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The Israel-Hamas war

Making sense of what’s happening in the Middle East

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key developments

The UN said Gazans were running out of places to flee to.

Hamas said a resumption of hostage talks could only come with a permanent ceasefire.

The Israeli military said it had hit more than 400 targets since fighting resumed on Friday.

The Pentagon said a US warship shot down three drones during an attack by Houthi rebels in Yemen against commercial vessels in the Red Sea.

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