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At least 19 hajj pilgrims die from extreme heat in Saudi Arabia

At least 19 hajj pilgrims die from extreme heat in Saudi...

At least 19 Jordanian and Iranian pilgrims have died while on the hajj pilgrimage...

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???? Live: Biden adviser to push Israel to avoid escalation with Hezbollah

???? Live: Biden adviser to push Israel to avoid escalation...

A senior adviser to US President Joe Biden will travel to Israel on Monday for meetings...

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'It's the deadliest loss of Israeli soldiers in six months'

'It's the deadliest loss of Israeli soldiers in six months'

An explosion in southern Gaza killed eight Israeli soldiers, the military said Saturday,...

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Israeli army announces daily ‘tactical pause’ in south Gaza to boost incoming aid

Israeli army announces daily ‘tactical pause’ in south...

The Israeli army announced Sunday that it would implement a daily "tactical pause...

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No new aid getting into Gaza, UN warns there is not enough support to meet growing needs

No new aid getting into Gaza, UN warns there is not enough...

The World Health Organization decried Friday an escalating health crisis in the...

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Over a million Muslims take part in Hajj pilgrimage under the shadow of war

Over a million Muslims take part in Hajj pilgrimage under...

More than 1.5 million Muslims braved extreme heat to reach Mount Arafat on Saturday...

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Israeli army says eight soldiers killed in armoured vehicle in southern Gaza

Israeli army says eight soldiers killed in armoured vehicle...

Israel's military said Saturday that eight soldiers were killed in southern Gaza...

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Israel pummels Gaza as tensions surge with Hezbollah on Lebanon border

Israel pummels Gaza as tensions surge with Hezbollah on...

Israeli forces struck Gaza and battled Hamas militants on Friday as truce efforts...

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???? Live: G7 says UNRWA, UN agencies must be ‘fully able’ to deliver aid in Gaza

???? Live: G7 says UNRWA, UN agencies must be ‘fully able’...

G7 leaders said the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) must be allowed to work...

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Iraq counts cost of stray bullets fired in anger or joy

Iraq counts cost of stray bullets fired in anger or joy

Celebratory gunfire and gun battles sometimes sparked by minor feuds are a daily...

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Hezbollah says it launched attacks at nine Israeli military sites

Hezbollah says it launched attacks at nine Israeli military...

Hezbollah said it had launched rockets and weaponised drones at nine Israeli military...

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Street battles rage in Rafah as Biden accuses Hamas of delaying ceasefire deal

Street battles rage in Rafah as Biden accuses Hamas of...

Israeli helicopters struck Gaza's Rafah Thursday, residents said, with militants...

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Battles rage in Rafah as Biden called Hamas the 'biggest hang-up' to Gaza truce

Battles rage in Rafah as Biden called Hamas the 'biggest...

Israeli helicopters struck Gaza's Rafah Thursday, residents said, with militants...

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More than a million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage under shadow of Gaza war

More than a million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage under...

More than a million Muslim pilgrims were in Mecca Friday for the start of a hajj...

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???? Live: Tensions flare on Israeli-Lebanese border after senior Hezbollah commander’s death

???? Live: Tensions flare on Israeli-Lebanese border after...

Tensions flared on the Israeli-Lebanese border Friday amid intensified fighting...

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'Time for haggling to stop' on Gaza truce, Blinken says

'Time for haggling to stop' on Gaza truce, Blinken says

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Wednesday to keep pressing to seal a...

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Iran frees French citizen held since September 2022

Iran frees French citizen held since September 2022

Iranian authorities have released a French citizen held since September 2022, France's...

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Israeli charity on delivering aid into Gaza: 'Most of the public is with us'

Israeli charity on delivering aid into Gaza: 'Most of the...

The co-director of an Israeli charity that sends food into Gaza to help Palestinians...

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???? Live: Hezbollah says it launched attacks at nine Israeli military sites

???? Live: Hezbollah says it launched attacks at nine Israeli...

Hezbollah said it had launched rockets and weaponised drones at nine Israeli military...

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Record 120 million people forcibly displaced worldwide, UN says

Record 120 million people forcibly displaced worldwide,...

A staggering total of 120 million people are living forcibly displaced by war, violence...

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May 27, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

May 27, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

At least 45 people were killed in Israeli strikes on a camp for displaced people...

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Zelensky lands in Saudi Arabia for unannounced visit

Zelensky lands in Saudi Arabia for unannounced visit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky travelled to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, Saudi...

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No, this photo does not show a US soldier involved in an Israeli hostage rescue operation

No, this photo does not show a US soldier involved in an...

Some social media users are sharing an image claiming to show a US special operations...

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Scores killed in Kuwait building housing hundreds of foreign workers

Scores killed in Kuwait building housing hundreds of foreign...

A fire killed 49 people in Kuwait when it ripped through a building housing nearly...

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Israel kills senior commander: 'Most significant assassination' for Hezbollah since Gaza war

Israel kills senior commander: 'Most significant assassination'...

Hezbollah fired big barrages of rockets at Israel on Wednesday and vowed to ramp...

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Hezbollah fires scores of rockets on Israel after commander killed in Lebanon

Hezbollah fires scores of rockets on Israel after commander...

Lebanese militant group Hezbollah fired successive barrages of rockets at northern...

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???? Live: 'Time for haggling to stop' on Gaza truce, Blinken says

???? Live: 'Time for haggling to stop' on Gaza truce, Blinken...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Wednesday to keep pressing to seal a...

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Gaza ceasefire deal ‘confusing’ as Hamas proposes amendments

Gaza ceasefire deal ‘confusing’ as Hamas proposes amendments

A ceasefire deal backed by the US to end the fighting in Gaza remains "confusing"...

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Israel releases video of hostage rescue operation in Gaza

Israel releases video of hostage rescue operation in Gaza

Israel has released a video showing a hostage rescue operation that took place Saturday...

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'Israel is close to completing dismantling of Hamas as a military', ex-US envoy Ross says

'Israel is close to completing dismantling of Hamas as...

FRANCE 24 spoke to Dennis Ross, a former US Middle East chief negotiator, who is...

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May 26, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 26, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

At least 35 people were killed in Israeli strikes on a camp for displaced people...

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Eight months and counting: How to get Israel and Hamas to seal ceasefire deal?

Eight months and counting: How to get Israel and Hamas...

When Hamas attacked Israel on October 7th, everyone knew war would follow, but for...

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???? Live: Israeli strike in southern Lebanon kills Hezbollah commander

???? Live: Israeli strike in southern Lebanon kills Hezbollah...

An Israeli strike on the village of Jouya in southern Lebanon late Tuesday killed...

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Hamas demands 'complete halt' to war in response to Gaza truce plan

Hamas demands 'complete halt' to war in response to Gaza...

Hamas gave its official response to the latest US-backed truce proposal for Gaza...

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???? Live: US to give $404 million in new aid for Palestinians, Blinken says

???? Live: US to give $404 million in new aid for Palestinians,...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced $404 million in new US assistance...

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UN Security Council adopts US resolution for 'immediate and complete cease-fire' in Gaza

UN Security Council adopts US resolution for 'immediate...

The UN Security Council on Monday approved its first resolution endorsing a cease-fire...

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'The US is clearly putting pressure on Israel and on Hamas to accept this deal'

'The US is clearly putting pressure on Israel and on Hamas...

"The US is clearly putting pressure on Israel and on Hamas to accept this [ceasefire]...

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Gaza: UN Security Council adopts US resolution for 'immediate and complete ceasefire'

Gaza: UN Security Council adopts US resolution for 'immediate...

The UN Security Council on Monday approved its first resolution endorsing a cease-fire...

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???? Live: Mahmoud Abbas 'welcomes' UN Security Council vote on Gaza ceasefire resolution

???? Live: Mahmoud Abbas 'welcomes' UN Security Council...

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas early on Tuesday "welcomed" the United Nations...

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Houthi missiles strike two ships in the Gulf of Aden, US military says

Houthi missiles strike two ships in the Gulf of Aden, US...

Missile attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels struck two ships in the Gulf of Aden, authorities...

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Blinken returns to Middle East as Israel-Hamas ceasefire proposal hangs in balance

Blinken returns to Middle East as Israel-Hamas ceasefire...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken returns to the Middle East this week as a...

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May 24, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 24, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The United Nations' top court has ordered Israel to immediately halt its controversial...

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'Moment of celebration for one people becomes moment of mourning for the other'

'Moment of celebration for one people becomes moment of...

At least 274 Palestinians including dozens of children were killed, and hundreds...

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Benny Gantz announces his resignation from the Israeli government

Benny Gantz announces his resignation from the Israeli...

Benny Gantz, a centrist member of Israel’s war cabinet, announced his resignation...

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Israel under increased pressure after war cabinet minister Gantz resigns

Israel under increased pressure after war cabinet minister...

Israeli war cabinet minister Benny Gantz on Sunday announced his resignation amid...

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Israel’s deadly rescue operation: ‘Civilians pay the price of military action’

Israel’s deadly rescue operation: ‘Civilians pay the price...

Israel’s raid of the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza over the weekend to rescue four...

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Benny Gantz: a former Israeli general with big political ambitions

Benny Gantz: a former Israeli general with big political...

Benny Gantz, who quit Israel’s war cabinet Sunday, is a centrist politician with...

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???? Live: More than 270 Gazans killed in Israeli raid to free hostages, Hamas health ministry says

???? Live: More than 270 Gazans killed in Israeli raid...

The Hamas-run health ministry announced on Sunday that at least 274 Palestinians...

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'The Israeli army says they spent several weeks planning for this rescue operation'

'The Israeli army says they spent several weeks planning...

