Israel Asserts No Immunity for Hamas Leaders Amid Ceasefire
While two groups of hostages were released over the weekend, the Israeli Defense Minister, Yoav Gallant, stated unequivocally that figures such as Ismail Haniyeh, Khaled Mashal, Yahya Sinwar, and Mohammed Deif are considered targets.
Public Outcry Over Biden's Handling of Hamas Hostage Crisis as No American Released in First Lot
Media reports criticized President Joe Biden on social media when no Americans were among the hostages released by Hamas on Friday. In a deal involving the release of 13 Israelis, Hamas was expected to free 50 hostages during a four-day ceasefire, exchanging them for 150 Palestinian women and children in Israeli jails and increased humanitarian aid.
Red Cross Receives Second Batch of Hostages from Hamas
A total of 17 hostages, comprising 13 Israelis and four Thais, have safely entered Egypt and are currently en route to Israel, as reported by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on its X account late Saturday.
Mexican President Criticizes Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric of US Governors as Election Strategy
During his visit to the southern state of Oaxaca, the Mexican president highlighted what he deemed a hypocritical stance, emphasizing that such behavior tends to exacerbate during electoral campaigns. He stated, "There is this very hypocritical attitude, which always exists, but gets worse or more intense when there are elections."
Unprecedented Drone Assault: Russia Strikes Kiev in Largest Attack Since Ukraine Invasion Commenced
Announcing the development on Telegram, the Air Force Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces revealed that Russia deployed 75 kamikaze drones, specifically Shahed-131 and Shahed-136 models, with the majority directed at the capital, Kiev.
Prisoner Swap: Hamas to Free 14 Israelis and 42 Palestinians on Second Day
Israeli authorities are currently reviewing the list of individuals slated for release, with a corresponding list of Palestinians to be released from Israeli prisons on the following Saturday. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) anticipate the commencement of the release process soon.
Joe Biden Optimistic About Release of More American Hostages Amidst Hamas Accusations of Israeli Breach
A White House official announced that President Biden had successfully facilitated the release of two American citizens as part of a larger group of approximately 50 hostages during the four-day halt in hostilities. However, conflicting reports suggested that Hamas disputed Biden's assurances regarding further releases in the first phase.
Indian Student Allegedly Assaulted in Australia, in Coma
The attack occurred around 4:20 a.m. on November 5 at a precinct in Tasmania, resulting in severe injuries to the student.
Thailand Reports 20 Citizens Still Held by Hamas
Thailand has expressed its commitment to work towards the release of all its citizens held by Hamas. Iran is reported to have played a significant role in securing the release of the 10 Thai nationals and one Philippine national.
Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Withdraws From Taiwan Presidential Race
The specifics behind Gou's withdrawal have not been disclosed, but he emphasized that this choice was made "for the future of the Republic of China."