Over 700 Palestinians have lost their lives in Gaza in the past 24 hours, according to the director general of the Government Media Office in Gaza, who made this announcement to international media. He continued by saying that the Gaza Strip has seen the displacement of over 1.5 million people. Israel escalates its attacks on Gaza as appeals for a truce are made internationally. According to FRANCE 24’s Luke Shrago in Tel Aviv, Israel unleashed hundreds of strikes against what it called “Hamas infrastructure targets” on Saturday night and Sunday. As they expand their offensive into southern Gaza, Israeli soldiers claim to have struck munitions storage facilities, command centres, and tunnels. As a result, Hamas officials have begun to update their fatality tolls.
Mushaal Hussein Mullick, the prime minister’s special assistant for human rights, claimed on Thursday that the Indian military was complicit in the murder of Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir, which is illegally occupied by Indians (IIOJK). Speaking at a conference with the theme “Atrocities in Kashmir and Repression on Minorities in India,” she conveyed her grave worries about the abuses of human rights occurring in the occupied region. She asserted that persecution and negative strategies, such as imprisoning the political leadership, could never defeat the people of the occupied valley. Kashmir Media Service (KMS) and Kashmir International jointly organised the event. Khalil George, the acting federal minister for human rights, expressed regret that India had followed Israel’s lead in Palestine and implemented the same policies in its occupied region.
During their meeting on Wednesday, Kuwait’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, and Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar decided to strengthen their bilateral ties in a number of areas. According to the PM Office’s Media Wing, the prime minister emphasised the value Pakistan placed on its relationship with Kuwait and the desire to increase bilateral collaboration in a variety of fields. PM Kakar reaffirmed Pakistan and Kuwait’s commitment to establishing stronger economic ties in the areas of trade, energy, IT, labour, minerals, and investments. He conveyed his appreciation with the two nations’ close collaboration in multilateral forums.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, the caretaker prime minister, honoured the nation’s heroes on Tuesday by visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) martyrs memorial in Abu Dhabi. To honour the Emiratis who lost their lives while performing their duties, the prime minister placed a wreath at “Wahat Al Karama,” the national and cultural landmark that means “the oasis of dignity.” PM Kakar was informed by Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the chairman of the Office of Development and Martyrs Families Affairs, regarding the monument’s significance as a symbol of the heroic sacrifices made by our country’s heroes. On this occasion, the prime minister received a static guard of honour.
As Israel and Hamas began a two-day prolongation of a truce that has halted the deadly Gaza war, a fresh batch of Israeli hostages was scheduled to be released on Tuesday in return for Palestinian prisoners. After seven weeks of fighting, the brief end to hostilities and the release of prisoners were welcomed as signs of hope. According to a source close to the Palestinian movement Hamas, in the first exchanges under the extended truce, 30 inmates released from Israeli jails on Tuesday would be exchanged for the release of 10 hostages held in Gaza. “Lists of the 10 Israeli hostages and 30 Palestinian prisoners for the fifth day of the truce were exchanged without objections,” a source told AFP.
Imam-e-Kaaba , Sheikh Saleh bin Abdullah bin Muhammad Humaid paid a visit to COAS Gen Asim Munir at the General Headquarters on Friday. Mutually beneficial topics were discussed at the meeting, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The COAS greeted the dignitary and emphasised that the Imam-e-Kaaba’s visit to Pakistan was an honour for the people of this country. He claimed that Muslims all over the world held “Harmain Shraifain” in the highest regard and showed great respect for their caretaker. Islam is a religion of peace and fraternity, according to the Imam-e-Kaaba, and it cannot be misunderstood. The dignitaries showed their support for the people of Palestine and Kashmir and denounced the continued horrors in the Gaza conflict as well as the persecution of Muslims in IIOJK.
Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories: After seven weeks of fighting that has claimed thousands of lives, a four-day ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict was declared on Friday. In exchange for prisoners, hostages are expected to be freed. After Hamas launched its deadly raids into Israel on October 7, the two sides in the war decided to put an end to hostilities by silencing weapons and stopping bombings at 7:00 am (0500 GMT). According to Qatari mediators, the agreement calls for the release of 13 women and children who have been kept captive in Gaza at 4:00 pm. A number of Palestinian inmates from Israeli prisons would also be released.
In exchange for 150 Palestinians detained in Israel, the Israeli government and Hamas agreed to a four-day ceasefire on Wednesday. This would also permit the entry of humanitarian supplies into the besieged enclave and the release of 50 hostages held in Gaza. For days, representatives of the US, Israel, Hamas, and Qatar, which has been mediating the talks, have claimed that a settlement was almost certain. Israeli counts indicate that Hamas killed 1,200 people on October 7 when its members stormed into Israel, taking more than 200 hostages. According to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 50 women and children will be freed over the course of four days, during which time there would be no fighting.