"The Israeli army says they spent several weeks planning for this rescue operation",...

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'This is a community still reeling from a separate attack Thursday on a UN-led school'

'This is a community still reeling from a separate attack...

Palestinians gathered to bid farewell to the men, women and children who were killed...

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Abbas calls for emergency UN session after more than 200 feared dead in Israeli raid

Abbas calls for emergency UN session after more than 200...

Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas called Saturday for an emergency UN...

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'Moment of celebration for one people becomes moment of morning for the other'

'Moment of celebration for one people becomes moment of...

At least 274 Palestinians including dozens of children were killed, and hundreds...

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Iran announces six candidates approved for June 28 presidential election

Iran announces six candidates approved for June 28 presidential...

Iran on Sunday announced the six candidates, mostly conservatives, approved for...

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More than 250 killed in Israel's hostage rescue operation, Hamas says

More than 250 killed in Israel's hostage rescue operation,...

At least 274 Palestinians, including dozens of children, were killed, and hundreds...

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May 21, 2024 Israel-Hamas war, Iran president death news

May 21, 2024 Israel-Hamas war, Iran president death news

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the charges brought by the International...

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Abbas calls for emergency UN session after scores dead in Israeli raid on Nuseirat

Abbas calls for emergency UN session after scores dead...

Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas called Saturday for an emergency UN...

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Who are the four hostages Israel freed from Gaza?

Who are the four hostages Israel freed from Gaza?

Israeli troops on Saturday rescued four Israeli hostages held in Gaza since Hamas...

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More than 200 dead in Israeli strike on Gaza refugee camp, Hamas says

More than 200 dead in Israeli strike on Gaza refugee camp,...

Hamas's government media office said at least 210 people were killed Saturday in...

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???? Live: Four hostages freed in Israel’s largest rescue operation since war began

???? Live: Four hostages freed in Israel’s largest rescue...

Israel’s army on Saturday said it had rescued four hostages from two separate locations...

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Israeli forces bombards refugee camp in Gaza

Israeli forces bombards refugee camp in Gaza

Israeli forces bombarded a Gaza refugee camp Friday after a deadly strike on a UN-school...

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Israel war cabinet minister likely to announce departure Saturday

Israel war cabinet minister likely to announce departure...

Israel's war cabinet member Benny Gantz said Friday he will hold a press conference...

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Israel rescues four hostages from Gaza

Israel rescues four hostages from Gaza

Israel said Saturday it rescued four hostages who were kidnapped in a Hamas-led...

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May 20, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 20, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The Biden administration denounced efforts by the International Criminal Court to...

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Blinken to visit Middle East next week to push ceasefire plan as war enters ninth month

Blinken to visit Middle East next week to push ceasefire...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit the Middle East next week to push...

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UN chief to call out Israel and Hamas for violations against children

UN chief to call out Israel and Hamas for violations against...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has added Israel's military to...

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The US-built Gaza aid pier broke apart. Here's what we know

The US-built Gaza aid pier broke apart. Here's what we...

Just over a week after its completion, a slew of poor weather off Gaza’s coast battered...

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???? Live: Israel pounds Gaza from ground, air and sea as war enters its ninth month

???? Live: Israel pounds Gaza from ground, air and sea...

Israeli strikes hammered large parts of the Gaza Strip from the ground, air and...

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Hamas has not yet responded to latest Gaza ceasefire proposal, says Qatar

Hamas has not yet responded to latest Gaza ceasefire proposal,...

Hamas has not yet given its response to the latest Gaza war ceasefire proposal to...

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Israel insists UN school hit by strike a 'Hamas compound'

Israel insists UN school hit by strike a 'Hamas compound'

A Gaza hospital said at least 37 people were killed in an Israeli strike on a UN-run...

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???? Live: Hamas has not yet responded to latest Gaza ceasefire proposal, says Qatar

???? Live: Hamas has not yet responded to latest Gaza ceasefire...

Hamas has not yet given its response to the latest ceasefire proposal to the mediators...

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Dozens reported killed in Israeli 'targeted air strike' on UN-run school in Gaza

Dozens reported killed in Israeli 'targeted air strike'...

Israel hit a Gaza school on Thursday with what it described as a targeted airstrike...

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???? Live: Spain says it will join South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at top UN court

???? Live: Spain says it will join South Africa’s genocide...

Spain on Thursday said it will join South Africa’s case before the International...

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Gaza hospital says dozens killed in Israeli strike on UN school

Gaza hospital says dozens killed in Israeli strike on UN...

A hospital in central Gaza said Thursday at least 37 people were killed in Israeli...

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Hamas will deal ‘positively’ with any ceasefire deal based on war’s total halt

Hamas will deal ‘positively’ with any ceasefire deal based...

Hamas will deal “seriously and positively” with any ceasefire agreement that is...

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Hezbollah poses bigger risk to Israel than Hamas on Oct. 7, analyst says

Hezbollah poses bigger risk to Israel than Hamas on Oct....

Israel says it will soon decide whether to launch an offensive in Lebanon, where...

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Iran's President Raisi killed in helicopter crash

Iran's President Raisi killed in helicopter crash

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash, the government has...

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???? Live: Hamas will deal ‘positively’ with any ceasefire deal based on war’s total halt

???? Live: Hamas will deal ‘positively’ with any ceasefire...

Hamas will deal “seriously and positively” with any ceasefire agreement that is...

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Israel using white phosphorus in military operations in Lebanon, rights group say

Israel using white phosphorus in military operations in...

Mohammad Hammud, in his late 70s, was at home with his wife in a south Lebanon border...

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Israel bombs central Gaza as mediators discuss truce-hostage plan

Israel bombs central Gaza as mediators discuss truce-hostage...

Israel's military pounded central Gaza with heavy air strikes on Wednesday as international...

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'Chances very very high' border tensions will spiral into full-scale war, analyst says

'Chances very very high' border tensions will spiral into...

Israel said it would soon decide whether to launch an offensive in Lebanon, where...

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May 19, 2024 helicopter crash involving Iranian president

May 19, 2024 helicopter crash involving Iranian president

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi crashed while he was visiting...

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???? Live: Netanyahu says Israel is prepared for 'strong action' near Lebanon border

???? Live: Netanyahu says Israel is prepared for 'strong...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu toured the country's northern border with...

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Israel using white phosphorus in military operations in south Lebanon, rights group say

Israel using white phosphorus in military operations in...

Mohammad Hammud, in his late 70s, was at home with his wife in a south Lebanon border...

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Israel wants 'endless' truce negotiations, Hamas says

Israel wants 'endless' truce negotiations, Hamas says

Senior Hamas official Osama Hamdan accused Israel on Tuesday of prolonging truce...

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???? Live: Fighting rages on in Gaza as major powers push for ceasefire

???? Live: Fighting rages on in Gaza as major powers push...

Heavy fighting rocked Gaza on Tuesday after G7 and Arab powers urged both Israel...

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Israeli government estimates more than a third of the 250 Gaza hostages are dead

Israeli government estimates more than a third of the 250...

More than a third of the 250 hostages kidnapped in the October 7 Hamas attack may...

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Biden sees Hamas as ‘only obstacle’ to Gaza ceasefire deal

Biden sees Hamas as ‘only obstacle’ to Gaza ceasefire deal

US President Joe Biden told Qatar's emir Monday that Hamas was the only obstacle...

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???? Live: Mediator Qatar calls for ‘clear position’ from Israel on ceasefire proposal

???? Live: Mediator Qatar calls for ‘clear position’ from...

Qatar, which has been mediating a potential truce between Israel and Hamas, said...

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???? Live: Biden sees Hamas as ‘only obstacle’ to Gaza ceasefire deal

???? Live: Biden sees Hamas as ‘only obstacle’ to Gaza...

US President Joe Biden told Qatar's emir Monday that Hamas was the only obstacle...

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Four more Israeli hostages have died in Gaza, Israel's military says

Four more Israeli hostages have died in Gaza, Israel's...

The Israeli military said another four Israeli hostages abducted by Hamas on Oct....

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????Live: Washington presses Israel, Hamas to agree to proposed truce

????Live: Washington presses Israel, Hamas to agree to...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken late on Sunday called top Israeli officials...

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‘We will not accept the rule of Hamas in Gaza,’ says Israeli defence minister

‘We will not accept the rule of Hamas in Gaza,’ says Israeli...

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Sunday that Israel would not accept...

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Israel battles Hamas as mediators call on both to accept Gaza truce plan

Israel battles Hamas as mediators call on both to accept...

Israel bombarded the Gaza Strip and battled Hamas Sunday as mediators called on...

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Netanyahu faces growing pressure at home after Biden's Gaza proposal

Netanyahu faces growing pressure at home after Biden's...

On Friday (June 1), the US President Joe Biden outlined a three-phase peace plan...

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Iran's hardline ex-president Ahmadinejad registers candidacy for snap presidential poll

Iran's hardline ex-president Ahmadinejad registers candidacy...

Iran's hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday registered his candidacy...

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???? Live: Israel fights Hamas as mediators call for both to accept Gaza truce plan

???? Live: Israel fights Hamas as mediators call for both...

Israel battled and bombarded Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Sunday as mediators called...

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Israel pounds Gaza after Biden outlines comprehensive ceasefire plan

Israel pounds Gaza after Biden outlines comprehensive ceasefire...

Israeli forces hammered Rafah in southern Gaza with tanks and artillery Saturday,...

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Gaza mediators urge Israel, Hamas to 'finalise' truce deal outlined by Biden

Gaza mediators urge Israel, Hamas to 'finalise' truce deal...

Qatari, Egyptian and US mediators called on Israel and Hamas Saturday to "finalise"...

