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An Israeli soldier during a ground operations in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday
WORLD / Politics
Jul 8, 2024
Netanyahu says Gaza deal must let Israel resume fighting until war goals met
A plan introduced by U.S. President Joe Biden in May and mediated by Qatar and Egypt, aims to end the war and free around 120 Israeli hostages in Gaza.
The sun sets over Gaza on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 5, 2024
Truce talks between Israel and Hamas advance, U.S. official says
The movement was significant enough that Israel is sending a delegation to negotiate in Qatar, the U.S. official said.
Israeli tanks operate near the Israel-Gaza border on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 4, 2024
Gaza cease-fire efforts show signs of revival as Israel pounds enclave
Egypt, Qatar and the United States have been trying for months to secure a truce in Gaza, but their efforts have repeatedly failed.
Palestinians, who fled the eastern part of Khan Younis after they were ordered by the Israeli army to evacuate their neighborhoods, ride on a vehicle loaded with belongings in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 3, 2024
Israel's next headache: Who will run postwar Gaza?
Fearing Hamas, powerful local families in Gaza are refusing to talk to Israel about any postwar plans.
An anti-government protest in Tel Aviv in January. In a TV interview on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the terms of a U.S.-led cease-fire deal and said he was prepared to open a second front against Hezbollah, in Lebanon.
Jun 25, 2024
Netanyahu's strategy is war, war and more war
The Israeli prime minister gave a rare and revealing interview to a domestic TV channel on the weekend that confirmed that he has a plan for Gaza. And that is war.
Israeli police detain a protester as they they try to disperse ultra-Orthodox Jews blocking a highway during a protest against changes to the laws on the military draft from which the ultra-Orthodox community has traditionally been exempt, in the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak on Thursday.
Jun 26, 2024
Israel top court rules ultra-Orthodox men must serve in army
The decision on the politically charged issue comes as calls grow for ultra-Orthodox men, historically exempt from mandatory service, to enlist.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists that the commitment to the proposed cease-fire and hostage deal does not contradict the position that Israel will not end the war until it eliminates Hamas.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 25, 2024
Netanyahu says he is committed to truce proposal for Gaza Strip
As Israel's military reports advances made against Hamas in southern Gaza's Rafah, the Israeli prime minister reiterates his goal of eliminating the militant group.
People run for cover during an Israeli bombardment in Gaza City on Saturday.
Jun 24, 2024
Netanyahu says major operations in Gaza will end ‘very soon’
Netanyahu said the next step for the military will be for Israel to redeploy some forces to the north.
Israelis protest for the release of hostages held in Gaza and against the government in Tel Aviv on June 1.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 24, 2024
Israel tech leaders, irked by Netanyahu, eye moves into politics
The war against Hamas is straining Israel's economy, with the central bank projecting costs of around $67 billion through 2025, nearly 15% of the annual GDP.
An Israeli soldier walks next to a fire following attacks from Lebanon, amid ongoing crossborder hostilities between Hezbollah and Israeli forces, near Kiryat Shmona, northern Israel, on June 14.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 24, 2024
Israel moves in Lebanon could raise risk of broader war: U.S. general
Air Force Gen. C.Q. Brown, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, did not offer a prediction on Israel's next steps.
Palestinians carry the wounded outside the headquarters of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza City on Sunday.
Jun 24, 2024
Israeli airstrike kills eight at Gaza aid center, witnesses say
The Israeli military said Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants had used the site.
Read Adm. Daniel Hagari, the spokesperson for the Israeli military (center), stands on a roof in Gaza while escorting a group of journalists in the central Gaza Strip on Jan. 8
WORLD / Politics
Jun 21, 2024
Israel military seems to be pushing back on goal to destroy Hamas
The idea of Israel destroying Hama is "simply throwing sand in the eyes of the public," Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
WORLD / Politics
Jun 19, 2024
Netanyahu tells U.S., ‘Give us the tools, and we’ll finish the job’
The Biden administration has become increasingly critical of Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip to root out Hamas.
A fire blazes on the Israeli side of the Israel-Lebanon border following attacks from Lebanon, amid cross-border hostilities between Hezbollah and Israeli forces, in northern Israel on Tuesday.
Jun 19, 2024
Israel says Lebanon offensive plan 'approved' as tensions surge
Israeli forces and Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah, a Hamas ally, have been exchanging fire on a near-daily basis.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 8.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 18, 2024
Israel's Netanyahu disbands war cabinet as tensions rise over Lebanon
There have been weeks of increasing exchanges of fire across the border between Israel and Lebanon.
Palestinians gather to receive food cooked by a charity kitchen near houses destroyed in the Israeli military offensive in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on May 30.
Jun 17, 2024
Aid groups welcome pauses in fighting but say Israel must do more to ease hunger
Some aid groups expressed skepticism that the Israeli military’s action would be transformative.
Palestinians hold Eid al-Adha prayers by the ruins of the Al-Rahma mosque destroyed by Israeli airstrikes in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 17, 2024
Netanyahu denounces tactical pauses in Gaza fighting to allow in aid
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction underlined political tensions over the issue of aid coming into Gaza.
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.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men protest after Israel's Supreme Court convened to discuss petitions to change government policy that grants ultra-Orthodox Jews exemptions from military conscription, near Israel's Supreme Court in Jerusalem on June 2.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 11, 2024
Clashes as Israel's parliament votes on law on ultra-Orthodox conscription
The conscription bill would see a gradual entry into the military of some ultra-Orthdox Jews, who have traditionally resisted serving in the armed forces.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield votes during a U.N. Security Council vote on a U.S.-drafted resolution backing a proposal outlined by U.S.President Joe Biden for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, at the U.N. headquarters in New York on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 11, 2024
U.N. Security Council backs Israel-Hamas cease-fire plan
Hamas has welcomed the adoption of the U.S.-drafted resolution, saying in a statement that it is ready to cooperate with mediators.


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