After warnings that Israel’s siege is causing famine, children begin to die in Gaza

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — It’s not just Israeli bombs that have killed children war-ravaged Gaza – now some are dying of hunger. Officials have been warning of Israel’s siege and offensive for months causing famine in the Palestinian area. Hungry though most acutely in northern Gaza, which has been isolated by Israeli forces and … Read more

Netanyahu leaned on his top rival to help unify Israel. Now, Benny Gantz is more popular

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s biggest political rival is meeting with American leaders this week in Washington to discuss the war in Gaza. Benny Gantz is a key member of Israel’s war cabinet whose popularity is growing – and who has a crucial role to play in the country’s future. Gantz, 64, … Read more

Israel: Wartime Cabinet rattled by a dispute between Netanyahu and his top rival

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A top Israeli minister left for Washington on Sunday for talks with U.S. officials, prompting a rebuke from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to an Israeli official, in a sign of widening cracks in Israel’s wartime government . almost five months after the war with Hamas. The trip by Benny … Read more

What to know about the US plan to airdrop humanitarian aid into Gaza

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States started Saturday air droplets by humanitarian emergency aid to Gaza. President Joe Biden, who announced the operation on Friday, said the US is seeking additional ways to help Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled area. Israel-Hamas war continues. A look at what you need to know: WHEN DID THE AIR DROPS … Read more

US military airdrops emergency humanitarian aid into Gaza

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military C-130 cargo planes Saturday dropping food in pallets over Gaza, three US officials said, in the opening phase of an emergency humanitarian response approved by President Joe Biden, after more than a hundred Palestinians who had flown to pick up supplies from an aid convoy killed during a chaotic encounter … Read more

Many of those killed or wounded in Gaza stampede for aid were shot by Israel’s army, EU arm says

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Many of the Palestinians have been killed or injured in the chaos tried to get bags of flour of an aid convoy were hit by Israeli army fire, the European Union’s diplomatic service said on Saturday, urging an international investigation. Outrage is rising at the desperation of hundreds of thousands … Read more

Palestinian women detained by Israel allege abuse in Israeli custody

JERUSALEM (AP) — Nabela thought about the United Nations school in Gaza City was a safe haven. Then the Israeli army arrived. Soldiers stormed the site, ordered men to undress and dragged women to a mosque for searches, she said. So began six weeks in Israeli custody, which she said also included repeated beatings and … Read more

Condemnation of Israel’s actions in Gaza grows after dozens killed while seeking aid

Turkey has joined Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan in their condemnation Israeli forces desperately shoot hungry Palestinians waiting for aid to be delivered, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry accusing Israel of using “starvation as a weapon of war in Gaza.” At least 112 Palestinians were killed and hundreds were injured Ministry of Health in Gaza … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: Gaza Health Ministry says over 30,000 Palestinians killed

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — A strike Early Thursday, a crowd of Palestinians waiting for humanitarian aid in Gaza City killed at least 70 people, bringing the death toll since the start of the war between Israel and Hamas to more than 30,000, health officials said. Gaza City and surrounding areas in the north of … Read more

What would a new Palestinian government in the West Bank mean for the war in Gaza?

This was announced by the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority the resignation of his government This was seen Monday as the first step in a reform process the United States is pushing as part of its latest ambitious plans to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it will do little to challenge long-standing authority lack … Read more