Israel recalls Gaza truce negotiators, strikes Hezbollah targets in Lebanon

Israel recalled its negotiators from Doha after deeming mediated talks on a Gaza truce "at a dead end" due to demands by Hamas, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday. Lebanese official media said fresh Israeli strikes on eastern Lebanon on Tuesday killed two people, after the deepest raid since cross-border hostilities erupted between Israel and Hezbollah amid the Gaza war. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

Britain's Royal Air Force airdropped more than 10 metric tons of food supplies into Gaza for the first time on Monday, Britain's defence ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Monday he had a "constructive discussion" with Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant.

A UN rights expert on Monday said there were "reasonable grounds" to determine that Israel has committed several acts of "genocide" in its war in Gaza, also evoking "ethnic cleansing".

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP and Reuters)

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