#Airstrike

This is first major flare-up between Israel and Palestine since May 21 ceasefire. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The airstrikes and balloons marked the first major flare-up between Israel and Gaza since May 21
  • Wednesday's strikes were Israel's first against Gaza since a new coalition government took over
  • The incendiary balloons caused around 20 fires in southern Israel, according to local firefighters

.Cairo, Egypt
Egypt has sent 65 tonnes of medical aid to neighbouring Gaza after a week of Israeli strikes ( Photo credit: AP/PTI )

  • Israeli strikes left more than 200 Palestinians dead and hundreds more wounded, health officials said
  • Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday ordered the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt to be opened
  • 26 trucks of food and 50 ambulances were sent to Gaza

.New York, NY, USA
A Palestinian family sits outside their home after it was hit by an early morning Israeli airstrike, in Gaza City on Monday. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The UN Security Council id due to hold a meeting on Tuesday aimed at stemming Israel air strikes
  • Despite growing calls to end violence, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said, 'it would continue'
  • In total, Israeli air strikes have killed 212 Palestinians, including 61 children, in Gaza

.Gaza
The violence between Hamas and Israel is the worst since 2014. (Photo Credit- PTI)

  • Overnight Sunday to Monday, Israel launched strike in Gaza Strip
  • Power Cuts and buildings were damaged by Israel's attack in Gaza
  • 197 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, including 58 children

.Gaza
(Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The announcement was made by the Israel Defense Forces on Twitter
  • A twitter post read, "Israeli planes and troops on the ground are carrying out an attack in the Gaza Strip"
  • Israeli army later retracted the statment citing a communication error

.Jerusalem, Israel
Smoke billows from an Israeli air strike on the Hanadi compound in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 11, 2021. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Hamas fired 130 missiles towards Israel in retaliation to previous attacks
  • Rescue workers reported the death of the six-year-old
  • More than 1000 rockets have been fired by Hamas since Monday, according to Israel

.Myanmar (Burma)
Myanmar has been under the rule of the military since February 1 (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Rebel group had seized a military base in Myanmar
  • Country's junta had launched air strikes against them
  • The strikes mark the first such air assault against the Fifth Brigade of Karen National Union

.Syria
Violent clashes unfolded at the frontlines of the Ain Issa district between SDF forces and Turkish-backed factions. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The Turkey airforce carried out the attack at night after 17 months
  • Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed casualties
  • The last airstrike 'Operation Peace Spring' was launched in October 2019

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby did not mention the possibility of civilian casualties.(Photo: AFP/File)

  • The US military said the location was used by Iran-supported Iraqi armed groups
  • The strike was in retaliation for three recent missile attacks on installations used by US and coalition forces in Iraq
  • Those were believed launched by Iran-backed militias that operate under the umbrella of Hashed al-Shaabi