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May 4, 2024 - Israel-Gaza news

May 4, 2024 - Israel-Gaza news

Hostage and truce talks have resumed in Cairo as war rages in Gaza.

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May 19, 2024 - Israel-Gaza news

May 19, 2024 - Israel-Gaza news

An Israeli airstrike on a refugee camp in central Gaza has killed at least 35 people,...

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Gaza ceasefire proposal 'is potentially ground-shifting'

Gaza ceasefire proposal 'is potentially ground-shifting'

President Joe Biden on Friday (May 31) detailed a three-phase deal proposed by Israel...

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???? Live: Hamas says Israel's Gaza ceasefire plan 'positive'

???? Live: Hamas says Israel's Gaza ceasefire plan 'positive'

Hamas said it 'considers positively' an Israeli roadmap towards a full Gaza ceasefire...

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Biden says Israel has offered 'comprehensive' new ceasefire deal

Biden says Israel has offered 'comprehensive' new ceasefire...

US President Joe Biden on Friday called on Hamas militants to agree to a new offer...

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Biden urges Hamas to accept Israel's new roadmap to end Gaza war

Biden urges Hamas to accept Israel's new roadmap to end...

US President Joe Biden said Friday that Israel was offering a new roadmap towards...

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Syria's Ghouta chemical attack: Exiled activists seek justice for 2013 atrocity

Syria's Ghouta chemical attack: Exiled activists seek justice...

In August 2013, a chemical attack using sarin gas was perpetrated in Syria’s Ghouta...

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Rafah air strike: Israel says its missiles 'could not have' caused deadly fire

Rafah air strike: Israel says its missiles 'could not have'...

Following an air strike – and subsequent fire – that left 45 Gazans dead at a camp...

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Israel accused of using torture in military prison of Sdei Teiman

Israel accused of using torture in military prison of Sdei...

In Israel, human rights groups have filed a court case in a bid to close the Sdei...

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US and UK air strikes hit several strategic sites across Yemen

US and UK air strikes hit several strategic sites across...

The U.S. and Britain struck 13 Houthi targets in several locations in Yemen on Thursday...

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???? Live: Israeli forces pummel Gaza’s Rafah, declare Jabaliya operation over

???? Live: Israeli forces pummel Gaza’s Rafah, declare...

Israeli forces on Friday struck targets across Gaza, including the southernmost...

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Slovenian parliament to vote on recognising Palestinian statehood

Slovenian parliament to vote on recognising Palestinian...

Slovenian lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on whether to recognise a Palestinian state,...

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???? Live: Slovenian parliament to vote on recognising Palestinian statehood

???? Live: Slovenian parliament to vote on recognising...

Slovenian lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on whether to recognise a Palestinian state,...

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Can Israel ignore the pressure? International condemnation swells after Rafah offensive

Can Israel ignore the pressure? International condemnation...

Can Israel ignore the pressure? Young people outraged by the graphic images of the...

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Iran opens candidate registration for snap presidential vote after Raisi’s death

Iran opens candidate registration for snap presidential...

Iran on Thursday began the formal registration of presidential candidates ahead...

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US says new UN draft resolution on Gaza ceasefire ‘not helpful’

US says new UN draft resolution on Gaza ceasefire ‘not...

The United States’ deputy ambassador at the UN said Wednesday that a new resolution...

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'All Eyes on Rafah': Where does this viral image come from?

'All Eyes on Rafah': Where does this viral image come from?

An AI-generated image that says "All Eyes on Rafah" has gone viral on social media....

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???? Live: Egypt's Sisi says Palestinians must not be ‘forcibly displaced’ in Gaza

???? Live: Egypt's Sisi says Palestinians must not be ‘forcibly...

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday urged the international community...

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Israel army says it retrieved the bodies of three Gaza hostages

Israel army says it retrieved the bodies of three Gaza...

The Israeli military said Friday its forces had retrieved the bodies of three hostages...

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????Live: US says new UN draft resolution on Gaza ceasefire ‘not helpful’

????Live: US says new UN draft resolution on Gaza ceasefire...

The United States’ deputy ambassador at the UN said Wednesday that a new resolution...

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Israel says it seized key Gaza-Egypt corridor as Rafah ground offensive intensifies

Israel says it seized key Gaza-Egypt corridor as Rafah...

Israel's army said Wednesday it took control of a vital Gaza-Egypt corridor it suspects...

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US-built pier for Gaza humanitarian aid to be removed from coast for repairs

US-built pier for Gaza humanitarian aid to be removed from...

The US-built temporary pier taking humanitarian aid to the coast of Gaza will be...

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No, these images do not show the Egyptian soldier killed near Rafah border crossing

No, these images do not show the Egyptian soldier killed...

Many social media users are sharing images claiming to show the Egyptian soldier...

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???? Live: WHO delivers aid to Gaza for the first time since May 13

???? Live: WHO delivers aid to Gaza for the first time...

A World Health Organization mission reached the north of Gaza for the first time...

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Trump's former UN ambassador Nikki Haley writes 'Finish Them' on Israeli shell

Trump's former UN ambassador Nikki Haley writes 'Finish...

Former US presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has been photographed writing "Finish...

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Executions worldwide rose last year to the highest number since 2015: Amnesty International

Executions worldwide rose last year to the highest number...

The number of executions recorded worldwide last year jumped to the highest level...

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'Never before has Israel come under such sustained legal and diplomatic pressure'

'Never before has Israel come under such sustained legal...

Defying an order from the International Court of Justice, Israeli forces have kept...

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May 17, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 17, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The Israeli military said Friday it recovered the bodies of three hostages — Shani...

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????Live: US-built pier for Gaza humanitarian aid to be removed from coast for repairs

????Live: US-built pier for Gaza humanitarian aid to be...

The US-built temporary pier taking humanitarian aid to the coast of Gaza will be...

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Ireland, Norway join Spain in ‘historic decision’ to formally recognise a Palestinian state

Ireland, Norway join Spain in ‘historic decision’ to formally...

Spain, Ireland and Norway formally recognised a Palestinian state on Tuesday in...

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What is the impact of recognising Palestinian statehood?

What is the impact of recognising Palestinian statehood?

Spain, Norway and Ireland officially recognised a Palestinian state on Tuesday,...

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'Pointless to speak of red lines in Rafah', geopolitical analyst says

'Pointless to speak of red lines in Rafah', geopolitical...

After an Israeli strike on a Rafah camp kills at least 45 people, Dr H.A. Hellyer,...

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???? Live: Israeli tanks reach Rafah’s centre ahead of UN meeting on deadly camp blaze

???? Live: Israeli tanks reach Rafah’s centre ahead of...

Israeli tanks reached the centre of Rafah for the first time on Tuesday, witnesses...

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Ireland, Norway to join Spain in ‘historic decision’ to formally recognise a Palestinian state

Ireland, Norway to join Spain in ‘historic decision’ to...

Spain, Ireland and Norway will formally recognise a Palestinian state on Tuesday...

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Netanyahu calls Israel’s deadly strike on Rafah tent camp a 'tragic mistake'

Netanyahu calls Israel’s deadly strike on Rafah tent camp...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu acknowledged a “tragic mistake” after...

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May 14, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 14, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Amid signs that Israel may launch a full-scale incursion in Rafah, aid agencies...

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Israel faces fresh international condemnation over deadly strikes on Rafah tent camp

Israel faces fresh international condemnation over deadly...

Israel faced new condemnation Monday for strikes on the southern Gaza city of Rafah...

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???? Live: Netanyahu calls Israel’s deadly strike on Rafah tent camp a 'tragic mistake'

???? Live: Netanyahu calls Israel’s deadly strike on Rafah...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu acknowledged a “tragic mistake” after...

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'Pointless to speak of red lines in Rafah', analyst tells FRANCE24

'Pointless to speak of red lines in Rafah', analyst tells...

After an Israeli strike on a Rafah camp kills at least 45 people, Dr H.A. Hellyer,...

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‘The sound was terrifying’: Witnesses recount chaotic scenes during deadly strikes on Rafah camp

‘The sound was terrifying’: Witnesses recount chaotic scenes...

Israeli air strikes late Sunday on a tented camp near Rafah for displaced Gazans...

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'Damascus Station': Former CIA analyst David McCloskey on his Syria spy novel

'Damascus Station': Former CIA analyst David McCloskey...

David McCloskey worked in CIA field stations across the Middle East throughout the...

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???? Live: EU’s Borrell urges implementation of ICJ ruling as Rafah camp death toll rises

???? Live: EU’s Borrell urges implementation of ICJ ruling...

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Monday said an International Court of Justice...

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Sirens sound across Israel, including Tel Aviv, as Hamas claims rocket attack from Gaza

Sirens sound across Israel, including Tel Aviv, as Hamas...

Rocket sirens sounded across central Israel, including in Tel Aviv, for the first...

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May 13, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 13, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The Biden administration has assessed that Israel has amassed enough troops on the...

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???? Live: Sirens sound across Israel, including Tel Aviv, as Hamas claims rocket attack from Gaza

???? Live: Sirens sound across Israel, including Tel Aviv,...

Rocket sirens sounded across central Israel, including in Tel Aviv, for the first...

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Sirens sound in Tel Aviv as Hamas says fired rockets from Gaza

Sirens sound in Tel Aviv as Hamas says fired rockets from...

Rocket sirens sounded across central Israel, including in Tel Aviv, for the first...

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Iranian presidential elections: Voters cite inflation as top worry

Iranian presidential elections: Voters cite inflation as...

Iran has scheduled to hold early presidential elections on 28 June 2024 after the...

