Al Joumhouria” News Summary”
Al Joumhouria” News Summary”
Monday, 01-Apr-2024 21:13

Israeli attacks continued on villages and towns in southern Lebanon adjacent to the Blue Line, with Hezbollah responding by targeting sites and gatherings affiliated with Tel Aviv, resulting in confirmed injuries.


In Bkerke, Maronite Cardinal Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi presided over the traditional annual mass for France, emphasizing Lebanon's tragedy resulting from external interventions interacting with internal affairs, depriving it of its positive active neutrality.


Regionally, the war on Gaza entered its 178th day, with the Israeli army announcing the end of its two-week operation inside the Shifa medical complex and its surroundings in Gaza City, withdrawing from the area.


Meanwhile, Hamas accused the Palestinian Authority of sending security officers to the northern Gaza Strip under the pretext of securing aid trucks, a claim denied by the latter.


The Israeli army also announced that a building in Eilat port was targeted.


According to "Times of Israel," some progress has been made in hostage talks in Cairo, with negotiations expected to significantly intensify in the coming days.


On another front, the French news agency reported eight fatalities in an Israeli strike on a building adjacent to the Iranian embassy in Damascus.


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan acknowledged his party's loss in local elections, pledging to "respect the will of the people."


Internationally, an explosion rocked a café in the Russian city of Voronezh, with security personnel working to determine the circumstances of the incident.


Meanwhile, Beijing threatened countermeasures if Washington imposes restrictions on visas for Hong Kong officials.