Middle East

bg
???? Live: G20 says two-state solution is only answer to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

???? Live: G20 says two-state solution is only answer to...

Foreign ministers at the G20 group of nations meeting in Brazil were nearly unanimous...

bg
Israel report says Hamas attack involved 'systematic' sexual assault

Israel report says Hamas attack involved 'systematic' sexual...

The October 7 Hamas attack on southern Israel involved systematic and deliberate...

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

Israeli ground offensive in Rafah ‘aimed at making Gaza...

Israel has announced plans to launch a full-scale offensive on the town of Rafah...

bg
'Dad, come back': Palestinians radio loved ones in Israeli jails

'Dad, come back': Palestinians radio loved ones in Israeli...

Deprived of visiting rights after the October 7 Hamas attack, families of Palestinian...

bg
France under pressure to suspend military sales to Israel as war in Gaza grinds on

France under pressure to suspend military sales to Israel...

NGOs and leftist members of the opposition have increased the pressure on France's...

bg
???? Live: Israel strikes Gaza's Rafah as new truce attempts under way in Cairo

???? Live: Israel strikes Gaza's Rafah as new truce attempts...

Attempts are under way to reach a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas that could...

bg
At least one killed, several wounded in gun attack near West Bank settlement

At least one killed, several wounded in gun attack near...

Three Palestinian gunmen killed one person and wounded eight when they sprayed automatic...

bg
US military says it seized Iranian weapons shipment en route to Houthis last month

US military says it seized Iranian weapons shipment en...

The US military said on Thursday it had seized an Iranian weapons shipment in January...

bg
Israel storms Gaza hospital as Blinken says hostage deal still 'possible'

Israel storms Gaza hospital as Blinken says hostage deal...

Israel sent troops into a hospital in southern Gaza on Thursday where it said hostages...

bg
The ‘Philadelphia Corridor’: A goal for Netanyahu, a red line for Egypt

The ‘Philadelphia Corridor’: A goal for Netanyahu, a red...

A narrow buffer zone between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, the "Philadelphia Corridor"...

bg
Netanyahu says Rafah offensive will go ahead as fears grow for patients in raided hospital

Netanyahu says Rafah offensive will go ahead as fears grow...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that troops would go...

bg
ICJ rejects South Africa’s request for urgent measures to safeguard Gaza’s Rafah

ICJ rejects South Africa’s request for urgent measures...

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday rejected a South African request...

bg
Gaza: The charity attempting to feed Rafah’s displaced

Gaza: The charity attempting to feed Rafah’s displaced

As food supplies run low and with what little there is unaffordable for many, charities...

bg
'There is growing frustration inside Israel'

'There is growing frustration inside Israel'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has "brought to the table a declaratory...

bg
Israel says it won't carry out a major ground offensive 'without evacuating civilians'

Israel says it won't carry out a major ground offensive...

"Israel has said that it wouldn't carry out a major ground offensive until it has...

bg
Southern Gaza's main hospital 'not functional anymore', says WHO

Southern Gaza's main hospital 'not functional anymore',...

The main hospital serving southern Gaza was completely out of service after a week-long...

bg
Palestinians accuse Israel of 'colonialism and apartheid' at International Court of Justice

Palestinians accuse Israel of 'colonialism and apartheid'...

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Al-Malki told the UN's top court Monday that...

bg
Rubymar cargo ship targeted by Yemen's Houthi rebels 'at risk of sinking'

Rubymar cargo ship targeted by Yemen's Houthi rebels 'at...

Yemen’s Houthis targeted the Rubymar cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden and it is now...

bg
26 EU countries call for immediate 'humanitarian pause' in Gaza

26 EU countries call for immediate 'humanitarian pause'...

EU countries, except Hungary, on Monday called for an "immediate humanitarian pause...

bg
Palestinian faction meeting in Moscow aimed at trying to bring them together

Palestinian faction meeting in Moscow aimed at trying to...

Russia has invited Palestinian factions to meet in Moscow on Monday, February 26,...

bg
Deadly Israeli strike hits Doctors Without Borders shelter in Gaza

Deadly Israeli strike hits Doctors Without Borders shelter...

Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday condemned in the “strongest possible terms”...

bg
US vetoes UN Security Council Gaza ceasefire push for third time

US vetoes UN Security Council Gaza ceasefire push for third...