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IDF pounds Gaza as Hamas says captured Israeli soldier

IDF pounds Gaza as Hamas says captured Israeli soldier

Israeli warplanes and artillery pounded Rafah, after the government dismissed an...

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Israeli war cabinet due to meet as Netanyahu 'strongly opposes' ending Gaza war

Israeli war cabinet due to meet as Netanyahu 'strongly...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he "strongly opposes" ending...

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May 11, 2024 -  Israel-Hamas war

May 11, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

Israel's military has ordered the evacuation of more neighborhoods in Rafah ahead...

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Scuffles erupt between Israeli police and protesters calling for return of Gaza hostages

Scuffles erupt between Israeli police and protesters calling...

Scuffles between Israeli police and protesters erupted in Tel Aviv on Saturday after...

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???? Live: Aid trucks from Egypt begin entering Gaza through Israeli crossing

???? Live: Aid trucks from Egypt begin entering Gaza through...

Aid trucks from Egypt started entering the Gaza Strip on Sunday through the Israeli-controlled...

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Israel denies Hamas's claims to have taken Israeli soldier 'prisoner'

Israel denies Hamas's claims to have taken Israeli soldier...

The armed wing of Hamas said it had taken "prisoner" at least one Israeli soldier...

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Tunisia replaces interior, social affairs ministers in surprise reshuffle

Tunisia replaces interior, social affairs ministers in...

Tunisia's president abruptly replaced the interior and social affairs ministers...

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Top UN court ruling unlikely to have ‘any effect on the war itself’

Top UN court ruling unlikely to have ‘any effect on the...

The International Court of Justice's order on Friday demanding that Israel halt...

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Israel strikes Rafah despite UN court order to halt military operations

Israel strikes Rafah despite UN court order to halt military...

Israel bombed the Gaza Strip, including Rafah, on Saturday, a day after the top...

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ICJ orders end of Gaza offensive: Mix of 'indignation and outrage' in Israel

ICJ orders end of Gaza offensive: Mix of 'indignation and...

Israeli air strikes and artillery pounded Rafah on Saturday, despite the UN's top...

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Palestinians flee northern Gaza as Israel strikes Jabalia refugee camp

Palestinians flee northern Gaza as Israel strikes Jabalia...

As Israel continues to carry out strikes throughout the Gaza Strip, Palestinians...

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???? Live: Israel strikes Rafah despite UN court order to halt military operations

???? Live: Israel strikes Rafah despite UN court order...

Israel bombed the Gaza Strip, including Rafah, on Saturday, a day after the top...

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ICJ orders end to Gaza offensive: 'Enduring sense of victimhood' in Israel

ICJ orders end to Gaza offensive: 'Enduring sense of victimhood'...

Despite some more moderate responses, most of the Israeli public, media and politicians...

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Top UN court orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive

Top UN court orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive

The top UN court ordered Israel Friday to halt military operations in Rafah, a landmark...

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Iran: 'Women, Life, Freedom' fight 'goes on' at Cannes Film Festival

Iran: 'Women, Life, Freedom' fight 'goes on' at Cannes...

Iran is once again in the spotlight at this year's Cannes Film Festival. This Friday,...

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Largest hospital in central Gaza on brink of shutdown due to lack of fuel

Largest hospital in central Gaza on brink of shutdown due...

The largest hospital serving central Gaza faces imminent shutdown because it is...

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Israel army says it retreived the bodies of three Gaza hostages

Israel army says it retreived the bodies of three Gaza...

The Israeli military said Friday its forces had retrieved the bodies of three hostages...

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May 12, 2024 - Israel-Gaza updates

May 12, 2024 - Israel-Gaza updates

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled Rafah after the Israel Defense Forces...

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Criticising arrest bid for Netanyahu a 'huge mistake', former ICC prosecutor says

Criticising arrest bid for Netanyahu a 'huge mistake',...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has faced heavy criticism from Israel, the...

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Israel recalls envoys after Ireland, Norway, Spain move to recognise state of Palestine

Israel recalls envoys after Ireland, Norway, Spain move...

Norway, Ireland and Spain announced on Wednesday that they will recognise a Palestinian...

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'Countries recognising Palestine must tell Israel how this will make it more secure'

'Countries recognising Palestine must tell Israel how this...

The announcement by Ireland, Spain and Norway of the recognition of a Palestinian...

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Israeli forces advance deeper into Rafah, continue offensive in the north

Israeli forces advance deeper into Rafah, continue offensive...

Israeli tanks advanced to the edge of a crowded district in the heart of Rafah. On...

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Norway, Ireland and Spain say will recognise Palestinian state

Norway, Ireland and Spain say will recognise Palestinian...

Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they would recognize a Palestinian state,...

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At least 10 Palestinians killed in two-day Israeli raid on West Bank

At least 10 Palestinians killed in two-day Israeli raid...

Israeli forces carried out raids in the West Bank city of Jenin for a second day...

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'Countries recognizing Palestine must tell Israel how this will make it more secure'

'Countries recognizing Palestine must tell Israel how this...

The announcement by Ireland, Spain and Norway of the recognition of a Palestinian...

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????Live: Israel recalls envoys after Ireland, Norway, Spain move to recognise state of Palestine

????Live: Israel recalls envoys after Ireland, Norway,...

Norway, Ireland and Spain announced on Wednesday that they will recognise a Palestinian...

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Norway, Ireland, Spain to recognise Palestinian state: How significant is the move?

Norway, Ireland, Spain to recognise Palestinian state:...

Spain, Ireland and Norway said Wednesday (May 22) that they would recognize a Palestinian...

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Norway, Ireland, Spain say will recognise Palestinian state

Norway, Ireland, Spain say will recognise Palestinian state

Norway, Ireland and Spain announced on Wednesday (May 22) that they will recognise...

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Gaza: UN halts all food distribution in Rafah over supply issues and insecurity

Gaza: UN halts all food distribution in Rafah over supply...

The United Nations suspended food distribution in the southern Gaza city of Rafah...

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Spain to recognise Palestinian state, PM says

Spain to recognise Palestinian state, PM says

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday (May 21) that the country's...

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ICC’s bold move on Gaza warrants brings fresh scrutiny of Prosecutor Karim Khan

ICC’s bold move on Gaza warrants brings fresh scrutiny...

By demanding an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, International...

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Israeli peace activists stand guard to protect Gaza aid convoys

Israeli peace activists stand guard to protect Gaza aid...

Violent attacks on humanitarian convoys destined for Gaza are becoming more frequent....

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UN halts food distribution in Rafah after running out of supplies

UN halts food distribution in Rafah after running out of...

The United Nations said Tuesday it suspended food distribution in the southern Gaza...

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No proof that Israel or India are behind Ebrahim Raisi's fatal helicopter crash

No proof that Israel or India are behind Ebrahim Raisi's...

Many social media users are blaming Israel's Mossad or even India for the helicopter...

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????Live: Ireland, Norway and Spain formally recognise Palestine as a state

????Live: Ireland, Norway and Spain formally recognise...

Ireland, Norway and Spain announced on Wednesday that they were formally recognising...

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May 10, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 10, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The Biden administration said Friday it is "reasonable to assess" that US weapons...

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Netanyahu calls ICC prosecutor's request a 'moral outrage of historic proportions’

Netanyahu calls ICC prosecutor's request a 'moral outrage...

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor Karim Khan said he had applied for...

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'In Iran, presidents and officials are replaceable', analyst tells FRANCE 24

'In Iran, presidents and officials are replaceable', analyst...

Tara Kangarlou, global affairs journalist, author of "The Heartbeat of Iran" and...

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No, these images don't show Iranian president's deadly helicopter crash

No, these images don't show Iranian president's deadly...

Many people are sharing images on social media, claiming to show the moments before,...

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PM non grata? Israel blasts ICC bid to charge both Netanyahu and Hamas

PM non grata? Israel blasts ICC bid to charge both Netanyahu...

Is it about justice or politics? In the same breath, the chief prosecutor at the...

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????Live: UN halts food distribution in Rafah after running out of supplies

????Live: UN halts food distribution in Rafah after running...

The United Nations said Tuesday it suspended food distribution in the southern Gaza...

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???? Live: Biden slams ICC warrant request, says war in Gaza 'not a genocide'

???? Live: Biden slams ICC warrant request, says war in...

US President Joe Biden denied Monday that Israel's war in Gaza was genocide, as...

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Does ICC have 'jurisdiction to issue arrest warrants' against Israeli and Hamas leaders?

Does ICC have 'jurisdiction to issue arrest warrants' against...

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, Karim Khan, announced arrest...

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May 9, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 9, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said US President Joe Biden made a mistake after...

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ICC seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Hamas leaders for crimes against humanity

ICC seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Hamas leaders...

The International Criminal Court is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister...

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Gaza: Deadly strike hit Nuseirat refugee camp

Gaza: Deadly strike hit Nuseirat refugee camp

Gaza's civil defence agency said an Israeli strike killed 31 people and wounded...

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ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Hamas leaders: What will happen now?

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu, Hamas...

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday (May 20) applied for...

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Uncertainty in Iran: What next after president's death in helicopter crash?

Uncertainty in Iran: What next after president's death...

Iran has regime just lost a safe pair of hands. Yes, another hardliner’s sure to...

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ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Netanyahu

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Netanyahu

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday (May 20) applied for...

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May 8, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 8, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

US President Joe Biden told CNN on Wednesday he would halt some shipments of American...

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May 7, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 7, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israeli airstrikes killed multiple people in Rafah early Tuesday, Palestinian officials...

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Israel pounds Gaza Strip as US envoy meets Netanyahu

Israel pounds Gaza Strip as US envoy meets Netanyahu

Israeli planes and tanks pounded areas across the Gaza Strip on Sunday, residents...

