The members of the War Cabinet were ordered to rush to an emergency meeting at the IDF Central Headquarters in Tel Aviv amid reports of the progression of a possible deal to free hostages from Hamas captivity. The meeting, which was supposed to begin at 9:00 p.m., was made earlier to 8:00 p.m.

According to a report by Channel 12, an Israeli official confirmed that the meeting was scheduled for earlier because of a possible hostage deal.

Earlier today, Deputy National Security Advisor of the United States Jonathan Finer told CNN that while the distance between the sides has gotten smaller, a deal has yet to be reached to bring back the hostages.

The Washington Post reported on Saturday night that Israel, the US and Hamas have agreed to a tentative deal that would free dozens of women and children held hostage in Gaza, in exchange for a five-day pause in fighting.... Read More: Arutz-7