The United States on Tuesday again vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council...

bg
'I don't believe the Iranians want a broader war': Saudi foreign minister

'I don't believe the Iranians want a broader war': Saudi...

In an interview with FRANCE 24 on tensions in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia's foreign...

bg
???? Live: Israel strikes Gaza's Rafah as new truce attempts under way

???? Live: Israel strikes Gaza's Rafah as new truce attempts...

New attempts are under way to reach a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas that...

bg
UN World Food Programme suspends aid amid chaos in northern Gaza

UN World Food Programme suspends aid amid chaos in northern...

The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) announced a pause in food and aid...

bg

The leaders of Canada, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday called for an immediate...

bg
Netanyahu vows 'powerful' Rafah operation after civilians allowed to leave

Netanyahu vows 'powerful' Rafah operation after civilians...

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday vowed that Israeli forces would carry...

bg

The leaders of Canada, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday called for an immediate...

bg

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday vowed that Israeli forces would carry...

bg
Iran-backed hackers interrupt UAE, UK and Canadian programming with fake AI news broadcast

Iran-backed hackers interrupt UAE, UK and Canadian programming...

A group of hackers linked to Iran have interrupted BBC and a host of other European...

bg
Relations between Turkey and Egypt turn 'new leaf' as Erdogan visits Cairo

Relations between Turkey and Egypt turn 'new leaf' as Erdogan...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah...

bg
The ‘Philadelphi Corridor’: A goal for Netanyahu, a red line for Egypt

The ‘Philadelphi Corridor’: A goal for Netanyahu, a red...

A narrow buffer zone between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, the "Philadelphia Corridor"...

bg

The Israeli military said on Wednesday that its fighter jets “began a series of...

bg
February 3, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

February 3, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US says it struck 85 targets linked to Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria...

bg
South Africa urges ICJ to pressure Israel to halt Rafah assault

South Africa urges ICJ to pressure Israel to halt Rafah...

South Africa on Tuesday said it made an urgent request to the International Court...

bg

An Israeli delegation left talks in Cairo to pause the Israel-Hamas on Tuesday,...

bg

South Africa on Tuesday said it made an urgent request to the International Court...

bg

France on Tuesday adopted travel bans against 28 extremist Israeli settlers “guilty...

bg
'Here in Israel it [the rescue of two hostages] was seen as a boost for morale'

'Here in Israel it [the rescue of two hostages] was seen...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has hailed the rescue of two hostages...

bg
February 2, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

February 2, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US said it struck 85 targets linked to Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria...

bg
US trying to broker Gaza deal for six-week ‘period of calm’, says Biden

US trying to broker Gaza deal for six-week ‘period of calm’,...

The US is working on a Gaza hostage deal that would lead to a six-week period of...

bg
Pregnant in Gaza: Palestinian women and newborns bear the brunt of the conflict

Pregnant in Gaza: Palestinian women and newborns bear the...

As Israel's war against Hamas continues in Gaza, pregnant Palestinian women are...

bg
Dozens killed in Israeli air strikes on Rafah ahead of ground assault

Dozens killed in Israeli air strikes on Rafah ahead of...

Israeli air strikes killed at least 28 Palestinians in Rafah early Saturday, hours...

bg
Hamas says two Israeli hostages killed by air strikes in Gaza

Hamas says two Israeli hostages killed by air strikes in...

Israeli air strikes over the past four days in Gaza have killed two hostages and...

bg
Iran marks Islamic Revolution's 45th anniversary amid Mideast tensions

Iran marks Islamic Revolution's 45th anniversary amid Mideast...

Iran marked Sunday the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution amid tensions...

bg
Patients at overwhelmed Gaza hospital are often 'dying or doomed to die'

Patients at overwhelmed Gaza hospital are often 'dying...

Emergency medical personnel who volunteered to work at the European hospital near...

bg
Iraq resumes talks with US on future of anti-jihadist coalition

Iraq resumes talks with US on future of anti-jihadist coalition

Iraq said Sunday it had resumed talks with the United States on the future of the...

bg

The US is working on a Gaza hostage deal that would lead to a six-week period of...

bg
'The Israeli PM has been insisting that Israel is going to conduct this incursion into Rafah'

'The Israeli PM has been insisting that Israel is going...

