As Families Unite, Hamas Set To Release 3rd Group Of Israeli Hostages

Israel said it in turn freed 39 Palestinian prisoners. Palestinian Territories: Hamas fighters were set Sunday to release a third group of Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners, a day after freeing captives including a young woman snatched from a desert rave. In a sign of the fragility of the exchanges, the latest swap … Read more

Relatives of Gaza hostages say stop talk of execution for Hamas detainees

Relatives of some of the 240 people held by Hamas in Gaza urged far-right Israeli lawmakers on Monday not to pursue proposed capital punishment for captured Hamas terrorists, saying that even talk of doing so might endanger the hostages. A number of suspected gunmen were detained after members of the armed Islamist faction breached the … Read more

Netanyahu Says That Israel Doesn’t Want To Occupy Gaza But Wants To Demilitarise And Deradicalise It Also Give Power To Palestinians

As Israel continues its ground assault in Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country’s objective was not to occupy Gaza but to “demilitarise and deradicalise” the Hamas-controlled enclave. In an interview with CBS News, Netanyahu asserted that Israel was aiming to “wipe out” Palestinian militant outfit Hamas with “minimal civilian casualties”. “We seek … Read more

Gunmen Open Fire Near Jerusalem, Several Wounded, Attackers “Neutralised”

All those injured were members of security services, according to police. Jerusalem: Three gunmen attacked a checkpoint near Jerusalem on Thursday, Israeli police said, wounding several people before the attackers were “neutralised”. Four people suffered gunshot wounds, including one who was critically injured, said the emergency medical service Magen David Adom in a statement, with … Read more

WHO Loses Contact With Gaza Hospital, Says It Was Surrounded By Tanks

WHO is gravely concerned about the safety of health workers. Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday said that it has lost communication with Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, stressing that those who fled the hospital have been reportedly shot, wounded or killed. This comes after it was reported that the hospital has been … Read more

Iran asks Islamic countries to designate Israel army ‘terrorist group’, but UAE plans to maintain ties: Report

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi called on Islamic governments to designate Israel’s military a “terrorist organisation”, news agency AFP reported. President Raisi cited Israel’s current operations in the Gaza Strip to urge nations, that have ties with Israel, to sever them. He called for greater support for Palestinians, the report said. Follow Israel-Hamas war LIVE updates … Read more

Actions, Not Words, Needed On Gaza: Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi

Tehran: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Saturday that the time had come for action over the conflict in Gaza rather than talk as he headed to Saudi Arabia to attend a summit on the war between Israel and Hamas militants. “Gaza is not an arena for words. It should be for action,” Raisi said … Read more

Hamas Attack Survivor Climbed Atop Orange Tree to Survive as Music Festival Attendees Were Massacred

Like most others his age, Uriel Balas was just excited to celebrate his 26th birthday with friends, having saved up for his ticket to Israel’s much-anticipated Supernova music festival. But excitement would soon give way to horror. The two-day festival in the fields around Kibbutz Reim, just beyond the Gaza border in southern Israel, drew … Read more

‘68 of My Family Members Killed in Gaza’: Woman Confronts US Senator at Restaurant, Demands Ceasefire

A Palestinian woman accused Elizabeth Warren, Democrat US senator, for not doing enough to force a ceasefire in Gaza. (Image: Reuters) A Palestinian American woman from Massachusetts confronted US senator Elizabeth Warren and urged her to press her party to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. US senator from the Democratic Party Elizabeth Warren was … Read more

Israel-Gaza War: Macron Says Stop Bombing Civilians, Netanyahu Blames ‘Hamas-ISIS’ | Updates

Israel PM Netanyahu responded to French President Macron’s calls to stop bombing of Gazan civilians by saying the onus of protecting the civilians lies with Hamas. (Image: Reuters File) The war in Gaza has entered its fifth week and there are no chances of a ceasefire. Above 11,000 people, mostly Israeli and Palestinian civilians, have … Read more