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News and updates about humanitarian aid

Aid deliveries begin at US pier off Gaza

US military says aid deliveries via a temporary pier in Gaza have begun.

Aid deliveries begin at US pier off Gaza

Thinking it was aid to Gaza

Israelis attack truck driver in Binyamin region

Two IDF officers and a soldier lightly injured while trying to separate Jews who attacked a truck driver in the area of the Kochav HaShahar intersection. Driver moderately injured.

Israelis attack truck driver in Binyamin region

Soldiers shocked

Tons of food from humanitarian aid found in Hamas hideouts

Soldiers operating in Zeitoun found food forcibly taken by Hamas from humanitarian aid distributors. The terror organization first distributed the aid to its operatives and then to the civilians in the area.

Tons of food from humanitarian aid found in Hamas hideouts

IDF confirms:

Humanitarian aid pier off Gaza coast completed

The preparations were carried out over the last few weeks by the Engineering and Construction Department of the Ministry of Defense, the IDF, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, and in cooperation with the US Military.

Humanitarian aid pier off Gaza coast completed

Pier off Gaza could be operational in days

US military begins moving into place the pieces of temporary pier off the coast of Gaza.

Pier off Gaza could be operational in days

US calls for action

Truck carrying aid to Gaza set on fire

Protesters who blocked the trucks unload the supplies and throw them on the road. Two protesters detained and removed from the scene by the police.

Truck carrying aid to Gaza set on fire

Watch:

Aid trucks pass through Kerem Shalom Crossing after it reopens

Kerem Shalom Crossing was re-opened for the entry of humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip.

Aid trucks pass through Kerem Shalom Crossing after it reopens

Due to US pressure:

Following attack which killed four: Israel reopens Gaza crossing

IDF announces reopening of Kerem Shalom Crossing to humanitarian aid - days after a Hamas missile barrage left four soldiers dead and ten injured.

Following attack which killed four: Israel reopens Gaza crossing

US military completes construction of Gaza aid pier

Pentagon spokesperson says current weather conditions make it unsafe to move the two-part facility into place at this time.

US military completes construction of Gaza aid pier

Blinken on Netanyahu:

'People say things, let's focus on what they're doing'

US Sec. of State Antony Blinken answers questions on Israel-Hamas war, urges focus on PM Benjamin Netanyahu's actions, instead of on his promises to invade Rafah.

'People say things, let's focus on what they're doing'

Gallant to Blinken:

'Determined to bring back the hostages, ready to go into Rafah'

The Defense Minister and US Secretary of State toured Kibbutz Nir Oz and the Kerem Shalom Crossing and discussed the hostage negotiations and humanitarian aid efforts.

'Determined to bring back the hostages, ready to go into Rafah'

For first time since war began:

Aid enters Gaza through Erez Crossing

According to the IDF, entry of humanitarian aid through the Erez Crossing was made possible after engineering work was carried out in the area by the Engineering Units and additional IDF forces.

Aid enters Gaza through Erez Crossing

IDF Spokesperson to int'l media:

'More aid is going into Gaza than ever before'

IDF Spokesperson Daniel Hagari announces the amount of humanitarian aid going into Gaza will continue to scale-up even more in the coming days.

'More aid is going into Gaza than ever before'

Report:

Israel rebuilding border crossing to allow additional aid to Gaza

The 'Tzav 9' protest movement claims that the Erez crossing is being rebuilt only to allow more supplies to be delivered to Gaza.

Israel rebuilding border crossing to allow additional aid to Gaza

Despite lack of reciprocity:

Israel increases humanitarian gestures in Gaza

COGAT leads humanitarian efforts in Gaza, opening two more bakeries in northern Gaza, continuing work on the Bani Suheila water pipeline, and transferring 126 trucks to northern Gaza.

Israel increases humanitarian gestures in Gaza

World Food Program reopens bakery in northern Gaza

The bakery bakes 650,000 pita breads in a day. The bakery joins another two bakeries that reopened in the central Gaza Strip last week. More than 23 bakeries are currently operating in the Gaza Strip, producing over 3 million pitas a day.

World Food Program reopens bakery in northern Gaza

Despite escalations, IDF repairs water line to benefit Gazans

IDF repairs water line in Khan Yunis area, opens new 'Northern Crossing'; efforts continue to enable the entry of humanitarian aid to residents of the Gaza Strip.

Despite escalations, IDF repairs water line to benefit Gazans

First aid trucks enter Gaza through new border crossing

The IDF noted that the trucks underwent thorough security checks by the security authorities of the Land Crossings Authority of the Ministry of Defense.

First aid trucks enter Gaza through new border crossing

IDF constructing new land crossing to facilitate Gaza aid

'Northern Crossing to enable more aid to flow directly to civilians in the areas that have been challenging for trucks to access,' IDF says.

