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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

Israeli soldiers load tank shells as their unit masses in Be'eri, near the border with the Gaza Strip, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 15, 2023
Israel plans Gaza invasion to avenge Hamas atrocities
The assault is expected to be Israel’s biggest ground operation since it invaded Lebanon in 2006.
People evacuated from Israel arrive at Seoul Air Base in Seongnam, just south of the South Korean capital, late Saturday.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 15, 2023
Japan evacuates eight citizens from Israel as 51 others arrive in Seoul
An SDF aircraft will remain on standby in Djibouti for the possibility of airlifting additional Japanese nationals.
Israeli soldiers during searches of burned homes in Kfar Azza, a village just across the border from Gaza that was attacked by Palestinian gunmen, in Israel, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 14, 2023
The secrets Hamas knew about Israel’s military
Hamas gunmen surged into Israel in a highly organized and meticulously planned operation that suggested a deep understanding of Israel’s weaknesses.
Palestinians flee following the Israeli army's warning to leave their homes and move south before an expected ground offensive, in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 14, 2023
Palestinians flee northern Gaza as Israel masses troops for assault
Israel announced overnight that it would temporarily guarantee the safety of Palestinians fleeing the area on two main roads.
A screen grab obtained from a social media video shows the scene of the stabbing of an Israeli Embassy staff member, in Beijing on Friday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 14, 2023
Israeli Embassy employee attacked with knife in Beijing
A 50-year-old male relative of an Israeli diplomat was stabbed by another foreign national outside a supermarket in Beijing, authorities said.
A Palestinian fighter from the armed wing of Hamas takes part in a military parade to mark the anniversary of the 2014 war with Israel, near the border in the central Gaza Strip, in July.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Oct 14, 2023
How Hamas secretly built a 'mini-army' to fight Israel
The group has a military academy training a range of specializations and boasts a naval commando unit among its 40,000-strong military wing.
Self-Defense Force personnel board an SDF KC-767 aerial refueling and transport aircraft bound for Djibouti in preparation for the evacuation of Japanese nationals from Israel, at Komaki Air Base in Aichi Prefecture on Saturday.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 14, 2023
SDF plane heads for Djibouti to prep for Israel evacuation
The KC-767 refueling and transport airplane departed from Komaki Air Base in central Japan to stand by at an SDF base in Djibouti.
A screen displays the Israeli flag in New York's Times Square on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 14, 2023
As Israel readies Gaza invasion, U.S. sees no plan for what’s next
The desire to support Israel versus the fear about what might come next underscores the delicate balancing act Biden faces.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem in July 2017.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 11, 2023
India’s realism comes of age in response to Israel-Hamas war
Unlike other Global South country leaders, Modi wasted no time expressing solidarity with Israel, an ally of India.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno speaks to reporters at a news conference on Friday in Tokyo.
JAPAN
Oct 13, 2023
Japan may dispatch SDF plane to evacuate citizens in Israel
In the meantime, Japan plans to evacuate its citizens on a charter flight Saturday amid the intensifying violence.
Israeli Ambassador to Japan Gilad Cohen speaks about the current situation in Israel amid the ongoing conflict with the Hamas militant group, at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
Israeli and Palestinian envoys to Japan detail a week of violence
Both envoys expressed hope for Japan's diplomatic role in the conflict, but from very different perspectives.
Smoke billows following Israeli strikes amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Gaza, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
Israel calls for all civilians to leave Gaza City
Israeli said it would operate "significantly" in the coming days and that civilians would only be able to return when another announcement was made.
U.S. President Joe Biden participates in a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the 78th U.N. General Assembly in New York City last month.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Oct 13, 2023
In U.S., Biden faces few calls to rein in Israel amid Gaza crisis
Allies of the U.S. president want to avoid giving Republicans making the crisis a political liability as he seeks re-election in 2024.
A woman holds a portrait of Hezbollah Leader Hassan Nasrallah, as South African activists shout slogans against Israel and wave Palestinian flags outside the South African Jewish Museum during a pro Palestinian demonstration in Cape Town on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
Possible Israel-Hezbollah war hinges on Gaza invasion
Hezbollah and Hamas have long been part of a "joint operations room," a source close to Hezbollah has said.
A ball of fire erupts in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
China defends position on Hamas war in talk with Israel’s envoy
China’s special envoy on Middle East issues said the country condemns actions that lead to the death of civilians.
Israeli soldiers prepare for a mission outside Be’eri, a kibbutz that was overrun by Hamas militants on Saturday, in Israel, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 13, 2023
Israeli army to confront resilient foe in anticipated Gaza invasion
Israel's generals will look to lessons learned from past ground offensives in 2008 and 2014.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Arab leaders pose for a group photo during the China-Arab summit in Riyadh on Dec. 9.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 12, 2023
China’s economic stake in the Middle East: Its thirst for oil
China, the world’s second-largest economy, has become addicted to foreign oil at a stunning pace.
Japan faces tough choices amid the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas. The issue now is how Tokyo will navigate the conflict.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 12, 2023
Hamas tests the limits of Japan's Israel-Palestine policy
Japan is the lone outlier in the Group of Seven, condemning the Hamas attacks but also expressing concern over potential casualties in the Gaza Strip.
South Korean soldiers stand guard at the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 12, 2023
Halting inter-Korean military deal may increase security risks for Seoul
South Korea's new defense minister is calling to suspend parts of a 2018 agreement in order to increase Seoul's surveillance capabilities.
Smoke fills the sky after a strike on the port of Gaza City on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 12, 2023
Israel-Hamas conflict offers boon to Russia in Ukraine
Israel’s requests for U.S. military aid risk diverting weapons and focus from Ukraine while the rising price of oil bolsters Moscow’s economy.

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