Israel’s planned Rafah offensive

Harsha Kakar Differences between Israel and its allies are increasing over their plans to invade Rafah, a Palestinian city in the South Gaza strip, which also has a border crossing with Egypt. The Israeli invasion of Gaza resulted in displaced Palestinians seeking shelter in Rafah, increasing its population to over 1.5 million from its earlier 280,000, all residing within 23 square miles. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s PM, has been insisting that four Hamas battalions are operating in Rafah and would need … Continue reading Israel’s planned Rafah offensive