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Live blog update| Israel's war on Gaza

Morning update

Good morning Middle East Eye readers,

Here are the latest updates:

  • Israeli strikes on Syria's Aleppo killed 38 people, including five members of Lebanon's Hezbollah, two security sources told Reuters
  • An Israeli attack on a home in Gaza's Maghazi refugee camp killed eight people
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu told relatives of Israeli soldiers held in Gaza they "preparing to enter Rafah," after claiming they had already conquered northern Gaza and Khan Younis
  • In response to ICJ's additional provisional measures, Israel said it is "committed to international law" and will "promote new initiatives" to deliver aid into the Gaza Strip
  • Japan announced it will restore its funding of Unrwa, the UN's Palestinian refugee agency
  • The UN's World Food Programme said that famine is "imminent" in northern Gaza, calling for much more aid to be delivered there