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

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

Suspected Houthi rebel missile sets cargo ship ablaze. Israel intercepts separate attack near Eilat

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suspected rocket attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels set a ship on fire in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday as Israel intercepted another Houthi attack near the port city of Eilat, authorities said. The attacks come as the rebels escalate their attacks Israel’s war against Hamas in the … Read more

Pipeline blasts: Iran accuses Israel of sabotage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli sabotage attack on an Iranian natural gas pipeline caused the multiple explosions that hit it a week ago, Iran’s oil minister claimed Wednesday, further raising tensions between the regional archenemies. Israel’s war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji’s comments come as Israel … Read more

Israel orders new evacuations in northern Gaza

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The World Food Program said Tuesday it has suspended food deliveries to isolated northern Gaza due to mounting chaos across the area, raising fears of possible famine. A study by the UN children’s agency warned that one in six children in the north is acutely malnourished. According to UN figures, … 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 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

Israel-Hamas war: ICJ to begin hearing on Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations’ highest court on Monday opens historic hearings on the legality of Israel’s 57-year occupation of land sought for a Palestinian state, putting the 15 international judges back at the heart of the decades-long Israeli conflict is dumped. -Palestinian conflict. Six days of hearings are planned at the … Read more

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