Israel pummels Gaza as tensions surge with Hezbollah on Lebanon border

Israeli forces struck Gaza and battled Hamas militants on Friday as truce efforts failed to make progress and tensions rose on Israel's northern border with Lebanon. Fears of a broader Middle East conflict have surged again, with Lebanon-based Hezbollah fighters launching waves of rockets, missiles and drones against Israeli military targets. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

Israel pummels Gaza as tensions surge with Hezbollah on Lebanon border
Israeli forces struck Gaza and battled Hamas militants on Friday as truce efforts failed to make progress and tensions rose on Israel's northern border with Lebanon. Fears of a broader Middle East conflict have surged again, with Lebanon-based Hezbollah fighters launching waves of rockets, missiles and drones against Israeli military targets. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.