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Chantal Da Silva

Chantal Da Silva is a breaking news editor for NBC News Digital based in London. 

Chantal Da Silva is a breaking news editor for NBC News Digital based in London. 

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Gazans welcome deal to pause fighting but dread what may come afterward

Palestinians in and outside of Gaza have expressed relief over the planned four-day pause in fighting, but they fear Israel will ramp up its offensive once the cease-fire ends.

Premature babies evacuated from Gaza's main hospital and taken to Egypt

The plight of 39 premature babies at Gaza's biggest hospital, Al-Shifa, captured the world this month — and now, 31 of those infants have made it to relative safety after being evacuated from the besieged medical facility to a hospital in Rafah, near the Egyptian border, health officials told NBC News.

Israel calls it a humanitarian corridor, but for fleeing Palestinians, it’s forced displacement

NBC News was given access to Gaza City on Wednesday to see the main evacuation route that thousands of Palestinians have taken to move south amid Israel’s offensive.

Israel launches military operation inside Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital, where hundreds of patients and medical staffers are trapped

Israeli forces raided Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital, alleging that intelligence indicated Hamas activity there. Doctors, health officials and Hamas deny the allegations.

Gaza struggles to bury and grieve the dead in accordance with Islamic traditions

In the wake of the Hamas terror attack, the Israeli military’s deadly bombardment of the Gaza Strip has left a mounting death toll with graves and grief overflowing.

As outrage grows over fate of babies in Gaza hospital, Israel offers incubators and fuel

Israel has offered fuel and mobile incubators to Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital as outrage grows. Doctors and health officials in Gaza say the gestures are inadequate.

‘Nakba 2023’: Israel right-wing ministers' comments add fuel to Palestinian fears

Dropping a nuclear bomb on the Gaza Strip and establishing "sterile zones" that would block Palestinians from entering.

Gaza hospitals' evacuation efforts falter amid heavy fighting

Efforts by health workers to evacuate some of Gaza’s biggest hospitals appear to be failing despite promises from Israeli forces to allow those wounded and sick to go south.

Doctors at Gaza’s biggest hospital say newborns are dying after facility goes ‘out of service’

Three babies died at Gaza's largest hospital, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry, as it went out of service amid Israeli bombardment.

Netanyahu discusses possible hostage deal, Gaza governance and war crime allegations in interview

"We'll talk about it when it's there. We'll announce it if it's achieved," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview on "Meet the Press."

Power outages hit ICU and pediatric ward, officials at Gaza’s main hospital say after night of bombardment

Power outages have hit the ICU and the pediatric ward at Gaza's main hospital after heavy bombardment and fighting, Palestinian health officials said.