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A Palestinian walks among the rubble of buildings destroyed during Israel's military offensive in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 13, 2024
U.S. says Hamas seeks changes to the cease-fire plan
Hamas reiterated its stance that it is Israel rejecting proposals and that the Palestinian Islamist group was not suggesting new ideas.
Family members and supporters demand the immediate release of hostages kidnapped during the deadly Oct. 7 attack in Israel, as they protest outside a meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 12, 2024
Israel calls Hamas' response to U.S. cease-fire plan a rejection
The outlook for the U.S. cease-fire plan in Gaza remains uncertain as neither Hamas nor Israel publicly committed to a deal.
Palestinians flee Rafah on Friday. Residents say Israeli tank-led forces have advanced to the southwest fringes of the city that skirts the Gaza Strip's border with Egypt.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 8, 2024
Israeli forces batter central and south Gaza as tanks advance in Rafah
The latest attack killed at least 28 Palestinians, with a breakthrough in cease-fire talks nowhere in sight.
Palestinians inspect the site of an Israeli strike on a U.N. school sheltering displaced people in Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Thursday.
WORLD
Jun 7, 2024
Israeli strike on U.N. school kills dozens in Gaza
The attack, which killed 40 people according to a Hamas official, took place at a sensitive moment in mediated talks on a cease-fire.
An Israeli soldier stands next to a tank near the Israel-Gaza Border on May 7.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 6, 2024
Hamas leader demands full end to Gaza war be part of cease-fire deal
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh's remarks appeared to deliver the group's reply to U.S. President Joe Biden's proposal.
Demonstrators hold Fatah flags during a protest in support of the people of the Gaza Strip in Hebron, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Oct. 27, 2023.
WORLD
Jun 5, 2024
Hamas signals post-war ambition in talks with Palestinian rival Fatah
The meetings highlight that the Islamist militant group is likely to retain influence in the Gaza Strip after its war with Israel.
Commercial food trucks near a checkpoint in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Tuesday.
WORLD
May 31, 2024
Israel reopens Gaza food sales as Rafah raid chokes aid
Army authorities gave Gazan traders the OK to resume purchases from Israeli and Palestinian suppliers this month.
Israeli armored personnel carriers (APCs) near Israel's border with Gaza in southern Israel on Wednesday
WORLD
May 30, 2024
Israel seizes Gaza's border with Egypt and continues raids into Rafah
The border with Egypt along the southern edge was the Gaza Strip's only land border that Israel had not directly controlled.
Palestinians search for food among burnt debris in the aftermath of an Israeli strike on an area designated for displaced people, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday.
WORLD
May 28, 2024
Israel's continued attacks on Rafah prompt global outcry
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the latest strike had not been intended to cause civilian casualties, though at least 45 people died.
Palestinian kids stand in a house an Israeli strike destroyed, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD
May 23, 2024
Israeli forces move deeper into Rafah in night of heavy fighting
Israel's assault on the city has set hundreds of thousands of people fleeing in what had been a refuge for half of the enclave's 2.3 million people.
An Israeli tank near the Israel-Gaza border on Tuesday
WORLD
May 22, 2024
Israeli forces raze parts of Gaza's Jabalia and hit Rafah with airstrikes
Simultaneous Israeli assaults on the northern and southern edges of the Gaza Strip have sharply restricted the flow of aid, raising the risk of famine.
An Israeli soldier jumps off a tank near the Israel-Gaza border on Thursday. The slow progress of Israel's offensive highlights the difficulty of achieving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's aim of eradicating Hamas.
WORLD / Politics
May 17, 2024
Israel moves into north Gaza Hamas stronghold and pounds Rafah without advancing
The slow progress of its offensive highlights the difficulty of achieving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's aim of eradicating the militant group.
Israeli army battle tanks move near the border with the Gaza Strip at a location in southern Israel on Monday.
WORLD
May 15, 2024
Israeli tanks push deeper into Rafah as battles rage in northern Gaza
Israel's international allies and aid groups have repeatedly warned against a ground incursion into Rafah.
Smoke billows following Israeli strikes on the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) on October 11, 2023.
WORLD / Society
May 13, 2024
Gazans strive to study as war shatters education system
The U.N. estimates that 72.5% of schools in Gaza will need full reconstruction or major rehabilitation.
Palestinians who fled Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip transport their belongings in the back of a truck as they arrive to take shelter in Khan Yunis on Sunday.
WORLD
May 13, 2024
Israel pushes back into northern Gaza and ups military pressure on Rafah
Jabalia, Gaza's largest refugee camp, hosts over 100,000 people, mainly descendants of Palestinians displaced during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.
Smoke rises following Israeli strikes in Rafah on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
May 10, 2024
Israel strikes eastern Rafah as cease-fire talks end with no deal
A senior Israeli official said the latest round of indirect negotiations in Cairo had ended, and Israel would proceed with its attack on Rafah.
A girl walks past a tent sprayed with a message of gratitude to pro-Palestinian university students in the U.S. amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
May 3, 2024
Why Palestinians can count on U.S. students but not Arab allies to protest
Reasons range from a fear of angering autocratic governments to political differences with Hamas or doubts that it could impact state policy.
A wounded Palestinian man and his injured son in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday
WORLD
May 2, 2024
U.S. surgeon in Gaza: Nothing prepared me for scale of injuries
Shariq Sayeed said that the vast majority of cases he dealt with involved amputation.
Israel and its allies mostly shot down all missiles and drones and there were no deaths, but Israel says it must retaliate to preserve the credibility of its deterrents.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 18, 2024
Israel will defend itself, Netanyahu says, as West calls for restraint
Israel said it must respond to a volley of attacks from Iran — which caused no deaths — to preserve the credibility of its deterrents.
A woman grieves for Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 17, 2024
Israeli forces return again to northern Gaza and strike Rafah
Israel is still imposing "unlawful" restrictions on humanitarian relief for the Gaza Strip, the U.N. human rights office has said.

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