Five rockets fired from Iraq strike US military base in Syria

At least five rockets were launched from Iraq’s town of Zummar towards a US military base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, two Iraqi security sources told Reuters. The attack against US forces is the first since early February when Iranian-backed groups in Iraq stopped their attacks against US troops. The attack comes one day after … Read more

India’s UN Representative On Humanitarian Crisis Caused By Israel-Hamas War

United Nations: India has termed the UN Security Council resolution that demanded immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the month of Ramadan a “positive step,” asserting that the humanitarian crisis resulting from the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict is “simply unacceptable.””We are deeply troubled by the ongoing conflict in Gaza. The humanitarian crisis has deepened and instability has … Read more

Biden Expresses ‘Deep’ Concern About Prospective Israeli Ops In Rafah, Says Would Be ‘Mistake’

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Monday stated that US President Joe Biden spoke to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu over the phone and expressed his deep concern about the prospect of Israel conducting a major military operation in Rafah along the lines of Gaza City and Khan Younis. The White House further stated that … Read more

Israel Launches Operation In Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital, Says ‘Used By Senior Hamas Terrorists’

The Israeli military on Monday announced that it had launched an operation at Gaza’s primary medical facility, Al-Shifa Hospital, stating that the site was being utilised by high-ranking Hamas militants, news agency AFP reported. In a statement, the military stated: “Soldiers are presently engaged in a targeted operation within the vicinity of Shifa Hospital.” “The … Read more

IDF Firing On Gazans Rushing For Food Aid, Israel Says Trucks Crushed Many To Avoid Loot

Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) shot dead over 100 people as they rushed towards aid trucks in Gaza, the Hamas-run health ministry said. More than 750 people were also hurt in the Israeli firing at Gaza City’s Nabulsi roundabout, the ministry said. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar believes that Hamas … Read more

Israel Warns Hamas, Says Will Launch Rafah Assault

Israel will commence its long-awaited assault against Rafah next month if Hamas does not liberate the remaining hostages in Gaza before the start of Ramadan, Israeli military cabinet member Benny Gantz warned, news agency AFP reported. Speaking at a press conference of American Jewish leaders in Jerusalem on Sunday, a retired military chief of staff … Read more

Israel plans to target Rafah after ‘dismantling’ Hamas in Khan Younis amid truce talks

Israel prepared to advance its war on Gaza farther south, close to the Egyptian border, after claiming to have dismantled Hamas in Khan Younis, as diplomatic efforts in pursuit of a ceasefire accelerated. Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Thursday that success in the fight against the Palestinian militants in the southern Gaza city of … Read more

Yemen’s Houthis strike US warship, British tanker in Red Sea; UK vows to respond

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis attacked a US warship and a British oil tanker, the Marlin Luanda, in the Gulf of Aden, causing a fire to break out. The rebel militia’s recent attacks on vessels transiting the Red Sea are reportedly in response to Israel’s military operations in Gaza. The fuel tanker was operated on behalf of … Read more

Day After ‘Teasing Fate’, Hamas Seems To Show Dead Bodies Of Hostages From Previous Video

Hamas seemed to exhibit the remains of two Israeli hostages after threatening Israel that if it did not cease bombing Gaza, they would be murdered on Monday, news agency Reuters reported. A new video apparently showing the bodies of Yossi Sharabi, 53, and Itai Svirsky, 38, who appeared in an earlier video on Sunday was … Read more

Houthi ship attack: Yemen’s Iran-backed group claims responsibility for attack on Red Sea container ship amid Israel Hamas war

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia claimed responsibility for a missile attack on Tuesday on a container ship in the Red Sea and for an attempt to attack Israel with drones. MSC Mediterranean Shipping said there were no injuries to its crew from the attack on its ship, the United VIII, en route from Saudi Arabia to … Read more