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Israel-Hamas war continues for 17th day, death toll increases to over 6,000
Israel-Hamas war continues for 17th day, death toll increases to over 6,000

Of the total victims, there were at least 1,873 children and 1,023 women, the Ministry said.

  • Monday, 23 October 2023
Two American hostages released by Hamas return to Israel
Two American hostages released by Hamas return to Israel

Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, has said in a statement that it has released two American hostages for "humanitarian reasons", in response to Qatari efforts.

  • Saturday, 21 October 2023
Close to 493,000 women, girls impacted in Gaza: UN Women
Close to 493,000 women, girls impacted in Gaza: UN Women

Close to 493,000 women and girls are already displaced from their homes in Gaza following the ongoing conflict, according to the estimates of UN Women's 'Rapid Assessment and Humanitarian Response in the Occupied Palestinian Territory'.

  • Saturday, 21 October 2023
Israel takes measures to ensure daily supplies amid Hamas conflict
Israel takes measures to ensure daily supplies amid Hamas conflict

The october 7 Hamas attack on Israel has prompted panic buying in the Jewish nation, after the military had advised citizens to store up essential commodities that could help them survive emergencies amid widespread concerns that the state of war could last for weeks if not months.

  • Friday, 20 October 2023
Joe Biden
Israel has been victimised but it can relieve suffering of Gazans: Joe Biden

"Look, Israel has been badly victimised. But the truth is that if they have an opportunity to relieve the suffering of people who have nowhere to go, it's what they should do.

  • Thursday, 19 October 2023
Joe Biden
Joe Biden lands in Israel in extraordinary wartime visit

Biden's visit comes a day after a hospital in Gaza which was sheltering thousands of displaced people was bombedon Tuesday. This also led to the cancellation of the President's second leg of the trip to Jordan where he was due to meet Arab leaders.

  • Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Israel evacuates residents in north amid border tensions with Lebanon
Israel evacuates residents in north amid border tensions with Lebanon

The Israeli-Lebanese border has seen an escalation of tensions since last week as Hezbollah fired tens of rockets at Israeli military sites on October 8 in support of an onslaught by the Gaza-ruling Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) on Israel on October 7.

  • Tuesday, 17 October 2023
Israel-Hamas conflict death toll nearly 4,000
Israel-Hamas conflict death toll nearly 4,000

The death toll in the raging conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip is nearing 4,000, as violence continued for the 10th consecutive day on Monday.

  • Monday, 16 October 2023
Seven more Odias stuck in Israel return home, recount war horror
Seven more Odias stuck in Israel return home, recount war horror

India launched Operation Ajay to facilitate the return of those who wish to come back home as a series of brazen attacks on Israeli towns by Hamas militants over the weekend triggered fresh tension in the region.

  • Monday, 16 October 2023
Crime Scene
8 held for killing Indian-origin teen in Israel

Along with a 15-year-old resident of the nearby Chatzor Haglilit town, police have detained seven more youths, all aged between 13 and 15, the Times of Israel reported.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Israel Missile Attack
Israel attacks targets near Damascus

Media said the move was in response to the launch of a Syrian missile earlier in the day, which fell in the Negev desert, not far from Isreal's Negev Nuclear Research Centre.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
UN peacekeepers urge Lebanon, Israel to avoid rhetoric on border issue
UN peacekeepers urge Lebanon, Israel to avoid rhetoric on border issue

The UNIFIL Chief noted that the parties' engagements, through UNIFIL's established liaison and coordination mechanism, have contributed to preventing any escalation along the Blue Line.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Israel cancels expanded work permits for Gazans in response to rocket fire
Ceasefire between Israel, Gaza militants comes into force

A ceasefire between Israel and the militant organisation Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza Strip came into force at around Sunday midnight, after both sides confirmed they agreed to it.

  • Monday, 08 August 2022
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid
Israeli PM threatens further military action after airstrikes on Gaza

The airstrikes, declared as the Breaking Dawn operation, were launched against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), an Islamist organization active in Gaza, to "eliminate" what the Israeli military called "the threat to the citizens of Israel", Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Saturday, 06 August 2022
Israel cancels expanded work permits for Gazans in response to rocket fire
Israel cancels expanded work permits for Gazans in response to rocket fire

"Hamas takes responsibility for everything that happens in the Gaza Strip," said the statement from COGAT.

  • Sunday, 17 July 2022
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