The rescue operation of two hostages “was carried out in a very dramatic night in...

bg
UAE defends Israel ties as Gaza war concerns grow

UAE defends Israel ties as Gaza war concerns grow

A top Emirati diplomat on Monday defended her country's decision to maintain ties...

bg
Who are the remaining Gaza hostages?

Who are the remaining Gaza hostages?

Some 101 hostages taken by Hamas during its October 7 attack on Israel are still...

bg
January 30, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 30, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

US President Joe Biden said he has decided on the US response to the drone strike...

bg
Netanyahu orders military to prepare evacuation of Rafah ahead of expected ground invasion

Netanyahu orders military to prepare evacuation of Rafah...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered the military to prepare a...

bg
'The US has been trying to urge Netanyahu to exercise caution'

'The US has been trying to urge Netanyahu to exercise caution'

"The US has been trying to urge Netanyahu to exercise caution", said Catherine Norris...

bg
January 29 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 29 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US response to the drone attack in Jordan that killed and wounded US service...

bg
Pregnant in Gaza:  Palestinian women and newborns bear the brunt of the conflict

Pregnant in Gaza: Palestinian women and newborns bear the...

As the war continues in Gaza, pregnant Palestinian women are facing dire conditions...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered the military to prepare a...

bg

Israel on Friday conducted air strikes on southern Gaza's border city of Rafah,...

bg
January 17, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 17, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US carried out another round of strikes in Yemen against the Houthis, according...

bg
UN chief Guterres warns Palestinian aid agency UNRWA cannot be replaced

UN chief Guterres warns Palestinian aid agency UNRWA cannot...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday warned that the organisation's...

bg
With or without Washington? Netanyahu vows to keep on fighting in Gaza

With or without Washington? Netanyahu vows to keep on fighting...

Four months and one day after Hamas’ attack on Israel and even though Gaza’s been...

bg

Israel's military response in the Gaza Strip to the October 7 attacks by Hamas has...

bg

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday warned that the organisation's...

bg
Netanyahu has 'left the door slightly open' for a new deal

Netanyahu has 'left the door slightly open' for a new deal

Catherine Norris Trent, FRANCE 24’s Senior Reporter reporting from Jerusalem, said...

bg

Israel's ongoing destruction of all buildings along the border inside Gaza with...

bg
‘Neither Israel nor Hamas are in any great hurry to sign a deal’

‘Neither Israel nor Hamas are in any great hurry to sign...

The negotiations for a ceasefire deal will likely continue, says ABC correspondent...

bg
What we know about the photo of a stripped and injured Palestinian prisoner

What we know about the photo of a stripped and injured...

A viral photo that shows a Palestinian prisoner, stripped, injured and handcuffed...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered troops to prepare to enter...

bg
Blinken says a Hamas-Israel deal is still possible even though the sides remain far apart

Blinken says a Hamas-Israel deal is still possible even...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday rejected Hamas's latest offer...

bg
Israeli PM Netanyahu rejects Hamas truce plan, more talks planned

Israeli PM Netanyahu rejects Hamas truce plan, more talks...

Mediators from the US, Qatar and Egypt scrambled to forge a ceasefire between Israel...

bg
Israeli troops to prepare for Rafah offensive despite UN warning ‘humanitarian nightmare’

Israeli troops to prepare for Rafah offensive despite UN...

Fear has grown among the more than one million Palestinians now crowded into Gaza's...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered troops to prepare to enter...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered troops to prepare to enter...

bg
Blinken says ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas is still possible

Blinken says ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas is...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said a ceasefire deal between...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered troops to prepare to enter...

bg
January 28, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 28, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Three American service members were killed in a drone attack on a US outpost in...

bg
US says it killed leader of pro-Iran group Kataeb Hezbollah in Baghdad drone strike

US says it killed leader of pro-Iran group Kataeb Hezbollah...

An American air strike in Iraq killed a commander of a pro-Iran armed group Wednesday...

bg
'The deal that Hamas just put on the table in many ways preserved their position in the Gaza Strip'

'The deal that Hamas just put on the table in many ways...

“The deal that Hamas just put on the table [. . .] would have preserved their position...

bg

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said a ceasefire deal between...

bg
Drone strike kills two leaders of pro-Iran group Kataeb Hezbollah in Baghdad

Drone strike kills two leaders of pro-Iran group Kataeb...

