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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

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.
Israeli supporters hold flags hostages arrive at Ofakim army base in southern Israel on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 30, 2023
Israel and Hamas extend their war truce for another day
The agreement was confirmed minutes before the ceasefire was set to expire at 7 a.m. local time.
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released on Nov. 20.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 30, 2023
Red Sea attacks on ships spark safety concerns for sailors
Commercial ships face increasing dangers after armed groups have attacked and seized vessels in waters around the Red Sea and off the coast of Yemen.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is arranging to meet with Israeli President Isaac Herzog, sources have said.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 29, 2023
Kishida to possibly meet Israeli president on Friday
If realized, it would be the first time for the prime minister to hold talks with an Israeli political leader since the Gaza conflict began.
Mourners at a funeral on Nov. 19 carry the body of a Palestinian shot dead earlier during a raid by Israeli forces on a refugee camp near the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 29, 2023
While Gaza burns, the West Bank is at a boiling point
Mideast violence spreads beyond Gaza into the West Bank causing the U.S. to take a stand against extremist Israeli settlers.
Israeli freed hostage Yocheved Lifshitz (center), 85, takes part in a protest with her family members outside the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Her husband Oded is reportedly still held hostage in Gaza by Hamas.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 29, 2023
Medics and relatives offer insights into Gaza hostage conditions
Palestinian militant groups have released more than 50 Israeli women and children, with more than 160 other hostages still detained.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after speaking to the United Nations in New York on Sept. 22
WORLD / Politics
Nov 29, 2023
Israel authorizes religious funding amid concern over cost of war
The government’s budget stance has drawn ire, with 300 prominent economists penning a joint letter urging cutbacks.
People hold an Israeli flag as a helicopter carrying released hostages arrives at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, in Tel Aviv, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 29, 2023
Israel and Hamas to release more people amid efforts to extend truce
The pause has brought Gaza its first respite after weeks of fighting and attention is now on whether mediator Qatar can negotiate another extension.
Palestinians walk among the rubble, as they inspect houses destroyed in Israeli strikes amid the temporary truce between Hamas and Israel on Monday.
WORLD
Nov 28, 2023
Drones show how Israeli bombs turned Gaza into moonscape
Where schools, mosques and apartment blocks once stood are now covered with smoke and rubble.
Elon Musk and Benjamin Netanyahu visit Kibbutz Kfar Aza in Israel on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 28, 2023
Amid antisemitism uproar, Elon Musk pitches Starlink in Israel
Musk's satellite internet provider is at the heart of the billionnaire's political clout.
Argentine President-elect Javier Milei greets people on the day of his visit to the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York City on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 28, 2023
Argentine President-Elect Javier Milei to prioritize Israeli ties
Milei will convert to Judaism, and began his first trip abroad as president elect with a visit to the tomb of a famous orthodox Jewish rabbi in New York.
A soldier stands near a car destroyed in a strike by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement in Kibbutz Manara in northern Israel near the Lebanon border on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 28, 2023
In Israel's north, troops brace for long standoff with Hezbollah
Until a truce with Hamas went into effect in the Gaza Strip to the south on Friday, the Israel-Lebanon border saw near-daily exchanges of fire.
This handout picture released by the Israeli army shows hostages released by Hamas, Gal (center) and Tal Almog-Goldstein (left) being transported in a helicopter after they were released by the Palestinian militant group Hamas from the Gaza Strip on Monday.
WORLD
Nov 28, 2023
11 more Gaza hostages released as Israel-Hamas truce extended
Shortly after the arrival of the hostages was confirmed, Israel's prison authority said 33 Palestinian inmates had been released.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center) meets soldiers at undisclosed location in the Gaza Strip on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Nov 27, 2023
Netanyahu's two-front war against Hamas and politics
The Israeli prime minister is conducting a two-front war, one against Hamas and the other for his own political survival.
Israel's military operates in the Gaza Strip during a temporary truce between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas, in this handout picture released on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 27, 2023
Pressure grows on Israel to prolong cease-fire in war with Hamas
The halt in fighting is "critically needed” for additional aid to get into the territory and for more captives to be freed, U.S. President Joe Biden said.
Israeli soldiers walk during a raid at the Balata camp for Palestinian refugees, east of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Nov. 19.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Nov 27, 2023
The West Bank is being reshaped along with Gaza post-Oct. 7
Hamas' attack has aggravated the long-standing conflict over the land between Israel and the Jordan River that forms the other Palestinian territory.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 26, 2023
International law, warts and all, is still better than no law
However imperfect, international law makes life for many people less nasty, brutish and short than it would otherwise be

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