Hamas on Saturday, slammed the US rejection of the ceasefire bid as "a direct participation of the occupation in killing our people and committing more massacres and ethnic cleansing".
Hamas said that the Great Omari Mosque and the Othman bin Qashqar Mosque, both in Gaza City, were hit by air strikes on Thursday and Friday.
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This is the first time that Guterres has invoked Article 99 of the Charter since he became UN Secretary-General in 2017.
The Israeli army said it had pierced defensive lines and carried out "targeted raids in the heart of the city", where they found and destroyed 30 tunnel shafts.
According to the Hamas-run government media office, dozens were killed and injured in heavy strikes on areas east of Khan Yunis.
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U.S. President Joe Biden called the reports of sexual violence "appalling" and urged the world to condemn "horrific accounts of unimaginable cruelty."
"The so-called safe zones... are not scientific, they are not rational, they are not possible, and I think the authorities are aware of this," a spokesman for UNICEF told reporters.
Satellite photos taken Sunday showed tanks and troops massing outside Khan Younis, the latest target of the offensive, which was home to more than 400,000 people before the war.
Fighting resumed on Friday after the truce broke down, with at least 137 hostages still held in Gaza, according to the Israeli military.
Hospitals in the southern Gaza Strip have descended into chaos since the resumption of the war between the Palestinian militant group Hamas and Israel.
Israeli strikes also hit the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza late Saturday, killing at least 13 people, according to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa.
According to the United Nations, an estimated 1.7 million people in Gaza, around 80 percent of the population have been displaced by eight weeks of the Israel-Hamas war.
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An Israeli police inquiry has, so far, gathered "more than 1,500 shocking and difficult testimonies" from witnesses, medics and pathologists, a senior police officer told Israel's parliament.
Under an agreement between Palestinian militant group Hamas and Israel, the hostages were being released at a rate of 10 each day, forcing the families to endure an agonising waiting game.
The Prime Minister expressed his condolences on the loss of lives in the October 7 terror attacks and welcomed the release of hostages, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said on X.
With explosions audible and a dark column of smoke rising over northern Gaza. Israel's army said its warplanes were striking Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory.
The initial truce — which began Friday and has now been extended twice — called for the release of women and children.
“Palestine and India have historical relations and India supports Palestinian people. “Our relationship is very strong and we expect more from India,” he said.
The deal for two additional days of cease-fire, announced by Qatar, raised hopes for further extensions, which also allow more aid into Gaza.