Emmanuel Macron announced that the nine missing French nationals are now counted among the Hamas hostages. The toll of French victims also amounts to 31 people killed. The latest information.
Hamas is holding 222 people hostage and nine of them are French. Emmanuel Macron confirmed the hostage status of the nine people who were up to now missing. He repeated that the release of all hostages, without distinction of nationality, is a priority. from Cairo, Egypt, this Wednesday, October 25. Qatar, which is leading negotiations with Hamas on the release of the hostages, ensures that the discussions are progressing and hopes for progress “soon”. The country would urge the Islamist movement to release the hostages, particularly women and children, without waiting for Israeli concessions, according to Reuters.
31 French people have té killed in strikes since the start of the war between Israel and Hamas according to the latest report communicated by Emmanuel Macron. In addition to these victims, 54 French nationals are stuck in the Gaza Strip.
Emmanuel Macron, who spoke with Israel, the Authority Palestinian, Jordan and Egypt in two days, confirmed his support for Israel in the fight against Hamas but also called for à a fight in accordance with humanitarian law which "does not target civilians" and to "protect civilians everywhere and everywhere" by guaranteeing the arrival of humanitarian aid in sufficient quantity sufficient. To end the conflict, he suggested international cooperation to fight against terrorism and invited à the relaunch of the peace process between Israel and the Palestinian people with the solution to two states. "It's only" these conditions that we will have peace in the region: the capacity to of the States of the region to accept the existence of Israel and the recognition of the right of Palestinians to have a secure State"
The fate of the hostages held by Hamas could be a reason for this. the absence of a ground offensive by the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip. While its spokesperson has said he has been ready for several days, only incursions have taken place. If the ground offensive has not yet occurred, the strikes by Israel and Hamas are continuing. The IDF claims to have hit "hundreds of Hamas military and government targets in the Gaza Strip" over the last 24 hours. If Israel communicates on the strikes, the Hamas government communicates on the number of victims of these bombings.
The war between Israel and Hamas is said to have left 5,791 dead, including 2,360 children, and 16,297 wounded on the Israeli side. Palestinian, according to figures from the Hamas government, take with caution. In Israel, the balance sheet is always evaluated à 1,400 dead. While Arab countries like Qatar and Turkey denounce a policy of "double standards" between the Israeli and Palestinian victims, France ensured that not practicing "double standards" and that “all lives are equal”.
The war between Israel and Hamas is said to have left 5,791 dead, including 2,360 children, and 16,297 wounded on the Israeli side. Palestinian, according to figures from the Hamas government, take with caution. In Israel, the balance sheet is always evaluated à 1,400 dead.
"It is important to recognize that Hamas’s horrific and unprecedented terrorist attacks did not occur out of context.” With this sentence the Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, attracted attention. the wrath of Israel which accuses him of justifying the Hamas attack. In response, the Jewish state refused. to grant visas to UN officials and calls for the resignation of the Secretary-General.
The UN has once again demanded an "immediate humanitarian ceasefire" and condemned "clear violations of humanitarian law" in the Gaza enclave on October 24 before the Security Council. Inflexible, the White House maintained its position, affirming once again that a “ceasefire at the end of the year” “this stadium would only benefit Hamas.”
A fourth humanitarian convoy was able to enter the Gaza Strip on October 24, very late in the evening. But despite this Despite these resupplies of water, food and medicine, the aid remains insufficient according to the UN which estimates that the arrival of 100 aid trucks per Day is necessary to meet the needs of all Gazans. The UN is also demanding that the Palestinian enclave be resupplied with fuel as the continuation of humanitarian aid and medical services is under threat. e by the lack of fuel: "Without fuel, aid cannot be delivered, hospitals have no electricity. and drinking water cannot be purified or even pumped"
The land offensive announced several days ago by the Israeli army has still not taken place in the Gaza Strip. Is it the presence of the hostages held by Hamas which dissuades the Israeli government from acting? If the ground offensive has not yet occurred, the Israeli strikes have not yet occurred. Israel and Hamas continue. The IDF claims to have hit "hundreds of Hamas military and government targets in the Gaza Strip" over the last 24 hours. If Israel communicates on the strikes, the Hamas government communicates on the number of victims of these bombings.
Images of the conflict Context
The war between Israel and Hamas began on October 7, 2023 with a surprise and massive strike launched by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on the Jewish state. Many fighters have carried out incursions near the Gaza Strip border while airstrikes have been carried out. launched. These attacks terrorist character gave place at scenes of horror and massacres in several Jewish kibbutzim in Israel.
Israel ordered the response in the hours following the attack before imposing the siege of Gaza on Monday, October 9. The same day the Israeli army announced that it would having regained control of the border with the Gaza Strip. Since then it seems to be preparing a ground attack on Palestinian territory.