Israel-Hamas, Biden: “Agreement soon for the release of hostages”

Rockets from Gaza, sirens sound in Tel Aviv. Lebanon accuses: “Israel has hit a church”. Hamas’ toll: “13,300 deaths in the Strip since 7 October”. Erdogan attacks again: “Atrocities similar to medieval crusades in Gaza. Netanyahu? He is trying to regain popularity by bombing hospitals and mosques”

“An agreement for the release of hostages in Gaza will be reached soon.” US President Joe Biden reiterated this when speaking to journalists at the White House on the occasion of Thanksgiving.

Rockets from Gaza, sirens sound in Tel Aviv

Meanwhile, the anti-missile warning sirens have started to sound again in Tel Aviv and in central areas of Israel. This was reported by the Times of Israel which gives news of a barrage of rockets launched from the Gaza Strip in the direction of Israel and of a claim by Hamas. There are currently no reports of casualties or damage.

Hamas: “13,300 dead in the Gaza Strip since October 7”

“More than 13,300” people have lost their lives in the Gaza Strip due to Israeli bombing since October 7. This is the death toll provided by Hamas government spokesperson Ismail Thawabta, according to whom the dead also include 5,600 children.

Lebanon accuses: “Israel hit church”

Meanwhile, Israeli artillery is accused of hitting a church in southern Lebanon. According to news from the Lebanese agency Nna and other media from the Land of the Cedars relaunched by the newspaper L’Orient Le Jour, Israeli artillery targeted the church of Saint-Georges in Yaroun, in the Bint Jbeil region, causing extensive damage .

“300 Hamas terrorists arrested”

So far, 300 “terrorist operatives” from Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other groups have been arrested and interrogated. This was announced by Israeli military intelligence. “We receive thousands of phone calls” from Palestinians in the Gaza Strip ready to provide information, they explain, “at a level never seen before. It is clear that the residents of the Gaza Strip are not satisfied with the barbaric behavior of Hamas”. Dozens of Arabic-speaking soldiers from Unit 504 are on the ground in the Gaza Strip conducting field interrogations and providing information to troops, a statement cited by the Times of Israel said. Unit 504 also made more than 30,000 phone calls, sent 10 million text messages and more than nine million recorded messages to Gazans urging them to leave the combat zones. Four million leaflets were also dropped.

“Attack on Indonesian hospital in Gaza”, the WHO complaint

“The World Health Organization is shocked by the attack on the Indonesian hospital in Gaza which reportedly left 12 dead, including patients, and dozens injured, including some in critical and life-threatening conditions.” These are the words of the director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who, commenting via be exposed to such horror, especially inside a hospital”, concludes the DG.

Erdogan: “Atrocities in Gaza as in the Crusades, it is terrorism”

Since October 7, Gaza has witnessed ”atrocities and cruelty similar to the medieval crusades and the Second World War”. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this. ”What is happening in Gaza can only be called barbarism and state terrorism,” he added at the end of a government meeting in Ankara. “If we do not react to what is happening in Gaza, we will not be able to prevent the fanaticism of the occupiers from reaching our lands tomorrow”, added Erdogan, according to whom Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ”Netanyahu has lost popularity and is seeking to regain it by deliberately bombing hospitals, schools and mosques in Gaza”.