This satellite image shows an overview of the Jabalia refugee camp on October 31, 2023. //AFP

Dead horses, scraps, leaves: Gaza’s hungry get desperate

Palestinian Territories – At the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza, Abu Gibril was so desperate for food to feed his family that he slaughtered two of his horses. “We had…

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Israeli flags are placed around pictures of hostages in Gaza, at the Israeli embassy in Washington, DC, on Feb 26,//AFP

US airman dead after self-immolating outside Israeli embassy

Washington, United States – A US airman has died after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington at the weekend in protest over the war in Gaza, the…

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A donkey-pulled car passes in front of the Al-Faruq mosque, levelled by Israeli bombardment in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on a foggy day on February 25.//AFP

Israel army proposes plan for ‘evacuating’ civilians in Gaza Strip: PM office

Jerusalem, Undefined – The Israeli prime minister’s office said Monday the military presented a plan for evacuating civilians in the Gaza Strip, along with an “operational plan”.  “The (Israeli army) presented…

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Palestinian radio presenter Maysam Barghouti, 36, sits at Radio Ajyal, a station based in the ocupied West Bank city of Ramalah that features personal messages from families of prisoners held in Israeli jail on February 9//AFP

‘Dad, come back’: Palestinians send radio messages to loved ones in Israeli jails

Ramallah, Palestinian Territories – Palestinians with relatives in Israeli prisons have been deprived of visiting rights during the Israel-Hamas war, opting instead to send messages to loved ones on a radio…

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, January 7, 2024. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/Pool/File Photo

Netanyahu rejects Hamas conditions for Israeli hostage deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday rejected conditions presented by Hamas to end the war and release hostages that would include Israel’s complete withdrawal and leaving Hamas in power…

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File photo : Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the state of Qatar,//AP

Parnpree to meet Qatar PM, seeking release of remaining Hamas Thai hostages

Thai Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara will seek a meeting with the prime minister of Qatar, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the fate…

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A campaign organized by Israeli Embassy in Thailand held on January 12.//Photo : Israel in Thailand FB

Thai FM “invites” Israel’s ambassador to Thailand following her campaign last week

The Foreign Ministry invites the Israeli Ambassador to Thailand to a meeting to express its dissatisfaction with her embassy’s campaign last week for the release of those, including Thai nationals,…

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File photo : New Year’s Eve fireworks light up the sky over the Harbour Bridge during the fireworks display in Sydney on January 1, 2023.//AFP

World prepares to ring in 2024

Sydney, Australia  – Jubilant crowds will bid farewell to the hottest year on record Sunday, closing a turbulent 12 months marked by clever chatbots, climate crises and wrenching wars in Gaza and…

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Pope Francis gives sweets to children during the private audience for Christmas Greetings from Vatican Employees in Paul VI hall at the Vatican, on December 21.//AFP

Pope kicks off Christmas celebrations in shadow of war

Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories – Pope Francis has kicked off global Christmas celebrations with a call for peace, as Israel’s war on Hamas and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine cast a shadow over…

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2023’s top stories: Rescuing Thais from war zones a tough early test for new government

Rescuing Thai nationals stuck in war zones in two different parts of the world became a huge challenge for the new government. First there was the horrific outbreak of hostilities…

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Relatives and friends, including the father Avi (2nd-R), mourn as they gather for the funeral of Alon Shamriz, mistakenly killed by Israeli forces in Gaza earlier in the week after being held by Hamas since the October 7 attack, in kibbutz Shefayim near Tel Aviv on December 17.//AFP

Israel intentionally starving civilians in Gaza: HRW

Jerusalem, Undefined – The group Human Rights Watch on Monday accused the Israeli government of intentionally starving civilians in Gaza as part of its offensive in the besieged Palestinian territory.  “The Israeli government is…

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A general view shows a screen of votes during a United Nations General Assembly meeting to vote on a non-binding resolution demanding “an immediate humanitarian ceasefire” in Gaza at UN headquarters in New York on December 12.//AFP

