Media Summary

The BBC, The Financial Times and The Guardian report that deliveries of medicine for Israeli hostages and Palestinian civilians were expected to start arriving in Gaza on Wednesday under a deal mediated by Qatar and France. 

The BBC, Sky News, The Financial Times, ITV News, The Independent, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times and Reuters all report that British and US forces launched an attack on Houthi targets in Yemen after the Iranian-backed group defied a warning to stop targeting ships in the Red Sea.

The BBC, Sky News, Channel 4, The Independent, The Financial Times, The Sun and The Telegraph report that the Lebanese group Hezbollah says one of its commanders has been killed in a strike in southern Lebanon believed to have been carried out by Israel.

The BBC, The Guardian, The Times, Reuters, The Daily Mail, and The Evening Standard all report that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on Monday before heading on to Israel, after warning that the Gaza war could spread across the region without concerted peace efforts.

BBC News, The Guardian, Sky News, The Financial Times, and Reuters all report that Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant has outlined proposals for the future governance of Gaza once the war between Israel and Hamas is over. There would, he said, be limited Palestinian rule in the territory.

The BBC, Reuters, The Financial Times and The Telegraph all report on our main story, that Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri was killed in a blast in Beirut. The Spectator weighs up the risks Israel took with the killing.