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Israel: "Hamas loses control of Gaza"
Israeli Defense Minister Gallant said on the 13th that with the full occupation of Gaza City by Israeli forces, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) "has lost control of the Gaza Strip."
Gallant was quoted by the Israeli government press office as saying that Israeli forces were moving forward and carrying out their tasks as planned.
The Israeli army said in a statement earlier in the day that the Israeli air force and ground forces had carried out 4,300 attacks on Palestinian militant group targets since the Israeli army began its ground offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Ashraf Zidra, a spokesman for the health department in the Gaza Strip, said on the 13th that hospitals in the northern Gaza Strip were "almost all" out of service, and only the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City could provide "limited services" at present. Palestinian Prime Minister Ashtiyeh said Israel continued to attack the Gaza Strip's largest hospital, Shifa Hospital, and cut off its electricity and fuel supplies.
In the past few days, tensions have continued to prevail in the border between northern Israel and Lebanon, and the Israeli army has exchanged fire with Allah in Lebanon. During an assessment of the situation in northern Israel on 13 July, Chief of the General Staff of the Israeli Army, Al-Halevi, said that he would work to restore the security of the residents of northern Israel. The Israeli military said Al-Halevi had approved the relevant action plan and instructed the Northern Command to maintain a high level of combat readiness.
Hamas-affiliated armed faction: Prepared to release 70 detainees in exchange for a five-day ceasefire
According to the Jerusalem Post, on the evening of the 13th local time, Abu Ubaida, a spokesman for the Qassam Brigades, an armed wing affiliated with the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), said that they told the mediator of the Qatari side that the organization was ready to release up to 70 women and children detained in the Gaza Strip in exchange for a five-day truce.