What in the World Is Going on at Sky News? ☞ RedState

They were held in reasonable conditions, reportedly, though those held above ground lived with the fear of being killed in Israel’s bombardment.”

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“From those who are back to tell, we know that ‘Every time a child cried, the terrorists threatened him with a gun to keep him quiet,’ says aunt of Eitan Yahalomi, a 12-year-old who was released. They were also beaten and forced to watch videos of the October 7 massacres.”

Aunt of the First American Hostage Released by Hamas Was Hunter Biden Art Buyer ☞ RedState

“As I wrote back in July,  she’s a Los Angeles real-estate investor and philanthropist, who is influential in California Democratic circles and has donated money to Joe Biden. She also got a plumb position from Biden…”
Naftali (the aunt) was appointed to the Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad in July 2022, eight months after Hunter’s first art opening. It’s not clear when the purchase was made — whether it was before or after the appointment.
In the past, Hunter Biden has privately suggested that he could arrange to have friends seated on the commission.”

‘Has Died?’ Was Killed! ☞ HotAir

CTV News – Canada : “Canadian peace activist Vivian Silver, who went missing after Hamasattack, has died.”
HotAir: “Killed in a terrorist attack, and thought to have been taken hostage because her body was burned beyond recognition? This is not described in the passive voice. This was an intentional act of murder.”

Gaza – Israeli Special Forces Storm Al-Shifa Hospital ☞ RedState

“The hospital and Hamas fortifications inside the compound and underground are believed to contain many of the hostages taken on October 7-8.
While Hamas has maintained that Al-Shifa is strictly civilian, Israel and other nations have concluded that the hospital covers an extensive Hamas underground facility.”