Benny Gantz announces his resignation from the Israeli government

Benny Gantz, a centrist member of Israel’s war cabinet, announced his resignation Sunday, accusing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of mismanaging the war effort and putting his own “political survival” over the country’s security needs. Earlier Sunday, the health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza announced that at least 274 Palestinians were killed in the Israeli raid that rescued four hostages a day earlier. Read our liveblog to see how all the day's events unfolded.

Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas called Saturday for an emergency UN Security Council session over the deadly Israeli air raid on Nuseirat refugee camp near where the Israeli hostages were freed.

Israeli war cabinet minister Benny Gantz cancelled a news conference that was scheduled for Saturday, his office said, amid speculation he had been planning to resign from the government.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP & Reuters)

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