Last week, six people died in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon. Among the victims: Saleh al-Aruri, number 2 in the terrorist movement's political office. The attack was blamed on Israel. It is the first time that the suburbs of the Lebanese capital have been targeted since the war in Gaza began.
This Tuesday, Jonathan Schanzer, vice president of research at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies and familiar with the conflict, provided more news about another member of the organization. “The news from Israel over the past two days echoes what I've been hearing for weeks., he began the “times of Israel”. “The Israelis know very well where Yahya Shinwar is hiding.
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As of now, nothing has been confirmed yet. either by the authorities or by the army. This is easily understandable as they want to be discreet so as not to miss the mark. “My hypothesis, although it has not been confirmed, is that it lies in the mines expanding under Khan Younes. But what I asked more specifically was that he surrounded himself with Israeli hostages. He uses them as human shields.
Yahya Sinwar is considered the military leader of Hamas and the mastermind of the October 7 terror attack. Schanzer's information was confirmed by several media outlets. “The armed forces want to be cautious because the Hamas leader will use a large number of hostages as human shields to protect himself,” the newspaper said. Israel Hayom In its Monday edition. Israel believes at least 133 Israeli and foreign hostages are still being held in Gaza, but it is unclear how many of them are still alive.
In December, Sinwar delivered his first public message since October 7. “We are going to crush the Israeli army. “Hamas will not submit to the conditions dictated by the occupation.”. Israel later said the lives of Hamas leaders were on borrowed time after the terror group's October 7 massacre.
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