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If Israel defends itself, the country is judged guilty by several States, notably the countries of the Arab world whose relations with Israel are complex. Saudi Arabia, which ended talks to normalize relations with Israel after the start of the war on October 7, believes that the bombing of the Gaza hospital is a “heinous crime committed by the Israeli occupying forces.” Jordan, a neighbor of the Jewish state, also judges that Israel “bears responsibility” of this serious incident. Qatar, Kuwait and Oman also qualified. the strike on the “Israeli attack” hospital. Note that these countries have not signed the treaty of peace with Israel.
Other positions are less frank, such as that of Egypt which decreed three-day national mourning for the victims dead or injured in the strike on the hospital and expressed its solidarity with for "all the martyrs among the brotherly Palestinian people". The country does not, however, directly point to responsibility of Israel.
Conversely, American President Joe Biden declared without detour its support for Israel and estimated that the strike on the hospital is due to "the opposing party", from Tel Aviv where he is traveling this Wednesday, October 18. As for the rest of the community, international, she does not take sides but denounces the horror of the tragedy. "There is no excuse for hitting a hospital full of medical staff and civilians," thus launched the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, who believes that the "terror of Hamas" plunges him into a new "spiral of violence". In this wake, Emmanuel Macron recalled; international law which prohibits attacks on hospitals and has called for to "respect for humanitarian law".
Which hospital is affected? à Gaza?
It is the Al-Ahli Arabi hospital, one of the 22 medical establishments present in the north of Gaza, which was destroyed. touched. Formerly known as Al-Ma'amadani Hospital, the facility is run by the government. founded by Anglican Christians, notably the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, had served as a refuge for Palestinians since the start of the strikes. The same hospital already had Summer touched by rocket fire on October 14 according to a press release from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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