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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa gives a speech at the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva on Wednesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 14, 2023
Japan to give $3 million to global refugee education fund
Japan is known for its traditionally strict refugee policy.
Israeli soldiers light candles to mark the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah near the country's border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 14, 2023
Israelis want Hamas crushed despite Gaza casualties and U.N. rebuke
They consider the ongoing offensive — and the "terrible" cost that comes with it — as necessary in wiping out an existential threat, polls indicate.
Newly recruited Houthi fighters march during a parade in Sanaa, Yemen, on Dec. 2.   REUTERS
WORLD
Dec 14, 2023
U.S. working with allies to stop Houthi Red Sea attacks
The Houthis — based in Yemen and backed by Iran — vowed to target Israel’s assets until it abandons its campaign to destroy Hamas.
Palestinians gather to receive food rations for their families outside a United Nations warehouse in Rafah, Gaza, on Tuesday.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 11, 2023
International law is failing displaced Gazans
Where international law fails, the international community has the moral imperative to step in and assist displaced Gazans.
Hamas leader Yehia Sinwar addresses an anti-Israel rally in Gaza City in May 2021.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 8, 2023
Can the governments that grew Hamas destroy it?
This is a war in which Hamas, designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. and E.U., need only survive to win.
Armed men stand on a beach as the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, is anchored off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, on Dec. 5.
WORLD
Dec 13, 2023
With missiles and ship attacks, Yemen’s Houthis gain regional clout
In a major escalation of Houthi actions against Israel, the Iran-backed militia hit a Norwegian tanker on Monday with a cruise missile.
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.
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
WORLD / Politics
Dec 12, 2023
Disunity deepens at Harvard as Israel's war on Gaza charges debate
Rhetoric has reached a fever pitch since testimony in Congress by the university’s first Black president, who has only been in the role since July.
Israeli soldiers keep position on a hill overlooking northern Gaza on Monday.
WORLD
Dec 12, 2023
Gaza destruction worse than in WWII Germany, EU's top diplomat says
Josep Borrell considers Israel's military operation to be disproportionate in terms of civilian deaths and damage to civilian property and infrastructure.
Israeli military vehicles maneuver inside the central Gaza strip on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 12, 2023
Alarm over possibility of Palestinian displacement in Gaza war
Comments by some Israeli politicians — including some close to the government — have stoked Palestinian and Arab fears of a new Nakba.
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.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 11, 2023
U.N. General Assembly to meet Tuesday on ongoing Gaza conflict
On Friday the United States vetoed a cease-fire resolution proposed at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council.
Local men survey the damage after an Israeli airstrike on Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, on Dec. 1.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 11, 2023
While Palestinians suffer, Hamas reaps the benefits
Gaining prestige among Palestinians while poisoning Israel’s relations with the Arab world, the group has put the Palestinian issue back on the agenda.
An Israeli Merkava tank on Thursday
WORLD / Politics
Dec 9, 2023
White House presses Congress to OK tank shells for Israel
The request is being made even as concerns grow about the use of U.S. weapons in a war that has killed thousands of civilians.
A United Nations Security Council meeting to debate a resolution calling for a cease-fire in Gaza at U.N. headquarters in New York on Friday
WORLD
Dec 9, 2023
U.S. vetoes Security Council move calling for Gaza cease-fire
Washington dashed a growing clamor for an immediate cease-fire that had been led by U.N. chief Antonio Guterres and Arab nations.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken
WORLD / Politics
Dec 8, 2023
U.S. criticizes Israel on Gaza as civilian death toll mounts
Israel says it must wipe out the Hamas militant group and is doing everything possible to get civilians out of harm's way.
Anucha Angkaew, a Thai farm worker who was abducted by Hamas while working in Israel in October, at his family home in Don Pila village in Udon Thani province, Thailand.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Dec 8, 2023
Thai man recalls 50 days below ground in Hamas captivity
At least 240 people — Israelis and foreign nationals — were abducted to Gaza on Oct 7. by Hamas militants.
The destruction of tunnels is advancing Israel’s stated aim of dismantling Hamas infrastructure so the group can’t repeat its deadly Oct. 7 assault. At the same time, it is reducing much of Gaza to rubble.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 8, 2023
Israeli warning on Hamas tunnels means months of destruction
The devastating outcome of a drawn-out campaign against the militant group is likely to leave many of about 2.2 million Palestinians homeless.
Armed men stand on the beach as the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, is anchored off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 7, 2023
Saudi Arabia urges U.S. restraint as Houthis attack ships in Red Sea
Riyadh is concerned about a derailing of its own peace process with the group that rules much of Yemen even as war rages in the Gaza Strip.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during the High-Level Segment for Heads of State and Government session at the United Nations climate summit in Dubai on Friday. Kishida spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday regarding the situation in Gaza.
JAPAN
Dec 6, 2023
Civilian casualties should be minimized, Kishida tells Netanyahu
In response, the Israeli leader set out his country's position on the military operation in Gaza, the Foreign Ministry said.

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