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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

Palestinians gather amid power cut near houses destroyed during Israel's military offensive in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD
Jun 20, 2024
Anarchy hinders Gaza aid efforts, despite daily combat pause
The Israeli military’s decision to pause fighting for hours each day along the aid route has so far produced scant humanitarian benefit.
Displaced Palestinians, who fled their houses due to Israeli strikes, shelter at a tent camp in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD
Jun 20, 2024
Israeli tanks push deeper into Rafah, forcing people to flee again
Some eight months into the war, there has been no sign of a pause as mediators have failed to persuade Israel and Hamas to agree to a cease-fire.
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.
WORLD
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.
An Israeli tank maneuvers inside the Gaza Strip on Thursday. Gaza's environment was already suffering from recurring conflicts, rapid urban growth, and high population density, before the most recent conflict began on Oct. 7.
WORLD / Society
Jun 18, 2024
Gaza conflict has caused major environmental damage, U.N. says
Water, sanitation, and hygiene systems are now almost entirely defunct, the report found, with Gaza's five wastewater treatment plants shut down.
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.
Expecting that the Palestinian Authority implement reforms, build institutions, reconstruct Gaza and police its people while Israel withholds its main source of finance is unfair and unrealistic.
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 17, 2024
Palestine's fiscal demise
The G7 and other powerful countries should help the Palestinian economy tap into international financial assistance like any other developing country.
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.
WORLD
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.
A vehicle transports a RS-24 Yars strategic nuclear missile during the main rehearsals of a military parade in Moscow on May 5.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 17, 2024
Nuclear arms more prominent amid geopolitical tensions: researchers
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned in his address to the nation in February there was a "real" risk of nuclear war.
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.
Trucks carrying aid to Gaza on May 14 that were stopped after they were damaged by Israeli settlers near a checkpoint near Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
WORLD
Jun 16, 2024
Israel announces localized, daily Gaza 'pause' for aid deliveries
The announcement came a day after one of the heaviest losses for the Israeli army in its war against Hamas.
The Sde Teiman base, which has become synonymous with the detention of Gazans, in the Negev desert of Israel.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 14, 2024
Inside the base where Israel has detained thousands of Palestinians
Since the start of the Gaza war, the Sde Teiman military base has housed detainees who are blindfolded, handcuffed and held without charge or legal representation.
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.
A woman and child walk among debris in Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Sunday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 12, 2024
'Immense' scale of Gaza killings amount to crime against humanity, U.N. inquiry says
The evidence gathered by such U.N.-mandated body inquiries has sometimes formed the basis for war crimes prosecutions by the International Criminal Court.
Pilgrims circle Kaaba as they perform Tawaf at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on June 11.
WORLD / Society
Jun 12, 2024
Gaza war hangs over Hajj as pilgrims flock to Mecca
Saudi Arabia's minister in charge of religious pilgrimages warned last week that "no political activity" will be tolerated.
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.
Women and babies at a displacement camp in North Darfur, Sudan, in January
WORLD
Jun 12, 2024
Violence against children hit 'extreme levels' in 2023: U.N. report
A senior U.N. official said they had never verified so many violations against children before.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, this year's Group of Seven chair, speaks following the announcement of the partial results of European Parliament elections, in Rome on Monday.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Jun 11, 2024
Using frozen Russian assets to help Ukraine to top G7 agenda
Under the chairmanship of Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, G7 leaders will have their hands full at the three-day gathering.
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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