Israeli air strikes hit Gaza hospitals and school, say Palestine officials

Israeli air strikes hit three Gaza hospitals and a school on Friday, killing at least 22 people, and a ground battle was under way at another hospital, Palestinian officials said, as Israel’s forces took on Hamas in the heart of the enclave. Officials said missiles landed in the courtyard of Gaza’s biggest hospital, Al-Shifa, in … Read more

Palestinian President urges US to push for Gaza ceasefire amid Israel offensive

US top diplomat Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to the occupied West Bank on Sunday, where Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged him to persuade Israel to agree to a ceasefire as more died in a strike on a refugee camp overnight. A spokesman for the health ministry in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip said earlier … Read more

Ground Report: Gaza bombarded on all fronts, death toll crosses 8,000

A ground offensive in Gaza, started by Israel, has continued for a second day with heavy air and artillery activity. Despite the expansion of operations, the ground offensive remains limited compared to the full-scale invasions carried out in 2009 and 2014. The Israeli defence forces have announced 450 airstrikes in the last 24 hours, with … Read more

Ground report from Palestinian territory: Uneasy calm prevails in West Bank

India Today journalist Shiv Aroor has been reporting from Ramallah, which serves as the administrative capital of Palestine, shedding light on the significant presence of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the city. The installation of this statue, dating back several years, stands as a symbol of the strong diplomatic ties between India and Palestine. Aroor emphasised … Read more

Release of hostages needs ceasefire, Hamas says

An official of the militant Hamas group conditioned the release of hostages in Gaza to a ceasefire in Israel’s bombardment of the Palestinian enclave, launched after a deadly rampage into southern Israel nearly three weeks ago. Israel says it is preparing a ground invasion, but has been urged by the US and Arab countries to … Read more

Gaza teenager sees parents, siblings killed after seeking safety in south

When the Israeli army told Palestinians in the Beach refugee camp in Gaza City to flee south because it was safer, 18-year-old Dima Al-Lamdani’s family prayed they would escape relentless air strikes. But days later, Lamdani was left to identify the bodies of her relatives at a makeshift morgue in the southern city of Khan … Read more

‘Will find Hamas, wherever they may be to…’: Israeli Major Libby Weiss

Speaking about any oncoming attacks against Hamas, Israeli Major Libby Weiss said, “Our goal right now, and we’ve stated it from the beginning, has been to find Hamas wherever they may be to make sure they are no longer in the capacity to strike us.” The Israeli army continues to fire artillery towards Gaza following an attack on the … Read more

Israel attacks Hezbollah terror targets

The conflict between Israel and Hezbollah is escalating daily, with Israel claiming to have struck Hezbollah targets in Lebanon, resulting in the deaths of six Hezbollah fighters. Seven of Israel’s assault troops have also been killed since October 7, as claimed by the Israeli military. Hezbollah and Israeli forces have been regularly exchanging fire. Meanwhile, … Read more

About 1 lakh pro-Palestine protesters take to streets in London

About 100,000 people joined a pro-Palestinian demonstration in central London on Saturday, marching through the British capital to demand an immediate ceasefire in Gaza following the Hamas attack on Israel two weeks ago. Chanting “Free Palestine”, holding banners and waving Palestinian flags, the protesters moved through London before massing at Downing Street, the official residence … Read more