- Who are the eight missing French hostages or Hamas hostages?
- Footage of Houthi rebels boarding ship they thought was Israeli
- Hamas says more than 13,300 people have died since October 7
- Joe Biden ‘believes’ a deal to free Hamas hostages is near
- Hamas announces that it is approaching “the conclusion of a truce agreement”
- Fighting in northern Gaza and negotiations for the release of hostages
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Who are the eight missing French hostages or Hamas hostages?
A month and a half after the bloody attacks by Hamas on Israeli territory, uncertainty remains around the more than 240 hostages held by the Islamist organization, including eight French people.
However, the human toll is increasing from week to week. The body of Ruth Perez, a young disabled woman, was notably identified among the victims.
A French hostage was formally identified on October 16 and seven other nationals are still missing. Portrait of these French people who have not been found since October 7.
Footage of Houthi rebels boarding ship they thought was Israeli
The scene takes place on Sunday in the heart of the Red Sea. A helicopter from the Yemeni Houthi rebels lands on a cargo ship chartered by a Japanese group, and whose owner is Israeli.
Once on the building, the rebels fan out and manage to reach the control room, where they threaten the crew with weapons. A total of 25 people were taken hostage and taken to a rebel-held port.
For its part, Japan “communicates with Israel and, in addition to direct contacts with the Houthis, we urge Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iran and other concerned countries to insist that the Houthis quickly liberate the ship and crew members,” Japan said. » Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa said on Monday.
A few days earlier, the Houthis had threatened to target Israeli ships in this strategic sea located between northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Hamas says more than 13,300 people have died since October 7
The Palestinian Hamas government has announced that 13,300 people have been killed in Israeli bombardments of the Gaza Strip since the war began on October 7.
Among the deaths recorded to date are more than 5,600 children and 3,550 women, detailed the government of the Islamist movement. Additionally, 31,000 people were injured.
Joe Biden ‘believes’ a deal to free Hamas hostages is near
Joe Biden explained Monday that he “believed” that an agreement was close to free the hostages held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip, on the sidelines of a ceremony at the White House.
A journalist asked him the following question: “Is an agreement for the release of the hostages close?” ”, and the American president replied: “I think so.” When the journalist asked him the same question, he replied “Yes!” and pointedly crossed his fingers.
Hamas announces that it is approaching “the conclusion of a truce agreement”
Hamas announced on Tuesday that it was approaching “the conclusion of a truce agreement” in the Gaza Strip, said the leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement, Ismaïl Haniyeh.
“The movement (Hamas, editor’s note) delivered its response to the brothers of Qatar and the mediators. We are getting closer to concluding a truce agreement,” said Ismaïl Haniyeh, quoted in a brief message on the movement’s Palestinian Telegram account.
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Fighting in northern Gaza and negotiations for the release of hostages
The situation remains tense Tuesday in the Indonesian hospital in the north of the Gaza Strip, an area at the heart of bloody clashes between the Israeli army and Hamas, against a backdrop of negotiations for the release of hostages in exchange for a “truce humanitarian”.
The army indicated overnight that its soldiers “continued to fight” in the north of the Gaza Strip while Palestinian sources reported tensions at the Indonesian hospital, targeted the day before the Israeli strikes which killed 12 patients and their loved ones” and caused “dozens of injuries”. » according to Hamas.
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