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- Israel admits to carrying out a large-scale airstrike on a refugee camp in Jabalia, Gaza Strip. At least 47 people were killed.
- Egypt agrees to accept Palestinian patients from the region’s overcrowded hospitals.
- In an Israeli government document, it is proposed to transfer the entire civilian population of the Gaza Strip to Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula as part of the war. This situation arouses strong criticism from the Palestinian and Egyptian parties.
Blinken visits Israel again
US Foreign Minister Antony Blinken will visit Israel on Friday, reports the Reuters news agency.
This will be Blinken’s third visit to Israel since the war between Israel and Hamas began on October 7.
Blinken will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other government officials, according to the news agency.
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59 trucks carrying emergency aid arrived in Gaza on Tuesday
The photo shows trucks carrying emergency aid waiting at the Rafah border crossing on the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip on October 31. Photo: Ahmed Hatem/AP/NTB
59 trucks carrying emergency aid entered the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border crossing on Tuesday, the Palestinian Red Crescent said.
The column was made up of four trucks provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), while the rest were provided by the Egyptian Red Crescent, writes the Palestinian Red Crescent in an article on Facebook.
A total of 217 trucks carrying emergency aid have entered the Gaza Strip since the Israeli attack more than three weeks ago, according to the organization.
Last week, the UN said at least 100 trucks carrying emergency aid were needed per person. day to cover the population’s enormous needs for food, water, medical equipment and fuel.
Israel continues to refuse fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip.
Bolivia cuts diplomatic relations with Israel
The Bolivian government has decided to cut diplomatic relations with Israel. The news agency reports Reuters. Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused Israel of violating human rights in Gaza.
This is not the first time that Bolivia has severed diplomatic relations with Israel. They also did it in 2009. It was also because of the attacks on the Gaza Strip.
It was not until 2020 that the Bolivian government restored diplomatic relations.
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