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As of: March 30, 2024 3:57 a.m

The US and Israel are planning a brand new assembly on the Rafah offensive, in keeping with a report. The USA can be supplying Israel with extra air drive tools. The developments within the stay weblog.

3:57 a.m

Report: USA and Israel plan new assembly on Rafah offensive

Israeli and US officers might meet in Washington on Monday for talks on Israel's deliberate floor offensive towards the town of Rafah within the Gaza Strip, in keeping with a media report. An Israeli delegation was really presupposed to arrive this week to listen to the USA's issues and to be proven alternate options. But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled the journey after the UN Security Council handed a decision calling for a right away ceasefire with out opposition from the US.

The Israelis have prompt suspending the talks till Monday, US broadcaster CNN quoted US officers as saying. However, scheduling is made tougher by the truth that Israel's authorities has till Sunday to draft a brand new legislation on the query of conscription for ultra-Orthodox Jewish males. They have lengthy been exempt from obligatory navy service.

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USA provides Israel with extra air drive tools

According to insiders, regardless of criticism of Israel's conduct of the struggle, the USA has determined in current days to ship billions of {dollars} in arms to the accomplice nation. The package deal consists of fighter jets and greater than 2,300 bombs, two individuals acquainted with the choice stated. The Washington Post had beforehand reported on it. The US presidential workplace declined to remark.

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Friday's stay weblog

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu sends a delegation to new negotiations on a ceasefire and the discharge of hostages. The Israeli navy says it has killed a Hezbollah commander. Friday's developments to learn.