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LIVE – Gaza: Israel says it will reopen Kerem Shalom crossing to “inbound humanitarian aid”

In a statement, Doha called on the international community to “prevent genocide” in Gaza.
There is great concern over the Israeli military’s “targeted” operation in the area.
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African Union

The African Union on Wednesday condemned the Israeli military incursion into Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, and called on the international community to “stop the deadly escalation” in a statement.

“The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expresses his deep concern over the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza, which is causing massive deaths and systematic destruction every moment,” a press release issued last night indicated. Tuesday to Wednesday.

Negotiations

Negotiations for a hypothetical ceasefire in the Gaza Strip have resumed in Cairo, Egypt.In the presence of all parties“, Egyptian media note. Israel and Hamas are participating in these talks.

“Genocide”

In a statement, Qatar called on the international community to prevent a “genocide” in Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, in the face of the threat of a large-scale offensive by the Israeli army on the city. The southern edge of the Gaza Strip is home to 1.4 million Palestinians.

The Gulf state has called for “urgent international action to stop the invasion of the city and the crime of genocide” in talks on a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian Hamas.

Israel Reopens Kerem Shalom Point

The Israeli military announced on Wednesday it was reopening the Kerem Shalom crossing into the Gaza Strip “for the entry of humanitarian aid”, four days after it was closed following rocket fire in the area.

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“Trucks have already arrived at the crossing from Egypt carrying humanitarian aid including food, water, shelter, medicine and medical equipment donated by the international community,” the army said in a press release.

Point at Rafa

Our correspondent in Israel, Nicolas Ruger, highlighted the situation in Rafah, a point of access with Egypt in the south of the Gaza Strip and blocked by the IDF since Tuesday.

Gaza: Update on Rafa’s situationSource: TF1 information

Agreement under discussion

Ceasefire talks continue in Cairo, Egypt. According to the number two of Hamas’s political branch in Gaza, Khalil al-Hayya, the proposal accepted by his movement includes three phases, each lasting 42 days, and with the aim of an Israeli withdrawal from the territory, the return of displaced persons and a “permanent cease-fire”, with the exchange of hostages for Gaza and Palestinian prisoners.

Delivery suspended

The United States stopped sending bombs last week after Israel failed to respond to Washington’s “concerns” over a reported attack on Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, a senior US official said on Tuesday. “We stopped shipping the weapons last week. It includes 1,800 2,000-pound (907 kg) bombs and 1,700 500-pound (226 kg) bombs,” a senior military official for US President Joe Biden said on condition of anonymity.

“We have not taken a final decision on how to proceed with this ship,” he added. The decision comes as Washington opposes a large-scale offensive that Israeli troops are preparing in Rafah.

Seven people were killed in the Israeli attack

Hello and welcome to this live broadcast dedicated to the conflict between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip. Find the latest information here.

A conflict while waiting for a possible ceasefire. The Israeli army deployed tanks in Rafah on Tuesday and took control of a border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, cutting off humanitarian access to the besieged Palestinian territory. Despite this new development in the war, an Egyptian channel reported that all sides agreed to new talks in Cairo with the aim of a ceasefire.

The Israeli army is a “Anti-Terrorism“in”Specific areas“East of Rafah, the UN says, after calls were made the day before to evacuate tens of thousands of families from the same part of the city, home to 1.4 million Palestinians. The evacuation was announced in anticipation of a ground offensive. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to eliminate the last battalions of Hamas.

A day after Hamas accepted a cease-fire proposal submitted by Egypt and Qatar, fresh talks are taking place in Cairo. “All parts“Including Israel, “I agree to return to the negotiating table“, Egyptian media outlet Al-Qahera News, close to intelligence, quoted as saying.senior officer

Benjamin Netanyahu indicated that he had instructed the Israeli delegation.Be sure of the conditions necessary for liberation” hostages, as well as on the terms “essential“The security of Israel must be guaranteed.


Editorial staff of TF1info