Thursday marks the 20th day of the war between Israel and Hamas. In the evening, Hamas fired several rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip. Earlier, the IDF’s Home Front Command issued an extraordinary warning to residents of Gaza’s border towns to “take shelter immediately in case of imminent general attack.” They warned of a “hail of rockets” from the Gaza Strip. Iron Dome took down all the rockets, but their fragments fell with the others. Rishon Le-Zion and in the city of Chirkin. Initial reports indicate that 4 people have been injured. Sirens also wailed in Tel Aviv and Ashdod. Israel responded by bombing Gaza. Follow Virtualna Polska’s live coverage.
- – We are at the peak of our struggle for existence. All Hamas members are “dead and walking.” Israel is preparing for a ground operation. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an evening address to the nation that the war cabinet and chief of staff had unanimously set the date for the move. There were also surprising words about the responsibility of the politician.
Recent satellite images reveal the aftermath of IDF air strikes on Beit Hanoun and Al-Atatra in the Gaza Strip.
Vladimir Putin spoke about the conflicts in the Middle East.
– We all follow with concern and pain in our hearts the sad situation in the Holy Land, which is very important for the followers of the world’s largest traditional religions – Christians, Muslims, Jews – said the Russian dictator.
“Russia-US rivalry blocks UN Security Council from issuing statement condemning Hamas’ actions,” reports “The Jerusalem Post”.
The Israeli Defense Ministry intends to extend the evacuation of people living along the Gaza and Lebanon borders until December 31. – Public broadcaster Khan reports.
Israeli ground forces carried out a “relatively large operation” in the Palestinian Gaza Strip last night – Israeli Military Radio announced Thursday morning.
The station said The night attack against terrorist Hamas forces was bigger than the previous days.
“US President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the recent events in the Gaza Strip and talked about humanitarian aid. The US president expressed hope for the release of US citizens detained by Hamas,” reports the “Jerusalem Post”.
“IDF forces under the command of the Kwati Brigade conducted a targeted airstrike using tanks in the northern Gaza Strip in the evening, as part of preparing the area for the next phase of the war. The forces located, attacked and destroyed several militants. They carried out terrorist infrastructure, anti-tank positions and field clearing operations” at the end of the mission. , the soldiers left the area,” we read in a recent statement from the Israel Defense Forces.
Majid Bamya, Deputy Representative of the Palestinian Authority to the UN, commented on the situation in the Gaza Strip on Twitter.
“There is a moment when the heart can’t bear all the pain and builds a line to live. There your soul turns all the sadness into rage, unable to bear it. Where is your existence that can’t accept all this death and longs. To cut yourself off from humanity. How can you kill everything that doesn’t kill you, that makes you who you are? living?” – he wrote.
Lebanon’s parliament is demanding the recall of ambassadors from countries that “support” Israel in its war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.The United States, Great Britain, France and Italy were targeted, The Times of Israel reported.
Latvian President Edgars Rinkēvičs noted that the next few years would be “very demanding for his country’s internal and external security”.
– We see what is happening in Ukraine, we see what is happening in Israel, we see trends in Europe. The leader, quoted by rbc.ua, should devote time to strengthening the security of our country.
“Preliminary reports indicate that the Israeli Defense Forces, including infantry and armored forces, conducted extensive ground operations in the Gaza Strip. The purpose of their operation was to attack Hamas targets from within the border and strengthen the defenses,” a statement from Israel’s war room said. Twitter.
US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that Israel and Palestine should live side by side in the future, Reuters reported. “Israelis and Palestinians equally deserve to live side by side in security, dignity and peace,” Biden said.
“Iran and its so-called ‘axis of resistance’ are pursuing a concerted strategy to prevent Israel from destroying Hamas in the Gaza Strip, to prevent Israel from destroying Hamas if the embargo fails, and to prevent the US from providing military support to Israel’s ground operations in the Gaza Strip.” Researched by the Institute for War Studies.
Israeli officials have not given a date for entering the Gaza Strip. The start of surgery is delayed. This was reported by The Wall Street Journal.
“So far, according to US officials and people familiar with Israeli planning, Israel has agreed to a US request to delay an expected ground invasion of Gaza so the Pentagon can deploy air defense systems to the region to protect US troops,” the WSJ article says. is reading
The Economist estimates that when the fighting ends in Gaza, at least 225,000 people will have no home to return to.
“The deadlock that often surrounds the United Nations crystallized tonight.” – Sky News reporter Mark Stone comments on Wednesday’s vote on the situation in the Gaza Strip.
The UN Security Council did not adopt either of the two resolutions on the situation in the Gaza Strip proposed on Wednesday.
A resolution proposed by the United States called for consideration of a humanitarian suspension of aid to the Gaza Strip, but the idea was vetoed by Russia and China, Sky News reported.
The United Arab Emirates also voted against the US resolution. 10 member states of the UNSC voted in favor and two abstained.
Sky News reminds us that Russia has already announced it will not support the US plan and has tabled its own resolution calling for a humanitarian ceasefire.
This proposal was also rejected as the United States and Great Britain voted against it. Apart from Russia, China, Gabon and the United Arab Emirates supported the resolution. 9 countries did not participate in the referendum.
“Earlier, the British Prime Minister’s spokesman said he would discuss a humanitarian breakdown in the Gaza Strip, but believed a ceasefire would only benefit Hamas,” Sky News reported.
Israel must do everything it can to protect innocent civilians in the Gaza Strip, US President Joe Biden said at a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the White House on Wednesday. He condemned Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians and stressed the need to increase humanitarian aid to residents of the Gaza Strip.
Wael al-Dahdouh, head of the Gaza bureau of the Qatari Al-Jazeera television station, lost his wife, son and daughter as a result of Israeli shelling. Doctors are still fighting to save her second son’s life, Al-Jazeera reported.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that he was canceling his plans to visit Israel because of the events in the Gaza Strip. That day, his party announced plans to hold a pro-Palestinian demonstration at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul.
– We had a plan to go to Israel, but it was canceled, we will not go, Erdogan said during a speech to the Turkish parliament. He said that Hamas is not a terrorist organization, it is a national liberation organization.
His Justice and Development Party (AKP) in turn announced plans to organize a mass rally in solidarity with Palestine, scheduled for October 28 at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.
Its aim – as the organizers emphasized – was to draw attention to “Israeli brutality” against Palestinians. President Erdoğan will participate in this demonstration.
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