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Israeli Army Raids Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital
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Israeli Army Raids Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital

The Israeli military said it is conducting a raid inside Gaza’s biggest hospital as it targets Hamas militants it claims are operating beneath the structure — which the militant group and hospital officials deny.  Thousands of Palestinians are believed to be sheltering in and around the hospital, where conditions have rapidly deteriorated with doctors working by candlelight and wrapping premature babies in foil to keep them alive. Here’s what we know so far: The raid: On early Wednesday morning, local time, the Israeli military said it was “carrying out a precise and targeted operation against Hamas in a specified area in the Shifa Hospital” in Gaza. Hospitals are protected in times of war under international humanitarian law, but Israel...
Israel PM Hails Advance Into Gaza City As Hamas Fighters Attack From Tunnels
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Israel PM Hails Advance Into Gaza City As Hamas Fighters Attack From Tunnels

Israeli forces have pushed further into Gaza City in their assault on Hamas in the north of the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, but they faced resistance from militant hit-and-run attacks from underground tunnels. The Palestinian death toll from nearly four weeks of Israeli air and artillery strikes on the blockaded enclave meanwhile rose past 9,000 on Thursday, Gaza health authorities said. The Gaza Strip's main population centre in the north has become the focus of attack for Israel, which has vowed to annihilate the Islamist group's command structure and has told civilians to flee to the south. "We're at the height of the battle. We've had impressive successes and have passed the outskirts of Gaza City. We are advancing," Netanyahu said in a statement....
Palestinian People Deserve Right To Self- Determination, Ambassador Hazem Shabat Says Of Gaza Crisis
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Palestinian People Deserve Right To Self- Determination, Ambassador Hazem Shabat Says Of Gaza Crisis

A little more than 56 years have passed since the occupation of the Palestinian Territory by the Israeli Authorities, it is important to realize, and acknowledge every fact when it comes to addressing how things have unfolded since October 7, 2023. According to the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), since 2008, until August of 2023, 6,407 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli Occupation Forces throughout the Palestinian Occupied Territory, of which 1,437 are children, and 626 Women.[1] Since the beginning of the recent escalation that took place on October 7, 2023, the number of Palestinian casualties and prisoners have almost doubled. As of today, the number of Palestinians that have been killed since October 7, has reached over 5000, inc...