Arab parliamentarians condemn Gaza offensive

Arab parliamentarians meeting in Syria on Saturday condemned the IDF's offensive in the Gaza Strip, calling it a mass genocide. In a statement issued at the end of their one-day meeting, participants from 22 Arab countries at the Interim Arab Parliament's gathering denounced the "daily Israeli attacks and repeated massacres against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip" and the arrest of the head of the Palestinian parliament and cabinet ministers, calling for their immediate release. Troops on Saturday killed seven Hamas militants in the northern Gaza town of Beit Hanun.