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Hamas claims to have “bombed” Tel Aviv – Netanyahu says the war will continue “until all goals are achieved”

Hamas claims to have “bombed” Tel Aviv – Netanyahu says the war will continue “until all goals are achieved”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised speech on Saturday evening, “We will continue the war until we achieve all its goals, and it is impossible to achieve these goals without a ground operation.” The Al-Qassam Brigades announced that they bombed Tel Aviv with a barrage of missiles.

Israel bombed targets in the crowded southern Gaza Strip the next day Collapse of the truce. Several high-rise residential buildings were bombed across Gaza on Saturday, shrouding neighborhoods in huge clouds of gray smoke.

USA: Civilians are the center of gravity

the US Secretary of DefenseIn the most peremptory tone, Lloyd Austin described civilians as the center of gravity.

“In this type of conflict, the civilian population is the center of gravity. If you push them into the arms of the enemy, you trade tactical victory for strategic defeat. I have repeatedly made clear to Israel’s leaders that protecting Palestinian civilians in Gaza is a moral responsibility and a strategic necessity,” Austin said.

There are now about two million Palestinians, almost the entire population of Gaza, trapped in the southern half of the Strip.

The Israeli army announced on Saturday that it had wounded more than 100 people 400 goals From Hamas, including more than 50 in the city of Khan Yunis And the surrounding areas in the southern Gaza Strip.

At least nine people, including them three childrenThey were killed in an attack on a house in Dair Al BalahIn the south, according to the hospital to which the bodies were transferred.

in north gaza, An air strike destroyed a building housing displaced families in a refugee camp Jabalia On the outskirts of Gaza City. Residents said that the explosion left dozens dead and wounded.

400 Israeli raids – 250 Hamas rockets – concern for 137 hostages

Palestinian Groups in Gaza said so They fired a barrage of rockets at southern Israel.

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Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner Israeli army spokesmanHe said that Hamas has fired more than 250 rockets since the end of the ceasefire.

The new hostilities increase concerns about 137 hostages who, according to the Israeli army, are still being held by Hamas and other militants after the attack. Editing 105 . a 70 year old woman Hamas control was declared dead on Saturday, bringing the number of hostages killed to eight.

Deputy Hamas leaderSaleh Al-Arouri told Al Jazeera satellite channel The remaining hostages They are men who “all served in the (Israeli) army.” Al-Arouri contradicted another senior Hamas official, Osama Hamdan, who told The Associated Press on Friday that the movement was prepared to exchange more hostages, but that The Israeli request was rejected For release 10 female soldiers.

the defense minister Yoav Galant from Israel said that Hamas Violated the armistice agreement He refused to return the two children and 15 women he was holding.

in Tens of thousands gathered in Tel Aviv The hostages who were released participated. Meanwhile, talks on a new ceasefire have reached a dead end Mossad He called on Israeli negotiators to return from catarrh.

When fighting resumed, the Israeli army deployed Online map Which divides the Gaza Strip into hundreds Numbered “pieces”. Residents were asked to know their location number before evacuation warnings.

There is no escape from the 220-square-kilometre strip – Gaza’s future “safe zone”.

The army opened fire on Saturday Leaflets with evacuation orders On the cities east of Khan Yunis. The maps and leaflets caused panic among Palestinians who had no escape from the 220 square kilometers (85 square miles) area.

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Mark Regev, a senior adviser to Netanyahu, said Israel was making a “maximum effort” to protect the area Civilians The army used leaflets, phone calls, and radio and television broadcasts to urge Gazans to move from certain areas.

Regev added that Israel is considering a Future safety zone where Gazans will not be allowed direct access to the fence From the border on foot.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that total Death toll In Gaza since October 7 15.200. 70% of the dead were women and children. More than 40,000 people have been injured since the beginning of the war.

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