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Yemeni Houthi Rebels Target Israel with Missile Strike as Conflict Escalates

In an alarming turn of events, Israel is now under attack not only from the Gaza Strip and Lebanon but also from Yemen. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reported this morning that they had identified an "air target" approaching Israeli territory near the southern resort town of Eilat.

Israel rejects Gaza ceasefire, as ground troops free one hostage

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu categorically ruled out a ceasefire in Israel's war against Hamas Monday, as ground forces pushed into Gaza and freed one hostage.

"Calls for a ceasefire are calls for Israel to surrender to Hamas, to surrender to terrorism," Netanyahu said, slapping aside demands from UN agencies for a truce.

Israel: IDF Tanks have Reached the Strategic Intersection on a Main Road in Gaza City

Israel Defence Forces (IDF) tanks on Monday reached a strategic intersection on the main road in Gaza City, Israel-based i24 News reported.

The tanks were spotted on the Salah al Din thoroughfare which connects Gaza City in the north to Khan Yunis in the south of the Gaza Strip.

Israel strikes near Gaza's largest hospital after accusing Hamas of using it as base

Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes early Sunday near Gaza's largest hospital, which is packed with patients and tens of thousands of Palestinians seeking shelter, residents said. Israel has said Gaza's militant Hamas rulers have a command post under the hospital, without providing much evidence.

Gaza cut off from world after Israeli bombardment knocks out communications

 Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip with stepped-up bombardment and artillery fire overnight into Saturday, knocking out communications and creating a near-blackout of information by largely cutting off the besieged enclave's 2.3 million people from contact with the outside world.

Tanks sent; They entered VIDEO

As the army stated, infantry units, armored and other units with the support of drones and combat helicopters participated in the raid, for the second night in a row, near the neighborhood of Shejaiya in the eastern part of Gaza City.
Artillery and airstrikes were carried out on Hamas targets, including anti-tank guided missile launch sites and command centers.

Attack carried out; A well-known Egyptian resort "targeted"

Hamas claims that almost 50 hostages died during the Israeli bombing of Gaza, but this information has not been officially confirmed.
The Israel Defense Forces said the military has so far informed the families of 224 hostages that their members are being held in the Gaza Strip.

Media: An Israeli reconnaissance drone crashed in a Gaza settlement

Renewed fighting rocks Gaza but Egypt keeps up truce push

Israel and Gaza traded heavy fire on Friday but Egyptian mediators launched a new bid to end days of fighting that has killed dozens, all but one of them Palestinian.

The violence has been met with international calls for de-escalation, with the European Union pushing for an "immediate comprehensive ceasefire".

Israel, Palestinian group trade fire in major Gaza escalation

Israel hit Gaza with air strikes on Aug. 6 and a Palestinian militant group retaliated with a barrage of rocket fire, in the territory's worst escalation of violence since a war last year.

Israel has said it was forced to launch a "pre-emptive" operation against Islamic Jihad, insisting the group was planning an imminent attack following days of tensions along the Gaza border.

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