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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

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.
Practioners of Judaism pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City on Nov. 12.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 6, 2023
Unraveling the new roots of modern antisemitism
Whereas antisemitism reproaches Jews for being rootless, Zionism tries to correct this supposed failure.
Injured Palestinians arrive at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 6, 2023
Despite death toll, U.S. unlikely to rethink weapons supplies to Israel
U.S. officials consider private negotiation to be effective in pressuring Israel to minimize civilian casualties in its offensive against Hamas in Gaza.
An Israeli soldier secures a tunnel underneath Shifa hospital in Gaza City, in the Gaza Strip, on Nov. 22.
WORLD
Dec 5, 2023
Israel considering flooding Gaza tunnels with seawater: report
Israel's army completed the set-up of at least five pumps last month
An Israeli soldier fires from a window in the Gaza Strip on Monday. The United States has cautioned Israel to do more to avert civilian casualties as military operations shift to the south, where many Gaza residents are seeking refuge after fleeing the devastated north.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 5, 2023
Two civilian deaths for each Hamas fighter in Gaza, Israel admits
The Israeli military is hoping to reduce noncombatant deaths via high-tech mapping software amid the unfolding humanitarian crisis.
The USS Carney guided-missile destroyer transits Egypt's Suez Canal on Oct. 18.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 4, 2023
U.S. warns Iran-backed Houthis after attacks on Red Sea shipping
The attack on two commercial ships in international waters in the Red Sea marked a significant escalation in the threat to shipping in the area.
A Palestinian resident inspects the destruction caused by air strikes on their home in Khan Younis, Gaza, on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 4, 2023
Israel’s war aims move south with Hamas leadership in crosshairs
Israel is bearing down on the city of Khan Younis where it says the Hamas leadership is entrenched deep inside tunnels.
U.S. President Joe Biden during a meeting in the Oval Office on Thursday
WORLD / Politics
Dec 3, 2023
Muslim Americans face 'Abandon Biden' dilemma — then who?
Opposition from Muslim and Arab American communities could complicate the president's path to an Electoral College victory.
Residents of the Qatari-funded Hamad Town residential complex in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, sit with some of their belongings as they flee their homes after an Israeli strike, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 3, 2023
Israel faces growing U.S. calls for restraint amid Gaza fighting
Remarks by the U.S. vice president and defense chief were some of the strongest to date on Israel's need to protect civilians in Gaza.
Damaged houses following the deadly Oct. 7 attack by Hamas gunmen in southern Israel.
WORLD
Dec 2, 2023
Israel's most wanted: The three Hamas leaders it aims to kill
Sources familiar with Israel's thinking have said that the offensive in Gaza was unlikely to stop until three top Hamas commanders are dead or captured.
Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepts rockets launched from the Gaza Strip on Friday, as seen from Ashkelon, Israel.
WORLD
Dec 2, 2023
Israel tells Arab states it wants buffer zone in postwar Gaza, sources say
Israel detailed its plans to its neighbors Egypt and Jordan, along with the United Arab Emirates, which normalized ties with Israel in 2020.
Israeli troops gather on the border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the 7th day of a truce with Hamas.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 1, 2023
The Gaza cease-fire is a major military victory for Hamas
Military cease-fires and delays such as between Israel and Hamas always favor weaker defenders in a conflict.
One of Qatar’s lead negotiators Abdullah Al Sulaiti (right) works inside an operation room set up to coordinate the truce and release of hostages between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Doha on Sunday.
WORLD
Dec 1, 2023
How Qatar swayed Israel and Hamas to make a temporary truce work
After seven days of truce, Israel confirmed Friday it was resuming hostilities.
People run for cover following the resumption of Israeli bombardment in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday.
WORLD
Dec 1, 2023
Israel resumes fighting against Hamas in Gaza as truce ends
Palestinian media and Gaza's interior ministry reported Israeli air and artillery strikes across the enclave after the cease-fire expired.
A newly released prisoner (right) hugs a relative during a welcome ceremony following the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails in exchange for Israeli hostages held in Gaza by Hamas since the Oct. 7 attacks, in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 30, 2023
Mediators race to extend Israel-Hamas truce ahead of expiry
The six-day halt to fighting ends on Thursday morning local time, with a last hostages freed from Gaza overnight in exchange for Palestinian prisoners.

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