October 15, 2023 – Days ago, Hamas launched its attack on its neighbors. They unleashed fury on an unsuspecting Israel. The element of surprise is largely over now, and Israel is prepared. As the war rages on above ground, below ground is where those most affected will fight for their lives. This is Tel Aviv’s Sourasky Medical Centre – the biggest hospital in Israel. Dr Eyal Hashavia is the Vice Chief of Trauma Surgey for the hospital, and took 7NEWS Europe Correspondent Ashlee Mullany behind the scenes of the incredible facilities. It’s a state-of-the-art operation, both above AND below ground. Dr Hashavia has not stopped since Hamas invaded on Saturday, and he has no plans to. Like many Israelis, says he will not rest while his country is under attack.
October 26, 2023 – Bodies of the fallen continue to arrive at the Institute of Forensic Medicine even after 18 days of war, particularly those bodies that are in the most challenging condition for identification. The staff at the institute, including the most senior among them, find themselves shocked by the horrors, breaking down for the first time in their professional lives.
October 29, 2023 – IDF releases declassified footage of October 7 attacks by Hamas to counter claims of ‘fake news.’
October 30, 2023 – The Shifa Hospital, the largest hospital in Gaza, also acts as a headquarters for Hamas’ terrorist activities.
October 30, 2023 – ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER – Churches, schools and hospitals: Hamas uses all three as cover for its operations in Gaza, including its main base underneath Gaza’s largest hospital. Hundreds of terrorists are also hiding behind civilians, using the women and children of Gaza as human shields. Dr. Nasser Bulbul, head of the NICU at Al-Shifa, Gaza’s largest hospital, says they are on the verge of running out of critical supplies to keep some of their most vulnerable patients alive. “We do not know what to do as we are facing a severe shortage of medical supplies, ventilators, and essential life-saving medicines,” Bulbul said. While Gazans continue to face severe shortages, deep beneath Al-Shifa hospital, Israel says Hamas has stored up ample food, water, fuel, and other critical supplies, including weapons, to carry out its war against the Jewish state.
November 12, 2023 – The Israeli military has said it has agreed to help evacuate babies from Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital to a “safer” facility. The Israeli military has also denied accusations it attacked the hospital – the largest in the territory – but has acknowledged clashes with Hamas fighters in the area. The Israeli military has repeatedly accused Hamas of operating from tunnels underneath the hospital, which Hamas denies.
November 12, 2023 – In an interview with Meet the Press, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks about Israel’s war with Hamas and says “it’s too early to say” who will govern Gaza after the war.
November 13, 2023 – New video from IDF shows what they described as a terrorist outside of Al-Quds hospital in Gaza going through the front door of the hospital carrying an RPG (rocket propelled grenade) launcher. Retired Gen. Wesley Clarke speaks to CNN’s John Berman about how Hamas allegedly uses structures like hospitals to complicate Israeli efforts in the region.
November 13, 2023 – The Israeli prime minister pushed back on the UN’s war crimes claim as fighting intensifies along the Israel-Lebanon border.
November 14, 2023 – CNN goes into Gaza on an embed with the Israeli army. Nic Robertson describes the destruction he witnessed, as well as the basement of a children’s hospital. Israel says Hamas uses hospitals as a base, something Gaza doctors say is not true.
November 15, 2023 – GAZA – The IDF stormed Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital in search of a Hamas base. Video showed elite troops carrying out a ’targeted attack’ on the site which is the largest hospital in Gaza, sheltering hundreds of people. Hamas’s main base is thought to be located in tunnels underneath it. Separately, Shayetet 13 special forces and other IDF troops cleared al-Rantisi hospital, which is located just a few streets away from al-Shifa. They showed how Hamas had constructed a based under the center which was filled with explosives, weapons and ammunition. There was also evidence of people being held underground as the IDF searches for 240 hostages taken by Hamas on Oct 7.
November 15, 2023 – Day 40 – Israel’s war against Hamas.
November 16, 2023 – What the IDF discovered in Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital – Who’s funding pro-Palestinian college student protests – Totalitarian dangers. An Iranian immigrant’s warning about anti-Israel college protests – Britain pulls the plug, ending life of baby Indi.
November 17, 2023 – Israel is finding growing evidence of Hamas’s terror operations around the Shifa hospital in Gaza. While many Israelis believe October 7th is the worst event in Jewish history since the Holocaust. they also feel the tragedy is bringing out the best in their people. The 2024 elections are one year away. Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar, an outspoken critic of Israel and U.S. support for the Jewish state is facing a challenge. A story of hope – a Georgia Pastor who was in Israel when the war broke out is thanking God for what he calls his miraculous rescue.
November 23, 2023 – Israeli troops arrested the director of the al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza on Thursday, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said on social media. The IDF claimed that the hospital had been used as a Hamas command center under the watch of Mohammed Abu Selmia, who has been taken for interrogation. Hamas — which is categorized as a terror group by the US, the EU, Germany and others — denounced the arrest and called on the International Committee of the Red Cross and other international organizations to push for his release.
December 4, 2023 – Schneider hospital provided an update on the well-being of children who were taken by Hamas. Dr. Efrat Harlev said the hospital is treating 19 children and said some lost 10-15% of their weight.