ADVERTISEMENT AdvertisementThe Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C. said it has little information on hostages that it is sharing publicly at this time. “We’re… working intensively together to secure the release of hostages, including Americans, being held by Hamas in Gaza,” Blinken said in Doha, the capital of Qatar. First Responders Recount the Horror of Hamas’ SlaughterEven if the Israelis don’t moderate their plans, Hamas can point the finger at Israel for attacks, Feltman said. Israeli Energy Minister Katz has said that the siege on Gaza Strip will not end and no humanitarian aid will flow to Gaza until Israeli hostages are released. Hamas has threatened to execute hostages each time Israel bombs Gaza.