Iran threatens: No one can guarantee what will happen if Israel attacks Gaza

Israel is preparing for a major ground offensive on the Gaza Strip

by Sededin Dedovic
Iran threatens: No one can guarantee what will happen if Israel attacks Gaza
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Israel is mobilizing its forces for a major ground offensive within the Gaza Strip, a move prompted by the lapse of the Israeli army's evacuation deadline, which was issued to residents in the northern region of Gaza, urging them to relocate to the southern areas.

Reflecting on the unfolding crisis, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdolahian expressed apprehension today, emphasizing that the situation's trajectory would be highly unpredictable and extremely challenging to control should Israel proceed with its anticipated ground offensive on the Gaza Strip.

The international community is closely monitoring the developments in the region, as tensions continue to mount. "If the attacks of the Zionist regime (Israel) on the defenseless citizens and people of Gaza continue, no one can guarantee the control of the situation and that the conflicts will not spread," said the head of Iranian diplomacy during a meeting with the Emir of Qatar, Tamine bin Hamad Al-Thani.

, and announced by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Times of Israel reports.

For more than two million people in Gaza, shortages of water and basic supplies are imminent

In the wake of the Israeli army's evacuation deadline for residents in the northern part of the Gaza Strip expiring, the situation in the region has become increasingly volatile.

Israel is now making preparations for a significant ground offensive in response to the recent attacks by Palestinian militants affiliated with the Hamas group, which exercises control over Gaza. These attacks, which occurred on October 7, targeted Israeli cities and resulted in the tragic loss of 1,300 civilian lives, in addition to the taking of dozens of hostages.

Simultaneously, a dire humanitarian crisis is unfurling, with Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip desperately trying to evacuate in anticipation of the impending Israeli military operation. As reported by Voice of America, the over two million people in Gaza are grappling with acute shortages of essential resources such as water and basic supplies.

These shortages have been exacerbated by Israel's restrictions on the flow of resources into the region. The situation remains precarious, with the international community closely monitoring developments in the area and expressing deep concern about the well-being of the civilian population.

As the crisis escalates, there is a growing sense of urgency for a diplomatic resolution to prevent further loss of life and suffering. International organizations and diplomatic channels are working tirelessly to mediate and find a path towards de-escalation and humanitarian relief.

The situation in the northern Gaza Strip serves as a stark reminder of the complexities and human costs of conflicts in the region, underscoring the need for a peaceful and lasting resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.