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Israeli PM rejects key Hamas demands for any ceasefire


Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that there will be no military withdrawal from Gaza or the release of thousands of jailed militants, two key demands of Hamas in ongoing indirect ceasefire talks. During an event in the occupied West Bank, he once again vowed that the war would not end without...

Israel, Hamas reach 3-month deal to bring aid into Gaza


Qatar: A deal to allow the delivery of medicines to hostages in Gaza and aid into the territory has been agreed following mediation by Doha and Paris, Qatar and Israel announced. In a statement to the official Qatar News Agency (QNA), Doha announced the deal "between Israel and (Hamas), where medicine along with other...

War with Hamas will last for months, Israel warns


Tel Aviv: Israel has warned that its war with Hamas will last for months amid an United Nations alarm over Israeli airstrikes killing over 100 Palestinians in two days in the war-torn Gaza strip. There are no shortcuts in dismantling a "terrorist organization", Israel's military chief Herzi Halevi said in a televised statement, adding that...

Turkish president calls Netanyahu ‘butcher of Gaza, war criminal’


Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would eventually be tried as a war criminal over Israel’s ongoing offensive in the Gaza Strip, while slamming Western countries supporting Israel. In a speech to an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) committee meeting in Istanbul, Erdogan said the Western nations supporting...

Israeli PM on hostages: ‘I hope there will be good news soon’


Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that "we are making progress" on the return of hostages Hamas seized during the October 7 attacks, after mediators said a truce deal was in sight. "I hope there will be good news soon," Netanyahu told Israeli soldiers at a military base in the north of the country. Shortly...

Gaza ‘ceasefire will not happen’: Israeli PM says ‘it is time for war’


Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there will be no ceasefire in his military's action against the Palestinian militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, asserting that "it is a time of war". In a briefing to the foreign press, Netanyahu said a ceasefire would mean surrender to Hamas, terrorism and barbarism. "Just as...

Israel says ‘ready to invade’ Gaza, warns Hamas over hostages


New Delhi: Israel, continuing its blistering retaliation on Gaza, urged locals in the Strip to share actionable intel on Hamas hostages. The military offered money, confidentiality, and protection to anyone with information that would lead to their rescue. In a sharp warning to Hamas, which now has around 220 hostages according to Israel, the Israel Defence...

Netanyahu vows to crush Hamas


Blinken reiterates American support for Israel US is moving quickly to boost Israel’s military Aid groups scramble to help as Israel-Hamas war intensifies   Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the U.S. secretary of state’s visit Thursday is a “tangible example of America’s unequivocal support of Israel.” He compared the Hamas militant group that staged a ferocious...

India stands firmly with Israel: PM Modi


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called him and gave him an update on the deadly conflict between Israel and Hamas, which has killed over 1,600 people so far. PM Modi said he assured Netanyahu that India stands with Israel in "this difficult hour". He also underscored that...