Netanyahu’s deadly war in Gaza leaves Israel increasingly isolated amid global outrage

The Israeli leader is caught between international condemnation and a far-right coalition but there is still little pressure at home to end the attacks

Images of the impact of the war in Gaza, such as the devastation caused by shelling in Rafah, are extremely rare on Israeli television. Picture: Getty

As international pressure mounts on Israel over its military action in Gaza, including a near-unanimously dire warning of the impact of any Israel Defence Forces (IDF) assault on Rafah, an increasingly beleaguered Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and an isolated Israel face some stark choices in the days and months ahead.

Coming just weeks after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) case in the Hague, where Israel faced accusations of genocide, the mood in Israel ...