On 19.11.23, Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized an Israeli-linked cargo ship in the Red Sea and took two dozen crew members hostage, raising fears of escalation in Israel’s war on Gaza.
Thirty-one prematurely born babies have been evacuated from al-Shifa Hospital and taken to the European and Nasser hospitals in the south.
A deal on captives has not yet been reached between Israel and Hamas after The Washington Post reported a US-brokered deal is close.
At least 13,000 people have been killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza since October 7. In Israel, the official death toll in Hamas’s attacks stands at about 1,200.