The Israel-Hamas conflict has resumed after a week-long ceasefire expired, leading to intense fighting and casualties in Gaza.
Why it matters
The resumption of the conflict between Israel and Hamas is significant due to the humanitarian crisis and the impact on civilian lives in Gaza.
What the papers say
The Guardian highlights the condemnation of the US for blocking a UN resolution calling for a ceasefire, while Al Jazeera and Gulf News report on the intense fighting and casualties in Gaza.
How we got here
The conflict between Israel and Hamas has been ongoing, with a temporary ceasefire providing a brief respite before hostilities resumed.
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