First ladies from around the world will be gathered on Wednesday in Istanbul hosted by Emine Erdogan for a meeting focused on the war in Gaza and on a solution to the humanitarian crisis.
As President Erdogan, his wife Emine Erdogan is also concerned with the deaths of innocent Palestinian children and mothers in Gaza. First Lady Emine Erdogan, will meet on tomorrow with first ladies to ensure peace in Gaza and reduce the loss of civilian lives since Israel’s attacks began on Oct. 7.
The summit at the presidential office in Istanbul’s Dolmabahce purpose to give a message of solidarity with innocent civilians trapped in Gaza under heavy bombardment from Israel and a relentless blockade.
The meeting to be held at the Dolmabahce Office will be attended by the spouses and special representatives of heads of state and government from many countries of the world, including Qatar, Malaysia, and Uzbekistan. Following Emine Erdogan's opening speech, the spouses of each participating leader are expected to deliver a speech.
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 Oct. 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. The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that Israel killed 11, 180 people, including 4,506 children, 3,027 women, and 397 elderly people. It injured at least 32,000 people in its attacks on Gaza.
It was reported that 1,200 Israelis, including 324 soldiers, were killed and 5,132 Israelis were wounded in the attacks from Gaza.
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 2.5 million Palestinians to leave the blockaded Gaza.
In the occupied West Bank, 106 Palestinians were killed in attacks by Israeli forces and Jewish settlers. In Israel’s attacks on Gaza, 48 journalists were killed.
In the clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah on the Israel-Lebanon border since Oct. 8, 55 Hezbollah members and 4 civilians, one of whom was a journalist, were killed. Three Israeli soldiers and one Israeli civilian were killed in the attacks organized by Lebanon.
Most recently, Israel attacked the Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza, killing civilians.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he was breaking off all contact with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu because of Israeli attacks on civilians in the Gaza Strip.