Meet 17 hostages freed by Hamas on four day ceasefire prisoners hostage swap deal with Israel

A third batch of Israel and foreign hostages was released from Hamas captivity on Sunday evening as the group arrived in Israel. They numbered 17, including 14 Israelis and three Thai citizens. The Hamas Group handed over the former captives to the humanitarian organisation Red Cross and were further taken for medical examination. Among those … 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

Israel-Hamar war: Israel says ready to evacuate babies from Gaza hospitals as fighting continues | Top Points

Fierce fighting continued near hospitals in Gaza, including the besieged region’s largest healthcare facility, Al-Shifa, as the Israeli military intensified its operations against the Palestinian group Hamas. Apprehensive of a direct attack on the hospital, thousands of patients and displaced individuals seeking refuge there fled to the south. According to Palestinian authorities, two newborns died, … Read more

US says it does not support any forced relocation of Palestinians from Gaza

The United States does not support any forced relocation of Palestinians outside of Gaza and this is not something that Washington is pursuing or is on the table, US State Department deputy spokesperson Vedant Patel said on Tuesday. Speaking at a daily news briefing, Patel also said Washington was opposed to any re-occupation of Gaza … Read more

Israel looks to hire 1 lakh Indian workers to replace Palestinians: Report

Israel is reportedly looking to hire one lakh workers from India in a bid to replace Palestinians who were fired from jobs after Gaza-based terrorist organisation Hamas attacked the Jewish nation on October 7. According to a Voice of America (VOA) News report, Israel’s construction sector confirmed it had asked its government to allow companies … Read more

Will defeat Hamas, offer ‘real future’ to people of Gaza: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said that after Hamas is destroyed, the people of Gaza will be offered a “real future”. “We will defeat and dismantle Hamas and we will offer the people of Gaza and the people of the Middle East a real future, a future of promise and hope, but this … Read more

South Africa recalls diplomats from Tel Aviv, warns of action against Israel envoy

South Africa on Monday recalled all its diplomats from Israel in condemnation of the bombardment of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and threatened to take action against the Israeli Ambassador in the country. In a media briefing, Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said the South African Cabinet had decided on these measures at its latest … Read more

‘Hamas began war because…’: Netanyahu appears to backtrack on reported comment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to backtrack on a comment he was reported to have made earlier about the need to check if a pre-war protest among army reservists pushed Hamas to carry out its attack last month. Israel’s Channel 12 and other news outlets reported that Netanyahu said there may be a need … Read more

Chase caught on camera: Israeli forces deploy dogs to neutralise Hamas terrorists

In a video released by Israeli forces, canines deployed by the IDF are seen chasing Hamas terrorists. The Israel Defense Force’s canine unit, Oketz, was credited with helping rescue 200 Israelis while killing 10 Hamas terrorists in Kibbutz Be’eri. These IDF canines are trained to locate, attack, search and rescue and detect explosives.      … Read more

Fierce fighting in Gaza after Israel rebuffs US pause call

Israel’s unrelenting offensive against Hamas battled on into its fifth week with no sign of slowing Saturday, as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Arab foreign ministers in search of a diplomatic opening to ease the crisis. Washington’s top envoy arrived in Jordan for talks with five of his counterparts one day after Israel’s … Read more