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The White House insists on advancing a $60 billion aid bill for Ukraine, with bipartisan support expected. The bill aims to meet Ukraine's defense needs and global security challenges. The White House advisor urged the Republican Speaker to bring the Senate version of the bill for a vote.

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I'm Mahmoud Alsayed from Palestine/ Gaza.
I have been living in Germany for a year and I trying to reunite my family in Germany (Malak, Leen, Eman, Menna, Muhammed) and my wife because they live in Gaza alone under bombardment.
Safebow will evacuate them from Gaza.
I will travel to Egypt on 2/4/24 To meet my family there ...

A ship carrying is nearing 48 hours after it left , with further aid preparations being made aboard a second much bigger vessel.

After the 240-mile voyage, the ship will dock at a jetty being built by the World Central Kitchen ().

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The food convoy was denied entry into the Gaza strip by security forces. This is the second time the Israeli group "Standing Together" () has tried to deliver aid into the war zone.

"The Israeli security forces stopped us ... for the second time, but we are not giving up: we will continue to increase the pressure on the government, ... to allow ... humanitarian aid and to end the war."

Israels Flour Massacre When A Crime Becomes A Tragedy (Media Lens)

Far from jumping through hoops to be balanced and impartial, the BBC seems embarrassed even to associate Israel with its own crimes.

Examples of media bias from article:

According to their whatsapp group, the food truck from is being held up near Kerem Shalom by the police.

to see their updates, or for the whatsapp group.

'That's the Law': Senators Say Biden Must End Arms Sales If Israel Keeps Blocking Aid
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"Federal law is clear, and, given the urgency of the crisis in Gaza, and the repeated refusal of Prime Minister Netanyahu to address U.S. concerns on this issue, immediate action is necessary."

A group of senators said...

The food truck from is now heading towards Kerem Shalom near the Kerem-Shalom checkpoint at the south of the Gaza Strip.

The writing on the truck says "the disaster does not stop at the border" and "thou shalt not cause starvation" in Hebrew and Arabic.

It seems they've just passed Ashkelon, 13 km north of the Gaza strip.

Meanwhile, a food truck is on its way to Gaza, organised by the Israel grassroots organisation "Standing Together" ( , , ).

You can follow the truck's updates on their whatsapp group, they've shared an invite:

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First ship sets sail for >>>

No time to wait ... Aid organizations are already sending the first urgently needed supplies from to the Strip.

Thank you Open Arms, Chef Andres & WCK

Japan pledged to promote "offer-based" development assistance instead of waiting for developing countries to request such funding in its annual economic aid policy document.

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Does anyone knows any decent international organization that can provide medical assistance for person with ASD and ARFID, granted that there's most likely a lot of stuff outside of ASD and ARFID issues Or even charity international organizations that can help in situation with health issues and whatnot. Thank you.

' live: ship loaded with 200 tonnes of sets sail from to '

'Charity ship sails from Larnaca port towing barge with flour, rice and protein'

An entire population of depends on humanitarian assistance for survival. Very little comes in & restrictions increase.

A truck loaded with aid has just been turned back because it had scissors used in childrens medical kits.

But faces a much grimmer future should that not arrive, & would probably lose significant ground to , Burns said.That would be a massive & historic mistake for the , he said. Whats more, failure to help defend Ukraine would stoke the ambitions of the to make aggressive moves on .The Ukrainians are not running out of courage & tenacity. Theyre running out of ammunition. And were running out of time to help them, Burns said.

Is starving children in Palestine, or asked apparently referring to reports by the & orgs, as well as some Dems that Israels refusal to allow the necessary volume of food is causing a preventable .The reality is that there are children who are . Theyre , as a result of the fact that humanitarian assistance cant get to them. Its very difficult to distributeeffectively, unless you have a Burns said.

"America has no plan for distributing the aid once it arrives, and there is no Palestinian actor able to take on the responsibility. The result may well be that Israeli soldiers will have to secure and distribute the aid, a dangerous first step towards the IDF's reoccupation and control of Gazan life"

A good analysis of the proposed US port in Gaza from Zvi Bar'el in Haaretz.

If you want to know just how bad US readiness is, check out the latest episode of What's Going On With Shipping.

We don't have the ships or the equipment we used to have, and what we do have is far away and not even close to being enough.

Focus on the pier thing he's talking about. Ignore his comments at the end blaming Hamas it's entirely Israel's fault for blocking aid that led to this.

We couldn't put enough supplies ashore if we wanted to.

Revision Aids

Am fine being proven wrong if it comes to good in the end. Actually hope he's right, and not just blowing smoke.

"Gallant says sea corridor plan for Gaza aid will help bring Hamas down"

"Gallant said aid deliveries by sea would help 'ensure that supplies reach here for those who need them and not for those who dont.'

He doesn't give reasons on how that does that, so have to trust he knows regional dynamics in ways that will support his claims.

and american

"The Pentagon has said it could take up to 60 days to build the pier with the help of 1,000 troops - none of whom would go ashore."

"Meanwhile, an aid ship laden with some 200 tonnes of food was still waiting for clearance to set sail from a port in Cyprus on Sunday morning."

"However Oscar Camps, the founder of Open Arms, told the Associated Press that at the destination point - which remains a secret - a team from the World Central Kitchen has been building a pier to receive the aid."

Air drops

13th Relief Plane Arrives in to Deliver to People

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'I couldn't just sit at home': The Arab-Jewish Gaza aid convoy carrying food, and hope

Canada will restore funding to UNRWA, the embattled UN agency in Gaza

Canada will restore funding to the United Nations relief agency for Palestinians, weeks after the agency lost hundreds of millions of dollars in support following Israeli allegations against some of its staffers in Gaza

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- to open this weekend, with and support

From B.M.: "Posted the full piece on YouTube. Sort of a "day in the life of" segment with organizer of "protests" at Kerem Shalom Crossing, where they block aid to Gaza.
Disgusting piece, on public broadcast, romanticizing pro-starvation, government-backed, protests."

The full segment from a Channel 11 program:

Is European Union waking up

will open sea corridor to send from to amid fears

Commission president says pilot delivery is expected to set sail on Saturday but did not say where shipments would land or unload

Supplies to avert famine and disease are an issue the U.S. must demand of Israel, not request.

There will be a humanitarian corridor from to . This should enable the supply of aid to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
A test will first be carried out on Friday. The corridor should come into full operation on Saturday or Sunday.