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Israel Hamas war: After the US, Italy, Canada and Australia cut off aid to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees

This life is now over.

On Saturday January 27, Australia, Canada and Italy suspended their funding of the UN Agency for Assistance to Palestinian Civilians (UNRWA), which is in the sights of the Israeli authorities. According to them, some of their employees were involved in the bloody attack carried out by Hamas on Israeli soil on October 7, which triggered the war.

These three countries follow the United States, which announced on Friday that it would “temporarily suspend” all future funding to UNRWA. Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong said she was “deeply concerned” about the allegations against the agency and announced on the social network on Friday that Canada was “temporarily suspending (…) all funding” pending the results of a “thorough investigation.” in these accusations,” he wrote on X.

The UN Security Council will meet on Wednesday to consider the International Court of Justice's decision. The United Nations' highest court called on Israel to do everything it can to prevent genocide in the Gaza Strip, without commenting on whether Israel is actually committing such an act in the Palestinian enclave. The ICJ, seized by South Africa, also called on Israel to take “immediate action” to enable the delivery of assistance “that the Palestinians urgently need.”

A US strike following a Houthi attack on a British tanker. American forces attacked a Houthi rebel base in Yemen early Saturday morning, January 27th. Retaliation after these rebels claimed responsibility for an attack on a British oil tanker that “caught fire” in the Gulf of Aden. “At approximately 3:45 a.m. local time, the US Military Middle East Command (Centcom) carried out an attack against a Houthi anti-ship missile that was preparing to be launched in the Red Sea,” he announced on X, specifying that the missile posed poses an “imminent threat” to U.S. destroyers and merchant ships in the region.

“There is practically no health system left in Gaza,” denounces Doctors Without Borders. “The surgical capacity of Nasser Hospital,” the largest health facility in Khan Younes in the south of the Gaza Strip, is now “virtually non-existent,” the NGO complained. The “few medical workers who remain in the hospital are dealing with very low stocks of medical equipment,” MSF added.