Israel’s Gaza invasion – Day 273

On May 20, the same day International Criminal Court prosecutor Karim Khan made a surprise request for clearances to arrest the leaders of Israel and Hamas involved in the Gaza conflict, he suddenly cancelled a sensitive charge to collect substantiation in the region, eight people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Planning for the visit had been underway for months withU.S. officers, four of the sources said.

The court was set to gather on- point substantiation of war crimes and offer Israeli leaders a first occasion to present their position and any action they were taking to respond to the allegations of war crimes, five sources with direct knowledge of the exchanges told Reuters. Israeli airstrikes kill 4 Palestinians in Gaza At least four Palestinians were killed, including two women, in Israeli airstrikes on two homes in the Gaza Strip, Anadolu Agency reports. Al- Awda Hospital in the Nuseirat exile camp in central Gaza verified that the installation “ entered two killers and several injuries following an airstrike on the Al- Sarraj family’s home in the Nuseirat camp.

” The Gaza Civil Defense Agency said in a statement that they recovered the bodies of two women and transported several injured people from the debris of the Al- Bardawil home, which was struck by an Israeli warplane in the Al- Daraj neighborhood. Israeli service carries out overnight attacks on southern Lebanon Israel’s air force attacked Hezbollah targets in the al- Jebbayn and Kafr Hamman areas of southern Lebanon while ordnance hit a target in the Naqoura area, the service said in a post on social media, Al Jazeera reports. before, Israel said its forces had attacked “ terrorist structure ” in the Meiss el- Jabal and Ayta ash Shab areas. Israeli chairman congratulates Keir Starmer on election palm Israeli President Isaac Herzog has complimented incoming UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer on what’s set to be a landslide election palm for the Labour Party, Al Jazeera reports.

“ As he prepares to enter Downing Street as Prime Minister, I look forward to working together with him and his new government to bring our hostages home, to make a better future for the region, and to consolidate the close fellowship between Israel and the United Kingdom, ” Herzog wrote onX. Starmer has constantly refused to say whether Israel’s conduct in Gaza constitute genocide and has said he’ll only review munitions deals from the UK to Israel on a case- by- case base. Hezbollah says its leader meets Hamas delegation to bandy Gaza, ceasefire addresses Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah met a Hamas delegation headed by the group’s deputy chief in Gaza, Khalil Al- Hayya, to bandy the situation in Gaza and the rearmost ceasefire addresses, Hezbollah has said in a statement, Reuters reports. Israeli service says its carrying out operation in Jenin The Israeli service has said that its forces have girdled a “ structure where terrorists are settled and exchange fire with the terrorists ” in the enthralled West Bank megacity of Jenin, Al Jazeera reports.

“ During the exchange of fire, an aircraft attacked a team of fortified terrorists, ” it said in a post on X, without furnishing farther details. Settlers attack Israeli dogfaces, Palestinian vehicle near illegal West Bank village Israeli settlers have attacked Israeli dogfaces and a Palestinian vehicle near a lately destroyed illegal village in the enthralled West Bank, Al Jazeera reports citing Israel’s Army Radio. Ten settlers attacked Israeli dogfaces posted at the Givat Assaf Junction near Tzur Harel, east of Ramallah, with jewels. On Wednesday, Israeli authorities vacated and destroyed an illegal village in the area. Army Radio also reports that the settlers threw jewels at a Palestinian vehicle near the megacity of Nablus, injuring a Palestinian girl.

A security functionary told Army Radio that attacks from revolutionist settlers in the enthralled West Bank are growing as they “ are getting a boost from politicians ”. Israeli spurts, attack copters hit further than 50 spots across Gaza in one day monitors Israeli fighter spurts and an attack copter fired on two UNRWA- operated seminaries in Gaza City causing multiple casualties at the Musa bin Nusair School, war observers report, in what Israel said was an operation against locales used to “ plan and direct ” attacks against its forces, Al Jazeera reports. The Israeli air force attacked further than 50 targets across Gaza in total on Thursday, the Institute for the Study of War( ISW) and the Critical pitfalls design( CTP) say in their rearmost report on fighting in Gaza. According to the US- grounded think tanks, Israeli colors operating in the Shujayea neighbourhood of Gaza City reported close- range battles with Palestinian fighters on Thursday, while Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad units continued to target Israeli forces with important “ strongly formed penetrators ”.

The sustained use of similar “ sophisticated munitions and tactics ” among Palestinian fighters in Shujayea remains harmonious with former analysis by the ISW and CTP that Hamas has “ at least incompletely ” rebuilt its fighting force in the area since Israeli forces pulled out in April. A shower of rockets was also launched from Gaza towards areas in southern Israel on Thursday, the ISW/ CTP reports.