‘We Are Determined’: Israel Regrets Hostage Deaths but Says Military Pressure ‘Necessary’

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 09:54 IST Relatives and supporters rally for the release of hostages kidnapped on the deadly October 7 attack by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Dec 16. (Reuters) An Israeli military official said the hostages likely had been abandoned by … Read more

US Destroyer Downs 14 Drones in Red Sea Launched from Yemen as Houthi Attacks Continue

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 07:01 IST Washington D.C., United States of America (USA) The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney transits the Suez Canal, Egypt October 18, 2023. (Reuters) Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels have launched a series of drone and missile strikes targeting vessels near the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait A US … Read more

‘Shocked to Learn The Details’: Canada Youth Accused in ‘Terror Plot’ Against Jewish People

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 08:24 IST Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) helicopter flies past the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill, during the visit of U.S. President Joe Biden, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 24, 2023. (Reuters File Photo) In a statement, police said they were monitoring a “concerning trend of violent extremism and terrorist … Read more

Mother, Daughter Killed by Israel Army in Gaza Church Grounds, Says Report

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 08:38 IST Jordanian attends a mass and a funeral prayer in Amman in honour of Palestinians who were killed in Israeli strikes in Gaza, October 22, 2023. (Reuters File Photo) In its statement, the patriarchate said three projectiles fired by an Israeli tank had also struck a convent, destroying its … Read more

Israel’s Spy Chief Meets Qatar PM, Raising Prospects of Gaza Hostage Talks

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 10:30 IST Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s office in Jerusalem, December 10, 2023. (Reuters) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a press conference the war in Gaza was existential and must be fought until victory Negotiations are reportedly underway to recover hostages … Read more

US Poll Reveals Young Americans Believe Jews Are ‘Oppressors’ and Should Be Treated as Such

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 14:24 IST Washington D.C., United States of America (USA) Since the Israel-Hamas war began, a number of large-scale protests have been held at American universities, including the Ivy League schools. (Representative Image: Reuters) The poll was conducted by Harris Insights and Analytics and Harvard University’s Center for American Political Studies, … Read more

Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital a ‘Bloodbath’: World Health Organisation

Last Updated: December 17, 2023, 14:54 IST A humanitarian assessment team led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) visits Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza, in this handout image released November 18, 2023. (Reuters) The WHO said it would reinforce Al-Shifa “in the coming weeks” in order for it to resume basic services The World Health … Read more

UN Security Council Heading for Vote to Demand Aid Access for Gaza via Land, Sea, Air Routes

Last Updated: December 18, 2023, 06:41 IST A council resolution needs at least nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the U.S., France, China, Britain or Russia. (Reuters File Photo) The UNSC draft resolution aims to set up UN monitoring in Gaza of aid delivered via land, sea or aid by countries who are … Read more

Killed Israeli Hostage’s Family Says Army ‘Murdered’ Him

Last Updated: December 18, 2023, 07:36 IST A person mourns on a grave of another victim of deadly Oct 7 attack, as she attends the funeral of Alon Lulu Shamriz, one of three Israeli hostages who were mistakenly killed by the Israeli military in Shefayim, Dec 17, 2023. (Reuters) Shamriz, Yotam Haim and Samer El-Talalqa … Read more

Inbar Haiman, Who Was Abducted from Music Festival in Israel, Killed in Hamas Captivity

Last Updated: December 18, 2023, 09:36 IST Inbar Haiman, a visual communications student from Haifa, is survived by her parents and a brother. Haiman has been taken from the Supernova desert rave, where Hamas members killed at least 360 of the partygoers and abducted dozens A 27-year-old female hostage, who was abducted during the October … Read more