Facing pressure, Security Council to vote on new Gaza ceasefire call

United Nations, United States –  The United Nations Security Council will vote Monday on a new resolution calling for an “urgent and sustainable cessation of hostilities” in Gaza, as Washington exhibits growing…

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Friends and relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza since the October 7 attack lift placards during a demonstration in Tel Aviv on December 16,//AFP

Netanyahu vows to keep up military pressure on Hamas despite hostage deaths

Jerusalem, Undefined – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Saturday to keep up the military pressure on Hamas, despite anguished appeals from relatives of hostages held in Gaza for a return…

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A Palestinian child plays on a damaged street following a during a three-day incursion by the Israeli army on the Jenin camp in the occupied West Bank bank city of Jenin on December 14.//AFP

Israel presses Gaza offensive in war it says will last ‘months’

Palestinian Territories –  Israel pressed its offensive in the Gaza Strip on Friday after telling key backer the United States that the war to crush Hamas will last “more than several…

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Israeli Yaniv Hegyi, a survivor from Kibbutz Beeri, the worst-hit community in the Hamas attacks of October 7 on southern Israel, sits at Kibbutz Ein Gedi near the Dead Sea on November 29.//AFP

Survivor seeks to retell Hamas attack with WhatsApps

Ein Gedi, Israel – Message after message, the brief WhatsApps tell a poignant and chilling story of encroaching terror with people making increasingly desperate pleas for help, some of them with only…

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File photo : PM Srettha Thavisin//Photo : PM’s FB

Further hostage releases must wait for next ceasefire : PM

The next release of Thai nationals from Hamas custody may have to wait for the next ceasefire in Gaza, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said on Tuesday. “There is no more…

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Smoke billows in Rafah following an Israeli air raid on the southern Gaza Strip as fighting resumed //AFP

Concerns mount over Thai hostages as fighting resumes

Thai Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara expressed concerns today that the resumption of fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza may impact the release of more Thai hostages. Israel’s airstrikes on…

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Forensic police work at the scene of a stabbing in Paris on December 2,//AFP

Attacker stabs German tourist to death in Paris

Paris, France – A person known to the French authorities as a radical Islamist with mental health troubles stabbed a German tourist to death and wounded two people in central Paris on Saturday…

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Seventeen former Hamas Thai hostages arrive safely in Bangkok

Seventeen of the 32 Thai nationals taken hostage by Hamas during their attack on Israel on October 7, and who were released this week, arrived in Bangkok this afternoon. They…

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Photo shows some Thai nationals who were released by Hamas recently.,

17 Thais released by Hamas to land at Suvarnabhumi this afternoon

The first group of 17 Thai hostages, released from Gaza by Hamas in last few days, are due back in Thailand this afternoon. The group will not, however, include the…

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Foreign Ministry Parnpree Bahiddha-nukara talks to Thai nationals who were released in Tel Aviv, Israel.

PM thanks all for release of four more Thai hostages

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin posted an X message today, expressing his thanks to all parties concerned for their help in securing the release on Wednesday night of four more Thai…

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Two more Thais freed

Two more Thai nationals have been released by Hamas, raising the number of Thai hostages freed from captivity to 19. The two – Pattanayuth Tonsokree and Owas Suriyasri – have…

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The third group of Thais released by Hamas is welcomed by those released earlier. //FB

Thai FM to accompany released Hamas hostages back to Thailand

Thai Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara has left for Israel to accompany 17 Thai nationals, recently freed by Hamas, back to Thailand, according to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on Tuesday. Parnpree…

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Three more Thai hostages released by Hamas

Hamas have released three more Thais, bringing to 17 the number of Thai nationals freed since they were taken hostage during the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, according…

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File Photo : Kanyarat Suriyasri, the wife of Thai worker Owat Suriyasri who is being held hostage by Palestinian militant group Hamas in Gaza.//AF{

