LIVE Israel Hamas war WHO concerned about threat of famine

LIVE Israel Hamas war: Violent fighting in the Gaza Strip continues TF1 INFO

An American sale to Israel. The American government announced on Friday that it had “urgently” approved the sale of $147.5 million worth of artillery ammunition to Israel without consulting Congress. According to a press release from the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, these are 155 mm grenades and various military equipment from the US Army's stocks. Secretary of State Antony Blinken concluded “that an emergency exists that requires this immediate sale to the Israeli government,” he said in the press release.

Palestinians killed in West Bank. According to the Israeli army, this Friday two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank, one because he was suspected of carrying out a car-ramming attack and the other because he tried to throw a bomb at a military post .

The WHO is concerned. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said he was “very concerned” about the growing infectious disease threat in the Gaza Strip. “As people in southern Gaza continue to experience massive displacement, with some families having to move multiple times and many seeking shelter in overcrowded health facilities, my WHO colleagues and I remain deeply concerned about the growing threat of infectious diseases,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Acts of genocide. South Africa is accusing Israel of “acts of genocide against the Palestinian people in Gaza” at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the court, the United Nations' main judicial body, said on Friday. South Africa claims in its application that “Israel's actions and omissions are genocidal in nature because they are accompanied by the necessary specific intent (…) to destroy the Palestinians of Gaza as part of a broader national, racial and ethnic group.” Background of the Palestinians.”

Strikes in Syria. The Israeli army said on Saturday it was carrying out attacks in Syria after two rockets fired from that country hit territory it controls. “Following the sirens that recently blared in northern Israel, two shots rang out from Syria into a wasteland. The army is currently combating the sources of these shots,” she said in a brief statement. When questioned by AFP, the Israeli army confirmed that the projectiles fired were rockets.