This brings the number of Israeli soldiers killed since the start of the ground operation against the Palestinian resistance movement "Hamas" in the Gaza Strip to 97, the Times of Israel reported on Saturday, citing the Israeli army.Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, confirmed during a phone call with US President, Joe Biden, that the military operation in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip will last between 3 to 4 weeks, that is, until the beginning of next 2024.The renewed fighting between Hamas and Israel, since the morning of On Friday, December 1, after the end of the truce reached by the two parties mediated by Qatar and Egypt and the United States and extended in total, for 7 days, during which prisoners of women and children were exchanged and agreed quantities of aid were brought into the Gaza Strip.Hamas had announced at dawn on Saturday, October 7, the start of the operation "Al-Aqsa Flood", where thousands of rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel, and its forces stormed Israeli towns adjacent to the Gaza Strip, killing about 1400,250 Israel responded by formally declaring war on the Gaza Strip, beginning with devastating bombardment and then ground military operations inside the Strip.