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Israeli strikes continue in Gaza as UN Security Council demands 'urgent' aid

The U.N. Security Council on Friday demanded aid be rushed to Gaza "at scale" as the head of the World Health Organization warned of a looming famine in the besieged Palestinian territory.

As Israeli bombs rained down on targets across Gaza, members of the U.N.'s top peacemaking council demanded "immediate, safe and unhindered" deliveries of life-saving aid.

US: "Very Serious" Negotiations Are Underway For A New Ceasefire In Gaza

The US has said "very serious" talks are underway for a new ceasefire in Gaza and the release of more Israeli hostages. However, prospects for a deal remain uncertain as the Palestinian group Hamas insists it will only discuss an end to the Israeli offensive in the Palestinian enclave. Talks in Cairo on a new cease-fire failed to produce a deal.

Israel says it mistakenly killed three Gaza hostages, US pushes for restraint

Israel said its troops had killed three Gaza hostages after mistaking them for a threat, as the U.S. has called on Israel to scale down its military operations and focus specifically on targeting Hamas leaders.

The Israeli military said Yotam Haim, Alon Shamriz and Samer El-Talalqa were shot during operations in a neighbourhood of Gaza City.

Israel hits Gaza in war it says will last 'months'

Israel pressed its offensive in the Gaza Strip on Friday after telling key backer the United States that the war to crush Hamas will last "more than several months".

Vowing to destroy Hamas and bring home an estimated 240 hostages taken by militants into Gaza, Israel launched a massive military offensive that has left swathes of the besieged territory in ruins.

Israel Surrounds Hamas "Strongholds", Hundreds of Thousands of Palestinians are Starving

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant announced that Israel has encircled key areas under the control of Hamas in northern Gaza, in the Jabalia refugee camp and in the Shuja'iyya neighborhood of Gaza City. The battalions of the movement are "on the verge of disintegration", and participants in the attack on October 7 are among those arrested.

Israel bombs south Gaza after Hamas hostage threat

Israel bombed southern Gaza's main city on Monday after Hamas warned no Israeli hostages would leave the territory alive unless its demands for prisoner releases were met.

Hamas triggered the conflict when the group carried out the deadliest-ever attack on Israel on October 7, killing 1,200 people, according to Israeli figures, and taking about 240 hostages back to Gaza.

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