US Military Begins Construction Of Gaza Pier For Aid Delivery: Pentagon

US officials have said the effort will not involve “boots on the ground” in Gaza. Washington: The United States military has begun construction on a pier meant to boost deliveries of desperately needed aid to Gaza, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The small coastal territory has been devastated by more than six months of Israeli … Read more

US Starts Airdropping Aid To War-Hit Gaza As Israeli Strikes Continue

US President Joe Biden had announced the imminent air drops on Friday. Washington: American cargo planes air-dropped 38,000 meals into the besieged Gaza Strip on Saturday, part of a series of drops planned by Washington to help curb a growing humanitarian crisis in the war-racked territory. The United Nations has warned of famine in Gaza, … Read more

Gaza War Israel Nasser Hospital Completely Runs Out Of Services Amid Raids Fuel Shortages In Khan Younis

Amid fuel shortages and Israeli raids, Gaza’s largest hospital, which was still functioning, is now completely out of service, the local and United Nations officials have said. Nasser hospital in the southern city of Khan Younis went out of action early Sunday, Gaza health ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra said, according to Reuters.  The hospital was … Read more

Palestine President Urges Hamas To “Quickly” Complete Prisoner Deal: Report

Gaza has had its own separate administration run by Hamas since 2007. (File) Ramallah: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas pressed the group Hamas on Wednesday to agree a Gaza deal quickly to avoid “dire consequences”, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported. “We call on the Hamas movement to quickly complete a prisoner deal, to spare … Read more

Drone Strike on Hezbollah Commander’s Car, Egypt Urges Israel-Hamas “flexibility” On Gaza Truce

Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported 10 soldiers have been wounded during fighting in Gaza in the last 24 hours. Israel claimed to have intercepted two of five rockets launched from Gaza, while the remaining three rockets landed in open areas. An Israeli drone strike killed two Hezbollah operatives who were driving in a vehicle in the … Read more

Israel Hamas Benjamin Netanyahu Calls For Shutdown Of UN Refugee Aid Agency UNRWA Claiming It’s Infiltrated By Hamas

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Wednesday, called for the shutdown of the UN Palestinian Refugee Agency (UNRWA) while his military carried out additional airstrikes. Netanyahu claimed that the refugee agency had been “totally infiltrated” by Hamas. This comes after several countries suspended funding to the agency after Israel claimed that 12 UNRWA staffers participated … Read more

Israel Rejects Palestinian Sovereignty In Gaza, Netanyahu Tells Biden

Benjamin Netanyahu, Joe Biden spoke by phone for the first time in nearly a month. (File) Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he told US President Joe Biden that he rejected Palestinian sovereignty in the Gaza Strip, in a call the day before. The two leaders spoke by phone on Friday for … Read more

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

61 UN Trucks Deliver Aid In Northern Gaza

Eleven ambulances, three coaches and a flatbed were delivered to Al-Shifa hospital. Washington: The United Nations on Saturday said 61 trucks carrying medical supplies, food and water had delivered their payloads in northern Gaza, as a pause in fighting allows aid to enter the besieged coastal territory. Another 200 trucks had been dispatched to the … 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