Tag: Gaza

  • Israeli Forces Strikes Hamas Leader Haniyeh’s Home in Gaza

    ISRAEL/GAZA: The Israeli military stated on Thursday that Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh’s home in Gaza. Haniyeh’s home was “used as terrorist infrastructure and often served as a meeting point for Hamas’ senior leaders to direct terror attacks against Israeli civilians and IDF (Israel Defence Forces) soldiers,” said the military. – Advertisement…

  • Israel’s President Denies Targeting Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza

    ISRAEL: Israeli President Isaac Herzog refutes claims of targeting Al-Shifa, Gaza’s largest hospital, dismissing reports of energy shortages. Despite World Health Organisation (WHO) concerns about dire conditions, Herzog insists on the hospital’s operational status. WHO initially lost contact with Al-Shifa, where patients and personnel faced outdoor fighting. Although communication resumed, dire conditions persist, with the…

  • Gaza: Hospital Struggles amidst Ongoing Conflict

    GAZA/ISRAEL: Gaza’s largest hospital, Al-Shifa, is facing dire conditions amid heavy fighting in nearby streets, said hospital staff. The hospital has reported shortages of water, food, and electricity. While Israel acknowledges clashes with Hamas nearby, it denies firing on the hospital. Israel has stated its intention to assist in evacuating babies to a safer hospital…

  • Gaza Clashes Escalate: U.S. Backs Palestinian Governance Post-War

    ISRAEL/GAZA: Street clashes intensified in Gaza City as Hamas combatants utilised tunnels for surprise attacks against Israeli forces, while the United States advocated for Palestinian governance of Gaza in the post-war period, countering Israeli assertions of indefinite security control. The Israeli military reported its troops’ advancement into the heart of Gaza City, Hamas’ primary stronghold…

  • Israeli Forces Conduct Operations to Locate Hamas in Gaza City Tunnels

    ISRAEL/GAZA: On Wednesday, Israel’s ground forces in the Gaza Strip aimed to locate and disable Hamas militants’ extensive tunnel network beneath the enclave, marking the next phase in an Israeli offensive that has resulted in the deaths of thousands of Palestinians. Since Hamas militants killed 1,400 people and took around 240 hostages in an October…

  • Gaza Becoming ‘Graveyard for Children’ Says the UN Chief

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated on Monday that the safety of civilians “must be paramount” in the Israel and Palestinian militant Hamas conflict, cautioning that the Gaza Strip was turning into “a graveyard for children” as Israeli air strikes intensified. When speaking to reporters, Guterres said, “We must act now to find a…

  • US Calls for Halt in War as Israel Claims It Has ‘Cut Gaza in Two’

    UNITED STATES: The U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has arrived in Turkey as part of his diplomatic tour of the region and is advocating for a pause in the ongoing conflict. Speaking earlier in Baghdad, Antony Blinken stated that a humanitarian pause in Gaza would be “welcome” by regional leaders. Israel has stated that…

  • Blinken to Hear Demand for Gaza Ceasefire from Regional Ministers in Jordan

    UNITED STATES: Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, will hear calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza when he meets the Middle East foreign ministers in Jordan on Saturday, as per Jordan’s foreign ministry. The ministry stated in a statement on Friday that Palestinian representatives, along with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt,…

  • Foreign Residents Leaving Gaza as Israeli Airstrikes Continue, Causing Casualties

    ISRAEL: On Thursday, more foreign residents in the Gaza Strip made preparations to depart, while the Hamas-led government reported that Israeli airstrikes in a densely populated area on the outskirts of Gaza City had resulted in the deaths of at least 195 Palestinians, including Hamas commanders. On Wednesday, as part of an agreement involving Israel,…