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

No ‘plan B’ once UNRWA funds end in March, its Lebanon head says

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees did not have a “plan B” last March to let donor countries that withheld funding following Israeli accusations maintain their suspensions, the head of its Lebanese office said on Thursday. Israel accused twelve of UNRWA’s 13,000 employees in the Gaza Strip of participating in the Hamas-led attack on … 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

Houthi missile hits ship in Gulf of Aden as Yemeni rebels continue attacks over Israel-Hamas war

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – A rocket attack from The Houthi rebels in Yemen set fire to a ship in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, wounding one person, as Israel intercepted another Houthi attack near the port city of Eilat, authorities said. The attacks come as Iranian-backed rebels escalate their attacks Israel’s war against … Read more

Chaos erupts as UK parliament votes on Gaza ceasefire | Israel War on Gaza News

The House of Commons has descended into chaos as the government and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Lindsay Hoyle condemned his handling of a key vote on support for a ceasefire in Gaza. Lawmakers from the SNP and the ruling Conservative Party left the chamber on Wednesday in an apparent protest against the speaker’s actions. … Read more

Edmond superintendent responds after district is ordered to remove books from library shelves

Edmond Public Schools has petitioned the Oklahoma Supreme Court to intervene after the state Board of Education ordered the district to remove books from the high school’s shelves or face downgraded accreditation. Click here to watch News 9 live. Edmond Schools Superintendent Dr. Angela Grunewald said the district’s accreditation is in jeopardy after the Oklahoma … 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

World slams US ceasefire veto at UN Security Council on Israel’s Gaza war | Israel War on Gaza News

The United States has again vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on Israel’s war in Gaza, sparking widespread criticism from rivals and allies alike. Tuesday’s decision was the third US veto of a UN Security Council resolution demanding a ceasefire in Gaza, and came a day after Washington circulated a resolution that would … Read more

Attacks on ships and US drones show Yemen’s Houthis can still fight despite US-led airstrikes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Despite a month of U.S.-led airstrikes, Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels remain able to launch significant attacks. This week they seriously damaged a ship in a crucial situation and apparently shot down a US drone worth tens of millions of dollars. The Houthis’ continued attacks on shipping through the crucial … Read more

Israel's Gaza attack: 'Rafah is the end of the line, nowhere else to flee' – Al Jazeera English

Israel’s Gaza attack: ‘Rafah is the end of the line, nowhere else to run’Al Jazeera English ICJ rejects new Rafah protections, says Israel must prevent genocideThe Washington Post The ICJ rejects South Africa’s request for urgent measures to limit Israeli action in RafahThe times of Israel Israel asks the World Court to reject the request … Read more