On the 10th day of the Israel-Palestine war, which was triggered by Hamas’s unprovoked attack on southern Israel on October 7, Israel warned of a long but winning war. Earlier today, the IDF successfully eliminated Khan Younis, the regional head of Hamas’s intelligence in the southern Gaza city.
It was also reported that US President Joe Biden is considering a trip to Israel to mark a domestic push to prevent the war from escalating.
This comes as many global dignitaries plan to reach Israel in a show of solidarity with Israel after major forces like the European Union, the US and the UK extended open support to the country.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned to Israel on Monday after his Egypt visit while following talks German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is all set to arrive in Israel on Tuesday.
HERE ARE KEY UPDATES ON ISRAEL-PALESTINE WAR DAY 10:
- The Israel Defense Forces on Monday said that it had struck and killed Khan Younis, the regional head of Hamas’s intelligence in the southern Gaza city.
- Reports suggested that US President Joe Biden is considering a trip to Israel and might visit the war-hit country soon.
- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned to Israel on Monday and met Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as the war is likely to escalate.
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran and Hezbollah not to test the country. He was speaking in the Israeli Knesset on Monday in which he said the world needed to unite to defeat Hamas.
- The World Health Organization on Monday warned there were only “24 hours of water, electricity and fuel left” in the Gaza Strip before “a real catastrophe” sets in.