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Daily Briefing Feb. 26: Day 143 – Hostage talks see some progress in Qatar

Diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman discusses ongoing hostage negotiations and what Gaza looks like now as military operations wind down

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 20-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world.

Today is Day 143 of the war. Diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman joins host Jessica Steinberg.

Berman talks about the movement made in the latest round of hostage negotiations while acknowledging the many details that still need to be agreed upon by Israel and Hamas before any deal can be finalized.

He also describes two tours he recently made in Gaza, noting that war aims haven’t been met yet though the fighting is dwindling, and assessing what a postwar Gaza will look like.

For the latest updates, please look at The Times of Israel’s ongoing live blog.

Discussed articles include:

Live blog February 26, 2024

War cabinet votes to dispatch Israeli team to Paris for fresh try at hostage talks

Israel to decide on sending team to hostage talks amid cautious signs of progress

THOSE WE HAVE LOST: Civilians and soldiers killed in Hamas’s onslaught on Israel

THOSE WE ARE MISSING: The hostages and victims whose fate is still unknown

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