Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi has strongly condemned the killing of at least eight Palestinians in a strike carried out by the Israeli regime on a tunnel in a southern town of the Gaza Strip.
At least five Palestinian men have lost their lives and seven others sustained injuries when Israeli fighter jets bombarded and destroyed a lifeline tunnel in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.
Egypt’s government says rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have agreed to hand over the full administrative control of the besieged Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority (PA) by December 1, as the two sides inked a historic reconciliation deal in the Egyptian capital Cairo to put an end to their decade-long rivalry.
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the occupied Gaza Strip on Monday, in the latest effort at national reconciliation between the West Bank-based PA and the Hamas government in Gaza.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an end to the decade-long Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip, describing the situation in the coastal Palestinian enclave as one of the most “dramatic humanitarian crises.”
Nearly half a dozen patients in the Gaza Strip have lost their lives in recent days after they were denied exit permits to get treatment outside the besieged coastal territory. The Palestinian Authority has been refusing to grant the patients special referral document to obtain permits to exit Gaza. Press TV’s correspondent Ashraf Shannon brings us more details in the following story.