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Israeli troops were “expanding” their operation in the Gaza Strip on Monday, as Qatari mediators said they were inching closer to a deal to free some of the 240 hostages held by Hamas militants.
Israel has warned residents of Gaza’s largest refugee camp Jabalia and a nearby coastal camp to evacuate, as the military said on Sunday it was “expanding its operational activities in additional neighbourhoods... of the Gaza Strip.”
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UN rights chief Volker Turk on Sunday condemned the purported strike on the school as “horrifying”, adding that “the horrendous events of the past 48 hours in Gaza beggar belief.”
On Monday, Palestinian news agency Wafa said the Indonesian hospital near Jabalia had also come under shelling.Gaza in ruins: All cities, refugee camps hit; over 11,000 dead | Data
Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized an Israeli-linked cargo ship in a crucial Red Sea shipping route and took its 25 crew members hostage, officials said, as the Israel-Hamas war continued for the 45th day.Gaza in ruins: All cities, refugee camps hit; over 11,000 dead | Data
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