Saudi Arabia has called on “all citizens” to leave Lebanon “immediately” as fears grow Israel could attack the country in response to Hezbollah skirmishes.
There has been a number of attacks on Israel by the Iranian backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah since that deadly Hamas attacks on 7 October.
Exchanged of missile and rocket strikes has resulted in at least ten Hezbollah fighters being killed, the militant group announced.
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The Saudi Embassy in Beirut are “calling on all citizens to adhere to the travel ban and to leave Lebanese territory immediately for those who are currently in Lebanon.”
The US has also warned their citizens to leave Lebanon and not to travel to the country amid the “unpredictable security situation.”
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said on Wednesday during an urgent meeting at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation that the siege must be lifted in Gaza.
Prince Faisal stressed that it is essential Gaza is delivered essential humanitarian aide to prevent a catastrophe.
During the meeting Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said the strike at the hospital in southern Gaza was a “deliberate” Israeli attack, al Arabiya reported.
Al-Maliki said Israels “war machine” has killed more than 1,300 children in Gaza and the total number of deaths it thought to be over 3,500.