A drone strike on Wednesday hit a vehicle in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing...

bg

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that he is "especially...

bg
Blinken to brief Israeli leaders on ceasefire and hostage talks

Blinken to brief Israeli leaders on ceasefire and hostage...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived overnight in Israel after meeting the...

bg
'We’re tired of this life': Displaced Palestinians in Gaza face disease and hunger

'We’re tired of this life': Displaced Palestinians in Gaza...

Displaced Palestinians are being squeezed into ever tighter areas of the Gaza Strip,...

bg
Israel, Lebanon, Turkey: Reports from our correspondents

Israel, Lebanon, Turkey: Reports from our correspondents

For this final edition of Middle East Matters, we bring you a series of reports...

bg
Eyal Kalderon, cousin of Gaza hostage: 'We need to strive to get a deal'

Eyal Kalderon, cousin of Gaza hostage: 'We need to strive...

Exactly four months after the Hamas attacks on southern Israel, more than 100 Israelis...

bg
January 27, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 27, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US and several other nations are pausing funding to the main UN agency in Gaza...

bg
Israel says it is studying Hamas's response to proposed Gaza truce deal

Israel says it is studying Hamas's response to proposed...

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's office said late on Tuesday that Israeli officials...

bg

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in Israel on Wednesday, where he was expected...

bg
'Too soon to know' what Hamas response to ceasefire talks will be

'Too soon to know' what Hamas response to ceasefire talks...

“It’s too soon to know” what Hamas’s response to the framework will be, ABC correspondent...

bg
Families of French hostages held by Hamas plea for help ahead of tribute ceremony

Families of French hostages held by Hamas plea for help...

On the eve of the tribute in Paris paid to the victims of the attack by Hamas against...

bg
January 26, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 26, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

An oil tanker went up in flames in the Gulf of Aden after being hit by a Houthi...

bg

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's office said late on Tuesday that Israeli officials...

bg

French Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné warned officials during a visit to Beirut...

bg
Turkish police shoot dead two 'terrorists' during attack on Istanbul courthouse

Turkish police shoot dead two 'terrorists' during attack...

Turkish police on Tuesday shot dead two assailants from a leftist organisation,...

bg
UN chief Guterres appoints independent panel to assess ‘neutrality’ of UNRWA

UN chief Guterres appoints independent panel to assess...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed an independent panel to assess whether...

bg

Israel’s evacuation orders in the Gaza Strip now cover two-thirds of the territory,...

bg
January 25, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 25, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured after shelling struck an area...

bg

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed an independent panel to assess whether...

bg
As donors suspend critical funding to UNRWA, allegations against staff remain murky

As donors suspend critical funding to UNRWA, allegations...

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) announced on January 26 that it had...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Monday that Hamas has presented "demands...

bg
PNI leader Mustafa Barghouti: 'The real goal is to eradicate the Palestinian people'

PNI leader Mustafa Barghouti: 'The real goal is to eradicate...

As the war in Gaza approaches its fifth month, FRANCE 24 spoke to Mustafa Barghouti,...

bg
US strikes Houthi missiles a day after Yemen air raids

US strikes Houthi missiles a day after Yemen air raids

American forces carried out air strikes against five missiles in Yemen on Sunday...

bg

Spain on Monday said it would sent the United Nations’ Palestinian refugee agency...

bg
January 24, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 24, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

A building sheltering hundreds of displaced people was hit Wednesday amid intensified...

bg

Battles raged in Gaza's south as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken headed back...

bg
Houthis vow response to US, UK strikes on Yemen targets

Houthis vow response to US, UK strikes on Yemen targets

Yemen's Houthis said on Sunday that US and British air strikes "will not deter us"...

bg
January 12, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 12, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The Houthis vowed to retaliate after the US and UK militaries launched joint strikes...

bg

Yemen's Houthis said on Sunday that US and British air strikes "will not deter us"...

bg
US strikes against Iran-linked groups anger Iraq, Syria as Russia calls for UN meeting

US strikes against Iran-linked groups anger Iraq, Syria...

The United States struck overnight Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria in retaliation...

bg

Scores were reported killed in overnight Israeli strikes across the Gaza Strip on...

bg
Israel launches strikes on Rafah ahead of Gaza truce push

Israel launches strikes on Rafah ahead of Gaza truce push

Deadly strikes were reported early Saturday in the overcrowded Gaza border town...

bg
US reprisal strikes against Iran-linked groups anger Iraq, Syria, Russia calls for UN meeting

US reprisal strikes against Iran-linked groups anger Iraq,...

