Israeli officials on Wednesday firmly stated to major American news outlets, including NBC and CNN, that they will not entertain the ceasefire proposal put forward by Hamas.

Speaking to CNN, an Israeli official categorically dismissed Hamas's proposal, asserting that there is "no way" Israel will accept it.

“The fact that Hamas is asking for a cease-fire for Israelis to withdraw its forces, that’s something that Israel will never agree to” an Israeli source told NBC.

The Hamas demands, which include a four-and-a-half-month ceasefire and the eventual cessation of hostilities, were swiftly rebuffed by Israeli authorities.... Read More: i24