Thai relatives overjoyed, but Kanyarat still waits for her loved one

Kittiya Thuengsaeng thought her 28-year-old boyfriend was among the almost 40 Thais killed in Hamas’s deadly assault on Israel last month. But on Friday night Thai officials shocked her with…

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Photo shows some Thai nationals who were released by Hamas recently.,

Ten Thai hostages released by Hamas being treated at a hospital in Tel Aviv

The first 10 Thai hostages were released by Hamas yesterday and they are now being taken care of at the Shamir Medical Centre in Tel Aviv, the Thai Foreign Ministry…

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A relative hugs a Thai overseas worker who was evacuated from Israel after Hamas’s October 7 attacks, as he and others arrived at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakarn Province, Thailand, on October 12.//AP

Hamas set to release 23 Thai hostages in side deal brokered by Iran – source

Nearly two dozen Thai nationals believed held by Hamas in Gaza may be released on the sidelines of a hostage swap deal taking place between Israel and the terror group,…

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This picture taken from southern Israel near the border with the Gaza Strip shows smoke billowing following an Israeli strike on the Palestinian territory on November 21.//AFP

Hamas says Gaza truce deal ‘close’, raising hopes for hostages

Palestinian Territories – Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said Tuesday a truce agreement with Israel was in sight, raising hopes that dozens of people taken hostage in the October 7 attacks could be…

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This screen grab taken from a security camera footage and released by the Israeli army on November 19, shows what the army reports as Hamas fighters leading hostages into Al-Shifa hospital on November 7.//AFP

Israeli army unveils footage it says shows hostages at Gaza hospital

Jerusalem – Israel’s military released security camera footage Sunday it said showed hostages being brought into Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on October 7 after being kidnapped during Hamas’s attacks on southern Israel. Al-Shifa hospital has become a…

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Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, as seen from southern Israel, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas, November 18.//Reuters

US, Israel and Hamas reach tentative deal to pause conflict and free dozens of hostages

Israel, the United States and Hamas have reached a tentative agreement to free dozens of women and children held hostage in Gaza in exchange for a five-day pause in fighting,…

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This picture taken from a position near Sderot along the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip early on November 14, 2023, shows flares dropped by Israeli forces above the Palestinian territory amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement. //AFP

DNA samples sent to Israel to aid in identification process

The Thai Labour Ministry has sent the DNA samples of 35 Thai nationals, who have been listed as missing, to Israel to assist in the identification of remains. Thai Foreign…

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File photo : Remains of Thai nationals klled in Israel arrived home.

Five more Thai nationals confirmed to have died in Israel

The remains of five more Thai nationals in Israel have been identified, bringing the death toll since the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7 to 39, according to the…

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Irene Shavit//AFP

‘He died so I could live’: Israeli couple torn apart in Hamas attack

Bitzaron, Israel –  When young Israeli Irene Shavit spoke to her mother after her first date with Netta Epstein, she said she was “already in love” but feared it could “end badly”. Shavit,…

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara (L) met with the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassen Shoukry (R) in Cairo.

Thai Hostages held by Hamas and other militants : Thai FM

Thai Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara said today that the 23 Thai hostages taken in Israel are being held by Hamas and other militant groups. As such, negotiations must be held…

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A picture shows rockets fired from the Gaza City (R) being intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defence missile system (L) on October 10, 2023. Israel said it recaptured Gaza border areas from Hamas as the war’s death toll passed 3,000 on October 10, the fourth day of gruelling fighting since the Islamists launched a surprise attack.//AFP

No more charter evacuation flights for Thais in Israel after today : govt spokesman

The Thai government will not charter any more flights to bring Thais back from Israel after the last chartered evacuation flight today, unless there are enough passengers to fill an…

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Lerpong Syed

Thai hostages in Gaza currently safe and well – Thai negotiator

Lerpong Syed, one of negotiators working for the release of Thais being held hostage by Hamas in Gaza, confirmed today that they are safe and healthy. Speaking to Suthichai Yoon…

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in the Kirya military base in Tel Aviv on October 28, 2023 amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. Abir SULTAN / POOL / AFP

