Netanyahu briefed on Gaza escalation in Washington

Israeli security officials are briefing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington, DC, about the escalating tensions in the Gaza Strip.

Netanyahu is meeting with national security adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat and military secretary Avi Blut at the Blair House, the official White House guest residence.

He is also discussing the situation with IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and Shin Bet director Nadav Argaman.

Netanyahu is expected to return to Israel later this evening.

— Raphael Ahren

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