After ending the Hamas invasion of Israel proper, the Israeli military set up “closed military zones” around the Gaza Strip and Lebanon border while preparing a counter-invasion.
For a short time, Hamas and allies roughly doubled their area of control amid a surprise invasion deep into Israel proper.
Just prior to the surprise Hamas-led invasion of Israel proper, lines of control stood unchanged from previous years except for the re-opening of the Gaza fishing zone.
Ukraine has made modest progress in its strategic counteroffensive, while losing a comparable amount of ground in other areas.
Sporadic fighting has continued between various groups on several fronts in Syria, despite no lasting changes to territorial control.
Ukraine’s long-anticipated counteroffensive has resulted in significant, but limited, territorial gains in the southeast.
Russian forces have continued to advance within Bakhmut town, while both sides have made small gains in other parts of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Almost all territorial changes in the past month have been in favor of Russia. Most have been very small, but Russian forces have made major progress towards capturing the small city of Bakhmut.
Southern separatists have consolidated their control in the south, taking over most of Abyan province in clashes with rival government factions and Al Qaeda.