IDF constructing new land crossing to facilitate Gaza aid

Deaths of WCK employees:

Israel likely to approve external investigation

Defense officials intend to cooperate with external organizations wishing to conduct independent investigations into the deaths of humanitarian aid workers in Gaza, report says.

Israel likely to approve external investigation

US Ambassador tours new IDF Humanitarian Coordination Cell

In recent days, the defense establishment has launched the Coordination and Deconfliction cell which will enable key partners to work closely to facilitate the delivery of aid.

US Ambassador tours new IDF Humanitarian Coordination Cell

UN official:

'Israel agreed to reopen bakeries and a water pipeline in Gaza'

UN humanitarian coordinator for Gaza and Judea and Samaria outlines several measures Israel has agreed to implement in order to increase entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

'Israel agreed to reopen bakeries and a water pipeline in Gaza'

IDF concludes investigation into strike that killed aid workers

IDF publishes findings of investigation into airstrike that killed World Central Kitchen employees in Gaza. Among the measures: dismissal of two officers, and reprimand of two commanders.

IDF concludes investigation into strike that killed aid workers

MK Danon:

We made a mistake when we listened to the US on the war in Gaza

MK Danny Danon, member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, says Israel changed its modus operandi in Gaza - and now the world says the war is taking too long.

We made a mistake when we listened to the US on the war in Gaza

Death announcement claims: Aid worker was killed in Jewish attack

Parents of World Central Kitchen employee Jacob Flickinger criticize IDF, claim that if strike was a mistake, IDF is 'extremely incompetent.'

Death announcement claims: Aid worker was killed in Jewish attack

VP Harris:

'If Israel doesn't change its approach, we'll change ours'

US Vice President says conversation between Biden and Netanyahu was "candid and frank" but Israel needs to change its approach on humanitarian aid entering Gaza.

'If Israel doesn't change its approach, we'll change ours'

After Netanyahu-Biden call:

Cabinet approves increased humanitarian aid to Gaza

Israel to allow the temporary delivery of humanitarian aid through Ashdod and the Erez Crossing and the increase of Jordanian aid through Kerem Shalom.

Cabinet approves increased humanitarian aid to Gaza

Due to American pressure:

Vote to allow humanitarian aid for Gaza - by bypassing Cabinet

Expanded Cabinet to vote on decision authorizing Prime Minister, Defense Minister, to make decisions on provision of humanitarian aid for Gaza.

Vote to allow humanitarian aid for Gaza - by bypassing Cabinet

Netanyahu: Israeli forces unintentionally harmed non-combatants

PM Netanyahu is discharged following operation, stresses, 'Strike on aid workers was unintentional, we will do everything to prevent a recurrence.'

Netanyahu: Israeli forces unintentionally harmed non-combatants

Following deadly strike:

Aid organizations freeze Gaza operations

Two humanitarian aid groups freeze Gaza operations following deaths of five World Central Kitchen employees.

Aid organizations freeze Gaza operations

IDF promises investigation into deaths of aid employees

IDF spokesman Daniel Hagari expresses sorrow, condolences, after World Central Kitchen employees killed in Gaza. 'IDF committed to international law, there will be an independent investigation.'

IDF promises investigation into deaths of aid employees

ICJ orders Israel to allow unlimited aid into Gaza

In continuation of South Africa's genocide case against Israel, the International Court of Justice has imposed additional provisional measures on Israel.

ICJ orders Israel to allow unlimited aid into Gaza

Spain air drops aid to Gaza

Spanish military planes air drop 26 tons of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, joining several other countries to have done so.

Spain air drops aid to Gaza

'They have a point'

Biden responds to pro-Palestinian Arab protesters

Watch: President Biden says protesters who interrupted his speech in North Carolina "have a point" about the need to get more humanitarian aid into Gaza.

Biden responds to pro-Palestinian Arab protesters

IDF facilitating humanitarian aid to Shifa Hospital

IDF establishes dedicated treatment area for patients, supplying medical equipment and food.

IDF facilitating humanitarian aid to Shifa Hospital

US official:

'Pier off Gaza should be ready by May 1'

Chief of Staff of the National Security Council says the US military is working hard to ensure pier that will facilitate transfer of aid to Gaza is ready by the target date.

'Pier off Gaza should be ready by May 1'

Report:

Israel creates secret plan for Gaza aid distribution

Plan for Gazans distributing humanitarian aid, assuming leadership at war's end, sparks backlash from Hamas and Israel's War Cabinet.

Israel creates secret plan for Gaza aid distribution

Shifa Hospital

IDF locates terrorist funds

As part of the searches at the hospital, the forces located 11 million shekels in USD and Jordanian Dinars that were earmarked for terrorism.

IDF locates terrorist funds

EU Foreign Min.: Israel is causing 'famine' in Gaza

EU's Josep Borrell claims Israel is using famine as a 'weapon of war,' Foreign Minister Israel Katz hits back.

EU Foreign Min.: Israel is causing 'famine' in Gaza

Biden to Irish PM:

'Two-state solution the only path to lasting peace'

US President Joe Biden hosts Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, calls for increase in the scope of humanitarian aid to Gaza and for a hostage release deal.

