Israel Hamas War : Israel has agreed to delay an expected invasion of Gaza for now so that the United States can rush missile defences to the region to protect its troops there, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing US and Israeli officials. Israel is also taking into account in its planning the effort to supply humanitarian aid to civilians inside Gaza.
Biden says progress on India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor could be one of the reasons for Hamas’ attack on Israel
US President Joe Biden has said that he is convinced that one of the reasons why Hamas launched a terrorist attack on Israel was because of the recent announcement during the G-20 Summit in New Delhi on the ambitious India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor that integrates the entire region with a network of railroad.
Israel has launched a massive counter-offensive against Hamas after unprecedented attacks by the militant group on October 7 killed more than 1,400 people.
Biden told reporters at a joint news conference with the visiting Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese that his analysis is based on his instinct and does not have any proof for this.
Israel-Hamas War News: Israel bombards Gaza, prepares invasion as Putin warns conflict could spread beyond Middle East
Israel bombarded Hamas targets as it prepared for a ground invasion, with Russia warning the conflict could spread beyond the Middle East, and as world powers failed to secure plans to deliver critical humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.
U.S. President Joe Biden, in remarks looking beyond the war that began with an Oct. 7 attack on Israel by Palestinian Hamas militants, said on Wednesday that the future should include Israeli and Palestinian states side by side.
Israel Hamas War News: ‘Jewish students barricade inside Cooper Union library as pro-Palestinian protesters bang on doors’
In a harrowing incident at the Cooper Union college in New York, Jewish students found themselves barricaded inside the university’s library as pro-Palestinian protesters bypassed security and aggressively banged on the building’s doors. The protesters, displaying anti-Zionist posters and shouting what was described as “anti-Semitic rhetoric,” created a scene of chaos and fear.
As well as diplomatic efforts to free hostages held by Hamas militants, the report said. Over 100,000 Israelis have filed requests for gun licenses, according to the National Security Ministry. Hamas’ surprise attacks after October 7 on the Gaza border communities triggered a tsunami of requests for permits as the Israel Defense Forces were caught off guard by the attacks.