After a weekend of debilitating airstrikes and a communications blackout, the Israeli military moved deeper into Gaza, and appeared to be approaching Gaza City from at least three sides.
Since Israel’s ground invasion began, Yousur Al-Hlou, a Times video journalist, has been in touch with residents of Gaza City. Even with the blackout lifted, communication remains difficult. Al-Hlou shares what she has heard from those she has been able to reach, often via WhatsApp voice messages.
The Israel-Hamas war is evolving by the minute. To help bring you the most up-to-date developments, we’re beginning “The Headlines: War Briefing,” where you’ll hear the latest from our correspondents on the ground every afternoon. Hosted by Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
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