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Helicopter carrying Iran's president suffers a 'hard landing'

Helicopter carrying Iran's president suffers a 'hard landing'

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi suffered a “hard landing” on Sunday, Iranian state media reported, without elaborating. Some began urging the public to pray for Raisi and the others on board as rescue crews sped through a misty, rural forest where his helicopter was believed to be....

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Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi in helicopter 'accident', search underway

Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi in helicopter 'accident',...

A helicopter carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi was involved in "an accident" in poor weather conditions on Sunday, state media reported, with a search underway and no news yet on his condition....

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Iran presidential helicopter in 'accident', unclear if Raisi on board, says state TV

Iran presidential helicopter in 'accident', unclear if...

One of the helicopters in a convoy carrying Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi had a...

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Deadly israeli overnight raid on Gaza's Nuseirat

Deadly israeli overnight raid on Gaza's Nuseirat

An Israeli airstrike killed 20 people in central Gaza, mostly women and children, and fighting raged across the north on Sunday as Israel's leaders aired divisions over who should govern Gaza after the war, now in its eighth month....

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April 15, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 15, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The Israeli war cabinet has reviewed military plans for a potential response against...

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May 6, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

May 6, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israeli airstrikes killed multiple people in Rafah early Tuesday, Palestinian officials...

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April 14, 2024 - Iran's attack on Israel

April 14, 2024 - Iran's attack on Israel

Israel's war cabinet meeting ended Sunday without a decision on how Israel will...

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Israel evicting Negev Bedouins as they block planned motorway extension

Israel evicting Negev Bedouins as they block planned motorway...

In the Negev desert, Bedouin minorities fear forced eviction. The Israeli state say that they...

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Israeli strikes on Jabalia camp in northern Gaza kill more than 10, injure dozens

Israeli strikes on Jabalia camp in northern Gaza kill more...

Israeli troops and tanks pushed on Saturday into parts of a congested northern Gaza...

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Gantz threatens to quit Israeli War Cabinet over postwar plans for Gaza

Gantz threatens to quit Israeli War Cabinet over postwar...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under mounting pressure from his own...

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???? Live: US National Security Advisor Sullivan travels to Israel for Gaza war talks

???? Live: US National Security Advisor Sullivan travels...

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan is scheduled to visit Israel on Sunday...

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Israel war minister Benny Gantz threatens to quit and demands new plan for Gaza

Israel war minister Benny Gantz threatens to quit and demands...

Israeli war cabinet minister Benny Gantz said Saturday he would resign from the body unless Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved a post-war plan for the Gaza Strip....

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Israeli army says it recovered body of another hostage from Gaza Strip

Israeli army says it recovered body of another hostage...

The Israeli military said on Saturday that its forces operating in the Gaza Strip...

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Iran launches barrage of strikes toward Israel

Iran launches barrage of strikes toward Israel

Iran has launched a wave of strikes toward Israel in retaliation for last week's...

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April 24, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 24, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

Hamas released a video of Israeli-American hostage Hersh Goldberg-Polin, the first...

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???? Live: Israeli army says it recovered body of another hostage from Gaza Strip

???? Live: Israeli army says it recovered body of another...

The Israeli military said on Saturday that its forces operating in the Gaza Strip...

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77th Cannes Film Festival: ‘An enigma about a trans woman who ran from Gaza’

77th Cannes Film Festival: ‘An enigma about a trans woman...

Few films linked to the Gaza war are screening in this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Despite...

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Aid trucks roll across US military-built pier to Gaza for first time

Aid trucks roll across US military-built pier to Gaza for...

Trucks carrying badly needed aid for the Gaza Strip rolled across a newly built...

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???? Live: Top Biden aide Sullivan to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel for Gaza war talks

???? Live: Top Biden aide Sullivan to visit Saudi Arabia,...

US President Joe Biden's national security advisor Jake Sullivan will travel to...

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Israeli military recovers bodies of three hostages in Gaza

Israeli military recovers bodies of three hostages in Gaza

The Israeli military on Friday said its troops in Gaza found the bodies of three...

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????Live: Israeli military recovers bodies of three hostages in Gaza

????Live: Israeli military recovers bodies of three hostages...

The Israeli military on Friday said its troops in Gaza found the bodies of three...

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Israel military says forces seized bodies of three hostages

Israel military says forces seized bodies of three hostages

The Israeli military on Friday said its troops in Gaza found the bodies of three...

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April 12, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 12, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The US currently expects that Iran will carry out strikes against multiple targets...

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Iran's Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts

Iran's Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts on Iran's nuclear capabilities.

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Israel vows to ‘intensify’ Rafah military operation

Israel vows to ‘intensify’ Rafah military operation

Israel vowed Thursday to "intensify" its ground offensive in Rafah, in defiance...

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???? Live: Israel to respond to charges of genocide at UN’s top court

???? Live: Israel to respond to charges of genocide at...

Israel will respond to charges of genocide at the International Court of Justice...

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Gaza floating pier project for aid deliveries is complete, says US military

Gaza floating pier project for aid deliveries is complete,...

The Pentagon said Thursday that humanitarian aid will soon begin flowing onto the...

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Arab League calls for deployment of UN peacekeepers in Palestinian territories

Arab League calls for deployment of UN peacekeepers in...

The Arab League called on Thursday for a UN peacekeeping force in the "occupied...

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???? Live: Israel vows to ‘intensify’ Rafah military operation

???? Live: Israel vows to ‘intensify’ Rafah military operation

Israel vowed Thursday to "intensify" its ground offensive in Rafah, in defiance...

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Palestinians continue to flee Rafah as Israeli tanks advance

Palestinians continue to flee Rafah as Israeli tanks advance

Civilians fled the southern Gaza city of Rafah ahead of a threatened Israeli ground...

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Gaza fighting intensifies as Palestinians mark ‘Nakba Day’

Gaza fighting intensifies as Palestinians mark ‘Nakba Day’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday insisted there was no "humanitarian...

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????Live: Top UN court to hear South Africa's call to stop Israeli assault on Rafah

????Live: Top UN court to hear South Africa's call to stop...

South Africa will ask the top UN court on Thursday to order an immediate halt to...

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Palestinians mark 76 years of Nakba as Israel renews offensive

Palestinians mark 76 years of Nakba as Israel renews offensive

Palestinians across the Middle East on Wednesday are marking the anniversary of...

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Aid for Gaza civilians 'is not charity', rather a 'legal obligation' to provide minimum vital needs

Aid for Gaza civilians 'is not charity', rather a 'legal...

Egypt blames the closure on Israeli military operations around Rafah. Israel, which...

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Fierce gun battles rage in Gaza as Israel pushes deeper into Rafah

Fierce gun battles rage in Gaza as Israel pushes deeper...

Gun battles between Israel and militants from Hamas, Islamic Jihad and smaller Palestinian...

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'Extremely inappropriate' to prevent Gazans from fleeing to safety amid 'unprecedented' bombardment

'Extremely inappropriate' to prevent Gazans from fleeing...

Israel and Egypt signed a peace treaty in 1979, but heightened tensions are fraying...

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Palestinians mark 76 years of their dispossession as more catastrophe looms in Gaza

Palestinians mark 76 years of their dispossession as more...

Palestinians are marking 76 years of Nakba on Wednesday, commemorating their mass...

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Gaza fighting worsens, as Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says Rafah operation could last weeks

Gaza fighting worsens, as Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu...

Israel needs a clear and concrete plan for the future of Gaza where it faces the...

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Israel pounds south and north of the Gaza strip

Israel pounds south and north of the Gaza strip

Gun battles between Israel and militants from Hamas, Islamic Jihad and smaller Palestinian...

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One-quarter of Gazans displaced again as fighting rages in north and south

One-quarter of Gazans displaced again as fighting rages...

Israeli troops fought Hamas militants in multiple battles across the Gaza Strip...

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???? Live: Palestinians continue to flee Rafah as Israeli tanks advance

???? Live: Palestinians continue to flee Rafah as Israeli...

Civilians fled the southern Gaza city of Rafah ahead of a threatened Israeli ground...

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UN says women and children account for at least 56% of Gaza war deaths

UN says women and children account for at least 56% of...

The United Nations on Tuesday said women and children account for at least 56 percent...

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???? Live: UN says women and children account for at least 56 percent of Gaza war deaths

???? Live: UN says women and children account for at least...

The United Nations on Tuesday said women and children account for at least 56 percent...

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'A different future is possible': Israelis, Palestinians can 'come together, mourn & wish for peace'

'A different future is possible': Israelis, Palestinians...

As Israel commemorates Memorial Day in the midst of seven months of war, FRANCE...

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'Hamas is going to survive', warns former US State Department Middle East negotiator

'Hamas is going to survive', warns former US State Department...

Former US State Department Middle East Negotiator Aaron Miller, who served under...

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Nearly half a million people forced to flee as Israel pushes ahead with fighting in Gaza

Nearly half a million people forced to flee as Israel pushes...

Nearly half a million Palestinians have been displaced over the last few days amid...

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Israel Independence Day celebrations toned down as war rages in Gaza

Israel Independence Day celebrations toned down as war...

Israel began toned down Independence Day celebrations at sundown on Monday, with...

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Toned down Independence Day in Israel as troops press on with Gaza offensive

Toned down Independence Day in Israel as troops press on...

Israel began toned down Independence Day celebrations at sundown on Monday, with...

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???? Live: Israeli tanks push deeper into eastern Rafah as air strikes continue across Gaza

???? Live: Israeli tanks push deeper into eastern Rafah...

Israeli tanks pushed deeper into eastern Rafah on Tuesday morning, entering the...

