Israel declares war following a Hamas attack, with escalating Israel-Palestine conflict and rising regional tensions involving Hezbollah.


  1. Israel-Palestine conflict intensifies with rising casualties.
  2. Israel declares war after Hamas attack.
  3. Israel-Hezbollah clash sparks wider conflict fears.

NOTE THIS FROM 2022: 17 FEB 2022 ABC AUSTRALIA--Hamas to be listed in entirety as a terrorist organisation by Australian government - ABC News   ..........The military wing of Hamas was already listed by Australia, but the federal government will now join the United Kingdom, the United States, Israel and others in extending the designation to the fundamentalist Islamic group's political branch.