Do you want to quickly catch up on the latest news? Here are the most important stories from November 9, 2023.
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1. Israel intensifies invasion as thousands of Palestinians flee to the south
Israel has intensified its airstrikes against Hamas and the ground invasion in response. This has forced thousands of Palestinians to leave their homes.
The United Nations reports that over 2,000 Palestinians fled Sunday. That number increased to 15,000 on the following day. Israeli officials reported on Wednesday that more than 50,000 Palestinians had travelled through an evacuation pathway. It was the fifth consecutive day the Israeli military opened a civilian exit.
The mass evacuations have been likened to a second “Nakba” — “catastrophe” in Arabic — referencing the violent displacement of Palestinians in 1948 from territories now known as Israel.
2. Ivanka Trump takes the stand in the NYC fraud trial against her father Donald Trump
Ivanka Trump gave testimony in the Manhattan trial of Donald Trump, former president. Once a prominent figure in her father’s corporation, Trump maintained that she was not familiar with her father’s personal statements on financial condition.
Trump is accused…