Hamas threatens to execute held captives: Israel escalates its campaign on Gaza and imposes a complete blockade

    Israel’s response to Hamas strikes could put THE Gaza Strip on the verge of a new humanitarian crisis if supplies are not allowed in, according to authorities.

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    • Hamas has threatened to execute hostages..
    • Shiites support Palestine..

    Israel imposed a “complete siege” on the region Wednesday, warning that water, food, gasoline, and electricity would all be cut off.

    Residents claim that since Saturday, help has not arrived to the enclave. Following Israeli bombings, BBC footage depicts desolate streets covered in debris from demolished houses.
    The retaliatory strikes have claimed the lives of almost 500 people.

    There are 2.3 million people living in Gaza, and 80 percent of them depend on humanitarian supplies because of constant confrontations with Israel.

    Israel will establish a “complete siege” on the land, according to Yoav Gallant, Israel’s defense minister, who said this yesterday.

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    He continued, “No electricity, no food, no water, no gas – it’s all closed,” adding, “We are fighting animals and are acting accordingly.”

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    Later, Israel’s minister of infrastructure issued an order to immediately stop providing water to Gaza, declaring that “what was in the past will no longer be in the future.”

    Hamas makes hostage-killing threats.

    If Israel attacks residents of Gaza without notice, the al Qassam Brigade, the military branch of Hamas, has threatened to kill civilian hostages and broadcast the executions.

    In a message released to the al Qassam Brigades’ Telegram channel on Monday, Abu Obaida said, “We declare that we will respond to any targeting of our people who are safe in their homes without warning, with the execution of our civilian hostages, and we will broadcast it with audio and video.”
    Israeli army commanders are allegedly among the more than 100 hostages held by Hamas.

    US Army requests further help for Israel
    While the US continues to help Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, US Army Secretary Christine Wormuth warned Wednesday that additional funding from Congress would be required for the Defense Department to supply ammunition to Israel.
    During a panel discussion at the Association of the United States Army’s annual convention, Wormuth stated, “We need additional support from Congress to be able to increase our capacity‚Ķ to expand production, and then to also pay for the munitions themselves.”
    Officials from the Biden administration have stated that they are unsure of what Congress could pass to help Israel in the absence of a Speaker of the House.

    Shi’ites support Palestinians in Nigeria

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    Following the escalating confrontation between Israel and Palestine, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), sometimes known as “Shiites,” has expressed support for the Palestinians.

    A movement member named Sheikh Sidi Sokoto stated in a statement: “We are ensnared in an impenetrable web of reciprocity, bound to a single garment of fate. Every action has an indirect effect on everyone else.

    “The Islamic movement, led by His Eminence Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H), has been organizing programs and protests in favor of the oppressed people of Palestine for more than three decades.

    In light of the aforementioned, we call on everyone in Nigeria to end the deafening silence and speak up in favor of the Palestinian people who are being persecuted.

    The EU Commission halts all funding for Palestine

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    The European Commission, the largest donor to the Palestinians, is reviewing its whole development portfolio, worth roughly 691 million euros ($728 million), he said.

    Varhelyi stated that “the foundations for peace, tolerance, and coexistence must now be addressed.”

    “Too many minds have been poisoned by incitement to hatred, violence, and glorification of terror,” he continued. “We must take immediate action.”

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