Khan Yunis

Israel prepares military operations in Gaza's Rafah

Israeli leaders were preparing Monday for military operations in Gaza's southern city of Rafah, where most of the Palestinian territory's population has fled after six months of fighting.

Talks in Cairo aimed at brokering a truce have made "significant progress", with more negotiations expected in the coming days, Egyptian state-linked outlet Al-Qahera reported Monday.

Israeli Forces Eliminate 200 Hamas Militants in Gaza Hospital Raid

Israeli military operations against Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza City's Shifa Hospital and Khan Yunis continued, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Intelligence indicated that senior Hamas members were using the hospital to plan attacks, prompting Israel's return to the compound on March 18.

Suffering continues as Gazans break fast without 'joy of Ramadan'

The first day of Ramadan came and went in Gaza, with residents marking a joyless iftar against a backdrop of famine, disease and displacement as the war in the besieged territory ground on more than five months after it began.

As the Muslim world welcomed the start of the holy month on Monday, Gazans faced continued Israeli bombardments and a spiralling humanitarian crisis.

IDF Strikes Hamas HQ In Khan Yunis

In a targeted operation, the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) Givati Infantry Brigade conducted a raid on the central headquarters of Hamas's terror brigade in Khan Yunis, Gaza. The facility, located in the Al-Qadsia outpost, served as a key hub for training terrorists involved in the October 7 attack and also housed the office of Hamas leader Mohammad Sinwar, brother of Yahya Sinwar.

Gaza violence continues despite efforts for truce

Fighting raged Friday in Gaza forcing thousands of Palestinians to flee seeking shelter, after Qatar said Hamas had given "initial" support to a hostage-prisoner exchange that would pause its war with Israel.

The Hamas press office reported Israeli air and artillery bombardment around Khan Yunis — southern Gaza's main city and the focus of recent fighting.

Israeli Brigade Concludes Gaza Mission, Dismantles 70 Tunnels

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) revealed the withdrawal of the 55th Brigade from Gaza on Thursday after successfully dismantling 70 tunnel shafts in the past two months. The IDF is undergoing a strategic shuffle in the Strip, with the deployment of other forces. This reorganization will leave five combat brigades in Khan Yunis, down from the previous seven.

Israeli strikes rock Gaza as mediators push for new truce

Deadly fighting and bombardment rocked Gaza on Tuesday as international mediators pushed for a new ceasefire and hostage release deal in the Israel-Hamas war.

Heavy Israeli strikes and urban combat across the besieged Gaza Strip killed 128 more people overnight, the health ministry in the Hamas-run Palestinian territory said.

Israel hits southern Gaza, as Paris meeting seeks halt

Israeli strikes ravaged southern Gaza on Sunday, as the CIA's chief met with Israeli, Egyptian and Qatari officials for ceasefire talks.

Three United States troops were killed by a drone strike in the Jordan-Syria border area. It was the first loss of American military lives to hostile fire since the war began, further raising fears of broader conflict.