Good evening. President Joe Biden cautioned Israel not to repeat the rage-fuelled “mistakes” made by the US in the wake of 9/11 as it responds to Hamas’ attack.
Israel has claimed that the attack on a hospital in Gaza was caused by a Palestinian rocket that fell short.
Don’t repeat our rage-fuelled 9/11 mistakes, Biden warns Israel
President Joe Bidenmade by the US in the wake of 9/11 as it responds to Hamas’ attack. Speaking on a visit to Tel Aviv, Mr Biden said the “horrors” of the October 7 assault will have tapped into a “primal feeling” that Americans endured after the September 11 attacks two decades ago. But he cautioned Israel against .
Lack of crater proves we did not destroy Gaza hospital, claims Israel
Israel has claimed that the attack on a hospital in Gaza was. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) released a 30-second video which they claim exonerates them over the blast that killed at least 200 people. The health ministry in the Hamas-ruled territory , with several Arab leaders condemning the country for the attack.
UK working with Qatar to secure release of British hostages, says Sunak
The that the “Qatari government is taking a lead and working intensely to help release hostages using their contacts in the region” and the UK is “working very closely with them”.
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World news: Six French airports evacuated after ‘threats of attack’
Six airports across France were evacuated on Wednesday after emailed “”. The evacuations at Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Nice, Toulouse and Beauvais airport near Paris would allow authorities to “clear up any doubts” that , the source said.
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Business news: Sunak’s inflation pledge goes down to the wire after petrol price shock
A shock pause in inflation’s downward march has castby the end of the year. The consumer prices index (CPI) was unchanged at 6.7pc in the year to September, defying economists’ predictions of a fall to 6.5pc. It underscores the challenge in taming price rises – and the risk that to voters.
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