Hamas spokesman Ahmed Abdul said on 13 November that Hezbollah would become more deeply involved in the Israel–Hamas conflict if Hamas was completely eliminated in Gaza.
According to Abdul, Hezbollah is not ready to directly participate in the Israel-Hamas conflict, but would increase operations against Israel if Hamas is completely defeated.
“For Hezbollah, the moment the movement in Gaza is completely suppressed is the moment the red line is crossed,” Mr. Hadi said, according to the station. nbc news,
Although Israeli forces have clashed with Hezbollah several times along the Israel-Lebanon border in recent weeks, senior Hezbollah commander Naim Qassim stressed that the clashes were only “aimed at reducing pressure on Gaza.”
Israeli soldiers during an operation to counter Hamas in Gaza City on 13 November. Photo: Reuters
Other senior Hezbollah officials declined to disclose the group’s “red lines”, saying only that their response would depend on Israel’s actions.
Hezbollah leader Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah announced last week that the group was stepping up its activities on the anti-Israel front, increasing the scale and number of operations, targets and weapons used.
The Israeli military once warned Hezbollah of a “serious mistake” if the group increased its attacks on Israeli forces. The Israeli military claims to have killed about 80 Hezbollah fighters in recent clashes.
serious humanitarian crisis
The United Nations Organization for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on 14 November that an additional 200,000 people had been evacuated from northern Gaza since 5 November.
The agency said there is currently only one hospital left in northern Gaza that is capable of admitting patients. All remaining locations are no longer operable and are primarily used as bomb shelters.
Israel has called on citizens to evacuate Gaza City and surrounding areas in the north. However, according to APThe southern part of Gaza is not very safe, as Israel regularly conducts airstrikes from north to south, attacking targets it believes belong to Hamas.
Since 5 November, an additional 200,000 people have been evacuated from northern Gaza. Photo: Reuters
According to the Gaza Health Ministry, more than 11,000 Palestinians have been killed since the conflict began on 10 November.
On the Israeli side, at least 1,200 people, mostly civilians, lost their lives in the initial Hamas attack on 7 October.