Live updates on the Israel-Hamas war:
Since October 7, when Hamas launched several strikes inside of Israel, there has been a conflict between Israel and the group.
Live updates on the Israel-Hamas war: The United States and Qatar mediated a 96-hour truce between Israel and Hamas that took effect at 7 am local time (10:30 am IST) on Friday. This was the first respite from fighting since the Islamist group launched a string of strikes inside Israeli territory on October 7.
People and members of the media assemble at the Rafah border as Hamas terrorists free hostages that they kidnapped during their raid on Israel on October 7.
People and members of the media assemble at the Rafah border as Hamas terrorists free hostages that they kidnapped during their raid on Israel on October 7. (Reuters)
- In retaliation, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) started Operation Iron Swords in the Gaza Strip, which is governed by Hamas. The operation resulted in civilian casualties as well, sparking international demonstrations demanding a truce.Both sides have suffered thousands of deaths overall; around 1,300 Israelis have died, while about 15,000 have been killed in Gaza. In addition, the 2.3 million-person enclave is home to 240 Israeli residents who are being kept captive.
- Nov 24, 2023 09:47 PM IST
39 women, children detained in Israeli jails, released: Qatar
Qatar foreign ministry has confirmed the release of 39 women and children detained in Israeli jails.
- Nov 24, 2023 09:25 PM IST
Israel-Hamas war live updates: Members of Red Cross and Israeli security forces seen amid Gaza truce deal
- Nov 24, 2023 08:43 PM IST
Israel-Hamas live updates: Hamas releases 13 Israeli hostages after nearly 7 weeks in captivityHamas on Friday released 13 Israeli hostages after nearly seven weeks in captivity in Gaza strip, said Israeli media.
- Nov 24, 2023 08:28 PM IST
Israel-Hamas live updates: Hamas hands over hostages to Red Cross, says reportHamas has handed over some hostages over to the International Committee of the Red Cross for return to Israel, reported AFP citing sources.
- Nov 24, 2023 08:10 PM IST
Following the truce, the Israeli army leaves the Gaza hospital: The HamasFollowing the Gaza agreement, Israeli forces left Gaza’s biggest hospital, Al-Shifa, according to the health ministry headed by Hamas.
- Nov 24, 2023 07:48 PM IST
Live updates on the Israel-Hamas war: 12 Thai nationals that Hamas freedThai prime minister Srettha Thavisin said that the has received confirmation of 12 Thai workers being released from the Hamas captivity in Gaza, reported Reuters.
- Nov 24, 2023 07:00 PM IST
Israeli Defense Minister: The Gaza truce is only a temporary breakThe ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, according to Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, is only a “short pause” before Israel will once again unleash all of its military might.
- Nov 24, 2023 06:17 PM IST
Live updates on the Israel-Hamas war: Chief of Hamas: “Committed to truce and swap deal as long as Israel is too”Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of Hamas, stated on Friday that his organization is dedicated to the truce, the hostage-exchange agreement, and its success “so long as Israel is committed to it as well.”
- Nov 24, 2023 05:29 PM IST
WHO: “Very concerned” about the patients still at Al Shifa HospitalSpeaking on behalf of the World Health Organization (WHO), Christian Lindmeier expressed concerns on Friday about the safety of those still at Al Shifa Hospital and stated that the organization was planning more evacuations from northern Gaza hospitals as soon as a truce was declared. He said, “We have grave concerns for the safety of the roughly 100 patients and medical personnel who are still at Al Shifa.”
- Nov 24, 2023 04:28 PM IST
Israel shoots a 12-year-old West Bank youngster to deathAccording to officials, the boy was killed on Thursday in the village of Beita near the city of Nablus, a major flashpoint site in the northern West Bank.
The Israeli military claims that after Palestinians threw stones at them as they entered the village, its troops retaliated with live fire, saying that it was investigating the circumstances surrounding the boy’s death.
- Nov 24, 2023 03:51 PM IST
IDF: Sirens in a resort city in Israel were a “false alarm.”The Israeli military now claims that the sirens that sounded in the tourist town of Eilat were a “false alarm” and that there is “no indication of a security incident.”
