Tag - israel-hamas-war



Displaced Palestinians gather to collect food in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday. One in six children under age 2 in northern Gaza suffers from acute malnutrition, a U.N. aid official said.
WORLD / Society
Feb 28, 2024
One quarter of Gaza's people one step away from famine, U.N. says
Practically all the 2.3 million people in the Palestinian enclave rely on "woefully inadequate" food aid to survive.
Houthi supporters and other protesters rally in solidarity with the Palestinians in Sanaa, Yemen, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 27, 2024
After U.S. strikes, Iran’s proxies scale back attacks on U.S. bases
Tehran, wary of igniting open warfare with Washington, has told militia groups it backs to curtail assaults on targets such as military installations.
An active member of the U.S. Air Force has died after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington over the weekend in protest of the war in Gaza, the Pentagon said Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 27, 2024
U.S. airman dies after setting himself on fire outside Israeli Embassy
The incident, which was broadcast live online, comes amid ongoing pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli protests in the United States.
U.S. President Joe Biden walks to board Air Force One for travel to New York from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 27, 2024
Biden hopes for cease-fire in days as talks with Israelis and Hamas progress
The presence of both sides meeting mediators separately but in the same city suggested talks were further along than at any time since February.
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh convenes a Cabinet meeting in Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 26, 2024
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh resigns
The move comes amid growing U.S. pressure on President Mahmoud Abbas to shake up the Palestinian Authority.
Palestinians help an injured man in the aftermath of an Israeli strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Saturday.
Feb 23, 2024
The Gaza war isn't a Holocaust, but it's still a nightmare
There are, sadly, many examples in history of the kind of conflict under way in Gaza, and the Holocaust isn’t one of them.
The Nautica, a replacement oil tanker for the decaying FSO Safer, arrives in the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, in July last year.
Feb 25, 2024
Shortage of oil tankers at hand as Red Sea attacks divert trade
Only two new supertankers join the fleet in 2024 — the fewest additions in almost four decades.
U.K. Royal Air Force planes take off from Cyprus to strike military targets in Yemen on Saturday.
Feb 25, 2024
U.S. and U.K. warplanes again strike Houthi-linked targets in Yemen
The strikes were intended to degrade the Iran-backed militants’ ability to attack ships in critical sea lanes.
Palestinians walk past destroyed homes near the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday.
Feb 25, 2024
Dead horses, scraps, leaves: Gaza's hungry get desperate
Contaminated water, power cuts, overcrowding and poverty plague a refugee camp as the bombardment continues.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Jerusalem on Feb. 18.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 24, 2024
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu issues first plan for postwar Gaza
The proposal, which calls for indefinite Israeli military control and buffer zones in the territory, was rejected by Palestinians.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa (far left) hold talks with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (center right) and South Korean Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul in Rio De Janeiro on Thursday.
Feb 23, 2024
Japan, U.S. and South Korea agree on closer cooperation over North Korea
The countries' top diplomats also discussed efforts to maintain peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.
Demonstrators hold a rally in Tel Aviv on Wednesday calling for the release of hostages kidnapped in the deadly Oct. 7 attack on Israel by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas from Gaza.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 23, 2024
Israel steps up attacks in Gaza Strip amid cease-fire talks
A new draft of a deal is being negotiated after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew from the last one over Hamas' "ludicrous" demands.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa at the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday
Feb 22, 2024
Japan eyes providing $32 million in additional humanitarian aid to Gaza
At a G20 meeting, Japan's top diplomat voiced concern about the "critical humanitarian situation" in the Gaza Strip.
A Houthi military helicopter prepares to land on the Galaxy Leader cargo ship in the Red Sea in November.
Feb 21, 2024
Why Beijing won’t fight the Houthis
Whether they target Chinese vessels directly or not, attacks on Red Sea shipping by Houthi rebels threaten to undermine China’s economic recovery.
Kites are flown over Rafah as smoke billows following Israeli bombardment on Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 21, 2024
Israel-Hamas war splits G20, risking paralysis at meeting
The group is so split on the conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine that they may be forced to reduce the forum’s scope and avoid geopolitical issues.
Members of the Palestinian civil defense extinguish a fire in a building following Israeli bombardments east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 20, 2024
U.S. proposes its own U.N. Security Council draft opposing Rafah offensive
The U.S. draft comes ahead of a vote by the U.N. body on an earlier proposal for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, which Washington has opposed.
A supporter of jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti in the West Bank city of Ramallah in front of a poster depicting Barghouti.
Feb 18, 2024
Can Marwan Barghouti be the Palestinian Nelson Mandela?
Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, who has spent two decades in an Israeli prison, could unite Palestinians in getting behind a compromise solution.
Protesters hold a Palestinian flag as they gather outside the International Court of Justice as judges rule on emergency measures against Israel following accusations by South Africa that the Israeli military operation in Gaza is a state-led genocide, in The Hague on Jan 24.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 19, 2024
U.N. court to weigh consequences of Israel occupation
Nations including the United States, Russia and China will address judges in a weeklong session at the Peace Palace in The Hague.
Israel's Anastasia Gorbenko waves on the podium after earning silver in the women's 400-meter individual medey at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Wednesday.
MORE SPORTS / Swimming
Feb 19, 2024
Israeli swimmer booed at world championships
Anastasia Gorbenko shrugged off boos from the crowd at the world swimming championships in Doha on Sunday.
Smoke billows over Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during Israeli bombardment on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 19, 2024
Prospects dim for truce as Israel rejects calls to spare Rafah
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls to spare Rafah, arguing that failing to launch the operation would mean to "lose the war."


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