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A reported people have died, the WHO says. You could transfer the weapons to them, and they would get them into Gaza. The session will take place at midnight local time GMT. The 15 members of the panel are expected to adopt a declaration calling for a ceasefire in the war-torn enclave, the diplomats said. A draft of the statement released earlier makes no mention of either Hamas or Israel whatsoever.
It remains to be seen whether any last minute amendments were made before showtime. For the time being, things have been quiet between Israel and Hamas for nearly seven hours, since last rockets were fired at southern Israel.
There have been no reports of Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip either. UN Security Council members vote during a March meeting photo credit: There are no reports of injuries or damage.
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Despite the relative quiet since Sunday, the IDF continues to destroy attack tunnels in the Strip, and the military official says that if Hamas breaks the humanitarian truce, the army will respond forcefully. The current relative quiet is not based on any deal, Iyad Al-Buzum says and warns residents to take care.
The rocket was fired from an area in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip, the army says. Hamas is a terrorist organization just like Al-Qaeda, so there is no reason to talk about negotiations. Prosor notes the absence of any reference to Hamas rocket fire in the statement. They are being used to develop a terrorist stronghold. The people of the world should be shocked by what we have uncovered in Gaza.
Hamas is not working alone. It is funded by Qatar and Iran. Nachman Shai photo credit: It could be that we are at the beginning of the end, but not at the end. The soldier is being treated at the Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer.
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We boycotted the Paris conference because Egypt was not invited there. An IAF F illustrative photo: According to the document, the UN claims to have identified damaged structures, including which were completely destroyed.
UN satellite imagery of damage in Shejaiya in Gaza City photo credit: Zahi Rahal, the battalion commander.
The unit holds a sector along the Israel-Gaza border. According to emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra, employed by the Hamas-run health ministry, the child was killed when a shell hit a house to the east of Jabaliya where clashes had recently erupted between Israeli troops and Hamas militants. Peretz also criticizes ministers on the right who are assailing the PM for agreeing to a humanitarian truce.
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Those failings may have led, the report said, to the unnecessary deaths of Israeli soldiers during the day conflict. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up While the reports were only released to the public on Tuesday, most of the critiques they contain have been reported on widely for monthsas versions of the scalding documents circulated among relevant politicians and defense officials — and were leaked by them — as early as May A second, shorter report deals only with the tunnel threat, but in far greater detail.
Hamas, at the time, was also in the midst of a funding crisisas the Palestinian Authority froze payment to tens of thousands of its employees.
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Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gilad Shaer, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, the three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on June 12, and whose bodies were found on June 30, On July 7, the cabinet approved a Gaza operation.
Over the next 10 days, that operation, which began as a response to rocket fire, instead turned into a tunnel-destroying mission as the gravity of the threat they posed became clear.
Thousands of rockets had been fired by Hamas and other Gaza terror groups indiscriminately into Israel.
A total of 74 people — 68 soldiers, 11 of whom were killed in cross-border tunnel attacks; and 6 civilians — died on the Israeli side of the conflict.
Israel said the high proportion of civilian Gazan deaths was the fault of Hamas, which embedded military infrastructure, including tunnel entrances and rocket launchers, in residential neighborhoods. In the dark on tunnels Though tunnel destruction became a central objective of the campaign, the comptroller accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of having kept senior ministers in the dark about the subterranean threat prior to the war and only seriously addressing it in cabinet meetings after the operation began.
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But Shapira found those discussions to have been cursory and perfunctory and not representative of the full extent of the risk posed by the tunnels. While Netanyahu drew considerable rebuke in the report, he was not the only person put in its crosshairs. Yossi Cohen, Mossad chief, speaks at a committee meeting in the Knesset on December 02, It was found to have not fulfilled one of its central duties: The prime minister frequently sets the agenda for meetings of the security cabinet, his inner circle of senior ministers, which take place on an ad hoc basis.WATCH: President Trump meets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at White House
However, the NSC is also entitled to raise issues at the meetings, something it failed to do with regards to the tunnels, according to the report. The security cabinet, which is meant to function as an advisory body to the prime minister, was accused of failing in that role. While the cabinet members felt at the time that they were seriously involved in the war effort, the unnamed former minister, in retrospect, said he realized how little power and influence they actually wielded.
It was a clear reference to Bennett. Bennett, meanwhile, has painted himself as a Cassandra, crying out alone about the impending threat of Hamas tunnels, only to have those warnings fall on deaf ears. Before the start of the conflict, on July 2,Bennett had demanded the army come up with plans to demolish the tunnels. For this, Bennett drew criticism from the cabinet. As for the specific border crossing tunnels targeted by the Israeli military during the campaign: While the cabinet was not briefed on them until the operation was already underway, the IDF, Shin Bet and other security services were aware of them and the threat posed by them, she said.
The decision to refrain from targeting them initially was deliberate and tactical, not due to ignorance of their existence. The ministers were not prevented from inquiring about the threat of tunnels on their own, independent of the cabinet meetings.
But ultimately, the report said, the National Security Council is responsible for preparing the senior ministers, a practice that has apparently become more common since the war. How to take out the tunnels ByHamas attack tunnels were well known to the Israel Defense Forces.
The Egyptian military had been hard at work for months to demolish smuggling tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to Gaza.
Tunnels were discussed in media reports and publicly by politicians. Michael Edelstein, commander of the Gaza division, entering an offensive tunnel that was discovered in October The army even invited journalists and Hollywood celebrities to tour the Hamas tunnels. A third was found in January of that year as well. Troops had also stumbled upon a Hamas tunnel ahead of a smaller-scale operation in the Gaza Strip, known in Israel as Pillar of Defense.