The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said it carried out airstrikes against several Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon. The CENTCOM* said it shot down a drone over the Gulf of Aden on February 2 and conducted strikes against four Houthi UAVs that were being readied for launch. The Palestinian group started deploying police officers and making partial salary payments to some of its civil servants in Gaza City. Palestine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates warned of repercussions of a possible Israeli military operation on the city of Rafah. An Iraqi militia official hinted at a desire to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East after US retaliatory strikes. Watch the video to find out more.