Israel PM rejects Gaza ceasefire as ‘surrender to Hamas’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday a ceasefire in Israel’s war against Hamas “will not happen”, as the UN warned not enough aid was coming in to meet “unprecedented humanitarian…

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Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan holds a paper with a QR code as he speaks to an emergency special session of the United Nations General Assembly on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S., October 26,.//REUTERS

Thailand objects to displaying of graphic images from Hamas attack on Israel

Thailand’s Foreign Ministry has voiced disapproval over Israel’s publication of video showing the brutal killing of a victim, asserted to be a Thai national, at a UN General Assembly meeting….

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Thai Foreign Ministry calls for immediate release of all Hamas hostages

The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement today (Sunday) condemning the indiscriminate murder of innocent people, including Thais, by parties in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and voicing disagreement with…

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A picture taken from Israel’s southern city of Ashkelon shows rockets fired from the Gaza Strip on October 28, 2023, amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. //AFP

PM reiterates his plea for Thais in Israel to return home as war escalates

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has, again, pleaded with Thai workers still in Israel to return to Thailand as soon as possible, warning them that the war between Israeli forces and…

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Second set of remains of Thais killed in Israel arrived in Bangkok Thursday

Seven bodies of Thai nationals killed in Israel arrived in Bangkok this morning (Thursday), on an El Al flight. They are the second set of victim remains to arrive, following…

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Thai workers in Israel arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Wednesday.

Bodies of seven more Thais killed in Israel to return home on Thursday

The seven sets of remains are scheduled to arrive at 10.35am at Suvarnabhumi International Airport tomorrow (Thursday), following eight others which were returned last week. The Thai government has put…

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Thais in Israel should come home – PM

The prime minister has urged Thais working in Israel to prioritise their safety by immediately returning to Thailand. “Thais should come home first, to think about their next step. They…

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Israel-Hamas war will have greater impacts than war in Ukraine – Thai scholar

The effects of an escalating war between Israel and Hamas will be much more serious and extensive than the ongoing war in Ukraine, due to potential involvement of western and…

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Government urged to boost domestic tourism as war in middle-east hits arrivals

The government is being advised to roll out stimulus packages to boost domestic tourism, to encourage more Thais to travel within the country, to offset the potential drop off in…

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The violence must stop and the hostages must be released

The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas will cause human suffering beyond imagination, given the longstanding conflict of the past seven decades. While the humanitarian convoys have been allowed to…

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Villagers grieve over deaths in Israel of two from their community

Ban Kok Soong in Nong Song Hong district of Khon Kaen province is one of numerous northeastern villages whose residents have travelled abroad to work and have sent home substantial…

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Repatriation of Thais from Israel to be accelerated from Monday

Thailand has decided to speed up the repatriation of its citizens in Israel to 800 per day, by increasing the number of flights to three a day from Monday, according…

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Israel says two Americans held hostage by Hamas, a mother and daughter, have been released

Hamas on Friday freed an American woman and her teenage daughter who had been held hostage in Gaza, Israel said, the first such release from among the roughly 200 people…

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An arial view shows destoyed buildings in al-Zahra city south of Gaza City on October 20, 2023 following Israeli bombardment overnight amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas.//AFP

‘Majority’ of hostages in Gaza are alive: Israel army

Jerusalem – Most of the 200 or so people kidnapped in Israel by Hamas militants and taken to the Gaza Strip are still alive, the Israeli military said on Friday….

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Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh.

