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Amid threats from Iran, Israel launches massive strike on Gaza

Israel Friday launched a massive attack on Gaza amid Iran's threat to avenge a strike in Syria this month that killed two Iranian generals.

3 sons, 2 grandchildren of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh killed in Israeli airstrike

Cairo/IBNS: Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike on Gaza Strip on Wednesday, media reports said.

Israel accused of striking Iran embassy annex in Syria, top IRGC commander killed

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has blamed Israel for carrying out an airstrike which damaged the Iranian embassy's consular annex in Damascus on Monday.

US, Arab officials trying to soften Israeli-Hamas differences

Washington/IBNS/UNI: US and Arab officials are seeking to narrow the differences between Israel and the Palestinian movement Hamas to reach an agreement to pause hostilities in Gaza and release Israeli hostages, The Wall Street Journal reported citing Egyptian officials.

Death toll from Israeli strikes on Rafah in Gaza increases to 100

Gaza/IBNS/UNI: The number of people killed as a result of Israeli strikes on the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip has risen to 100, Al Mayadeen broadcaster reported on Monday, citing medical sources.

Israeli PM orders ground operation plan in Gaza's Rafah amid conflict

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday instructed the army to prepare a plan for a ground operation in Rafah, the southernmost Gazan city, where over half of the 2.3 million Gaza residents fled due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict.

Hamas demands release of 3,000 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel

Gaza: Hamas has demanded the release of 3,000 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel during the indirect talks on a fresh pause to fighting in the Gaza Strip, Al Arabiya news channel reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar with the talks.

Israeli tanks target hospital in southern Gaza, several injured

Jerusalem/IBNS/UNI: Israeli tanks have targeted Al-Amal hospital in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, resulting in several injuries, the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said in a statement on Friday.

Brazil backs South Africa's genocide case against Israel at ICJ

Mexico City: Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has expressed his support for South Africa's case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), accusing Israel of genocide in the Gaza Strip, the Brazilian Foreign Ministry said.

Hamas used Al-Shifa hospital as command centre to hold hostages, 'confident' US

Washington: The US intelligence community is "confident" that after the Oct 7 incident, Hamas and other Palestinian military factions utilised Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital as a command hub for their operations against Israel and to detain some of the hostages, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing a new intelligence assessment.

Death toll of Palestinians in Gaza exceeds 22,000

Gaza: The death toll of Palestinians has exceeded 22,000 since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas conflict on October 7, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Israeli forces kill dozens of Hamas militants in Gaza City

Gaza: The Israeli ground troops, backed by aircraft, have killed dozens of "terrorists" during operations in Gaza City over the past day, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said Saturday morning.

US ensures safe shipping despite Houthi attacks in Red Sea, Suez Canal

Washington: The United States is taking steps to reassure shipping companies that it is safe to use the Red Sea and Suez Canal for cargo deliveries amid continued attacks by the Houthis, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

Death toll of Palestinians in Gaza nears 20,000

Gaza: The death toll of Palestinians from Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has risen to 19,667, and 52,586 others have been wounded since October 7, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Gaza humanitarian crisis deepens as fighting rages on across the Strip

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths reiterated deep concerns for the people of Gaza on Monday, amid reports of intense fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza City and Jabalia in the north of the Strip, and in Khan Younis in the south, while Israeli bombardment of the enclave has continued.