Update on Israel- Palestine
Al-Arabiya reports that the Palestinian health ministry says 161 people have been killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza.
Earlier, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his address to nation said
We are at war, not in an operation or in rounds, but at war. This morning, Hamas launched a murderous surprise attack against the State of Israel and its citizens. I have ordered an extensive mobilization of reserves and that we return fire of a magnitude that the enemy has not known. The enemy will pay an unprecedented price.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the Pentagon would work to ensure Israel “has everything it needs to defend itself”.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia holds Israel responsible for what happened due to its repeated provocations and deprivation of rights of Palestinians. Some reports says Saudi Arabia has asked both sides to deescalate.
According to unconfirmed information, Egypt warned Israel not to invade the Gaza Strip.
A spectator twitter account said, Iran says it supports Hamas attack on Israel.
Qatar condemns Israel. Indian PM modi said, terrorists attack on Israel is condemnable.
Conclusion; Middle East victim of global politics. Oil prices will shoot again. Global peace a far dream now
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