The United States struck overnight Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria in retaliation...

bg
What is Kataeb Hezbollah, the militia accused of killing American soldiers in Jordan?

What is Kataeb Hezbollah, the militia accused of killing...

The United States launched air strikes against Iranian forces and allied militias...

bg

Deadly strikes were reported early Saturday in the overcrowded Gaza border town...

bg
What we know about US strikes on Iran-linked targets in Iraq and Syria

What we know about US strikes on Iran-linked targets in...

The United States on Friday carried out strikes against Iranian forces in Iraq and...

bg
January 23, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 23, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Hundreds of displaced people are trying to leave Khan Younis, with reports of "panic"...

bg

Deadly strikes were reported early Saturday in the overcrowded Gaza border town...

bg
US launches strikes in Syria and Iraq in response to deadly drone attack

US launches strikes in Syria and Iraq in response to deadly...

The US military on Friday said it launched air strikes on dozens of sites in Iraq...

bg

The US military on Friday said it launched air strikes on dozens of sites in Iraq...

bg

An estimated 17,000 children in the Gaza Strip have been left unaccompanied or been...

bg

Israel prepared to advance its war on Gaza towards the city of Rafah on the Egyptian...

bg
Tripoli's Syria Street: A symbol of Lebanon's divisions

Tripoli's Syria Street: A symbol of Lebanon's divisions

In the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, one road symbolises the complex relationship...

bg
Israeli society more divided than ever over issue of Gaza hostages

Israeli society more divided than ever over issue of Gaza...

As negotiations on a new ceasefire agreement with Hamas continue, Israeli society...

bg
January 22, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 22, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Nearly the entire Gaza Strip population faces a humanitarian crisis, aid organizations...

bg
Israel claims to have dismantled the Hamas brigade in Gaza’s southern Khan Younis

Israel claims to have dismantled the Hamas brigade in Gaza’s...

Israeli forces have dismantled the Hamas brigade in Gaza’s southern Khan Younis...

bg

Israel prepared to advance its war on Gaza farther south, close to the Egyptian...

bg

Israeli forces have dismantled the Hamas brigade in Gaza’s southern Khan Younis...

bg

The leader of Hamas was expected in Cairo on Thursday for talks on a proposed truce...

bg
What we know about Israel building a buffer zone along the Gaza Strip

What we know about Israel building a buffer zone along...

Israel has announced that it plans to establish a buffer zone between Israel and...

bg

The leader of Hamas was expected in Cairo on Thursday for talks on a proposed truce...

bg

The leader of Hamas was expected in Cairo on Thursday for talks on a proposed truce...

bg
January 21, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 21, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The death toll in Gaza during the latest Israel-Hamas war has surpassed 25,000,...

bg
Gaza’s population is ‘starving to death’, WHO says

Gaza’s population is ‘starving to death’, WHO says

The World Health Organization on Wednesday said the population of Gaza was "starving...

bg

The leader of Hamas is expected in Cairo for talks on a proposed truce in Gaza,...

bg
US says Islamic Resistance in Iraq group carried out attack on base in Jordan

US says Islamic Resistance in Iraq group carried out attack...

The United States on Wednesday attributed the drone attack that killed three U.S....

bg

The World Health Organization on Wednesday said the population of Gaza was "starving...

bg

Yemen's Houthi rebels fired "several" missiles at a US warship, the Iran-aligned...

bg
Allegations against UNRWA: Future of biggest Gaza aid provider in jeopardy

Allegations against UNRWA: Future of biggest Gaza aid provider...

Around a dozen donor countries are freezing funding to UNRWA, the UN's agency for...

bg

Hamas’s political chief said on Tuesday that the group was considering a proposal...

bg
January 20, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 20, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Several Iranian military advisers are reported to have been killed in what Iran...

bg

Hamas’s political chief said on Tuesday that the group was considering a proposal...

bg
Israel admits to flooding Gaza tunnels in bid to 'neutralise' Hamas

Israel admits to flooding Gaza tunnels in bid to 'neutralise'...

