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Families of Gaza hostages land in Qatar in bid to kickstart deal talks

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More than a month after the completion of the first hostage deal with Hamas, six families of hostages still held in the Gaza Strip landed on Friday in Qatar in an attempt to advance negotiations for an additional deal. 

Souq Waqif in Doha © Mena Today 

More than a month after the completion of the first hostage deal with Hamas, six families of hostages still held in the Gaza Strip landed on Friday in Qatar in an attempt to advance negotiations for an additional deal. 

This is the first time since the October 7 massacre that Israeli families have arrived in the hostile country to facilitate the release of the hostages. 

The families will meet with the U.S. ambassador to Qatar and Qatari Prime Minister Mohammed Al Thani in an effort to raise awareness and further the release of their loved ones.

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