Analysis: Terror attacks and Houthi strikes as Gaza campaign continues

Situation in Gaza

  • Medications were provided to Israeli hostages on Wednesday 16 January, reportedly in return for an increase in the supply of pharmaceutical aid entering Gaza, following an agreement brokered by Qatar and France. Some 136 hostages remain captive

LFI vice-chair Christian Wakeford: False charges of genocide are no defence for 7th October atrocities

LFI vice-chair Christian Wakeford MP has written the below article for Jewish News. Click here to read the original.

Last February, I visited Israel with a group of Labour parliamentary colleagues.

Towards the end of our delegation, we travelled to …

Analysis: Gaza war enters new phase as Netanyahu rejects permanent reoccupation

The conflict in Gaza between Israel and the Hamas terror group will on Sunday reach one hundred days since the 7 October attacks.

On the ground:

  • Israel’s leadership has indicated a shift in its military campaign against Hamas, moving from

Louise Ellman leads LFI solidarity delegation to Israel

An LFI delegation of Labour parliamentarians and former parliamentarians has this week visited Israel in solidarity following the 7 October attacks and subsequent conflict with Hamas.

The delegation, led by former LFI chair Dame Louise Ellman, includes LFI vice-chair Christian …

LFI, CFI and LDFI chairs co-sign letter to Red Cross president on Israeli hostages

This afternoon, the leaders of Labour Friends of Israel, Conservative Friends of Israel and Liberal Democrat Friends of Israel have written a joint letter to Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, expressing “deep concern”

LFI vice-chair Christian Wakeford: “Hamas do not care about peace”

At Monday’s Westminster Hall Debate, on three e-petitions relating to Israel and Palestine, Labour Opposition Whip, Christian Wakeford, stated that he supports increased humanitarian aid into Gaza, including “fuel, electricity and food” supplies, but currently sees a permanent ceasefire with …

LFI vice-chair Cat McKinnell raises Israel’s security and two state solution

At today’s Urgent Question on the Israel-Hamas War in the House of Commons, LFI parliamentary supporter Catherine McKinnell MP asked the Minister what steps the UK is pursuing with international partners to ensure the security of Israel and to allow …