Israeli strikes across Gaza kill at least 57

MONITORING (SW) – Israeli forces battled Hamas-led fighters in several parts of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, and Palestinian health officials said at least 57 people were killed in Israeli bombardments of southern and central areas.

Israel’s Netanyahu to address U.S. Congress on July 24

MONITORING (SW) – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will “present the truth” about the war against Hamas in Gaza when he addresses the U.S. Congress on July 24 during a visit to Washington, Republican leaders said on Thursday.

Mediators urge Israel and Hamas to finalize Gaza peace plan

MONITORING (SW) – Gaza conflict mediators have urged Israel and Hamas to finalize a ceasefire and hostage release deal outlined by United States President Joe Biden that they said would bring immediate relief to people in Gaza and to the hostages and their families.