In this urgent update, we cover the shocking developments in the Middle East as Israel officially declares war following a surprise attack by Hamas. Thousands of rockets and fighters from the Gaza Strip have escalated the conflict, with the involvement of Hezbollah along the northern border intensifying the situation. Israeli officials are working to recover hostages, including children and families, taken into Gaza.
The impact on civilians is devastating, with over 20,000 seeking shelter in schools. As the death toll rises on both sides, the international community reacts, and the U.S. responds by sending a strike team to the Eastern Mediterranean. Stay tuned for the latest developments and expert analysis on this rapidly evolving crisis.