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Palestinian children grieve those killed following Israeli airstrikes, at the Nasser Medical Hospital in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 12, 2023
Palestinians starve as Israel's war on Gaza drives fear of exodus
Most of Gaza's 2.3 million people have been driven from their homes and residents say it is impossible to find refuge or food.
People hold an Israeli flag as a helicopter carrying released hostages arrives at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, in Tel Aviv, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 29, 2023
Israel and Hamas to release more people amid efforts to extend truce
The pause has brought Gaza its first respite after weeks of fighting and attention is now on whether mediator Qatar can negotiate another extension.
Israeli soldiers carry out operations inside Gaza's Shifa hospital on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 16, 2023
Israeli troops scour Gaza hospital for evidence of Hamas HQ
The "beating heart" of the Hamas fighters' operations was headquartered in tunnels beneath the Shifa hospital, Gaza's largest, Israeli forces had said.
A boy stands in the rain at a school run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday.
Nov 15, 2023
Heavy rain in Gaza brings new problems and fears for Palestinians
The start of the rainy season and the possibility of flooding increased fears that the densely populated enclave's sewage system will be overwhelmed.
Patients and internally displaced people at Shifa hospital in Gaza City on Friday amid ongoing battles between Israel and Palestinian Hamas militants.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 15, 2023
Israel raids Gaza's Shifa hospital in operation targeting Hamas
Israel has said that Hamas has a command center underneath Shifa hospital, the biggest in Gaza.
Palestinians prepare food next to destroyed buildings in Khan Younis on Monday.
WORLD / Society
Nov 14, 2023
Nothing to sell: Empty shelves in southern Gaza as population swells
Shortages of food, water, fuel and other goods have been worsening since Israel launched a military offensive and imposed a siege on the Gaza Strip.
Palestinians search for casualties at the site of Israeli strikes on houses in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday.
WORLD / Society
Nov 1, 2023
Israel kills at least 50 in military strike on Gaza refugee camp
An Israel Defense Forces statement said the strike by fighter jets on Jabalia, Gaza's largest refugee camp, had killed a Hamas commander.
A daughter of Palestinian man Ali Daba shows her bracelet at their shelter in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday
WORLD / Society
Oct 26, 2023
Gaza families wear ID bracelets to avoid burial in mass graves
With so many bodies, Palestinians in Gaza are burying the unidentified dead with a number instead of a name, residents say.
Palestinians at the site of an Israeli strike on a house in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday
WORLD / Politics
Oct 25, 2023
World leaders seek pause in Israeli strikes on Hamas for Gaza aid
Deadly clashes have intensified between multiple parties, with wider conflict posing a risk to security in a region key to global energy supplies.
Mourners bury children and their father, who were killed during Israeli airstrikes on their home, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday
WORLD / Politics
Oct 24, 2023
Israel steps up attacks as U.S. urges 'continuous flow' of Gaza aid
European leaders looked set to follow the U.N. and Arab nations in calling for a 'humanitarian pause' in hostilities to deliver aid.
A view of destroyed houses in the Beit Hanoun district of Gaza Strip as seen from Sderot, Israel, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 23, 2023
Israel strikes Gaza and Lebanon as Netanyahu convenes generals
Israel has amassed tanks and troops near the fenced border around Gaza for a planned ground invasion aiming to annihilate Hamas.
People gather at the site of the al-Ahli al-Arabi hospital in central Gaza on Wednesday in the aftermath of an overnight strike there.
Oct 19, 2023
U.S. reports deal to restart aid to Gaza as protests rock Mideast
The region remained volatile in the aftermath of an explosion at a Gaza hospital, which Palestinian officials said killed 471 people.
U.S. President Joe Biden holds a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the 78th U.N. General Assembly in New York on Sept. 20.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 17, 2023
Biden to visit Israel as Gaza war sparks humanitarian crisis
Biden's visit will mark a significant show of U.S. support for its top Middle East ally.
A ball of fire and smoke rises during an Israeli strike on the Gaza Strip on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 16, 2023
Gaza border crossing set to reopen before Israeli ground assault
Hundreds of metric tons of aid from several countries have been held up in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula for days, pending a deal for its safe delivery to Gaza.
Smoke billows following Israeli strikes amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Gaza, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
Israel calls for all civilians to leave Gaza City
Israeli said it would operate "significantly" in the coming days and that civilians would only be able to return when another announcement was made.
Israeli soldiers prepare for a mission outside Be’eri, a kibbutz that was overrun by Hamas militants on Saturday, in Israel, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
Israeli army to confront resilient foe in anticipated Gaza invasion
Israel's generals will look to lessons learned from past ground offensives in 2008 and 2014.
A dove flies over the debris of houses destroyed in Israeli strikes, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
Oct 12, 2023
Gazans bombarded by Israel have no hope and no escape
The Palestinian territory, one of the most crowded places on Earth, has been under siege since Saturday in a near-constant bombardment.
Houses and buildings destroyed by Israeli strikes in Gaza City, on Tuesday
WORLD / Politics
Oct 10, 2023
Israel pounds Gaza with fiercest airstrikes ever
Israel pounded the Gaza Strip with the fiercest airstrikes in the 75-year history of its conflict with the Palestinians, razing whole districts to dust.
A man stands in front of a damaged shop in Tel Aviv after it was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip on Saturday.
Oct 8, 2023
In attack, Hamas strikes Israel and regional security realignment
Saturday's assault coincides with U.S.-backed moves to push Saudi Arabia toward normalizing ties with Israel.
Japan Times
Jan 6, 2023
New Arab allies face quandary as Israel shifts hard to the right
As some in Israel's government seek to annex the occupied West Bank, Arab states have to balance their new partnership with historic support for Palestinian aspirations.


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