Tzachi Hanegbi, head of Israel's National Security Council, on Wednesday warned that the war in Gaza will last at least another seven months.

"The war will be long," Hanegbi told Kan Reshet Bet. "This year as well, we are expecting another seven months of fighting."

According to Hanegbi, the IDF now controls about 75% of the Philadelphi Corridor.

Later, Hanegbi responded to the accusations that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is torpedoing a prisoner swap deal, saying, "This is a revolting thing, and it's political manipulations."... Read More: Arutz-7