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Displaced Palestinians react near their tents following an Israeli strike on a car in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 8, 2024
Gaza cease-fire hopes alive with more talks planned
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken sees room for negotiation in Hamas' counteroffer despite Israel's rejection of it.
Smoke rises over buildings in Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip following Israeli bombardment on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 6, 2024
Palestinians hope Blinken visit hastens truce before Rafah strike
Blinken's meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lasted about two hours.
Smoke rises from inside Gaza on Sunday. Gaza health authorities, which do not differentiate between militants and civilians in their tallies, said on Sunday more than 27,300 Palestinians have been confirmed killed since the Israel-Hamas war began.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 5, 2024
Hamas hounds Israeli forces in main Gaza cities
There has been persistent fighting in Gaza City in the north of the densely populated enclave, and in Khan Younis to the south.
Mourners react following the death of Palestinians in an Israeli raid, at a hospital in Jenin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 30, 2024
Hamas studies Gaza cease-fire proposal after Israeli hospital raid
The raid underscored the risk of the war spreading to other fronts, while Israeli forces fought new battles with Hamas fighters in Gaza.
Families of Israeli hostages held in the Gaza Strip by Palestinian militants gather with supporters for a demonstration demanding an immediate deal as they block off a road near the Israeli Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 30, 2024
U.S. vows to act after drone strike, endangering Gaza hostage talks
An attack Sunday by Iran-backed militants was the first deadly strike against U.S. troops since the Israel-Hamas war began, and marks a major escalation.
Palestinians fleeing Khan Younis, due to the Israeli ground operation, move toward Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 29, 2024
More Palestinians displaced as Israel battles Hamas in south Gaza
Israel said it was engaged in battles in Khan Younis, where it said troops "eliminated terrorists and located large quantities of weapons."
Israeli soldiers operate in the Gaza Strip
WORLD / Politics
Jan 24, 2024
One-month Gaza truce is the focus of intensive talks, sources say
Despite the difficulty of bridging the gap in positions, a source described the talks as intensive and said a deal could be agreed to "at any minute."
Smoke billows over Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during the Israeli bombardment on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 22, 2024
Battles rage as Palestinians say Gaza death toll passes 25,000
Gaza's health ministry said 178 Palestinians were killed in the past 24 hours, one of the deadliest days so far of the war.
An Israeli artillery unit fires amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the militant group Hamas, near the Israel-Gaza border, in southern Israel, on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 15, 2024
Fierce fighting continues in Gaza as Israel's war enters 100th day
The total number confirmed to have been killed since the start of the war is almost 24,000, with more than 60,000 wounded, according to the Gazan health ministry.
A Palestinian girl who survived an Israeli strike is carried by her father next to the bodies of their relatives who were killed in the strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 11, 2024
Israel to face Gaza genocide charges at International Court of Justice
A case brought by South Africa in December claims Israel's war against Hamas militants in Gaza violates the 1948 Genocide Convention.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken gestures as he arrives in Tel Aviv on Monday as part of his weeklong trip aimed at calming tensions across the Middle East.
WORLD / Society
Jan 9, 2024
Blinken arrives in Israel as it says Gaza war to continue through 2024
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was due to meet Israeli leaders on Tuesday in his quest to prevent the Gaza Strip conflict from growing into a regional conflagration as the Israeli military said its fight against Hamas will rage all year.
Israeli soldiers take part in a drill at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, on Thursday
WORLD / Politics
Jan 5, 2024
Israel to launch more targeted assault on Hamas
A targeted approach will be employed in the north while Hamas leaders are pursued in the south and efforts are made to the free remaining hostages.
People gather at the site of an explosion in what security sources say is an Israeli drone strike in the Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 3, 2024
Gaza war spreads to Beirut with killing of Hamas deputy leader
Lebanese and Palestinian security sources said Israel was behind the drone strike that killed Saleh al-Arouri.
Netanyahu said Israel would not succeed in freeing the remaining hostages held by Hamas without applying military pressure.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 27, 2023
Israel launches more Gaza strikes as Netanyahu says Hamas must be destroyed
Israeli military said its air force carried out a strike against 100 Hamas targets, including tunnel shafts, to assist ground forces in Gazan suburb.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
WORLD / Politics
Dec 26, 2023
Civilians in Gaza navigating 'human chessboard,' says U.N. official
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue the fight against Hamas militants amid international pressure to reduce harm to civilians.
Palestinians search for casualties at the site of an Israeli strike on a house in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 21, 2023
Egypt aims to broker Gaza ceasefire amid Hamas and Israel demands
Chances for a second truce is slim with Hamas demanding a permanent end to Israeli offensive, which Israel has ruled out.
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released on Nov. 20.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 19, 2023
U.S.-led force to patrol Red Sea in response to Houthi attacks
Participating countries led by the United States include the United Kingdom, Bahrain, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Seychelles and Spain.
Israeli soldiers operate in the Gaza Strip amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in this handout picture released on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 18, 2023
Israel opens aid crossing to Gaza while stepping up bombardment
Hopes flickered at news that Israel may have spoken with Qatar, one of the mediators of an earlier ceasefire.
Palestinian children hold pots as they queue to receive food cooked by a charity kitchen, amid shortages in food supplies, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Thursday.
WORLD / Society
Dec 15, 2023
Desperation grows among families in Gaza as aid deliveries falter
The Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip has made it almost impossible for aid convoys to move around.
Damaged buildings following an Israeli air strike on Tuesday
WORLD / Politics
Dec 13, 2023
U.N. urges Gaza cease-fire as divide between Israel and U.S. grows
U.S. President Joe Biden told the longtime ally its "indiscriminate" bombing of civilians was hurting international support.

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