Foreign political sources told CNN in Arabic this afternoon (Monday) that more than 40 of the hostages who were kidnapped during the October 7 massacre are being held by groups other than Hamas.

Dozens of the hostages are reportedly in the hands of the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization, while an unspecified number are being held by Gazan citizens who are not affiliated with a terrorist organization.

The source also noted that there is an issue with the list of the hostages who are to be released today which may delay their release.

Israeli officials confirmed that there is an issue with the list and stated that Israel would not accept a situation in which Hamas violates the terms of the hostage deal.... Read More: Arutz-7