At Khan Yunis Hospital, chaos
Fierce fighting continued Friday from north to south of the Gaza Strip, particularly in the southern city of Khan Yunis, where the Israeli army announced it was advancing “house by house” taking positions in the center. Identifying militants of the Islamic Movement.
In this city’s hospital, despite its limited resources, the injured keep coming in droves: because there are no beds, some children are being treated on the floor.
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Iran warns of regional “explosion” after US veto
Iran warns of the “possibility” of an “uncontrollable explosion” in the Middle East if the US continues to support Israel in its war against Hamas in Gaza.
“As long as the United States supports the crimes of the Zionist regime and the continuation of the war… the situation in the region has the potential to explode out of control,” Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdullahian said during a telephone conversation with the UN. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a ministry statement released today.
The exchange came as the US on Friday vetoed a Security Council resolution calling for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” in Gaza.
Hamas ‘vehemently condemns’ US veto of ceasefire call
Hamas today “strongly condemns” the US veto, calling it an “immoral and inhumane situation” and “direct participation” in “carnage”, according to Esad al-Rishq, the movement’s senior political official.
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh slammed the Security Council for “failing to pass a draft resolution aimed at ending the occupation against our people in the Gaza Strip due to the use of the US veto.” A “shame” and a “new license given to the occupying state to kill, destroy and displace”.
According to him, using the veto shows the “lie” of the United States, which claims to be concerned about the losses of its citizens.
France pleaded for the safety of civilians in Gaza and the opening of a new humanitarian crossing
President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday evening.
“The President reiterated the need to protect the citizens of Gaza and stressed the importance of achieving a lasting ceasefire. Until then, it is important that the citizens of Gaza receive the assistance they urgently need,” the palace said.
At this point, France supported the opening of a second access to Gaza for humanitarian purposes.
A “ceasefire” proposed to the United Nations was blocked by the United States
A resolution passed by the United Arab Emirates and supported by nearly 100 countries was blocked by a US veto on Friday evening. The proposal proposed an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” in the Gaza Strip.
If the United States claims to be striving for a long-term peace, it thinks it would be unwise to end the fighting at this precise moment. The US ambassador to the UN ruled that a cessation of hostilities would “sow the seeds for future war”.
The fighting between Israel and Hamas has been ongoing for the 63rd day
Hello everyone and welcome to this live broadcast dedicated to the war between Israel and Hamas after the October 7th attacks. Israel continues its offensive in Gaza as the conflict enters its 63rd day.
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