A representative of the family of abductees who left the meeting: "Gantz and Eisenkot said that the ultimate goal is the return of the abductees - the rest are not"/Channel 13
22:53 p.m. - Hezbollah announces 77th dead fighter since the war began.
22:21 - President of the Red Cross: "We insisted on visiting the hostages, calling for their release"
Red Cross President Mirana Spoliarić met in Doha, Qatar, with Ismail Haniya, head of Hamas' political bureau. "The Red Cross has continuously called for the release of the hostages and insisted that our teams be able to visit the hostages to check their health and deliver medicines to them and so that the hostages can convey messages to their families," the ICRC said in a statement.
The Red Cross added: "We are not taking part in the negotiations for the release of the hostages. As a neutral party, we are ready to assist in the release of hostages agreed upon by the parties."
Israeli Air Force helicopter over Gaza/Reuters
21:19 PM - Prime Minister's Office: All families who arrived at the Kirya entered a meeting with the War Cabinet
The families of the abductees outside the Kirya after they were not brought in for a meeting with the prime minister. November 20, 2023/Social media documentation under Section 27A of the Copyright Law
21:11 P.M. - War Cabinet meeting begins with representatives of the families of the abductees
20:22 P.M. - IDF Spokesperson: Fighters discover weapons in mosque
The IDF Spokesperson said in a statement today: "Our fighters found a factory to manufacture weapons inside a mosque. Hamas cynically uses Islam and its symbols for terrorist purposes."
19:40 - Galant: "The information given by Hamas terrorists is the eyes of IDF soldiers in Gaza"
Defense Minister Yoav Galant participated in an assessment of the situation in the southern area of the Shin Bet and at the front headquarters of the 162nd Division. He concluded: "Every fighter understands very well what we all understand – the greater the pressure on Hamas, the greater the chance of bringing the abductees. The information provided by Hamas terrorists is the eyes of IDF soldiers in Gaza."
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Events on the 45th Day of the War
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