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The six-day truce between Hamas and Israel was extended for an additional day “in light of the mediators' efforts to continue the process of releasing the hostages,” announced the Israeli military on 30 November. The truce, which was initially set to run for four days before being extended to six, saw three Palestinian captives held in Israeli prisons released for every Israeli captive held in Gaza. Though there are hopes that the extensions give negotiators more time to make the…