Israel goes to UNSC seeking terrorist tag for Iran’s revolutionary guards corps

Israel goes to UNSC seeking terrorist tag for Iran’s revolutionary guards corps

Israel, in a significant development, has demanded ‘terrorist’ tag for Iran‘s revolutionary guards corps after drone strikes by the latter on its territory, reports said on April 14. According to the reports, Israel placed a request with the United Nations Security Council to hold a meeting to unequivocally condemn Iran. Designate its Islamic Revolutionary Guard … Read more

Israel-Hamas war | Three sons of Hamas leader Haniyeh killed in Israeli airstrike

Israel-Hamas war | Three sons of Hamas leader Haniyeh killed in Israeli airstrike

Palestinian group Hamas’ top leader, Ismail Haniyeh. File. | Photo Credit: WANA NEWS AGENCY VIA REUTERS Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza on April 10, the Palestinian Islamist group and Haniyeh’s family said. The three sons — Hazem, Amir and Mohammad — were killed after the … Read more

US proposes hostage-to-prisoner ratio in Gaza truce talks: Israeli official

US proposes hostage-to-prisoner ratio in Gaza truce talks: Israeli official

The United States has made a “bridging proposal” for the number of jailed Palestinians that should be released by Israel in exchange for every hostage freed by Hamas in any new Gaza truce, an Israeli official briefed on the Qatar-hosted talks said on Saturday. An Israeli delegation led by Mossad chief David Barnea is in … Read more

EU’s Ursula von der Leyen says Gaza is facing famine, ceasefire needed rapidly

EU’s Ursula von der Leyen says Gaza is facing famine, ceasefire needed rapidly

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday that Gaza was facing famine and there had to be a rapid ceasefire agreement in the war between Israel and Hamas. “Gaza is facing famine and we cannot accept this,” von der Leyen told reporters, speaking in Cairo after signing a strategic partnership agreement with … Read more

Gaza health ministry says war deaths near 30,000 as famine looms

Gaza health ministry says war deaths near 30,000 as famine looms

Children have died of malnutrition in a Gaza hospital, the Hamas-ruled territory’s health ministry said, as its overall toll for Palestinians killed in the almost five-month war neared 30,000. While mediators say a truce deal between Israel and Hamas could be just days away, aid agencies have sounded the alarm about the dire humanitarian conditions … Read more

‘My hope is that by next Monday we’ll have a ceasefire’: US President Biden on Israel-Hamas conflict

‘My hope is that by next Monday we’ll have a ceasefire’: US President Biden on Israel-Hamas conflict

US President Joe Biden highlighted that he hopes there will be a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict by “next Monday,” as reported by CNN. He further said that we are close to it but it’s not done yet. “Well, I hope by the beginning of the weekend, I mean, the end of the weekend,” Biden … Read more

Israel’s military response in Gaza ‘over the top’, pushing for pause: US President Joe Biden

Israel’s military response in Gaza ‘over the top’, pushing for pause: US President Joe Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday suggested that Israel‘s military response in Gaza has been “over the top,” adding that he is working to achieve a sustained pause in fighting. “I’m of the view, as you know, that the conduct of the response in the Gaza Strip has been over the top,” Biden told reporters … Read more

Saudi Arabia says there will be no diplomatic relations with Israel without an independent Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia says there will be no diplomatic relations with Israel without an independent Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia has told the U.S. its position stands that there will be no diplomatic relations with Israel unless an independent Palestinian state is recognised on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem, and Israeli “aggression” on the Gaza Strip stops, the Saudi foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. On Tuesday, White House National … Read more

Biden says Palestinian state still possible after Netanyahu call

Biden says Palestinian state still possible after Netanyahu call

Washington: US President Joe Biden said on Friday it was still possible Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could agree to some form of Palestinian state, after the two leaders spoke for the first time in nearly a month amid tensions over the Gaza war. Their call came a day after Netanyahu said he opposes allowing … Read more

South Africa launches case at top UN court accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza

South Africa launches case at top UN court accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza

The Hague: South Africa launched a case Friday at the United Nations’ top court accusing Israel of genocide against Palestinians in Gaza and asking the court to order Israel to halt its attacks. Israel swiftly rejected the filing “with disgust.” South Africa’s submission to the International Court of Justice alleges that “acts and omissions by … Read more