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First international UN staff member killed in Gaza strike

First international UN staff member killed in Gaza strike

A UN security services member was killed in an attack on a vehicle in Gaza on Monday,...

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Fierce fighting rocks north and south Gaza as hundreds of thousands flee

Fierce fighting rocks north and south Gaza as hundreds...

Thousands fled northern Gaza on Monday as renewed shelling pounded areas where Israel...

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April 11, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 11, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The top US general for the Middle East is in Israel as the region braces for a possible...

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April 23, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 23, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

After 200 days of war, Israeli attacks in Gaza have killed more than 34,000 Palestinians,...

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???? Live: First international UN staff member killed in Gaza strike

???? Live: First international UN staff member killed in...

A UN security services member was killed in an attack on a vehicle in Gaza on Monday,...

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Egypt to support South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at ICJ

Egypt to support South Africa’s genocide case against Israel...

Egypt on Sunday announced its intention to formally support South Africa's case...

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Israel moves deeper into Rafah, fights Hamas regrouping in northern Gaza

Israel moves deeper into Rafah, fights Hamas regrouping...

The exodus of Palestinians from Gaza’s last refuge accelerated Sunday as Israeli...

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???? Live: Israel offensive on Rafah would not eliminate Hamas, warns Blinken

???? Live: Israel offensive on Rafah would not eliminate...

An all-out Israeli offensive on the Gaza city of Rafah would provoke "anarchy" without...

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April 22, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 22, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The head of the Israeli military's intelligence branch has resigned, becoming the...

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April 10, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 10, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

Hamas has indicated it is currently unable to identify and track down 40 Israeli...

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????Live: Egypt to support South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at ICJ

????Live: Egypt to support South Africa’s genocide case...

Egypt on Sunday announced its intention to formally support South Africa's case...

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April 21, 2024 - News on the Middle East conflicts

April 21, 2024 - News on the Middle East conflicts

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians in the West Bank this weekend, according...

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April 9, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 9, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

US President Joe Biden offered one of his sharpest rebukes of Israel's handling...

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Israel strikes Gaza as more Rafah evacuations ordered

Israel strikes Gaza as more Rafah evacuations ordered

Israeli strikes on Saturday hit parts of Gaza including Rafah where Israel expanded...

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Biden says Gaza ceasefire possible 'tomorrow' if Hamas frees hostages

Biden says Gaza ceasefire possible 'tomorrow' if Hamas...

US President Joe Biden said Saturday that a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war was...

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???? Live: Israel steps up strikes in Gaza after issuing new Rafah evacuation order

???? Live: Israel steps up strikes in Gaza after issuing...

Israel launched strikes on Gaza Sunday after it expanded an evacuation order for...

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Field hospitals to be 'the future' of Gaza, French doctor says

Field hospitals to be 'the future' of Gaza, French doctor...

Field hospitals are increasingly used to treat patients in Gaza after Israeli forces...

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'Whatever happens, whatever it takes': Netanyahu to push ahead with Rafah ground offensive

'Whatever happens, whatever it takes': Netanyahu to push...

The Israeli military on Saturday called on people living in the border city of Rafah...

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Israel's use of US weapons in Gaza likely breached international law, State Dept says

Israel's use of US weapons in Gaza likely breached international...

The United States has issued a stunning criticism of Israel’s use of American weapons...

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Some 300,000 Gazans have evacuated east Rafah, Israeli army says

Some 300,000 Gazans have evacuated east Rafah, Israeli...

The Israeli army said on Saturday about 300,000 people have left eastern Rafah for...

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????Live: Israel orders new evacuations in Rafah as it expands Gaza military offensive

????Live: Israel orders new evacuations in Rafah as it...

Israel ordered new evacuations in Gaza's southern city of Rafah on Saturday, forcing...

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Rafah residents ordered to evacuate: 'Nowhere safe for anybody to go in Gaza'

Rafah residents ordered to evacuate: 'Nowhere safe for...

Israel ordered new evacuations in Gaza's southern city of Rafah on Saturday, forcing...

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UN assembly approves resolution granting Palestine new rights, reviving its membership bid

UN assembly approves resolution granting Palestine new...

The UN General Assembly voted by a wide margin on Friday to grant new “rights and...

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Israeli army calls for Rafah residents to evacuate ahead of feared offensive

Israeli army calls for Rafah residents to evacuate ahead...

Israel called on Saturday for Palestinians in more areas of Gaza's southern city...

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Hamas says another hostage held in Gaza died after Israeli air strike

Hamas says another hostage held in Gaza died after Israeli...

Palestinian militant group Hamas said on Saturday that another one of the hostages...

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April 20, 2024 - News on the Middle East conflicts

April 20, 2024 - News on the Middle East conflicts

The Israeli military is carrying out what appears to be one of its largest operations...

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April 8, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 8, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a time for an invasion...

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???? Live: Israel orders new evacuations from southern Gaza city of Rafah

???? Live: Israel orders new evacuations from southern...

Israel on Saturday called on residents from more areas of Rafah in the Gaza Strip...

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UN General Assembly overwhelmingly backs Palestinian bid for membership

UN General Assembly overwhelmingly backs Palestinian bid...

The UN General Assembly voted by a wide margin on Friday to grant new 'rights and...

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UN chief warns of 'epic humanitarian disaster' as Israel tightens vice on Rafah

UN chief warns of 'epic humanitarian disaster' as Israel...

UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Gaza risked an "epic humanitarian disaster" Friday...

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Israel's use of US weapons in Gaza may violate international law, State Dept. says

Israel's use of US weapons in Gaza may violate international...

The United States has issued a stunning criticism of Israel’s use of American weapons...

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Netanyahu defiant after US threat to stop weapon deliveries

Netanyahu defiant after US threat to stop weapon deliveries

Israel launched fresh strikes in the Gaza Strip Friday after negotiators pursuing...

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Israeli war cabinet approves expansion of Rafah operation in Gaza

Israeli war cabinet approves expansion of Rafah operation...

Israel's security cabinet approved a "measured expansion" of ​​Israeli forces' operation...

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What would happen if the US were to withhold offensive weapons from Israel?

What would happen if the US were to withhold offensive...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that a U.S. threat to withhold...

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UN agency says closing east Jerusalem HQ after arson by 'Israeli extremists'

UN agency says closing east Jerusalem HQ after arson by...

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Thursday it was temporarily shuttering...

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???? Live: UN General Assembly overwhelmingly backs Palestinian bid for membership

???? Live: UN General Assembly overwhelmingly backs Palestinian...

The UN General Assembly voted by a wide margin on Friday to grant new 'rights and...

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Heavy fighting in Gaza's Rafah keeps aid crossings closed, sends 100,000 civilians fleeing

Heavy fighting in Gaza's Rafah keeps aid crossings closed,...

Heavy fighting between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants on the outskirts...

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Netanyahu says Israel will fight with 'fingernails' in Gaza despite US threat to withhold arms

Netanyahu says Israel will fight with 'fingernails' in...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that a U.S. threat to withhold some...

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Why the US suspended a shipment of 2,000-pound bombs to Israel

Why the US suspended a shipment of 2,000-pound bombs to...

US officials confirmed Wednesday that Washington had suspended a shipment of 2,000-pound...

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Israeli official says Cairo talks over, Rafah operation to proceed as planned

Israeli official says Cairo talks over, Rafah operation...

Israel has expressed its reservations about a Hamas proposal for a hostage-release...

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Israel strikes Gaza's Rafah despite US warning on arms transfers

Israel strikes Gaza's Rafah despite US warning on arms...

Israeli warplanes struck Gaza's crowded southern city of Rafah Thursday after US...

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???? Live: Hamas says 'ball is completely' in Israel's hands in Gaza truce talks

???? Live: Hamas says 'ball is completely' in Israel's...

Palestinian militant group Hamas said early Friday that its delegation attending...

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April 7, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 7, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

Israel says it has withdrawn its forces from Khan Younis in southern Gaza, but that...

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April 19, 2024 - Iran targeted in aerial attack

April 19, 2024 - Iran targeted in aerial attack

Israel carried out a military strike on Iran early Friday, a US official told CNN,...

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United States say major Rafah operation by Israel will not defeat Hamas

United States say major Rafah operation by Israel will...

Israel undertaking a major Rafah operation will not advance the objective of both...

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???? Live: Israeli official says Cairo talks over, Rafah operation to proceed as planned

???? Live: Israeli official says Cairo talks over, Rafah...

Israel has expressed its reservations about a Hamas proposal for a hostage-release...

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Palestinians flee chaos and panic in Rafah after Israel's seizure of border crossing

Palestinians flee chaos and panic in Rafah after Israel's...

Families uprooted multiple times by the war are unsure where to go: to the half-destroyed...

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Biden says US won't supply weapons for Israel to attack Rafah

Biden says US won't supply weapons for Israel to attack...

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he would not supply offensive weapons that...

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Gaza: The UN says humanitarian aid is not coming through the Kerem Shalom crossing despite reopening

Gaza: The UN says humanitarian aid is not coming through...

A U.N. spokesman confirmed that nothing has entered Gaza from the Kerem Shalom crossing,...

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On board a humanitarian flight: Injured Gazan children flown to UAE for treatment

On board a humanitarian flight: Injured Gazan children...

Children are the first victims of the war in Gaza, with over 14,000 youngsters killed,...

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Israel continues to shell Rafah despite US warning on arms transfers

Israel continues to shell Rafah despite US warning on arms...

Smoke rose from strikes on Gaza's crowded southern city of Rafah Thursday after...

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Israel says Biden's threat on stopping arms is 'disappointing'

Israel says Biden's threat on stopping arms is 'disappointing'

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations expressed disappointment Thursday at US...

