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Protesters block roads as rallies nationwide demand hostage deal; some urge elections

Protesters blocked roads in Tel Aviv amid nationwide demonstrations demanding the release of hostages held by Hamas, while some called for elections. Demonstrations were held in various cities throughout the country as efforts to secure a deal stalled. At the main rally in Tel Aviv, protesters marched down the street and police attempted to clear the area. At least seven protesters were arrested and five received fines for obstructing traffic. Protesters expressed frustration with the government's handling of the situation and called for action to retrieve the hostages.

Original article source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/protesters-block-roads-as-rallies-nationwide-demand-hostage-deal-some-urge-elections/
Source Id: 2024-02-251974583

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