Category: Hamas

UN agency halting food deliveries to northern Gaza, citing increasing chaos

The United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) said Tuesday it is pausing deliveries to northern Gaza due to the inability to ensure safety and security of its staff, a move likely to compound starvation amid Israel’s war on the Palestinian militant group Hamas “The decision to pause deliveries to the north of the Gaza Strip has not been taken lightly, as we know it means…

1 in 6 children malnourished in northern Gaza: UN

A growing number of children in Gaza are “acutely malnourished,” and isolated in the northern part of the territory, as Israel pushes forward with expanding its military operations in the region, according to a study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) The report, published this week by the Global Nutrition Cluster — an aid partnership led by UNICEF — found one in six children…

GOP launches probe into Biden administration funding of UN Palestinian relief agency

House Republicans are launching a probe into the Biden administration’s funding of the  United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) following allegations related to the Oct. 7 attack on Israel. “House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Committee Republican lawmakers are launching an investigation into the Biden Administration’s decision to reinstitute funding to…

Tunnel complex with rows of computer servers discovered under UN aid agency HQ in Gaza, reports say

Israeli soldiers in what the military described as a Hamas command tunnel running partly under UNRWA headquarters. Reuters The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it discovered a Hamas complex under a UN agency HQ in Gaza. The IDF claimed its soldiers found “electrical infrastructure” in a tunnel under the building. Reporters from outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, visited the tunnel. The Israel Defense Forces…

Stabbing of Palestinian American in Austin meets hate crime definition: Police

The recent stabbing of a Palestinian American in Austin, Texas, qualifies as a hate crime, local authorities confirmed Wednesday. The Austin Police Department arrested Bert James Baker, 36, on Sunday after he allegedly attacked Zacharia Doar, 23, who was riding in a truck near the University of Austin. In an update Wednesday, police said their Hate Crimes Review Committee determined the evidence meets the definition…

Democrats warn Israel risks eroding support in Congress

A growing chorus of Democrats are warning that Israel’s fierce response to Hamas’s terrorist attacks is getting tougher to justify — and eroding support for Tel Aviv on Capitol Hill.  The lawmakers are quick to endorse Israel’s right to defend itself, particularly after the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks killed more than 1,000 people and saw hundreds more taken hostage.  But Israel’s ensuing hunt for Hamas…

Hamas demands release of Marwan Barghouti, the ‘Palestinian Mandela,’ report says

Marwan Barghouti with Israeli police on January 2, 2003, in Tel Aviv, Israel. David Silverman Hamas is demanding that Israel releases Marwan Barghouti. Some Palestinians regard Barghouti as a heroic Nelson Mandela figure. He is serving five life sentences for his part in several deadly attacks on Israelis. Hamas is demanding that Israel releases the high-profile Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti amid tense cease-fire talks, The…

South Africa alleges Israel violating ruling to prevent Gaza deaths

South Africa on Wednesday accused Israel of violating the United Nations’ top court’s recent ruling to prevent deaths in Gaza, as Israel pushes forward with its campaign to eliminate the threat of Palestinian militant group Hamas.  The U.N. International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) ruling last week ordered Israel to do more to protect civilians in the Gaza Strip, and gave Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s…

Sanders calls on U.S. to restore funding to UN agency linked to Hamas attacks

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is calling on the United States and its allies to restore funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), warning that it risks a humanitarian disaster in Gaza. The Biden administration froze aid after Israeli allegations, deemed credible by the U.S., that a dozen of the agency’s worker participated in the Oct. 7 attack on Israeli…

The father of an IDF soldier killed on October 7 claimed his son’s decapitated head was found in an ice...

Israeli Foreign Ministry Adir Tahar, an IDF soldier, was killed during Hamas’ October 7 attacks on Israel. A militant decapitated him and tried to sell his head for $10,000, his father has claimed. He said his head was found by Israeli forces in an ice cream store’s freezer. The head of an IDF soldier who was killed during Hamas’ October 7 attacks on Israel was…

World Court rules Israel must prevent acts of genocide

The World Court ruled Israel must prevent acts of genocide in Gaza. The decision stops short of South Africa’s demand for a cease-fire of Israel’s military operation that has reportedly killed more than 26,000 people in less than four months. Read the original article on Business Insider Go to Source

Hamas: Israel must prevent genocide in Gaza – International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice, ICJ, on Friday, granted emergency measures against Israel in a genocide case brought against it by South Africa. However, the court stopped short of ordering Israel to suspend its military campaign in Gaza. ICJ said Israel must “ensure with immediate effect that its military does not commit any acts” which could fall foul of the Genocide Convention. It stated that…

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