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US halts bomb shipment to Israel amid concern over Rafah invasion

US halts bomb shipment to Israel amid concern over Rafah...

In halting a shipment of thousands of bombs, President Joe Biden has sent his most...

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????Live: Biden warns US will halt supplies of artillery, other weapons if Israel invades Rafah

????Live: Biden warns US will halt supplies of artillery,...

US President Joe Biden warned Wednesday he would stop supplying Israel with artillery...

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Southern Gaza hospitals have only three days of fuel left, WHO says

Southern Gaza hospitals have only three days of fuel left,...

Hospitals in the southern Gaza Strip have only three days of fuel left due to the...

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April 6, 2024 Israel-Gaza news

April 6, 2024 Israel-Gaza news

World Central Kitchen and some Western leaders are calling for an independent investigation...

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April 18, 2024 - Iran targeted in aerial attack

April 18, 2024 - Iran targeted in aerial attack

Israel has carried out a strike inside Iran, according to a US official.

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???? Live: South Gaza hospitals have only three days of fuel left, WHO says

???? Live: South Gaza hospitals have only three days of...

Hospitals in the southern Gaza Strip have only three days of fuel left due to the...

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Netanyahu under pressure from all sides: interview of Israeli Government spokesperson Avi Hyma

Netanyahu under pressure from all sides: interview of Israeli...

A senior U.S. official said President Joe Biden's administration paused a shipment...

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United States halts bomb shipment to Israel over Rafah concerns

United States halts bomb shipment to Israel over Rafah...

The United States paused a shipment of bombs to Israel last week over fears it would...

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Netanyahu weighs risks of Rafah assault as hostage dilemma divides Israelis

Netanyahu weighs risks of Rafah assault as hostage dilemma...

Talks aimed at reaching a Gaza ceasefire-for-hostages deal are ongoing, and Israel...

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Gaza: Doctors see "acute malnutrition for the first time in 36 years"

Gaza: Doctors see "acute malnutrition for the first time...

The Israeli military said Wednesday that it has reopened its Kerem Shalom crossing...

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British doctor in Gaza's testimony about the ongoing humanitarian catastrophe

British doctor in Gaza's testimony about the ongoing humanitarian...

Israel has threatened a major assault on Rafah to defeat thousands of Hamas fighters...

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No, this video does not show Gazans evacuating Rafah by the thousands

No, this video does not show Gazans evacuating Rafah by...

Following Israel's evacuation orders for 100,000 residents and displaced people...

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???? Live: US pauses bomb shipment to Israel over Rafah 'concerns'

???? Live: US pauses bomb shipment to Israel over Rafah...

The United States halted a shipment of bombs to Israel last week after it failed...

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Israel and Hamas ‘agree to return to the negotiating table’

Israel and Hamas ‘agree to return to the negotiating table’

Israeli and Hamas negotiating teams arrived in Cairo Tuesday, with Egyptian state-linked...

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April 5, 2024 Israel-Gaza updates

April 5, 2024 Israel-Gaza updates

Israel dismisses two military officers as a military report says "mistaken identification"...

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April 17, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 17, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will make its "own decisions"...

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Hostage families protest accros Israel

Hostage families protest accros Israel

Thousands of Israelis rallied around the country Monday night calling for an immediate...

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???? Live: Capture of Rafah crossing ‘important step’ to dismantle Hamas, says Netanyahu

???? Live: Capture of Rafah crossing ‘important step’ to...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said the military’s capture...

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Israel army enters Rafah and takes control of border

Israel army enters Rafah and takes control of border

Israel ramping up pressure on Hamas ahead of crucial talks in Egypt today. Israeli...

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'The most significant part of Rafah from an Israeli point of view is the Philadelphia Corridor'

'The most significant part of Rafah from an Israeli point...

"The most significant part of Rafah from an Israeli military point of view and from...

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Strikes on Gaza intensify as ceasefire talks continue between Hamas and Israel

Strikes on Gaza intensify as ceasefire talks continue between...

Hamas said it had informed Egypt and Qatar of its "approval of their proposal regarding...

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Tanks in Rafah: Will Israeli operation scuttle or unblock truce talks?

Tanks in Rafah: Will Israeli operation scuttle or unblock...

They say it’s darkest before the dawn. Let's hope it's true because Gaza’s definitely...

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UN: Gaza is "choked off" from aid

UN: Gaza is "choked off" from aid

The United Nations said Tuesday the Israeli authorities have denied the UN access...

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Rafah residents facing 'fear and desperation beyond belief', says Norwegian Refugee Council

Rafah residents facing 'fear and desperation beyond belief',...

Jan Egeland, secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council and a former top...

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Gaza: Are Israel's strikes on Rafah incompatible with the liberation of hostages?

Gaza: Are Israel's strikes on Rafah incompatible with the...

Hamas said in a statement on Tuesday that Israel's incursion in Gaza's Rafah crossing...

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Israeli tanks enter Rafah: an "important step" according to Binyamin Netanyahu

Israeli tanks enter Rafah: an "important step" according...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military’s capture of the Gaza...

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Rafah: 'Indiscriminate bombardment, ground operation could increase casualties by tens of thousands'

Rafah: 'Indiscriminate bombardment, ground operation could...

As Israeli forces move ahead with their operation in Rafah, threatening aid and...

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TikTok star murdered in Iraq, becoming third slain social media influencer in last year

TikTok star murdered in Iraq, becoming third slain social...

IN THE PRESS – Monday, April 29: The Israeli media react to the news that the ICC...

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Hamas delegation due in Cairo on Monday for Gaza ceasefire talks

Hamas delegation due in Cairo on Monday for Gaza ceasefire...

A senior Hamas official told AFP on Sunday that the group would deliver its response...

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Blinken arrives in Israel as Netanyahu vows to pursue Rafah offensive

Blinken arrives in Israel as Netanyahu vows to pursue Rafah...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Israel on Tuesday to push for a...

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Iraq criminalises same-sex relationships with harsh prison sentences

Iraq criminalises same-sex relationships with harsh prison...

Iraq’s parliament passed a bill on Saturday criminalising same-sex relations, which...

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Hamas offered 40-day ceasefire in exchange for release of hostages, says UK’s Cameron

Hamas offered 40-day ceasefire in exchange for release...

Hamas has been offered a 40-day ceasefire and the release of "potentially thousands"...

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Gaza ceasefire must be permanent, Hamas official says

Gaza ceasefire must be permanent, Hamas official says

Hamas will respond to an Israeli truce proposal for Gaza "within a very short period",...

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World Press Freedom Day: Gazan journalists in the line of fire

World Press Freedom Day: Gazan journalists in the line...

More than six months after the start of Israel's devastating offensive in response...

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Rap music in Iran: 'Crossing the red line into politics makes you a target'

Rap music in Iran: 'Crossing the red line into politics...

Dozens of rappers have been arrested in Iran since the rise of hip-hop in the country...

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Turkey halts all trade with Israel over ‘humanitarian tragedy’ in Gaza

Turkey halts all trade with Israel over ‘humanitarian tragedy’...

Turkey stopped all exports and imports to and from Israel as of Thursday, the Turkish...

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Saudi court ‘secretly’ hands 11-year sentence to women's rights activist

Saudi court ‘secretly’ hands 11-year sentence to women's...

A Saudi court has recently sentenced women's rights activist Manahel al-Otaibi to...

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Hamas delegation returns to Cairo for truce talks

Hamas delegation returns to Cairo for truce talks

Hamas said its delegation was heading to Cairo on Saturday to resume Gaza truce...

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UNESCO awards its World Press Freedom Prize to all Palestinian journalists

UNESCO awards its World Press Freedom Prize to all Palestinian...

UNESCO on Thursday awarded its world press freedom prize to all Palestinian journalists...

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Gaza truce talks resume in Egypt without Israeli representation

Gaza truce talks resume in Egypt without Israeli representation

Talks resumed in Egypt Saturday aimed at halting months of war in Gaza between Hamas...

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How about now? Gaza truce talks intensify after months of impasse

How about now? Gaza truce talks intensify after months...

For the first time since November, could there finally be a respite in Gaza? As...

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'Hamas will not agree to a deal' unless ceasefire on table, expert says

'Hamas will not agree to a deal' unless ceasefire on table,...

A Hamas delegation heads to Cairo on Saturday as pressure mounts to reach a truce...

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Turkey’s Israel trade freeze aimed at forcing Gaza truce, Erdogan says

Turkey’s Israel trade freeze aimed at forcing Gaza truce,...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey's move to halt trade with Israel...

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Israel downplays reports of progress in truce talks as Hamas delegation arrives in Cairo

Israel downplays reports of progress in truce talks as...

A Hamas delegation arrived in Egypt on Saturday to resume Gaza truce talks as Egyptian...

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Palestinians face famine amid persistent food shortages in Gaza

Palestinians face famine amid persistent food shortages...

Palestinians wait in long queues for food in Gaza as shortages persist despite slight...

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Israel's Rafah offensive: 'Gaza will become uninhabitable', NGO says

Israel's Rafah offensive: 'Gaza will become uninhabitable',...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has repeatedly vowed to launch a ground...

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Israel awaits Hamas's response to truce deal before sending delegation to Cairo

Israel awaits Hamas's response to truce deal before sending...

Talks to reach a Gaza truce were expected to resume Sunday after officials from...

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Hamas accepts Gaza ceasefire plan, Israel approves Rafah operation

Hamas accepts Gaza ceasefire plan, Israel approves Rafah...

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Monday informed mediators Qatar and Egypt that the...

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Hamas, Israel maintain Gaza truce positions as latest talks in Cairo finish

Hamas, Israel maintain Gaza truce positions as latest talks...

