Newspaper headlines: Gaza 'blackout' as 'carnage looms' –

Many of the papers lead on Israel expanding its operations in Gaza as part of its war with Hamas.
The Daily Mail says explosions from a series of rocket and missile attacks lit up the night sky. The Financial Times describes "balls of fire" rising above Gaza city during the bombardment last night.
The Daily Telegraph says Israel's war cabinet reportedly made the decision to expand operations after talks of a possible hostage release ended in a stalemate. The Daily Mirror sums up with the headline "carnage looms".
The Guardian focuses on the humanitarian situation in Gaza, speaking to people in the territory about the challenges of their daily existence. This includes descriptions of how the shortages mean many have to endure what the paper calls "long and frightening periods queueing in the open", while others are collecting broken furniture and scrap wood to burn for fuel for cooking. There also reports that children's names are being written on their bodies, by their parents, to help with identification if they're killed in an airstrike.
The Times looks at how police are preparing for further demonstrations about the conflict, due to take place in London this weekend. It reports that privately, counter terrorism officers have said Iranian agents are stoking the protests, partly with the use of what's referred to as a "campaign of online disinformation", to try to create unrest in Britain.
"Tory MPs seek safer seats to stay in office" says the Financial Times. It reports that at least 13 Conservative MPs are looking to "jump ship from their existing seats" and stand elsewhere in the next election, prompting criticism from some.
The paper does point out that the map of the 650 constituencies has been revised for the first time in 20 years to take into account population changes, meaning some regions will gain seats and a small proportion of seats will disappear altogether or face changes to their boundaries.
According to the Guardian, the guestlist for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's AI safety summit at Bletchley Park, in Buckinghamshire, next week is "in disarray". The paper says there have been worries inside Downing Street that the situation in Israel and Gaza would lead to an event lacking in world leaders.
But this appears to have eased slightly with confirmation that the European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, and the US Vice president, Kamala Harris, will attend. But it remains to be seen how many top-level figures will be there. The government says the AI safety summit is a vital first step towards getting to grips with a fast-moving subject.
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