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UN Security Council to hold emergency session after Gaza hospital blast
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UN Security Council to hold emergency session after Gaza hospital blast

Tel Aviv, Israel, October 18: The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold an emergency session on Wednesday following an explosion at a Gaza hospital that has set the Middle East on edge. Russia and the United Arab Emirates called for an open meeting shortly after the explosion, in the courtyard of Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City, which according to Hamas sources killed some 500 Palestinians. The explosion rocked the hospital as Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired heavy barrages of rockets at southern and central Israel. Alarms sounded in cities including Rishon Lezion, Petach Tikvah, Bnei Brak, Ramat Gan and Bat Yam. The Israel Defense Forces released intercepted Hamas communications confirming the disaster was caused by a Palestinian Islamic Jihad rocket fired f...
Israel-Hamas war Day 12: US President Joe Biden arrives in Tel Aviv
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Israel-Hamas war Day 12: US President Joe Biden arrives in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv, Israel, October 18: US President Joe Biden arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and show support to its Middle Eastern ally as Israel entered into the 12th day of war against the Hamas terror group. The US President was received by PM Netanyahu and President Issac Herzog on the tarmac. The usual formalities for such a visit, such as a greeting by the full Israeli cabinet and religious leaders, etc were not observed. The US President's visit comes amid an explosion on a hospital in Gaza which claimed the lives of hundreds present in and near the premises. Biden on Wednesday departed for Israel from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Security measures were significantly strengthened ahead of the US President's official visit ...