The Israeli army said Tuesday it is pouring water into Gaza's tunnels in a bid to...

bg

The Israeli army said Tuesday it is pouring water into Gaza's tunnels in a bid to...

bg
UN’s Guterres to meet with donors to UNRWA, a ‘lifeline’ for civilians in Gaza

UN’s Guterres to meet with donors to UNRWA, a ‘lifeline’...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres prepared to meet donors to UNRWA on Tuesday...

bg
January 19, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 19, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Joe Biden on Friday...

bg

Israeli commandos disguised as women and medical workers stormed a hospital Tuesday...

bg
Blinken voices 'real hope' for a deal to pause Gaza fighting in exchange for hostages

Blinken voices 'real hope' for a deal to pause Gaza fighting...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced hope on Monday for an agreement that...

bg

A framework to halt the Gaza fighting and for hostage releases is to be relayed...

bg
US names soldiers killed in Jordan drone attack linked to Iran

US names soldiers killed in Jordan drone attack linked...

The US military on Monday released the names of the three Army Reserve soldiers...

bg
UN chief asks donor countries to ensure 'continuity' of Gaza aid operations

UN chief asks donor countries to ensure 'continuity' of...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded Sunday for donor states to "guarantee...

bg
'[UNRWA] functions in many ways as a second government'

'[UNRWA] functions in many ways as a second government'

FRANCE 24's correspondent in Jerusalem Irris Mackler said, "UNRWA is an interesting...

bg
'Three people have been killed by this unmanned aerial vehicle attack'

'Three people have been killed by this unmanned aerial...

"Three people have been killed by this unmanned aerial vehicle attack", said FRANCE...

bg
The latest on Israel's war in Gaza

The latest on Israel's war in Gaza

The US carried out strikes on Houthi targets for the fifth time in a week, while...

bg
Is Israel dropping explosive 'food cans' on Gaza? No, these are mine igniter boxes

Is Israel dropping explosive 'food cans' on Gaza? No, these...

A video has gone viral on social media, claiming to show booby-trapped cans of food...

bg
Washington and Baghdad open talks on ending anti-IS group coalition in Iraq

Washington and Baghdad open talks on ending anti-IS group...

Iraq and the United States on Saturday held a "first round" of talks on the future...

bg

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced hope on Monday for an agreement that...

bg
'Clearly worrying': Oct 7th Hamas attack on Israel sparks rise in anti-Semitic acts in France

'Clearly worrying': Oct 7th Hamas attack on Israel sparks...

Anti-Semitic acts in France nearly quadrupled in 2023 compared with the previous...

bg
Western countries suspend funding for UN agency in Gaza after Israeli accusations

Western countries suspend funding for UN agency in Gaza...

Several key donor countries to UNRWA, the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees,...

bg
Masked assailants launch deadly attack on Italian church in Istanbul

Masked assailants launch deadly attack on Italian church...

One man died after armed assailants opened fire in an Italian church in Istanbul...

bg
'Israel has ordered residents to leave a downtown area that includes Nasser Hospital'

'Israel has ordered residents to leave a downtown area...

Palestiniens are fleeing Khan Younis, following evacuation orders from the Israeli...

bg
Three US troops are killed after drone strike in Jordan, Biden vows reprisal

Three US troops are killed after drone strike in Jordan,...

A drone attack on a base in Jordan killed three American troops on Sunday, with...

bg
Three US troops killed in Jordan drone strike linked to Iran

Three US troops killed in Jordan drone strike linked to...

Three US service members were killed and at least 34 wounded in a drone attack by...

bg
West Bank: Settlers prepare for attacks as Palestinian deaths soar

West Bank: Settlers prepare for attacks as Palestinian...

In the West Bank, a territory occupied by Israel since 1967, 490,000 settlers live...

bg
Israel spells out accusations against UNRWA workers linked to Hamas attack

Israel spells out accusations against UNRWA workers linked...

An Israeli document obtained Monday spelled out allegations against a dozen UN employees...

bg
UNRWA says unable to assist Gaza after February if funding does not resume

UNRWA says unable to assist Gaza after February if funding...

The United Nations Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) said on Monday that it would...

bg
Jordan: Does death of US troops mark a turning point for the region?

Jordan: Does death of US troops mark a turning point for...

The White House on Monday vowed a "very consequential response" to a drone attack...

bg
What is UNRWA, the Gaza aid provider Israel accuses of militant links?

What is UNRWA, the Gaza aid provider Israel accuses of...