PM Srettha calls for innovative ASEAN-GCC partnership

Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin today called for innovative partnership between ASEAN and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for a sustainable future. Addressing the ASEAN-GCC summit in Riyadh, Srettha reaffirmed…

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A combo photo shows Apichart (L) and Pongthep (R) Kusaram who were killed in Israel.//Facebook

The pain of loss hits a father as he lost two sons in Israel

Lampieu Kusaram, who lost both of his sons when Hamas attacked Israel earlier this month, said that no amount of compensation can ease his sense of loss. The body of…

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This handout picture shows coffins of Thai workers killed in the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas during a ceremony attended by Thailand’s ambassador to Israel Pannabha Chandraramya (C) and officials on the tarmac of Ben-Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv on October 19.//AFP

Foreigners killed, abducted or missing after Hamas attack

Scores of foreigners were killed, wounded or taken hostage after Hamas attacked Israel on October 7. The worst attack in Israel’s 75-year history killed more than 1,400 people, mostly civilians,…

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US President Joe Biden (L) listens on, as Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during their meeting in Tel Aviv last year.//AFP

Latest: Biden backs Israel account of Gaza hospital strike, denounces Hamas

US President Joe Biden on a solidarity visit to Israel Wednesday backed the ally’s account that Palestinian militants caused a devastating hospital strike in Gaza, adding Hamas had brought “only suffering.” “I was…

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Wounded Palestinians wait for treatment in al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City, central Gaza Strip, after arriving from al-Ahli hospital following an explosion there, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023. The Hamas-run Health Ministry says an Israeli airstrike caused the explosion that killed hundreds at al-Ahli, but the Israeli military says it was a misfired Palestinian rocket.//AP

After blast kills hundreds at Gaza hospital, Hamas and Israel trade blame as rage spreads in region

Khan Younis, Gaza Strip – A massive blast rocked a Gaza City hospital packed with wounded and other Palestinians seeking shelter Tuesday, killing hundreds of people, the Hamas-run Health Ministry…

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Thai heroine emerges from carnage in Israel

A 40-year-old Thai woman has been praised for her heroic rescues of Thais trapped in the war zone in Israel. Wipawadi Vannachai, known to her friends as “Jam”, and another…

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Mourners carry the flag-draped casket of Lebanese Reuters video journalist Issam Abdallah, killed on October 13 by Israeli shelling at Alma al-Shaab border village with Israel while covering cross border shelling, during his funeral in the village of El-Khiam on October 14.//AFP

Reuters demands ‘swift’ Israeli probe into journalist’s death

London, United Kingdom – Reuters has called on Israel to conduct a quick and comprehensive investigation into cross-border fire that killed one of its journalists and wounded other reporters in Lebanon last…

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PM says no positive signs yet of release of Thai hostages held by Hamas

Talks between Thailand’s allies in the Middle East and Hamas over the release of Thai hostages are still under way, but there are no positive signs yet of whether or…

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Another 130 Thais return from Israel on Monday

A fourth group of 130 Thais arrived from Israel at Bangkok’s Don Mueang airport this morning (Monday) on a Royal Thai Force Airbus 340-500. The 127 men, two women and…

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Thai economists worry about effect of Israeli-Hamas conflict on oil price

Thai economists have expressed concern that an escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will impact global oil prices and may push crude oil up to US$95 per barrel, which will further…

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Palestinians flee their houses heading toward the southern part of Gaza Strip after Israel’s call for more than 1 million civilians in northern Gaza to move south within 24 hours, amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza City October 13, 2023. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Thai death toll in Israel increases to 24, over 7,000 want to be flown home

The Thai death toll in the Hamas attacks on Israel has risen to 24, while the numbers of injured and detained remain at 16 each. More than 7,000 Thais have…

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People gather as Palestinians take part in a protest following Israeli strikes on Gaza, in Nablus, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, October 13, 2023. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta

Israel readies next stage of operations, says many Palestinians moving south

The Israeli military said on Saturday it had seen a “significant movement” south of Palestinian civilians, a day after ordering Gaza City residents to flee, as Israel‘s prime minister promised further retaliation for Hamas’…

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Photo by Facebook page Israel in Thailand

A call for solidarity in the face of recent events in Israel

Hamas is a radical Islamic terrorist organization, that has openly declared its intention to destroy Israel. They are heavily supported by the extremist Iranian regime which supplies them with weapons,…

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Thai Foreign Ministry aims to evacuate 400 Thais from Israel per day

The Thai Foreign Ministry has set a target to evacuate at least 400 Thais from Israel each day through all possible channels, according to Kanchana Patarachoke, director-general of the Information…

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An Israeli mobile artillery unit fired a shell from southern Israel towards the Gaza Strip, in a position a near the Israel Gaza border, Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Erik Marmor)

Blinken vows US support for Israel ahead of possible ground operation as strikes pound Gaza

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed American support to Israel on Thursday as its military pulverized the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with airstrikes and prepared for a possible ground invasion….

