Gaza City, 19 May
Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip have killed six people today. The Israeli military says rockets have been fired from Hamas-occupied territory and retaliated by targeting militant strongholds in the south. According to the army, within 25 minutes, 52 aircraft destroyed 40 terrorist bases in Khan Younis and Rafa. According to Gaza’s health department, one woman was killed and eight others were injured in the attacks. Hamas-run Al-Aqsa Radio said one of its journalists had been killed in an airstrike. Five bodies were taken to Giza’s Shifa hospital today. Two people were also killed by a missile fired at the apartment as a warning. Meanwhile, diplomatic efforts to curb violence and restore peace are gaining momentum. -App
Russia warns Israel
Moscow: A senior Russian official has warned the Israeli ambassador in Gaza that more deaths cannot be tolerated. Israel has said that it has not set a deadline to end the conflict in Gaza. -Writer
Israel Accuses China of Broadcasting “Anti-Semitic” Program
Beijing: The Israeli embassy in China has opposed broadcasting “anti-Semitism” programs by Chinese state-run TV broadcaster CCTV. The program includes violence in Gaza. The Israeli embassy has not yet received a response from CGTN, which was hired by CCTV for foreign broadcasts.