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Live blog update| Israel's war on Gaza

Evening recap

Our live coverage from Gaza will shortly be closing until tomorrow morning.

Here are some of the day's key developments:

  • The UN Security Council approved US President Joe Biden's proposal to end the war in Gaza and release the captives held in Gaza 

  • The passing of the UN Security Council ceasefire resolution is a “crucial step” towards peace said the Belgian minister of foreign affairs, Hadja Lahbib

  • The European Union in a statement called for the “immediate implementation” of the UN Security Council resolution for a Gaza truce

  • According to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, at least 9,300 Palestinians are currently being illegally held captive in Israeli prisons

  • United States officials are weighing whether to strike a unilateral deal with Hamas to free five American captives in Gaza if a ceasefire deal is not reached, according to a report by NBC news

  • The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said that at least five Palestinians were killed and seven people were also wounded in two attacks in central Gaza

  • An Israeli military court extended the illegal imprisonment of Rasha Hirzallah, 39, until June 24 for alleged incitement on social media platforms

  • Senior Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri said on Monday that the US secretary of state’s comments on the Gaza ceasefire proposal show “bias toward Israel”