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Palestinian Ambassador Walid Abu Ali pledges help for Thai workers being held by Hamas militants during interview with Thai PBS World.

Palestinian envoy pledges help for captured Thai workers

The Palestinian ambassador to Thailand has promised to help with efforts to secure the release of Thais being held by Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. The Thai Foreign Ministry…

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First group of 15 Thais to arrive in Bangkok from Israel on Thursday

The first group of 15 Thais will leave Israel on a commercial fight for Thailand this Wednesday and are scheduled to arrive in Bangkok the following day, Deputy Foreign Minister…

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Former Move Forward party leader told not to interfere with government in helping Thais in Israel

A former United Thai Nation (UTN) electoral candidate has asked former Move Forward party leader Pita Limjaroenrat to stop interfering with the government in the effort to help Thais in…

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Thailand more worried about global oil price rise than with oil shortage

The Thai Ministry of Energy is more concerned over the prospect of a spike in global oil prices than oil supply disruption due to Israeli-Hamas war, according to Energy Permanent…

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Palestinian militants ride an Israeli military vehicle that was seized by gunmen who infiltrated areas of southern Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip October 7. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

12 Thais may have been killed in Hamas attack in Israel

As many as 12 Thais may have been killed in the Hamas attack on Israel, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Jakkaphong Sangmanee in his post on X Sunday night. He…

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A Palestinian boy reacts next to a burning Israeli vehicle that Palestinian gunmen brought to Gaza after they infiltrated areas of southern Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip October 7. REUTERS/Mahmoud Issa

World reacts to Hamas attack on Israel

The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas launched the biggest attack on Israel in years on Saturday. The following is reaction from around the world. UNITED STATES “There is never any justification for terrorism. We stand in solidarity with…

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(AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

5 things to know as Israel declares war, bombards Gaza Strip after unprecedented Hamas attack

Fighting continued in southern Israel early Monday after the government declared war and intensified its bombardment of the Gaza Strip in retaliation for a major surprise attack by Hamas. Special…

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An artillery unit fires near the Israeli side of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, October 8, 2023. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israel retaliates after Hamas attacks, deaths pass 1,100

Israel pounded the Palestinian enclave of Gaza on Sunday, killing hundreds of people in retaliation for one of the bloodiest attacks in its history when Islamist group Hamas killed 700 Israelis and abducted dozens more. Hamas fighters’ rampage…

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Srettha says Thai air force ready to evacuate Thais in Israel

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has confirmed that two Thais were killed in the Hamas attacks in Israel and the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is ready to evacuate Thai workers…

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An Israeli soldier stands guard next to an artillery cannon at an undisclosed location in northern Israel bordering Lebanon on October 8, 2023. Fighting between Israeli forces and the Palestinian militant group Hamas raged on October 8, with hundreds killed on both sides after a surprise attack on Israel prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to warn they were “embarking on a long and difficult war”. JALAA MAREY / AFP

Hundreds dead in Israel-Gaza war as Hezbollah launches attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned of a “long and difficult” war, as fighting with Hamas left hundreds dead on both sides after a surprise attack on Israel…

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Palestinians wave their national flag and celebrate by a destroyed Israeli tank at the Gaza Strip fence east of Khan Younis southern Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023. (AP Photo/Yousef Masoud)

Hamas surprise attack out of Gaza stuns Israel and leaves hundreds dead in fighting, retaliation

Backed by a barrage of rockets, Hamas militants stormed from the blockaded Gaza Strip into nearby Israeli towns, killing dozens and abducting others in an unprecedented surprise attack during a…

