in tel aviv again for us tonight. Reporter: Tonight, on the ninth consecutive night of bombings, hamas offering conditions for a truce. A senior hamas official telling ABC news, "We would accept a mutual cease-fire between Israel and hamas. But despite growing international pressure to end the violence Israel today telling ABC news it will fight on. Saying it still has thousands of targets to destroy. Israel pointing to hamas' increasing sophistication. Including this unmanned submersible, which Israel destroyed. And tonight, an historic show of unity. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians living in Israel joining in solidarity with Palestinians in gaza and the west bank, going on strike. Protesting the deadly violence. But violent clashes erupting in several west bank cities. At least four people killed. Over 200 wounded. Israeli forces raining tear gas down on demonstrators at the Damascus gate in Jerusalem. Firing flashbangs. And spraying protesters with a water cannon. The situation in gaza critical. Millions facing vanishing supplies of electricity, fuel and clean water. This man says, kwtd we don't have any electricity or internet or water or anything. What should we do?" At least 213 people killed in gaza. Tens of thousands displayed as residential buildings are reduced to rubble. Young children and their families bearing witness to the devastation. Malak Matar, a 21-year-old artist from Turkey, had been visiting family in gaza when the bombs started falling. You feel that, like, you are the next one. Seeing entire families getting wiped out, gives me this intense feeling that I am the next. And Matt Gutman with us again tonight. Matt, these reports that hamas could be offering some conditions here for a truce tonight, what have you learned on that front? And what is Israel saying tonight? Reporter: David, hamas tells us it has two conditions. One, that Israel cease all incursions into the Al aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. And one of the things that triggered this conflict. Israeli official telling me they're not interested, they will continue to attack and try to degrade hamas' military capabilities to buy themselves, quote, a few years of quite. David? Matt Gutman, thank you. And of course this all comes 24 hours after we learn of that

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