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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

People supporting Houthi rebels carry a mock missile as they protest during a rally against the U.S.-led strikes on Houthi targets and continued Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip, in Sana'a, Yemen, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 27, 2024
Yemen's Houthis escalate Red Sea attacks, hitting Trafigura fuel tanker
The firm said a missile struck the fuel tanker Marlin Luanda, which was carrying Russian naphtha, sparking a fire on board.
The courtroom in The Hague on Friday as the International Court of Justice prepared to rule on emergency measures against Israel following accusations by South Africa that the Israeli military operation in Gaza is a state-led genocide.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 26, 2024
World Court orders Israel to prevent acts of genocide
South Africa brought the case to the International Court of Justice earlier this month, asking it to grant emergency measures to halt the fighting.
International calls for a cease-fire to spare civilians have been unsuccessful, with Israel vowing to continue until Hamas has been destroyed and all hostages have been freed.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 26, 2024
U.S. sets up channel with Israel seeking answers on civilian casualties
The channel has been set up following concerns about the "constant" reports of Israeli strikes that have resulted in large numbers of civilian deaths.
South Africa has accused Israel of committing genocide against Palestinians amid the war in Gaza.
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 24, 2024
Should Japan support the ICJ genocide case against Israel?
South Africa has accused Israel of genocide in the International Court of Justice. The case can't be ignored, or impunity and the global order's collapse will be the price.
Israeli soldiers fire a mortar toward Gaza on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 24, 2024
Unmoved by Gaza carnage, Israel remains committed to war at any cost
There is an intensifying sense within Israel that the world is more focused on the response to Oct. 7 than on the original act of savagery itself.
Fighters loyal to the Houthis ride on the back of a pick-up truck during a military parade for new tribal recruits amid escalating tensions with the U.S.-led coalition in the Red Sea, in Bani Hushaish, Yemen on Monday.
BUSINESS / Markets
Jan 24, 2024
Red Sea attacks could disrupt shipping for months, driving up costs
With sailors demanding double pay and insurance rates skyrocketing, shipping lines are steering clear of a waterway that normally carries 12% of seaborne trade.
Palestine forward Mahmoud Wadi (19) and midfielder Oday Kharoub (6) greet supporters after the team's win over Hong Kong at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha on Tuesday.
SOCCER
Jan 24, 2024
Palestine 'fulfills promise' after historic Asian Cup win
The 3-0 victory over Hong Kong was also their first win in the history of the competition and enough to squeeze into the last 16 as one of the four best third-placed teams.
Israeli soldiers operate in the Gaza Strip
WORLD / Politics
Jan 24, 2024
One-month Gaza truce is the focus of intensive talks, sources say
Despite the difficulty of bridging the gap in positions, a source described the talks as intensive and said a deal could be agreed to "at any minute."
A crane moves containers in Montreal on Jan. 17.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 23, 2024
Chaos in the Red Sea is starting to bite into companies’ profits
With the Red Sea crisis roiling shipments, it’s only a matter of time before soaring costs and supply-chain strains show up in companies’ earnings reports.
Royal Air Force Typhoon aircraft have conducted precision strike operations against Houthi military targets in response to further attacks on shipping in the Red Sea.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 23, 2024
U.S., U.K. airstrikes hit more Houthi targets in fresh escalation
The airstrikes were the most significant in a series of attacks since the first wave of missile and Tomahawk launches by the U.S. and the U.K. in the early hours of Jan. 12.
Smoke billows over Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during the Israeli bombardment on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 22, 2024
Battles rage as Palestinians say Gaza death toll passes 25,000
Gaza's health ministry said 178 Palestinians were killed in the past 24 hours, one of the deadliest days so far of the war.
Sudki Mansour is the 40-year-old owner of Bisan, one of Tokyo’s only Palestinian-style restaurants.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Jan 22, 2024
From restaurant roots, expat dreams up a Palestine in Yamanashi
Sudki Mansour is the owner of Bisan, one of Tokyo’s only Palestinian-style restaurants, and a Palestinian-influenced campsite in Yamanashi Prefecture.
"Prepare your coffins," a banner warns Iran's adversaries in Tehran, on Jan. 16. After hitting targets in neighboring Pakistan, Iraq and Syria with missiles, Iran has played up not only its military capabilities but its determination to strike enemies at will.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 21, 2024
Attacks in Syria and Iraq ratchet tensions in a region on edge
Some of the attacks had no apparent connection to Gaza but taken together, they underlined how easy a broader conflict could arise.
Military cadets salute during a military funeral procession for Houthi fighters killed in recent U.S.-led strikes on Houthi targets, in Sanaa, Yemen, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 21, 2024
U.S. now pursuing ‘least bad’ option in confronting Houthis
Analysts and the Houthis themselves have said that the airstrikes won’t stop them — especially if the U.S. refuses to target the group’s main backer, Iran.
Families of hostages and supporters protest to call for the release of those kidnapped during the deadly Oct. 7 attack by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Tel Aviv, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 21, 2024
Israeli protesters demand return of hostages and early elections
Demonstrators marched through Tel Aviv's Habima Square, a frequent protest site, with some carrying signs calling Netanyahu "the face of evil."
Smoke billows over the Lebanese village of Odaisseh on Saturday during Israeli bombardment amid cross-border tensions in the Middle East.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 21, 2024
Missile attacks across Middle East raise Gaza escalation risks
Missiles and rockets launched by Iran-backed militants in Iraq hit al-Asad air base, where a number of U.S. personnel were being evaluated for traumatic brain injuries.
People gather near the site struck by a reported Israeli military strike in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday.
WORLD
Jan 20, 2024
Apparent Israeli strike on Damascus kills four Iranian Revolutionary Guards
Syrian state media said a likely Israeli attack had targeted a building in the Mazzeh neighborhood of Damascus, without giving further details.
Houthi supporters rally to denounce the U.S. labeling of them as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" group, in Sanaa, Yemen, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 20, 2024
U.S. weighs stepping up fight against Houthis as chaos drags on
The U.S. and the U.K. are exploring ways to expand their campaign against Houthi militants in Yemen without provoking a broader war.
U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli war Cabinet, as he visits Israel amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Tel Aviv on Oct. 18.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 20, 2024
Biden speaks with Netanyahu on Gaza attacks and Palestinian state
Biden's call with Netanyahu was the first in nearly a month, the White House said, noting the discussions focused on Israel's ongoing strikes in Gaza.
Palestine forward Shehab Qunbar jumps to receive the ball during his team's AFC Asian Cup Group C match against the United Arab Emirates in Al-Wakrah, south of Doha, on Thursday.
SOCCER
Jan 19, 2024
Palestine set hearts on Asian Cup 'history' after UAE draw
Some of the Palestinian players have lost loved ones or have family trapped in Gaza, and the team has been forced to train and play matches overseas.

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