Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Situation

Senior Officials: The Humanitarian Situation is Coordinated with Jordan and Egypt

Senior IDF officials recently held situation assessments in which they explained what Israel's interest is in preventing a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip, and in allowing the introduction of aid to the Gaza Strip.

(Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

Senior IDF officials held briefings in the last few hours in which they explained that preserving the humanitarian situation in Gaza is an "Israeli interest" which "enables the continuation of the maneuver" and strengthens international support for the continuation of Israeli warfare.

Senior officials in the IDF held talks and briefings regarding the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, and determined that the humanitarian aid that flows into the Gaza Strip enables the fighting to continue. According to the senior source, the humanitarian need arises from the length of time needed for the IDF to fulfill its mission to destroy Hamas, and that these operations are also important to maintain ties with the Arab world and countries such as Jordan and Egypt, which take an active part in maintaining the situation in the Gaza Strip.

According to those senior officials, our "important" ties with Jordan and Egypt are an important part of the effort to continue the fighting and stabilize the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, and that measures such as Egypt's "allowing" foreigners to leave through the Rafah crossing, and the introduction of aid trucks "enable the continuation of the fighting", similarly to Jordanian measures such as the establishment of a field hospital in the south of the Gaza Strip. According to the same sources, during the fighting, Egypt allowed at least 7,000 foreigners to leave the Strip through the crossing, and Israel approved the transfer of over 1,700 aid trucks since the beginning of the fighting.

In addition, the same sources emphasize that although the IDF has no legal responsibility for what is happening in the Gaza Strip, the IDF is still a "moral army" and has responsibility for its activities in the region. Beyond that, the sources added that the purpose of the maneuver is to cleanse Gaza, not to occupy Gaza , and if it is necessary to occupy Gaza, the responsibility will increase much more.

0 Comments

Do not send comments that include inflammatory words, defamation, and content that exceeds the limit of good taste.

Israel-Gaza War, Northern Front

Watch: IDF strikes Hezbollah infrastructure

The IDF struck a chain of compounds used by Hezbollah's Aeriel Defense Array against Israeli aircraft in southern Lebanon.

Avi Woolf | 17.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Watch: Air Force strikes targets in Gaza Strip

The Air Force struck some 60 targets in the Gaza Strip, including weapons warehouses, terrorist squads, and various terrorist infrastructures.

Avi Woolf | 17.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Watch: 7th Brigade launches offensive in Jabaliya

During under a week of operations, the IDF has eliminated over 60 terrorists and destroyed a large weapons warehouse containing multiple rockets.

Avi Woolf | 17.05.24

Humanitarian Aid

Smotrich reveals: Goods entered Gaza contrary to the cabinet's decision

Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich is demanding a clarification from the Prime Minister and the war cabinet about the resumption of trade between PA-controlled territories and Gaza contrary to the cabinet's decision.

JFeed Staff | 16.05.24

Israel-Turkey

Israel's payback: 100% customs taxes on products from Turkey

Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich is pushing for tariffs on imports from Turkey in response to Erdogan's dramatic measures against Israel.

Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 16.05.24

US-Israel Relations

Report: Delayed weapons shipment has landed in Israel

After the extensive crisis between Israel and the US, it was reported that the arms shipment that was delayed by US President Biden has now landed in Israel.

JFeed Staff | 16.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

IDF Spokesperson: Two Thai hostages were murdered in Gaza

IDF Spokesperson Daniel Hagari also addressed the serious incident in Jebaliya, in which soldiers were killed by friendly fire, saying "we will learn the lessons."

Liran Vainshtain, Uriel Beeri, JFeed Staff | 16.05.24

Polls, Elections

Channel 12 Poll: Israelis equally split on "day after" for Gaza

Benny Gantz's State Party declines to under 30 seats, and Netanyahu's camp is now at 50 seats, 14 less than his current coalition.

Avi Woolf | 16.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Tzav Tesha protest movement says it's not done yet

The movement, which disrupts or tries to block aid going into Gaza while there are still hostages, says it intends to keep going: "The nation has awoken and is unwilling to supply goodies to Nukhba terrorists at the expense of our hero fighters."

JFeed Staff | 16.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Watch: IDF locates and destroys multiple rocket launchers in raid on Rafah area

In addition to individual launchers, the IDF discovered an extensive rocket firing system with connected launchers in the Rafah area.

Avi Woolf | 16.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Over 150 terrorists killed in Jebaliya

In addition, the IDF located and destroyed a number of launchers and located dozens of rockets, some of them long-range rockets.

Avi Woolf, JFeed Staff | 16.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Northern Front

Hezbollah drone strikes IDF soldiers in Metulah area, injuring two

Several drone alerts have sounded over the day in the north.

Avi Woolf | 16.05.24