Hamas demands 'complete halt' to war in response to Gaza truce plan

Hamas gave its official response to the latest US-backed truce proposal for Gaza on Tuesday, calling for a "complete halt" to Israeli "aggression" as fighting raged in the Palestinian territory. The US said it was “evaluating” the response. Earlier, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced $404 million in new US assistance for the Palestinians, urging other countries to give more money to address Gaza's humanitarian crisis. Read our liveblog to see how the day's events unfolded.

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