By Musa Mohd Hadejia
Siren blares, anguish, pains and despair are the features that continue to greet the entire West Bank landscape, as Tel Aviv and its neighbors are also kept in fear, jitters and suspense as possibilities for more gallant attacks by Hamas and Hezbullah continue to ring minds of both the residents and IDF. Fear of the unknown continue to grip Tel Aviv and its cohorts.
Hezbullah mortar hit Israel, and the IDF responded with artillery – as it reported multiple launches from Lebanon towards he Mount Dov area in the Israel territory. The launch forced the closure of Highway 99 from She’ar Yeshuv junction to the east, the Upper Galilee Regional Council has said.
Late Friday, a rocket alert that was activated in the northern Israel community of Metulla; the IDF identified additional two launches that crossed in to Israel from Lebanese territory. The IDF has stated that it had targeted another antitank missile unit in Lebanon – the fourth such unit to be attacked in recent days.
Josh Paul, a member of the State House has resigned recently , due to what he called disagreement concerning ‘ our continued lethal assistance to Israel’. Josh Paul had served in the political-military Affairs for more than 11 Yeats – sensing a painful signal to both Tel Aviv and White House. He said, ‘the war is not in the long interests of both US and Tel Aviv.
Israel has pledged to step up its bombardments of the besieged Gaza strip, vowing to continue attack on targets that can be great obstacles. Israel has attacked a mosque in a West Bank claiming it hosts ” terror cell”.
The US intends to deploy more military assets to the Middle East to bolster regional deterrence efforts amid escalating tensions by Iran and its proxy forces across the region; the US Defense Secretary said. Israel / US ate still nursing the wounds inflicted on Tel Aviv by Hamas killing 1,400 people and 200 hostages. Over 4,300 people have been killed in Gaza so far, while more than 13,500 got injured since the war began according to Palestinian authorities.
Hamas/Hezbullah have vowed to work harder to launch damming and destructive replies to Tel Aviv and US.
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said Sunday that high dearth of humanitarian supplies ‘ very limited ‘ and food and water are very scarce.
The Israel authorities and IDF have jointly declared Hamas as a ‘terror group’ – thus complicating the tension mire, as many more international groups and governments have vehemently rebuked the Jewish claims: calling it a blatant mischief and a racist approach to justify aggression and criminality.
The daily update in Gaza suggests that 248 people in Gaza had been killed over the past 24 hours (as of Sunday), taking the death toll since October, 7th to 4,385, with 14,561 citizens injured.
Syria’s state run Arab News said Sunday that one civilian was killed and injuring another as targeted strikes against Damascus and Aleppo airports – putting the two out of service. Hamas /Hezbullah have had a meeting – with a renewed possible plan severely put IDF/Tel Aviv on the defensive, while increasing their deadly blows on key civilian targets and infrastructure.