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TIMELINE-Conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza

Oct 7 (Reuters) – The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas launched its biggest assault on Israel in years early on Saturday, firing a barrage of rockets from Gaza and sending fighters across the border. Israel…

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One Thai injured in Hamas attack, 2 others reported kidnapped

A Thai citizen was injured and there are, as yet, unconfirmed reports that two others have been kidnapped in attacks launched on Israel by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on…

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REUTERS/Ilan Rosenberg

Hamas launches surprise attack as gunmen enter Israel

JERUSALEM/GAZA, Oct 7 (Reuters) – The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas launched the biggest attack on Israel in years on Saturday in a surprise assault that combined gunmen crossing into several…

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General view of Gaza city May 29, 2022. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem/File Photo

Hamas authorities execute five Palestinians in Gaza

Gaza’s ruling Hamas Islamists executed five Palestinians on Sunday, two of them on charges of espionage for Israel that dated back to 2015 and 2009, the Interior Ministry said. The…

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An Israeli soldier takes position along the border between the northern West Bank near Jenin and Israel as they search for two Palestinians who broke out of a maximum-security prison last week, on a road leading to the West Bank town of Jenin, near Gan Ner Israel, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Israeli police on Saturday said they arrested four of the six Palestinians who broke out of the prison including Zakaria Zubeidi a famed militant leader whose exploits over the years have made him a well-known figure in Israel. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel hits Hamas targets as Gaza militants fire rockets

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck a series of targets in the Gaza Strip early Monday while Palestinian militants launched rockets into Israel in the third consecutive night of fighting…

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In this file photo dating back way before the current Israel attacks, children gather around a tent that Nazmy al-Dahdouh, a 70-year-old Palestinian man has set up on top of the ruins of his home, destroyed in an air strike in Gaza city in 2021.(Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)

UN urges ‘genuine political process’ between Israel and Hamas

A UN official in war-battered Gaza called for a “genuine political process” to avert further bloodshed, after the military conflict between Israel and Islamist group Hamas that ravaged the Palestinian…

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A Palestinian girl carries a boy amid the rubble of their houses which were destroyed by Israeli air strikes during the Israel-Hamas fighting in Gaza May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Gaza truce holds as Israel admits Jewish visitors to flashpoint site

The Israel-Hamas ceasefire held into a third day on Sunday as Israeli police admitted Jewish visitors to a contested Jerusalem holy site where earlier confrontations with Palestinian protesters helped to ignite the…

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An Israeli soldier walks at a staging ground near the border with the Gaza Strip, in southern Israel, Thursday, May 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire to end bloody 11-day war

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip, brought life in much of Israel…

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Rockets are launched towards Israel from Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 18, 2021, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence. / AFP

Remains of 2 Thais killed in Hamas attack on Israel to be sent home

The bodies of two Thai men, killed yesterday by Hamas rockets in the southern Israeli region of Eshkol, will be sent home to Thailand, while the other eight wounded Thai…

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A picture taken on May 18, 2021 shows rockets being fired by Palestinian militants towards Israel near Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on May 18, 2021. – The UN Security Council was to hold an emergency meeting amid a diplomatic push to end the devastating conflict between Israel and Gaza’s armed groups that has killed more than 220 people, most of them Palestinians. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP)

Thai government confirms 2 Thais have died in Hamas attacks on Israel

Spokesperson for Thailand’s Foreign Affair Ministry, Tanee Sangrat, has confirmed the deaths of two Thai workers in Eshkol city in Israel earlier today. Eshkol is 14 kilometres from the Gaza…

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A protester waves the Palestinian flag during clashes with the Israeli forces at the Hawara checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Friday, May 14, 2021. Health officials say several Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire, at protests that took place in several locations across the West Bank of Friday. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

West Bank erupts in protest amid more Israel-Hamas fighting

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Turmoil from the battle between Israel and Hamas spilled over into the West Bank on Friday, sparking the most widespread Palestinian protests in years…

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