Gaza’s largest functioning hospital ‘completely out of service’, say health officials
Middle East crisis live: Egypt ‘setting up contingency area’ in case of Rafah exodus
Egypt is preparing an area at the Gaza border which could accommodate Palestinians in case an Israeli offensive into Rafah prompts an exodus across the frontier, four sources told news agency Reuters, in what they described as a contingency move by Cairo.
Middle East crisis live: Israeli military says it has ‘credible intelligence’ that Hamas held hostages in Nasser hospital
The Israeli military said it had “credible intelligence” that Hamas had held hostages at the hospital and that the remains of hostages might still be inside, reports AP.
Middle East crisis live: ‘Military operations in Rafah could lead to slaughter in Gaza,’ says UN
Martin Griffiths, el subsecretario general de la ONU para Asuntos Humanitarios y Coordinador de Socorro de Emergencia, dijo que el escenario "que hemos temido durante mucho tiempo se está desenrollando a una velocidad alarmante".
Two-state solution ‘not rewarding Hamas’, Cameron tells Lords – UK politics live
Cameron: I have personally challenged the Israel government over incidents in Gaza
Speaking in the House of Lords, foreign secretary has said that he has personally challenged the Israeli government over individual incidents in Gaza.
Middle East crisis live: UK government ‘deeply concerned’ about planned offensive in Rafah
The official spokesperson for Rishi Sunak, the UK’s prime minister, said they were “deeply concerned” about the prospect of a military offensive in Rafah.
Biden criticises Israel’s military campaign in Gaza as ‘over the top’
Joe Biden has described Israel’s military response in Gaza as “over the top” and said he is seeking a “sustained pause” in fighting that has claimed the lives of almost 28,000 Palestinians in Gaza in four months.
Middle East crisis live: Israel bombs overcrowded Rafah as UN warns of ‘humanitarian nightmare’
Israeli forces bombed areas in the southern border city of Rafah where more than half of Gaza’s population is sheltering on Thursday, a day after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a proposal to end the war, reports Reuters.
Middle East crisis: IDF reportedly believes more than a fifth of remaining Israeli hostages are dead
The New York Times is reporting that at least 32 of the 136 remaining Israeli hostages captured by Hamas are dead, according to an internal assessment conducted by the Israeli military.
Houthis claim fresh attacks on British and US ships in Red Sea
The Houthis say they have successfully targeted a British and a US ship in the Red Sea, casting doubt on the effectiveness of three waves of US-UK strikes on missile sites belonging to the group in Yemen.