The UEFA Executive Committee has decided that no UEFA matches will be played in Israel until further notice.
Following a comprehensive assessment of the current safety and security situation in the entire territory of Israel, the UEFA Executive Committee has decided that no UEFA matches will be played in Israel until further notice.
Israeli clubs Maccabi Haifa and Maccabi Tel-Aviv have also been requested to propose stadiums for home competitions outside their home territories that comply with all applicable UEFA regulations.
Furthermore, the UEFA Europa League Group F match between Villarreal and Maccabi Haifa, which was scheduled to be played on Thursday, October 26, has been postponed to Wednesday, December 6, and the UEFA Europa Conference League Group B match between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Zorya Luhansk, which was previously announced to be played on Thursday, October 26, has been postponed to Saturday, November 26.
In addition, Maccabi Haifa Youth Team withdrew from the UEFA Youth League due to the current situation.
Hamas' military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, announced that they launched a comprehensive attack against Israel called "Al-Aqsa Flood" on the morning of October 7.
While thousands of rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel, armed groups entered the settlements in the region.
The Israeli army also launched an attack on the Gaza Strip with dozens of warplanes.
It was reported that 1405 Israelis, including 304 soldiers, were killed and 3 thousand 968 Israelis were wounded in the attacks from Gaza. The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that 3 thousand 478 people died and more than 12 thousand people were injured in Gaza during the Israeli attacks.
In the occupied West Bank, it was stated that 66 Palestinians were killed and approximately 1300 people were injured in the attacks of Israeli forces and Jewish settlers.
The Israeli army hit Damascus and Aleppo airports. As the Middle East is once again turning into a bloodbath, a deadline has been set for nearly 2 and a half million Palestinians to leave the blockaded Gaza.
Most recently, Israel attacked the al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza, killing civilians.