🔴 Live: 'Time for haggling to stop' on Gaza truce, Blinken says

An Israeli official said the country had received a reply from Hamas on a proposed ceasefire deal via mediators and that Hamas had "changed all of the main and most meaningful parametres".

An Israeli strike on southern Lebanon killed a senior Hezbollah commander, the Iran-backed militant group said. It named the commander as Sami Abdallah, also known as Abu Taleb, in a statement reporting his death.

The UN human rights office said Tuesday that both Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups may have committed war crimes in connection with a deadly raid by Israeli forces that freed four hostages and killed at least 274 Palestinians over the weekend.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced $404 million in new US assistance for the Palestinians during a summit in Jordan aimed at boosting humanitarian aid for Gaza.

A floating US military pier off Gaza has resumed bringing humanitarian aid into the enclave after being suspended for two days because of rough seas due to weather, three US officials said.

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