In the Israel-Palestine conflict: There is now hostility between the two sides due to Operation Al-Aqsa Flood, a surprise offensive launched by Hamas early on Saturday morning that featured hundreds of fighters sneaking into Israeli cities and launching powerful missile attacks.
In several areas of southern Israel, the Israeli military is still fighting with Hamas. Check the live updates of Israel Palestine.
Early on Sunday, Israeli aeroplanes conducted more bombings on the Gaza Strip.
This involves striking a Palestinian group’s military facility in western Gaza. Attacks are also being made on homes and public buildings in the town of Beit Hanoun and other locations.
Life in the West Bank was halted on Sunday due to a nationwide strike. The school has been put on hold. Israeli officials have turned off the electricity.
Hamas has claimed that its militants are still involved in violent assaults on several locations within Israel, and fighting is currently going on in several neighbourhoods that border the Gaza Strip, including Ofakim, Sderot, Yad Mordechai, Kfar Azza, Be’eri, Yatid, and Kissufim.
In reaction to a missile incident, the Israeli army announced an artillery assault inside Lebanon. Hezbollah of Lebanon took credit for the missile strike and declared that it was “in solidarity” with the Palestinians.
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has urged Palestinians to evacuate the beleaguered Gaza Strip because the army will “turn Hamas sites into rubble.”
Israeli President Isaac Herzog attributed a sudden Hamas strike to Iran.
In response to the most recent Israeli escalation, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked the Arab League to convene an emergency ministerial meeting.
To prevent further escalation of tensions along the border between Lebanon and Israel, the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) pleaded with opposing parties to exhibit moderation.
Amid rising tension in the area, Mahmoud Abbas, the president of Palestine, spoke by phone with Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, and Antony Blinken, the secretary of state of the United States.
According to the Israeli Health Ministry, at least 350 Israelis have died, and more than 1,864 have suffered injuries as of this writing.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said on Sunday that at least 313 Palestinians have died as a result of Israeli airstrikes. The ministry said in a written statement that 1,990 Palestinians had also been hurt in the continuing fighting.
According to the UN Humanitarian Affairs office, at least 20,000 Palestinians are now without a place to live in Gaza and are finding temporary shelter in emergency shelters and schools.
Local media claimed early Sunday that since combat started on Saturday morning, at least 750 Israelis had gone missing. According to Israeli media, Hamas has abducted at least 100 Israelis in Gaza.