Not Bombs But Pumps: Israel Army Plans To Flood Hamas Tunnels In Gaza

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Israel now plans to flood the tunnel system in Gaza with water pumped from the Mediterranean Sea. The aim is to destroy the terror outfit’s subterranean network of passages and hideaways in a bid to drive out fighters above the ground.

3 babies die in Gaza’s largest hospital as it runs out of fuel amid Israel-Hamas war

Three babies have died in the neonatal unit of Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital after the hospital went out of service, reported CNN on Saturday, citing the Hamas-controlled ministry of health. One more person was killed by an Israeli shell in the intensive care, said the Palestinian health ministry. It also said 39 babies in the … Read more

Israel does not seek to occupy Gaza, but ‘credible force’ needed: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday his country does not seek to conquer, occupy or govern Gaza after its war against Hamas but a “credible force” would be needed to enter the Palestinian enclave if necessary to prevent the emergence of militant threats. Netanyahu’s comments this week suggesting that Israel would be responsible … Read more

Teenager arrested in France after kicking rabbi in Paris Metro

A teenager has been arrested and is under investigation for assault after kicking a rabbi in the back in the Paris Metro, a prosecutor said on Thursday, against broader concerns over a recent surge in antisemitism in France. The prosecutor at the Bobigny Tribunal said the possibility of an antisemitic motive aggravated the potential charges. … Read more

‘Expect India to use all its capacities…’: Iran President to PM Modi on Gaza war

In a diplomatic call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi urged India to utilise “all its capacities” to bring an end to the Israeli actions in Gaza amidst the ongoing conflict. “Today, India is expected to use all its capacities to end the Zionist crimes against the oppressed people of Gaza,” President … Read more

Israel-Hamas War Live Updates: On Israel visit, US’ Blinken says ‘no partners for peace’ if war not paused

The Israeli military has justified the ambulance strike by claiming that the ambulance was being utilized by a “Hamas terrorist cell” for transporting militants and weapons. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a statement on Saturday, rejected the United States’ call for a “humanitarian pause” in the war. He insisted that a temporary cease-fire would … Read more

Hezbollah leader says Israel is pursuing goals in Gaza it cannot achieve

Celebratory gunshots rang out over Beirut as thousands packed into a square in the southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital on Friday to watch a televised speech by Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the militant Lebanese Hezbollah group. Nasrallah taunted Israel in his remarks, which were broadcast via a video-link. It was his first address … Read more

US flying surveillance drones over Gaza to help locate hostages taken by Hamas

The US has been flying surveillance drones over Gaza in search of hostages taken by Hamas when the Palestinian terror group attacked Israel on October 7, two US officials said on Thursday (local time). The two US officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Washington was flying intelligence-gathering drones over Gaza to assist with … Read more

Explainer: What war crimes laws apply to the Israel-Palestinian conflict?

Conflict between Israel and Palestinian forces since terrorist group Hamas’ October 7 assault have created a huge and rising death toll – and accusations of war crimes – on both sides. The war falls under a complex international system of justice that has emerged since World War Two. Even if states say they are acting … Read more

Dwindling fuel supplies for Gaza’s hospital generators put premature babies in incubators at risk

A premature baby squirms inside a glass incubator in the neonatal ward of al-Aqsa Hospital in the central Gaza Strip. He cries out as intravenous lines are connected to his tiny body. A ventilator helps him breathe as a catheter delivers medication and monitors flash his fragile vital signs. His life hinges on the constant … Read more