- Nov 24, 2023 03:32 PM IST
Threat to Israeli resort city from Yemen?A few hours after Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire, the Israeli military alerts the residents of the tourist city of Eilat to the possibility of a long-range aircraft strike from Yemen by setting off sirens.
In the past, the Houthis, who are located in Yemen, have fired missiles and drones at Israel in support of Hamas.
- Nov 24, 2023 02:51 PM IST
Thailand wants its citizens to be freed from Gaza.Thailand sincerely hopes that this momentum may be sustained in order to expedite the release of the remaining hostages—who are among them Thai nationals. Thailand restates our urgent appeal in that regard: Statement from the Foreign Ministry
- Nov 24, 2023 02:24 PM IST
Israel to release 39 PalestiniansA Palestinian official has indicated that Israel will release 39 Palestinians (24 women and 15 young guys) from the West Bank in return for 39 Israeli hostages that Hamas is expected to release from the Gaza strip.
- Nov 24, 2023 01:54 PM IST
Hit multiple “terrorist targets” on the eve of the truce, according to the IDFOn Thursday, the eve of a 96-hour ceasefire with Hamas that started on Friday morning, the Israeli military claimed to have targeted “various terrorist targets” from the air, land, and sea.
- Nov 24, 2023 01:15 PM IST
When the truce starts, aid trucks travel from Egypt into Gaza.Hours after the formal start of the Hamas-Israel ceasefire on Friday at 7 a.m. local time, aid trucks start to arrive in the Gaza Strip from Egypt.
“Together for Humanity” was displayed on the banners of two of the trucks, which represented Egyptian organizations, and “For our brothers in Gaza” on the third truck.
- Nov 24, 2023 12:38 PM IST
Musk set to visit Israel?The richest person in the world will be visiting the nation the next week. According to The Jerusalem Post, which quotes N12 news station, he will be visiting cities close to the Gaza border that were assaulted on October 7 by Hamas.
Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister, and Israeli President Isaac Herzog are anticipated to meet the tycoon.
- Nov 24, 2023 12:02 PM IST
When will the war end? Israel’s defence minister respondsYoav Gallant, Israel’s minister of defense, stated that “at least two more months” will pass before the conflict with Hamas ends.
“”When the brief temporary truce with Hamas ended, the military campaign would restart with intensity for at least two more months. There will be more because we have to seal the deal and provide momentum for the following wave of hostages, who will only return under duress, he stated.
- Nov 24, 2023 11:33 AM IST
13 Israeli hostages will be freed by Hamas, and Gaza will receive help.Even though the ceasefire has officially begun, Hamas plans to release up to 13 Israeli hostages—12 women and a child—of the 240 persons it has kidnapped from Israel later today.
- Nov 24, 2023 11:03 AM IST
Rocket attack warnings in Israeli towns moments after the ceasefireWithin minutes of the truce with Hamas taking shape, Israeli military sounds sirens in two villages near the Gaza Strip, warning of possible Palestinian rocket attacks from the Hamas-ruled enclave.
At 7 am local time (10:30 am IST) on Friday, the first ceasefire of the conflict, which started on October 7, was declared. It lasted for 96 hours.
- Nov 24, 2023 10:37 AM IST
Israel-Hamas ceasefire beginsThe Israel-Hamas war stops for the first time since it started and will stay on hold for the next ninety-six hours as the ceasefire takes effect.
- Nov 24, 2023 10:02 AM IST
Hamas spokesperson says ceasefire with Israel is ‘temporary’A spokesman later described the hiatus as “temporary,” despite the group having declared on Telegram that all hostilities from its forces will cease when the truce takes effect.
The armed branch of the organization’s spokesperson, Abu Ubaida, also demanded “an escalation of the confrontation with (Israel) on all resistance fronts” in a video message.
- Nov 24, 2023 09:39 AM IST
Top Hamas commander eliminated by IDF hours before truceIDF reports that Amar Abu Jalalah, a prominent Hamas naval agent who was responsible for planning many terror strikes by sea that the Israeli military foiled, had been killed by its fighter jets.
The intelligence-backed action also claimed the life of an unidentified additional Hamas naval force operative.