France hopes for the release of a hostage of French nationality this evening
France hopes for the release of a hostage of French nationality this evening, according to information obtained by BFMTV.
Two dead, 12 injured after gun attack in East Jerusalem
At least two people died and eight were injured, five of them seriously, after the gun attack in East Jerusalem, according to a new emergency report.
“Two terrorists who came by car and armed one with an M-16 and the other with a pistol” opened fire around 7:40 a.m. (6:40 a.m. French time), Jerusalem police director Doron Torgeman said. to the press at the scene of the attack.
According to the Minister of the Interior and Israeli intelligence, the perpetrators of the shooting are two brothers, former prisoners in Israel and affiliated with Hamas.
A truce set on the same conditions as the previous ones, according to Qatar
The extension of the truce is carried out under the same conditions as those of other pauses, namely the cessation of military activities and the entry of humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. Qatar Foreign Affairs, Majed al-Ansari.
He added that the truce would take place “within the framework of the joint mediation of Qatar, the Arab Republic of Egypt and the United States.”
East Jerusalem: six injured, some seriously, in gun attack
Six people were injured this morning in a gun attack in the area of the Jewish settlement of Ramot, in East Jerusalem occupied and annexed by Israel, Israeli emergency services said, with police announcing that two “suspects” had been “neutralized”.
Magen David Adom, the Israeli equivalent of the Red Cross, says it received an alert at 7:38 a.m. local time (6:38 a.m. French time) about a gun attack “near a bus stop” in the Ramot area. Rescuers “are treating six injured people”, some “seriously”. “The two suspects involved in the shooting were neutralized on the spot”, indicates a police press release.
Israel says it has received a new “list” of hostages to be released this Thursday
Israel says it has received a new “list” of hostages to be released today Thursday from Palestinian prisoners in accordance with the truce agreement with the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas. It is currently unknown how many people are affected and their nationality.
Qatar confirms extension of truce between Israel and Hamas until Friday
Qatar, a key player in the conflict between Israel and Hamas, confirms the extension of the truce between Israel and Hamas. He assures that it will last at least until Friday, or 24 hours more.
The truce between Hamas and Israel will be extended
The Israeli army announces on X, formerly Twitter, that the truce with Hamas will continue this Thursday while the mediators continue their efforts. An announcement subsequently confirmed by Hamas.
The Israeli army’s announcement was made on social media just minutes before 6 a.m., the time the ceasefire in Gaza was initially scheduled to end.
Hamas asks its fighters to prepare for fighting if the truce is not renewed
Hamas is calling on its soldiers to prepare for combat if the truce with Israel is not extended by 6 a.m. Paris time, report our colleagues from Haaretz, citing the Archyde.com news agency.
A new group of hostages was released Wednesday evening
The ten Israeli hostages and the four Thai hostages released by Hamas in Gaza have arrived in Israel, the Israeli Prime Minister’s office announced on the night of Wednesday to Thursday.
Among the Israelis are five dual nationals, one Dutch, three Germans and one American. The Palestinian Islamist movement and Israel are releasing around ten Israeli hostages every day against three times as many Palestinian prisoners, at the end of an agreement set to expire Thursday morning.
Thirty Palestinian prisoners released by Israel
Thirty Palestinians detained in Israeli prisons were released overnight from Wednesday to Thursday in accordance with the truce agreement between Israel and Hamas, the Israel Prisons Authority announced.
Among those released is Ahed Tamimi, a 22-year-old activist who has become a key figure for Palestinians challenging the Israeli occupation.
Israeli army ready to resume fighting at 6 a.m. if truce is not extended
Israeli soldiers are “in position” to resume fighting as soon as the truce ends, if it is not extended, Doron Spielman, a spokesperson for the Israeli army, announced on social networks .
But in the evening, a source within Hamas affirmed that the Palestinian movement considered the Israeli proposals “unsatisfactory”.
At this stage, negotiations are still ongoing.
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