They said they recovered the body of a man from a tunnel in the south of the coastal territory and the body of a second man remained under rubble. The Israeli army said in a statement it had carried out air strikes against two tunnels dug by Palestinian militants in the southern Gaza Strip. Another air strike targeted a. The area was under the control of al Qa.
‘Victims of aggression’: Gaza hospital overwhelmed with wounded
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Iraqi demonstrators burn an Israeli flag during a protest to express solidarity with the Palestinian people amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Baghdad, Iraq May 15, Thousands of demonstrators shouted anti-Israeli slogans, held signs saying "Death to Israel, death to America" and waved Palestinian flags. The rallies, called by powerful Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and other paramilitary leaders, were held as Israel launched more air strikes on Gaza and Palestinian militants fired rockets on Tel Aviv and other cities in the worst escalation in the region since Sadr, who has millions of followers in Iraq and controls a large paramilitary group, pledged his support to Palestinian armed groups in Gaza. Mass public gatherings have been rare in Iraq since security forces and militia groups crushed anti-government protests last year and amid regular curfews to combat the spread of COVID
Israel kills 7 members of same family in Gaza in new massacre
At least Palestinians, including 63 children, have been killed in Gaza since the attacks began. About 1, Palestinians have been wounded. Twelve people in Israel have died, including two children, while at least have been wounded. Biden held his third phone conversation with Netanyahu since violence flared on May 10 and expressed support for a ceasefire.
Israel pummeled Gaza City with airstrikes early Monday as violence in the region entered its second week. The Israeli military said targets included tunnels used by Hamas and homes belonging to several commanders of the militant group that rules Gaza. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza to end rocket attacks against Israel immediately, and said Monday that while Israel has a right to defend itself, it has a burden to avoid civilian casualties. The loss of life from the crisis is deeply saddening.