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ISRAEL HAMAS WAR

Smoke billows after an Israeli strike on Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sunday amid ongoing fighting between Israel and Palestinian groups.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 22, 2023
Fears grow that Israel-Hamas war could spread across Middle East
Tensions surged as the U.S. said it was sending more military assets to the region and Israel appeared poised for a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi attends the Cairo international summit for peace in the Middle East on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 22, 2023
Egypt is courted on all sides as pivotal to Gaza refugees’ fate
With ties to Israel and a border with Gaza, Cairo is becoming key to the fate of many refugees and aid for the besieged territory’s 2 million residents.
Journalists watch a large screen showing Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa addressing the International Peace Summit hosted by the Egyptian president in Cairo on Saturday amid the ongoing fighting between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 21, 2023
Japan FM urges redoubling of diplomacy to halt Israel-Hamas fighting
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa joined a handful of leaders and officials for a meeting hosted by the Egyptian president in Cairo.
Smoke rises over buildings in the Gaza Strip on Saturday amid Israeli strikes.
WORLD
Oct 21, 2023
At Cairo summit, U.N. chief urges cease-fire to end Gaza 'nightmare'
Addressing a Cairo summit, Antonio Guterres said the Palestinian enclave of 2.4 million people was living through "a humanitarian catastrophe."
Palestinians inspect destruction from an Israeli airstrike in Khan Younis, a city in southern Gaza, on Thursday. The Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for a deadly Hamas attack on southern Israel, has brought a new outpouring of support in the Arab world for the Palestinian quest for a state.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 21, 2023
Passion for Palestinian cause had faded, but Gaza violence reignited it
The Israeli bombardment of Gaza brought a new outpouring of support in the Arab world for the Palestinian quest for a state.
Palestinians hold a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest in support of the people of Gaza, as the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues, in Hebron, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 21, 2023
Putin plays for time in Ukraine with U.S. and EU focused on Mideast
The Kremlin is convinced developments are moving in Putin’s favor and that he’ll be able to hold on to territories in southern and eastern Ukraine.
People inspect the area of a hospital where hundreds of Palestinians were killed in a blast that Israeli and Palestinian officials blamed on each other, and where Palestinians who fled their homes were sheltering amid the ongoing conflict with Israel, in Gaza City, the Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Oct 21, 2023
Uncertainty still surrounds Gaza hospital strike
Was a hospital in Gaza hit by Israeli fire? Or a misfired Palestinian rocket? How many civilians were killed? Experts are not ruling out any scenario.
An aerial view shows destroyed buildings in al-Zahra city, south of Gaza City, on Friday following Israeli bombardment overnight amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 21, 2023
U.S. and Israel weigh a future for the Gaza Strip without Hamas
The options include installing a U.N.-backed interim government with the involvement of Arab nations, people familiar with U.S. deliberations said.
U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the nation on the conflict between Israel and Gaza and the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 21, 2023
Biden says Hamas attack was to halt Israel-Saudi Arabia thaw
The remarks were the U.S. president's most illuminating comments yet on the impetus for the crisis in the Middle East.
Japanese evacuees from Israel arrive at Tokyo's Haneda Airport via an Air Self-Defense Force aircraft early Saturday.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 21, 2023
SDF plane carrying Japanese and South Koreans from Israel arrives in Tokyo
The airlift of Japanese nationals using an SDF plane was the first such evacuation from Israel or the Palestinian territories since fighting broke out.
Demonstrators march against the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians outside Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Oct. 14.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 20, 2023
Is silence on Israel support for Hamas?
One of the current problems with the Israel-Hamas debate is that a failure to condemn some wrongs is often taken as approval.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 20, 2023
Top Japan envoy eyes visit to Egypt for forum on Israel-Hamas war
The forum, scheduled to be held Saturday, will seek to address the worsening humanitarian crisis in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
A counter is set up for people boarding an Air Self-Defense Force airplane at an airport near Tel Aviv on Thursday.
JAPAN
Oct 20, 2023
SDF plane evacuates Japanese and South Koreans from Israel
Two further airplanes that Japan sent will continue to stand by for possible evacuations.
The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Carney
WORLD / Politics
Oct 20, 2023
U.S. intercepts missiles fired from Yemen 'potentially' at Israel
A Pentagon spokesperson said there were no U.S. casualties and that the intercepted missiles likely fell in open water, not over land.
People react during the funeral of a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli forces, near Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 20, 2023
West Bank a possible 'third front' for Israel
More than 70 Palestinians have been killed in West Bank violence since Oct. 7 and Israel has arrested more than 800 people.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers a prime-time address to the nation about his approaches to the conflict between Israel and Hamas, humanitarian assistance in Gaza and continued support for Ukraine in their war with Russia, from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 20, 2023
Biden to seek billions in aid for Israel as invasion of Gaza nears
On the ground in the Gaza Strip, Israel appeared to be getting closer to a full-scale invasion of the seaside enclave ruled by Hamas.
People gather on Wednesday near the al-Ahli hospital where hundreds of Palestinians were killed earlier in a blast that Israeli and Palestinian officials blame on each other.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 19, 2023
Gaza hospital tragedy escalates war risk, no matter who’s to blame
The Gaza hospital tragedy escalates the conflict and raises questions as to what really happened and who is to blame?
A U.S. Border Patrol agent searches for migrants trying to enter the United States from the Mexico border, in a desert area in Sunland Park, New Mexico.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 19, 2023
Republicans use Israeli-Hamas war to push hard line on immigration
U.S. presidential hopefuls are attempting to link a foreign conflict to the domestic debate over immigration.
Smoke billows over the northern Gaza Strip during Israeli bombardment on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Oct 19, 2023
Israel's endgame? No sign of postwar plan for Gaza
Israel has vowed to wipe out Hamas, but it has no clear plan for how to govern the ravaged Palestinian enclave even if it triumphs on the battlefield.
People gather at the site of the al-Ahli al-Arabi hospital in central Gaza on Wednesday in the aftermath of an overnight strike there.
WORLD
Oct 19, 2023
U.S. reports deal to restart aid to Gaza as protests rock Mideast
The region remained volatile in the aftermath of an explosion at a Gaza hospital, which Palestinian officials said killed 471 people.

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