Al Joumhouria” News Summary”
Al Joumhouria” News Summary”
Wednesday, 10-Jul-2024 22:34

The Israeli bombardment continued in the south, while Hezbollah retaliated by attacking sites, gatherings, and barracks affiliated with Tel Aviv.

Concurrently, Hezbollah's Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah addressed Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant, saying: "When your tanks appear on our borders, you will know what awaits them. Our marksmen are skilled, our fists are many, and our missiles are more." He made these remarks during the memorial ceremony for martyr Mohammad Naameh Nasser, adding: "If a ceasefire agreement is reached in Gaza, our front is committed to stopping the fire because we are a support front."

At the Grand Serail, the caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati chaired two financial meetings discussing the budget and the adjustment of salaries and wages.

Pope Francis emphasized that we can build peace with technologies that serve humanity and respect our common home.

Regionally, on the 278th day of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, dozens of Palestinians, mostly children, were killed and injured in air and artillery strikes by Israeli forces focused on the Nuseirat camp and Gaza City. The Government Media Office in Gaza reported that the continued prevention of the entry of aid and medical supplies threatens the lives of thousands and puts their fate at risk.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his commitment to the plan to resolve the situation in Gaza, as declared by U.S. President Joe Biden, but within the limits of not crossing the "red lines" set by Israel.

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant also announced the possibility of the army withdrawing from the Gaza border with Egypt as part of a deal to free the prisoners held by Hamas, but on the condition that weapon smuggling across the border is halted.

The British Maritime Trade Operations reported receiving a notification of an incident 40 nautical miles south of Mokha, Yemen.

Internationally, U.S. President Joe Biden confirmed that in the coming months, the United States and its allies plan to supply Ukraine with dozens of additional tactical air defense systems.

British Prime Minister Keir Starmer indicated that Ukraine could use British missiles to strike inside Russia. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg predicted that the United States would remain a strong ally of NATO regardless of the outcome of the U.S. presidential elections.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, after visiting Moscow, Kyiv, and Beijing, predicted that the next two months would be "more dramatic" in Ukraine, suggesting that settlement negotiations might begin by the end of the year.

The Russian Federal Security Service announced the foiling of terrorist attacks against three high-ranking military officials in the Ministry of Defense.

French President Emmanuel Macron, breaking his silence for the first time since the legislative elections, which the left won without obtaining an absolute majority in the National Assembly, stated that "no one won." In his message to the French people, Macron called on "all political forces in the institutions of the Republic, the rule of law, and parliamentary governance to engage in sincere and honest dialogue to build a solid majority that is necessarily diverse."

Economically, data showed that Saudi Arabia raised $12.35 billion from a secondary offering of shares in oil giant Aramco, after the company executed the option to allocate additional shares.