01 Dec 2023, 23:17

US 'intensely focused' on hostages despite end of Gaza truce: Blinken

DUBAI, Dec 1, 2023 (BSS/AFP) - The United States remains "intensely focused" on freeing hostages held in Gaza despite the resumption of the Israel-Hamas war after a week-long truce, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday.

   "We remained intensely focused on getting everyone home, getting hostages back, something that I also worked on today," he said, after meeting Arab foreign ministers in Dubai.