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Hamas warns Israeli invasion of Rafah will 'torpedo' hostage talks as strikes continue

Hamas warned Israel on Sunday that a ground offensive in Rafah, crowded with displaced Gazans, would imperil future hostage releases, as the Hamas-run territory's health ministry said at least 52 people were killed in heavy air strikes before dawn on Monday.

The strikes hit 14 houses and three mosques in different parts of Rafah, according to the Hamas government.

Israel: Half Of Hamas Fighters Have Been Killed Or Wounded

Israeli officials believe that the armed forces have killed or seriously wounded half of the fighters of the Islamist group Hamas, which the Jewish state has been at war with since the October 7 attack that killed 1,200 people.

The leadership's current assessment is that the end of the months-long offensive in the Gaza Strip will take months, not years, The Times of Israel reports.

Gaza Horror: 50 Palestinians Killed in Khan Younis as Conflict Escalates

In a grim escalation of violence in the southern Gaza Strip, at least 50 Palestinians lost their lives in the past 24 hours in the city of Khan Younis. The Ministry of Health in Gaza, under the control of the radical Islamist group Hamas, reported the devastating toll.

Israel Proposes Truce with Condition for Hamas Leaders' Safe Exit from Gaza

Israel has put forward an extensive ceasefire proposal to Hamas, introducing a conditional truce coupled with a staged plan for the release of hostages held in Gaza. CNN, citing US officials, reports that Israel suggests Hamas leaders leave Gaza safely, a condition intended to diminish the group's influence in the region.

Death toll soars as fighting rages across Gaza, Israel raids West Bank

Fighting raged across Gaza and Israeli units raided the West Bank on Sunday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has faced growing domestic criticism, rejected calls for post-war "Palestinian sovereignty".

Alongside fierce fighting in southern Gaza and across the besieged territory, strikes in Syria and Iraq raised fears of a wider conflagration.

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