Currently, Arab and Islamic leaders have convened in the Middle East for a summit, urging for an immediate cessation of Israeli military operations in Gaza. In the meantime, Israel has agreed to temporary ceasefires each day to allow civilians to evacuate.
Palestinians are undertaking a dangerous journey in the south, taking advantage of a four-hour daily period when Israel has granted a humanitarian passage. The continuous bombing of Gaza has left hospitals in the northern region on the brink of collapse due to the lack of power. Patients have been instructed to evacuate, and Israel has agreed to assist the most vulnerable individuals from Gaza’s largest hospital, Shifa Hospital.
The hospital staff has specifically requested assistance in relocating babies from the pediatric department to a safer facility. Despite this effort, Arab and Islamic leaders argue that it falls short of meeting the needs of the situation.
During the summit held in Saudi Arabia, they called for an immediate ceasefire. However, Israel has stated that hostage release must occur before such an agreement can be reached. pressure for a ceasefire continues to mount globally, from the demonstrations in the streets of London to the gatherings outside President Joe Biden’s residence in Delaware. The Israeli Defense Force has released new images from the ground war, revealing weapons they claim were discovered inside a kindergarten classroom. The IDF alleges that Hamas is utilizing civilian infrastructure, including Alifa Hospital, as an underground command center.
Both Hamas and the hospital administrators have refuted these allegations..