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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

Rubble left by Israeli air strikes targeting Gaza. The humanitarian crisis there has led U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to call for an immediate cease-fire.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 14, 2023
The rules-based international order is collapsing in Gaza
After decades of missed opportunities, the war in Gaza is testing regional and global actors' commitment to an international rules-based order.
Patients and internally displaced people at Shifa hospital in Gaza City on Friday amid ongoing battles between Israel and Palestinian Hamas militants.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 15, 2023
Israel raids Gaza's Shifa hospital in operation targeting Hamas
Israel has said that Hamas has a command center underneath Shifa hospital, the biggest in Gaza.
Palestinians prepare food next to destroyed buildings in Khan Younis on Monday.
WORLD / Society
Nov 14, 2023
Nothing to sell: Empty shelves in southern Gaza as population swells
Shortages of food, water, fuel and other goods have been worsening since Israel launched a military offensive and imposed a siege on the Gaza Strip.
A wounded Palestinian woman from the Baraka family is surrounded by her children upon their arrival at Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip following Israeli airstrikes that hit their building on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 14, 2023
Israeli tanks outside Gaza's main hospital amid no let-up in fighting
The advance came as U.S. leader Joe Biden said hospitals in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip must be protected and he hoped for less intrusive Israeli action.
People attend a demonstration against antisemitism on Sunday as antisemitic offenses surged in in France.
WORLD / Society
Nov 13, 2023
French marches against antisemitism rally over 180,000 people
The march comes after a surge in anti-Jewish incidents across the country following the eruption of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants.
Newborns are placed in bed after being taken off incubators in Gaza's Shifa hospital after power outage, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Gaza City on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 13, 2023
Largest Gaza hospital 'not functioning' amid Israeli assault
Hospitals in the enclave's north, including the Shifa complex, are blockaded by Israeli forces and barely able to care for those inside, staff say.
People carry posters and chant slogans on Saturday during a demonstration in Tel Aviv calling for the release of Israeli hostages taken by Palestinian militants that are currently being held in the Gaza Strip.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 13, 2023
Friends and relatives fight to keep spotlight on Israeli hostages
Many of the hostages' loved ones have traveled to Western capitals to make their cause heard among diplomats and the international media.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks following a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 13, 2023
U.S. carries out another round of airstrikes on Iran-linked targets
President Joe Biden has rejected more aggressive bombing options proposed by the Pentagon out of fear of provoking a wider conflict with Iran.
Palestinians arrive in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday after fleeing their homes in Gaza City and the northern Gaza Strip amid ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas militants.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 12, 2023
As fighting rages, Israel says ready to evacuate babies from Gaza's main hospital
Israel's three major TV news channels, without citing named sources, said there was some progress toward a deal to free hostages held by Hamas in Gaza.
A screen displays the amount of time Israeli hostages have been held by Hamas militants since they were abducted on Oct. 7, at an event marking the Jewish Sabbath held for families, friends and supporters, in Tel Aviv on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 11, 2023
Israel eyeing deal for Hamas to release all civilian hostages in Gaza
The two sides are negotiating two proposals, one involving a small number of people and one that could involve 100 or more civilians.
Yoko Kamikawa
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 11, 2023
Top diplomat vows Japan will 'take lead' in addressing Gaza crisis
Japan will proactively communicate with related nations toward the realization of a "two-state solution" to the crisis.
Smoke and flares dropped by Israeli forces over the Gaza Strip is seen amid ongoing battles between Israel and Palestinian Hamas militants on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 11, 2023
As Gaza toll rises, Israel faces pressure to protect civilians
Global calls for Israeli restraint increased as the number of Palestinians killed rose above 11,000 in a 5-week-old Israeli conflict.
Both Israelis and Arabs must think carefully about what their policies and actions are likely to accomplish.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 10, 2023
The futility of violence in the Middle East
In the Israeli-Palestinian context, wars have a long history of achieving little, beyond satisfying a self-destructive desire for vengeance.
Destroyed buildings in Gaza on Thursday amid ongoing battles between Israeli forces and the Hamas militant group.
BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 10, 2023
Why are oil prices falling while war rages in the Middle East?
Intense fighting is underway in a region that holds much of the world’s petroleum resources. Yet, energy markets have been slumping.
Palestinian families fleeing Gaza City and other parts of northern Gaza toward southern areas, walk along a highway on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 10, 2023
Israel commits to more limited pauses in Gaza Strip fighting
Israel will enact "tactical local pauses for humanitarian aid, which are limited in time and area,” an Israeli army spokesperson said.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa attends a news conference during the Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday. The Oct. 7 surprise attack by Hamas on Israel fundamentally changed the nature of this year's meeting.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 9, 2023
Dispelling myths about Japan’s ‘balanced’ Middle East diplomacy
Unfortunately, many in the Japanese media do not seem to understand what is really happening in the Middle East.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu poses for a photo with soldiers as he visits an Israeli army base in Tze'elim, Israel, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 9, 2023
Lack of consensus as Netanyahu seeks security control over Gaza
Diplomats say rebuilding physical infrastructure and reconstructing governance of the area will present a colossal challenge.
Displaced residents of the city of Gaza walk to the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 9, 2023
Tens of thousands flee as Israel tightens 'stranglehold' on Gaza
U.N. rights chief Volker Turk described Israel's collective punishment of Palestinian civilians and their forcible evacuation as war crimes.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa meets Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo on Oct. 21.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 8, 2023
Explaining Japan's nuanced approach to the Israel-Hamas war
Japan has the potential to influence the conflict due to its distinctive position within the international community.
Israeli President Isaac Herzog's claim all Gazans are responsible for Hamas' actions ignores the iron grip the group has over the strip and how isolated its people are.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 8, 2023
No, Gazans can’t rise up against Hamas
Claiming all Gazans are responsible for Hamas' actions ignores the iron grip the group has over the strip and how isolated its people are.

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