Netanyahu seeks open-ended control over security and civilian affairs in Gaza in new postwar plan

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — A long-awaited postwar plan from Israel’s prime minister shows his government’s commitment to open control over security and civil affairs in the Gaza Strip. That was quickly rejected by Palestinian leaders on Friday and goes against Washington’s view on it ravaged by war enclave. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented … Read more

Israeli ground offensive in Rafah ‘aimed at making Gaza uninhabitable’

Israel has announced plans to launch a full-scale offensive against the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, claiming it is the only way to “completely destroy” Hamas. But according to former French military officer and author Guillaume Ancel, a large-scale military operation in the city, where half of Gaza’s population now lives, is … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: Israeli strikes in Gaza kill 48

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli strikes overnight killed at least 48 people in southern and central Gaza, half of them women and children, health officials said Thursday. European foreign ministers and UN agencies called for a ceasefire, prompting alarm bells to ring the worsening humanitarian crisis and possible famine in the area. Tensions also … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: US vetoes UN resolution for Gaza cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Tuesday vetoed an Arab-backed and widely supported U.N. resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas in the disputed Gaza Strip. free hostages kidnapped in Israel. The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13 to 1, with Britain abstaining, reflecting strong … Read more

Gaza Health Ministry: Over 29,000 Palestinians killed in Israel-Hamas war

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli attack on Gaza has killed more than 29,000 Palestinians since October 7, the territory’s health ministry said Monday, marking another grim milestone in one of the deadliest and most destructive military campaigns in recent history. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue the offensive until a “total … Read more

Israel-Hamas War Day 135 | Netanyahu Gov’t Rejects Unilateral Recognition of Palestinian State; Gantz Issues Rafah Ultimatum – Israel News

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Israel strikes across Gaza as US says it will block cease-fire resolution at UN

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli strikes in Gaza killed at least 18 people overnight, according to medics and witnesses, while the United States said it would veto another draft of a UN ceasefire resolution. The US, Israel’s main ally, is instead hoping to broker a ceasefire deal and the release of hostages between Israel … Read more

Israeli Soldier Killed in Gaza Strip Combat; Netanyahu Rejects ‘International Diktats’ on Palestinian State – Israel News

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Israeli troops storm main Khan Younis hospital after ordering its evacuation

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces stormed the main hospital in southern Gaza on Thursday, hours after Israeli fire killed a patient and wounded six others at the complex. The Israeli army said it was searching for the remains of hostages taken by Hamas. The raid on Nasser Hospital came after troops laid siege … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: Israeli hostage rescue in Rafah kills 67

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces rescued two hostages and stormed a heavily guarded apartment in a densely populated Gaza Strip city early Monday. Gaza Strip Airstrikes to cover the attack killed more than 60 Palestinians, including women and children. The Rafah rescue operation briefly shocked Israelis, who were shocked by the fate of … Read more