Evacuations continue. “Nearly forty French people and their families” on Saturday, November 4, could leave Gaza through the Rafah border post (Egypt), announced in the press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “They were supported by the French Embassy and Crisis and Support Center teams”specified in the press release, which adds that the evacuations will continue “within the next few days”, “So that all our compatriots, our agents and their families who want can leave Gaza”. 34 people and their spouses were evacuated on Friday. Follow our live stream.
Thirty-nine Frenchmen have been killed in Hamas attacks, according to a new report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Nine people are still missing and “It is now confirmed that some of them are Hamas hostages”the ministry says in a press release.
UN condemns ambulance bombing that kills fifteen in Gaza. Israel’s military confirmed the strike, saying it targeted members of Hamas who used the vehicle, which the Palestinian Islamist group denies. “I’m horrified”responded UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Israel rejects the idea of ”humanitarian pauses” demanded by the US in the Gaza Strip. After meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Tel Aviv on Friday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the idea of“temporary truce” without releasing the hostages held by Hamas, numbering at least 240.
After Israel, the American Secretary of State goes to Jordan. Antony Blinken is due to meet King Abdullah II of Jordan on Saturday, a day after his whirlwind visit to the Jewish state. He is also scheduled to participate in a ministerial meeting with several Arab countries and have a bilateral meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Al Safadi.
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