'Two-state solution the only path to lasting peace'

If not UNRWA then what?

Knesset discusses alternatives for Gaza aid

MK Sharren Haskel explains to Arutz Sheva that UNRWA funds are pocketed by Hamas and do not reach civilians.

Knesset discusses alternatives for Gaza aid

115 tons of food and water:

Ship transporting humanitarian aid arrives in Gaza

IDF accompanies ship transporting humanitarian aid from the World Central Kitchen (WCK) organization which arrived in the maritime space of the Gaza Strip.

Ship transporting humanitarian aid arrives in Gaza

Palestinian Arabs claim:

'IDF fired on Gazans waiting for humanitarian aid'

Gazan “ministry of health” claims dozens were killed by Israeli gunfire while awaiting aid trucks. IDF: The reports are false.

'IDF fired on Gazans waiting for humanitarian aid'

Six trucks that Israel let into north Gaza looted

For the first time since the war began, Israel let six trucks containing humanitarian aid into the northern Gaza Strip from its territory, but the trucks did not make it to their destination.

Six trucks that Israel let into north Gaza looted

Watch:

Six aid trucks enter Gaza through road paved by IDF

In first, UN World Food Program uses IDF-paved road to access northern Gaza directly, bringing aid to around 25,000 Gazans.

Six aid trucks enter Gaza through road paved by IDF

Pentagon:

'Temporary Gaza pier will be ready in about 60 days'

Pentagon spokesperson says the temporary pier off the coast of Gaza is expected to be fully operational in about 60 days and will deliver two million meals daily.

'Temporary Gaza pier will be ready in about 60 days'

To prevent Hamas takeover:

Aid trucks enter Gaza through new IDF route

In a pilot program, six humanitarian aid trucks enter northern Gaza via the "96th" gate on the security fence.

Aid trucks enter Gaza through new IDF route

A pier too far

The proposed temporary pier off the coast of Gaza brings with it a multitude of problems for the US administration. Op-ed.

A pier too far

Sanders:

'Hamas and Netanyahu must go'

Speaking with CBS News, Senator Bernie Sanders drew a comparison between the bloodthirsty terror group and the Israeli leader: 'Hamas cannot run Gaza and Netanyahu cannot run Israel.'

'Hamas and Netanyahu must go'

US dispatches vessel to provide aid to Gaza

CENTCOM announces that USAV General Frank S. Besson has departed for the Mediterranean, where it will provide humanitarian aid to Gaza by sea.

US dispatches vessel to provide aid to Gaza

Cyprus-Gaza aid corridor inaugurated

Cypriot initiative will allow increase of humanitarian aid to Gaza, security checks will be carried out in accordance with Israeli standards, Foreign Min. spokesman says.

Cyprus-Gaza aid corridor inaugurated

Report: Five killed by aid packages airdropped by US

At least five dead, multiple injured, after suffering direct hits from humanitarian aid packages airdropped by the US.

Report: Five killed by aid packages airdropped by US

IDF investigation reveals:

Thousands of Gazans looted, no shots fired at convoy

IDF investigation of Gaza stampede shows soldiers did not fire towards humanitarian convoy but towards suspects nearing the forces and threatening them.

Thousands of Gazans looted, no shots fired at convoy

Netanyahu opposes:

Defense echelon moving to arm Gazans

Defense echelon aiming to arm civilian Gazans who do not support Hamas, so that they can secure the humanitarian aid distribution.

Defense echelon moving to arm Gazans

The scapegoating of Israel

Humanitarian aid has become the blood libel of the day as wiith breathtaking arrogance and malice, Cameron presumed to dictate to Israel how to conduct this desperate war for its survival. Biden is the same. Opinion.

The scapegoating of Israel

US conducts second airdrop of aid into Gaza

US army, in coordination with the Jordanian Air Force, drops over 36,800 US and Jordanian meal equivalents in northern Gaza.

US conducts second airdrop of aid into Gaza

At the Kerem Shalom Crossing:

Police remove protesters - and aid trucks enter Gaza

Dozens of police officers operate at Gaza border crossings, removing protesters who blocked aid trucks from entering Gaza; seven protesters arrested.

Police remove protesters - and aid trucks enter Gaza

Report:

Biden not speaking to Netanyahu since Gaza stampede

Sky News Arabic reports US Pres. Biden, Israeli PM Netanyahu, not speaking after Gaza stampede. Netanyahu's office clarifies: Fake news.

Biden not speaking to Netanyahu since Gaza stampede

Gazan reveals: What do US aid packages contain?

In addition to four nutritious meals, aid packages include candies. A Gazan videoed the package.

Gazan reveals: What do US aid packages contain?

US airdrops humanitarian aid into Gaza

In joint operation, US and Jordan airdrop 66 bundles of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

US airdrops humanitarian aid into Gaza