Israel has been fighting for the seventh day since the armed attack by Hamas. According to the findings of a CNN journalist investigation, the group apparently trained to launch an attack less than a mile from the Israeli border. Israel’s Foreign Ministry and National Security Council warned the country’s citizens abroad of a “day of wrath.” Hamas has called on its supporters around the world to organize protests, which Israeli security services say could also mean attacks on Jews.
> According to a CNN investigation, Hamas was openly training for a terrorist attack on Israel less than a mile from its border. The investigation examined nearly two years of training and propaganda videos released by Hamas and its affiliates and found that the militants trained for attacks in at least six locations in the Gaza Strip.
> Hamas has appealed to international humanitarian organizations to provide much-needed medical and humanitarian supplies to Gaza, as Israel continues to carry out airstrikes on the territory, CNN reported. According to Gaza medical officials, at least 1,537 people have been killed since Israel began attacking Gaza, including 500 children and 267 women. Israel carried out the attack in response to a brutal attack by Hamas last Saturday.
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> More than 338,000 Palestinians have been displaced as a result of the conflict between Israel and Hamas, according to UN Secretary-General’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
> Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Israel has no right to invoke the doctrine of joint responsibility in the Gaza Strip and called on both sides to exercise restraint in the ongoing conflict, the BBC reported.
> Canada has begun the process of evacuating its citizens from Tel Aviv. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the first military plane took 130 people to Athens on Thursday.
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> Israel’s Foreign Ministry and National Security Council warned the country’s citizens abroad of a “day of wrath”. Hamas has called on its supporters around the world to organize protests, which Israeli security services say could also mean attacks on Jews.
> Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin will travel to Israel on Friday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israeli cabinet, a senior US administration official said. On the same day, German Foreign Minister Annalena Beierbach will visit Israel.
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