A Hamas official said Sunday the group's delegation for Gaza truce talks in Cairo...

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Israeli forces reportedly use AI to identify targets in Gaza

Israeli forces reportedly use AI to identify targets in...

In Gaza, Israeli forces have reportedly been using AI to identify tens of thousands...

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Netanyahu defends Gaza offensive at Holocaust ceremony amid international pressure

Netanyahu defends Gaza offensive at Holocaust ceremony...

Israeli Prime Minister Binjamin Netanyahu on Sunday rejected international pressure...

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Israel closes Gaza's key Kerem Shalom border crossing after deadly attack claimed by Hamas

Israel closes Gaza's key Kerem Shalom border crossing after...

Israel’s army announced on Sunday that it had closed Kerem Shalom, a key border...

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Israel shuts down Al Jazeera offices: A 'message' being sent to Qatar, expert says

Israel shuts down Al Jazeera offices: A 'message' being...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that his government has...

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Hamas official says group will not accept truce that does not end Gaza war

Hamas official says group will not accept truce that does...

A senior Hamas official on Saturday said the group would not accept a truce that...

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Israeli army tells Palestinians to evacuate parts of Rafah in Gaza ahead of an expected assault

Israeli army tells Palestinians to evacuate parts of Rafah...

Israel has ordered civilians in Rafah to move towards Khan Younis, in the clearest...

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????Live: Israeli brigade takes ‘operational control’ of Gaza side of the Rafah crossing with Egypt

????Live: Israeli brigade takes ‘operational control’ of...

An Israeli tank brigade on Tuesday seized control of the Gaza side of the Rafah...

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'Israel believes that Hamas has again torpedoed a ceasefire deal'

'Israel believes that Hamas has again torpedoed a ceasefire...

Israel believes that Hamas has again torpedoed a ceasefire deal while Hamas is blaming...

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April 16, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

April 16, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The United States plans to impose new sanctions targeting Iran after its unprecedented...

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Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts on Syria's Civil War to learn about the on-going conflict,...

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Devastation in Gaza as Israel wages war on Hamas

Devastation in Gaza as Israel wages war on Hamas

US President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a call...

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Iran faces dilemma as children join protests in 'unprecedented' phenomenon

Iran faces dilemma as children join protests in 'unprecedented'...

Iran analysts say that current anti-regime protests sweeping through the country...

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Iranian police looking into incident involving woman surrounded by officers in street

Iranian police looking into incident involving woman surrounded...

Video from Tehran has shown a large group of male security forces surrounding and...

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East Jerusalem rocked by sixth night of clashes as Israeli raids in West Bank leave at least two Palestinians dead

East Jerusalem rocked by sixth night of clashes as Israeli...

Clashes erupted in the flashpoint East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah and...

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At least 23 children killed in Iran protests in September, rights group says

At least 23 children killed in Iran protests in September,...

Nearly two dozen children were killed last month during protests in Iran, according...

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Qatari Emir met with Putin to 'defuse tensions', source says

Qatari Emir met with Putin to 'defuse tensions', source...

Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines...

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Iraq names new president and prime minister, ending a year of political deadlock

Iraq names new president and prime minister, ending a year...

Iraq's parliament elected Kurdish politician Abdul Latif Rashid as the country's...

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Gun violence on the rise in Turkey: Strict legislation often ignored

Gun violence on the rise in Turkey: Strict legislation...

In Turkey, incidents of gun violence have increased by almost 75 percent since 2015,...

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Iranian climber Rekabi gets hero’s welcome in Tehran after competing without hijab

Iranian climber Rekabi gets hero’s welcome in Tehran after...

An Iranian climber who caused a sensation by competing at an event abroad without...

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More than a thousand protesters have been arrested in Iran. Here are three of their stories

More than a thousand protesters have been arrested in Iran....

As the protest cries of exasperated Iranians continue to ring through the streets...

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France's Lafarge pleads guilty to US charge of supporting terror groups in Syria

France's Lafarge pleads guilty to US charge of supporting...

French cement maker Lafarge pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a US charge that it made...

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Leading Palestinian factions sign reconciliation deal, aiming to pave way to elections

Leading Palestinian factions sign reconciliation deal,...

More than 15 years after a violent break between leading Palestinian factions Hamas...

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Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing Fast Facts

Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing Fast Facts

Read CNN Fast Facts about the 1983 bombing at a Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon,...

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How Iran's protests transformed into a national uprising

How Iran's protests transformed into a national uprising

Nearly a month after the start of nationwide protests, parts of Iran now bear the...

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Iran prison fire death toll rises as protests over death of Mahsa Amini continue

Iran prison fire death toll rises as protests over death...

Eight Iranian inmates were killed in a fire that raged through Tehran's notorious...

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EU sanctions Iranian security forces over Mahsa Amini death, protest crackdown

EU sanctions Iranian security forces over Mahsa Amini death,...

The EU on Monday sanctioned Iran's "morality" police for the fatal beating in custody...

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Death toll rises from Tehran prison fire as protests in Iran continue

Death toll rises from Tehran prison fire as protests in...

Eight Iranian inmates were killed in a fire that raged through Tehran's notorious...

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'Government officials are describing these prisoners as thugs and criminal elements'

'Government officials are describing these prisoners as...

State media is citing security officials that this fire started when a number of...

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Iranian official admits that student protesters are being taken to psychiatric institutions

Iranian official admits that student protesters are being...

As women burn headscarves and cut off their hair in nationwide protests, an Iranian...

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Fire erupts at Evin prison in Tehran amid fresh nationwide protests

Fire erupts at Evin prison in Tehran amid fresh nationwide...

A huge fire blazed Saturday at a notorious prison where political prisoners and...

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Blaze, shots heard from prison in Tehran amid fresh nationwide protests

Blaze, shots heard from prison in Tehran amid fresh nationwide...

A huge fire blazed Saturday at a notorious prison where political prisoners and...

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Iranian activists defy crackdown with fresh nationwide protests

Iranian activists defy crackdown with fresh nationwide...

Angry demonstrators took to streets across Iran again Saturday despite internet...

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Iran activists call for further mass protests as Biden expresses support

Iran activists call for further mass protests as Biden...

Iranian activists called for fresh nationwide protests on Saturday over the death...

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Lebanese turn to solar energy amid collapse of national power grid

Lebanese turn to solar energy amid collapse of national...

Almost three years into Lebanon’s trifecta of economic, social and political crises,...

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Mother of teen protester found dead in Tehran denies daughter fell from building

Mother of teen protester found dead in Tehran denies daughter...

The mother of Nika Shahkarami, a 16-year-old protester who was found dead in Tehran...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Fast Facts

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to learn about the life of the former...

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Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts

Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts

Read CNN's Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts and learn more about the Palestinian president.

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Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal in Algiers

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation...

Palestinian factions signed a reconciliation deal in Algiers on Thursday, vowing...

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A failed truce renewal in Yemen could further complicate US-Saudi relations

A failed truce renewal in Yemen could further complicate...

After a rare six months of relative calm, Yemen's warring sides last week failed...

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Iraq gets new president and prime minister after year of deadlock

Iraq gets new president and prime minister after year of...

Despite a rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone, Iraqi lawmakers Thursday elected...

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Iran Fast Facts

Iran Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts and learn more about the Islamic Republic of Iran in Central...

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'It was a warzone.' Iranian security forces beat, shot and detained students of elite Tehran university, witnesses say, as crackdown escalates

'It was a warzone.' Iranian security forces beat, shot...

When Farid's friend called crying for help on Sunday, he jumped on his bike and...

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Braving rocket attack, Iraqi MPs elect Latif Rashid as new head of state

Braving rocket attack, Iraqi MPs elect Latif Rashid as...

Despite a rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone, Iraqi lawmakers Thursday elected...

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Rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone as Iraqi MPs meet to elect president

Rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone as Iraqi MPs meet to elect...

At least three rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone on Thursday as a parliamentary session...

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Iraqi MPs to meet in new bid to elect president, end deadlock

Iraqi MPs to meet in new bid to elect president, end deadlock

Lawmakers in crisis-hit Iraq are set to meet Thursday for their fourth attempt this...

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One month after Mahsa Amini’s arrest, Iran protest deaths top 100

One month after Mahsa Amini’s arrest, Iran protest deaths...

On September 13, Mahsa Amini was arrested by Iran’s morality police in Tehran for...

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This wearable device is helping workers beat extreme heat

This wearable device is helping workers beat extreme heat

In Dubai, workers are trialing a wearable sensor that can predict the wearer's core...

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A new generation of resistance: How Iranian youths are rising up against the regime

A new generation of resistance: How Iranian youths are...

The Iranian protest movement is now approaching its one-month mark. Led by women,...

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Lebanon's parliament begins a (very) long political battle to elect next president

Lebanon's parliament begins a (very) long political battle...

As Lebanon sinks further into acute economic crisis, President Michel Aoun's term...

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More than 100 dead in Iran crackdown on Mahsa Amini protests, rights group says

More than 100 dead in Iran crackdown on Mahsa Amini protests,...

At least 108 people have been killed in Iran's crackdown on more than three weeks...

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‘Drowning in bad publicity’: Has Qatar’s World Cup soft power push backfired?

‘Drowning in bad publicity’: Has Qatar’s World Cup soft...

Qatar has received an avalanche of bad publicity ahead of hosting the World Cup...

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France tells citizens to leave Iran 'as soon as possible'

France tells citizens to leave Iran 'as soon as possible'

France has urged all French nationals to leave Iran "as soon as possible," warning...

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Paris urges Tehran to release five French nationals

Paris urges Tehran to release five French nationals

France's foreign minister said on Tuesday that five of its nationals were being...