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As of: May 8, 2024 6:38 a.m

The US has suspended a bomb cargo due to “concerns” about Israel's actions close to Rafah. According to a hospital, seven individuals have been killed in an air strike in Gaza City. All developments within the reside weblog.

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Government official: US suspends bomb cargo to Israel over Rafah issues

The United States has suspended a bomb cargo to Israel due to “concerns” about an Israeli offensive within the Gaza city of Rafah, in line with a senior authorities official. The cargo, which was suspended final week, included 1,800 907-kilogram bombs and 1,700 226-kilogram bombs, mentioned the federal government official, who spoke on situation of anonymity.

Israel didn’t absolutely tackle U.S. “concerns” about Israel's plans for an offensive in Rafah. A closing resolution has not but been made on how you can deal with this supply, the federal government official mentioned.

3:26 a.m

USA: Hamas didn’t conform to draft compromise earlier than Rafah assaults

The US authorities has rejected experiences that the unconventional Islamist Hamas agreed to a negotiation proposal for a ceasefire shortly earlier than Israeli troops superior into Rafah. “Hamas responded and made several counterproposals in its response,” mentioned US State Department spokesman Matthew Miller. “But that's not the same as accepting a proposal.”

Miller defined that the draft underneath dialogue was a proposal from the top of April. “That was the proposal that was on the table,” mentioned the spokesman. Hamas seems to have publicly introduced that it had accepted this provide. But that's not true. “They have responded with changes – you can call it a counter-proposal – and we are currently working on those details.”

3:26 a.m

Hospital: Seven lifeless and several other injured in Israeli assault in Gaza

According to a neighborhood hospital, seven individuals have been killed in an Israeli airstrike within the metropolis of Gaza. Several different individuals have been injured, Al-Ahli Hospital mentioned.

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The US authorities has mentioned Israel has assured it that army motion in Rafah is restricted. Delegations from Israel and Hamas have arrived in Cairo for additional negotiations. You can learn the developments within the reside weblog.