The cabinet is set to convene at 8 p.m. today “in light of the developments regarding the release of our hostages,” the Prime Minister’s Office says.

Multiple outlets are reporting that officials are meeting to give final approval for a hostage release deal with Hamas.

Prior to that 8 p.m. meeting, the war cabinet and security cabinet will meet to okay the deal as well.

Meeting with reserves troops in southern Israel earlier, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “we are advancing” toward a deal. “I don’t think I should say too much, even now, but I hope we have good news soon.”... Read More: Times of Israel