Israel pounds Gaza after Biden outlines comprehensive ceasefire plan

Israeli forces hammered Rafah in southern Gaza with tanks and artillery Saturday, hours after US President Joe Biden said Israel was offering a new roadmap towards a full ceasefire backed by France and Germany. While Hamas described the proposal as “positive”, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu underlined that any permanent ceasefire in Gaza rested upon “the destruction of Hamas’s military and governing capabilities”. Read FRANCE 24's liveblog to see how all the day's events unfolded.

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