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Montevideo, February 29th 2024 - 14:54 UTC

Tag: Israel Hamas Conflict

  • Monday, February 12th 2024 - 09:24 UTC

    Brazilian refugees from Gaza arrive in Sao Paulo

    It was the Brazilian government's fourth operation to repatriate nationals who were on the Palestinian side of the conflict with Israel

    Brazilian authorities Sunday confirmed the landing in Sao Paulo on a commercial flight of a 30-year-old woman and her children, aged 4, 2, and a baby born on Dec. 24 last year, who fled the war-torn Gaza Strip through Cairo, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Tuesday, November 28th 2023 - 15:37 UTC

    Hamas releases six Argentine hostages

    Among those released Monday were Argentine-born Karina Engelbert, 50, and her daughters Mika, 18, and Yuva, 11, while Sharon Cunio was with her twins Emma and Yuli

    Six Argentine nationals were among the 11 hostages released Monday by the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas with assistance from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in another exchange with Israel for 30 prison inmates held by Tel Aviv. The humanitarian ceasefire for further swaps has been extended for another 48 hours, it was also reported.

  • Sunday, November 26th 2023 - 23:28 UTC

    Second swap between Israel and Hamas successful

    “We cannot abandon the operation and the war in Gaza until we bring back all the hostages,” Gallant said

    The pro-Palestinian terrorist group Hamas Saturday released another batch of hostages, consisting of 13 Israeli citizens and 4 Thais, in exchange for another 39 prison inmates held by Tel Aviv, matching the 1:3 ratio agreed upon for the duration of the humanitarian truce. The exchanges took longer than expected, it was reported.

  • Saturday, October 14th 2023 - 06:35 UTC

    The Hamas trap; the Arab world has abandoned Palestinians to their fate

    The “mighty vengeance” that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promises to rain down on the Gaza Strip is exactly what Hamas actually wants, the mightier the better

    By Gwynne Dyer - If you are wondering why Hamas launched its all-out assault on Israel on Saturday, I wrote it right here last week. “The Arab world has basically abandoned the Palestinians to their fate, whatever that may be. Six Arab countries have established diplomatic ties with Israel and several more, including Saudi Arabia, are on the brink of doing so.”