Israel eyes off Rafah
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his troops will launch a ground assault on Rafah, the southern Gazan city where more than half of the territory’s 2.3 million people are taking shelter. He says it’s required to “get the remaining Hamas terrorist battalions”, but reports say locals are panicked, and world leaders say Palestinians “cannot disappear into thin air”. Egypt, which borders Rafah, also warned that the Egypt-Israel peace treaty could be suspended if Israel’s army enters the area or forces Palestinians into their territory. The US also warned of a pending “disaster”, but President Joe Biden has his own problems at home… In an investigation that cleared him for keeping classified documents, the US Justice Department concluded that Biden has a “significantly limited” memory. Biden hit back, but the focus on his mental capacity is not good for his reelection campaign…
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