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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

Families of Israeli hostages held by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip protest outside the ministry of defense in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 22, 2023
Israel approves deal for release of 50 Gaza hostages and truce
The release will be over four days, during which there will be a pause in fighting. For every 10 other hostages freed, the pause would be extended a day.
Protesters hold portraits of hostages during a rally outside the UNICEF offices in Tel Aviv on Monday to demand the release of Israelis captured by Hamas in its surprise Oct. 7 attack.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 21, 2023
Hamas chief says close to truce agreement with Israel
Hamas officials are "close to reaching a truce agreement" with Israel and the group has delivered its response to Qatari mediators, Ismail Haniyeh said.
Egyptian medics stand by with incubators to receive premature Palestinian babies evacuated from Gaza on Monday.
WORLD
Nov 21, 2023
Gaza babies evacuated as Hamas reports deadly hospital strike
Gaza's health ministry said the Israeli army's strike on the Indonesian Hospital in the Palestinian territory's north killed at least 12 people.
A Palestinian medic cares for premature babies evacuated from Shifa hospital to the Emirates hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 20, 2023
Premature babies moved from Shifa hospital amid Gaza carnage
The World Health Organization has described the situation at Gaza's biggest hospital as a "death zone."
Vehicle carriers operated by Nippon Yusen sit docked at the Port of Zeebrugge in Zeebrugge, Belgium, in March 2020.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 20, 2023
Japan confirms Nippon Yusen cargo ship seized by Houthis
The Nippon Yusen-operated vessel was captured by the Iran-linked group in the Red Sea as it was traveling south near Yemen.
An Israeli soldier gestures from a tank, near a border area with Gaza, in southern Israel, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Nov 19, 2023
Is Israel’s military strategy to eradicate Hamas working?
Israel is making progress in ground control of Gaza, but it has not vanquished Hamas or freed most of the hostages as global condemnation grows.
Injured children at Shifa hospital in Gaza City on Oct. 12 following Israeli air strikes
WORLD
Nov 19, 2023
WHO says Gaza's Shifa hospital a 'death zone,' urges evacuation
The World Health Organization said Sunday it had led an assessment mission to Shifa hospital in Gaza City and determined it was a "death zone," urging a full evacuation.
An Israeli armored vehicle rolls past Palestinians fleeing Gaza City, in the Gaza Strip, on foot amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas militants on Saturday in this image taken from video.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 19, 2023
Tentative Gaza deal reached to free hostages, pause fighting: report
However, both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials said no deal had been reached yet.
Smoke rises from Gaza amid the Israel-Hamas war on Saturday.
WORLD
Nov 18, 2023
Forever war? Israel risks a long, bloody insurgency in Gaza
None of the ideas floated so far by Israel, the United States and Arab nations for the postwar administration of Gaza have managed to gain traction.
A Palestinian girl and her brother sit amidst the debris of a house following an Israeli strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday.
WORLD
Nov 18, 2023
Hundreds flee as Israel orders Gaza's main hospital evacuated
Israel has been pressing military operations inside the hospital, searching for the Hamas operations center it says lies under the sprawling complex.
Palestinians hold a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest in support of the people of Gaza, in Hebron, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Oct. 20.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Nov 18, 2023
How Putin is trying to use the Gaza war to his geopolitical advantage
Putin, experts say, is trying to use Israel's war against Hamas to escalate what he has cast as an existential battle with the West.
U.S. President Joe Biden makes a toast during the leaders and spouses dinner at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in San Francisco on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Nov 18, 2023
APEC leaders divided on Ukraine and Gaza wars, but back WTO reform
Some leaders objected to language on Gaza and Ukraine "on the basis that they do not believe that APEC is a forum to discuss geopolitical issues."
Heavily destroyed buildings at the border between Israel and Gaza on Friday amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 17, 2023
Japanese Red Cross nurse speaks of resilience of colleagues in Gaza
While Sachiko Kawase evacuated to the south of Gaza and eventually to Egypt, several of her colleagues have stayed behind to provide emergency aid.
Weapons and equipment that Israel's army says were found at the Shifa hospital complex in the Gaza Strip, as seen in this screen grab from video released by the Israel Defense Forces on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 17, 2023
Gaza communications down as Israel searches main hospital
Al-Shifa hospital has become a focal point for Israeli operations in northern Gaza since soldiers raided the complex hunting for a Hamas command center.
A Ukrainian soldier during a live fire training exercise in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on Oct. 26. The outbreak of the conflict in the Middle East has raised questions about allies’ ability to remain focused on supporting Ukraine.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 17, 2023
Zelenskyy says artillery to Ukraine slowed by Israel-Hamas war
The outbreak of the conflict in the Middle East has raised questions about allies’ ability to remain focused on supporting Ukraine.
Palestinians amongst the rubble of destroyed residential buildings following Israeli airstrikes in the Shejaiya district east of Gaza City, Gaza, on Nov. 9.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 17, 2023
U.S. and EU back U.N. force in postwar Gaza
U.S. and European officials concede big questions remain about such an operation and recognize that Israel remains highly skeptical of such a plan.
A home that was burned in the Oct. 7 Hamas attack in Kissufim, an Israeli kibbutz. Antisemitic and Islamophobic hate speech has soared on social media platforms since the war broke out between Hamas and Israel.
WORLD / Society
Nov 16, 2023
Antisemitic and anti-Islam hate speech surges across the internet
On Oct. 7, the day Hamas attacked Israel, the hashtag #HitlerWasRight appeared on X, formerly known as Twitter. Over the next month, more than 46,000 posts featured the hashtag, often alongside language that called for violence against Jews.
Palestinians flee northern Gaza on Sunday as Israeli tanks roll deeper into the enclave amid the ongoing conflict. 
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 16, 2023
Where is outrage against Hamas over Gaza’s death toll?
Palestinian deaths weren’t a bug in Hamas' plan but an essential part of it.
The scene after a car crashed into a barricade near the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo on Thursday
JAPAN
Nov 16, 2023
Man arrested after car crashes through barricade near Israel's Tokyo embassy
The driver, a man in his 50s, was arrested for alleged obstruction of official duties. Investigative sources said he is a member of a right-wing group.
Israeli soldiers carry out operations inside Gaza's Shifa hospital on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 16, 2023
Israeli troops scour Gaza hospital for evidence of Hamas HQ
The "beating heart" of the Hamas fighters' operations was headquartered in tunnels beneath the Shifa hospital, Gaza's largest, Israeli forces had said.

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