Here are the latest top ten updates on the situation:
Military Use of Hospitals: Allegedly, hospitals in Gaza are serving as operational bases and storage sites for explosives and weapons intended for terrorist activities.
IDF Discovery at Shifa Hospital: Within Shifa Hospital’s MRI building, the IDF’s reconnaissance Shaldag Unit found an operational headquarters along with weapons and technological equipment.
UN Security Council Resolution: The United Nations Security Council has approved a resolution urging humanitarian pauses in the conflict and the release of hostages held by Hamas.
Global Concern for Civilians: Louis Charbonneau, UN director at Human Rights Watch, highlighted the message of the resolution, emphasizing the non-negotiable compliance with international humanitarian law.
Iran’s Stance: Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, conveyed to Hamas that while Iran offers political and moral support, direct intervention in the conflict will not be pursued.
Turkish President’s Accusation: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan branded Israel a “terrorist state” in a recent speech, accusing it of implementing a strategy of total annihilation.
Diplomatic Initiatives: Israel’s Diaspora Affairs and Foreign Ministries initiated diplomatic missions, extending to Latin America, involving family members of hostages and individuals affected by the October 7 attack.
Search at Gaza Hospital: Israeli forces conducted a search at a hospital in northern Gaza, suspecting Hamas militants’ presence. Buildings, including emergency and surgery departments, were entered.
Ongoing Military Operations: Two and a half weeks after deploying tanks and ground troops into northern Gaza, Israeli forces continue targeted operations to neutralize Hamas activities.
Crossings from Gaza to Egypt: On Wednesday, 644 individuals crossed from Gaza into Egypt through the Rafah border, including dual nationals, injured or sick individuals, and their companions.