Hamas insists Gaza war end for any hostage deal, says won't be swayed by U.S. pressure

Smoke rises from an airstrike in Gaza

CAIRO (Reuters) - Hamas reiterated on Thursday its demand Israel end the Gaza war as part of any deal to release hostages held there, with Sami Abu Zuhri, a senior official in the Palestinian militant group, telling Reuters that U.S. pressure on Hamas "has no value".

(Writing by Nidal al-Mughrabi)