mid the fear that Israel may recapture Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a statement that indicates that the Israeli Defence Forces are there in Gaza to stay. PM Netanyahu said that Israel will have security responsibility over the Gaza Strip for an indefinite period. This shows that Israel will not leave Gaza till it is assured of destroying all Hamas sites and militants, with indefinite security concern.
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Shani Louk, a German citizen who was believed to have been taken hostage by Hamas, reportedly died. Her mother said, she has received information from the Israeli military that her daughter is dead. In a post on X (formerly Twitter), the Israeli Foreign Ministry said that Shani Louk's body had been "found and identified." However, there is no official confirmation from the German Foreign Ministry yet.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that Israeli citizens leave Jordan and Egypt immediately, following the raising of the travel warning to level 4, the highest. "We ask the Israelis to leave Jordan and Egypt immediately and refrain from traveling to Morocco" - The Israeli National Security Council Sources. The statement came amid ongoing Israel-Palestine war and recent Gaza Attack, which alarmed concerns for people.
The United States President Joe Biden is planning to visit Israel, amid the ongoing Israel-Palestine war. On October 17, the White House released an official statement which read, "He is coming here at a critical moment for Israel, for the region, and the world. President Biden will reaffirm the United States' solidarity with Israel." The visit of Joe Biden on October 18 is after reports of brutal killing by Hamas.
As many as 212 Indian nationals from Israel arrived at the Delhi airport. Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar was present at the airport to welcome them. With folded hands, Chandrasekhar greeted the returning Indians. He then interacted with the students. The Government of India will plan more flights if necessary, and bring back stranded people in Conflict hit Israel. "The demand will dictate if more flights are needed," said official.
US President Joe Biden addressed Jewish community leaders at a roundtable in the White House and called the attacks by Hamas a "campaign of pure cruelty". He confirmed the cruelty of Hamas and said, "I never really thought that I would see and have confirmed pictures of terrorists beheading children." Joe Biden also said administrative efforts to save American hostages amid conflict between Israel-Palestine.
Hamas announces that it will begin execution and live televised killing of Israeli hostages for every building bombarded in Gaza. Abu Ubaida, spokesman for the Military Wing of Hamas - Alaikum Brigades said, "We have decided to put an end to the fascist Zionist crime against our people." He added, "We shall address him in the language he understands.” They said, each target on our people will be answered.
The Delhi Police has increased security around the Israeli consulate and Chabad House. The local police stationed around the embassy in New Delhi and Chabad House, located in Chandni Chowk in central Delhi, has been directed to maintain a tight vigil.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Israel's fierce offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip has “only started.” Meanwhile, the situation amid conflict is getting worse,… read-more
Amid the ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict and war, many celebrities extended support to Israel, but there are few celebrities like Swara Bhasker, Hina Khan, and Gauahar, who supported Hamas. The difference in opinion started a controversy, leading to backlash from netizens, who called them hypocrites and criticized them for extending support to Hamas, which is a terrorist outfit. Meanwhile, the Palestine-Israel situation is no less than Ukraine-… read-more
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Bollywood actress Nushratt Bharucha is stranded in Israel, amidst the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine. According to a statement shared with the media by a member of her team, “Nushrratt Bharucha is stuck in Israel. She had traveled there to participate in the Haifa International Film Festival.” As per the information provided by her team, the last contact with her was around 12:30 p.m. on October 7.
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