Israel’s allegations that 12 employees of a United Nations agency were involved...

bg
White House vows 'consequential' response to deadly drone strike on US troops in Jordan

White House vows 'consequential' response to deadly drone...

The White House on Monday vowed a "very consequential response" to a drone attack...

bg
Biden in a bind: Can the United States contain Gaza spillover?

Biden in a bind: Can the United States contain Gaza spillover?

What is Washington to do about Mideast mission creep? What response from the United...

bg
US vows 'consequential' response to deadly drone strike in Jordan

US vows 'consequential' response to deadly drone strike...

The White House on Monday vowed a "very consequential response" to a drone attack...

bg

Australia and Italy announced on Saturday the suspension of their funding to UNRWA,...

bg

Australia and Canada have suspended their funding to the UN agency for Palestinian...

bg

Australia and Canada have suspended their funding to the UN agency for Palestinian...

bg
January 16, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 16, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israel's defense minister says the intensive stage of the country's military offensive...

bg
January 6, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 6, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The Israeli military dropped new flyers on neighborhoods in central Gaza on Saturday,...

bg

The UN Security Council will meet next week over the decision of the International...

bg

The UN Security Council will meet next week over the decision of the International...

bg
ICJ orders Israel to prevent acts of genocide in Gaza

ICJ orders Israel to prevent acts of genocide in Gaza

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ordered Israel to take measures...

bg
US pauses funding to UNRWA amid allegations of staff role in Oct 7 attacks

US pauses funding to UNRWA amid allegations of staff role...

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees fired a number of its staffers in Gaza suspected...

bg
US pauses funding as UNRWA staff fired for suspected role in Oct 7 attacks

US pauses funding as UNRWA staff fired for suspected role...

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) said on Friday it had...

bg
ICJ ruling means ‘everyone lost something’, says FRANCE 24 correspondent

ICJ ruling means ‘everyone lost something’, says FRANCE...

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Israel on Friday to take action...

bg

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ordered Israel to take measures...

bg

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ordered Israel to take measures...

bg

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday will announce its ruling on South...

bg

Concern grew on Friday for civilians trapped by fighting around Khan Younis in southern...

bg

The International Court of Justice on Friday will rule on South Africa's request...

bg
January 15, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 15, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israel's war in Gaza has brought famine with "such incredible speed," the UN relief...

bg

UN judges on Friday will rule on South Africa's request for emergency measures against...

bg
Israeli army orders refugees to leave Gaza shelter hit by tank shelling, UN says

Israeli army orders refugees to leave Gaza shelter hit...

The United Nations on Thursday said the Israeli army had ordered Palestinians seeking...

bg

The United Nations on Thursday said the Israeli army had ordered Palestinians seeking...

bg
Houthis fire three missiles towards US-flagged ship in Gulf of Aden, US military says

Houthis fire three missiles towards US-flagged ship in...

Yemen’s Houthi forces on Wednesday fired three anti-ship ballistic missiles towards...

bg
January 3, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 3, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

A US official told CNN that Israel carried out the strike in Lebanon that killed...

bg
January 14, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 14, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The United Nations described scenes of "utter horror" in northern Gaza this weekend...

bg
Israel's 'refuseniks': Meet the conscientious objectors refusing military service

Israel's 'refuseniks': Meet the conscientious objectors...

In Israel, only a minority of young people refuse to carry out their military service,...

bg
Houthis fire 3 missiles toward US-flagged ship in Gulf of Aden, US military says

Houthis fire 3 missiles toward US-flagged ship in Gulf...

Yemen’s Houthi forces on Wednesday fired three anti-ship ballistic missiles toward...

bg

Fierce battles are tearing through the Gaza Strip’s second-largest city, Khan Younis,...

bg

Yemen’s Houthi forces on Wednesday fired three anti-ship ballistic missiles toward...

bg
Iraq condemns latest US strikes as 'irresponsible escalation'

Iraq condemns latest US strikes as 'irresponsible escalation'

Overnight US strikes on Iraqi militant groups that are part of the country's formal...

bg
Saudi Arabia 'plans to allow alcohol sales' to non-Muslim diplomats

Saudi Arabia 'plans to allow alcohol sales' to non-Muslim...

Saudi Arabia plans to allow alcohol sales to non-Muslim diplomats for the first...

bg
Heavy fighting in Khan Younis leaves hundreds of patients stranded in main hospital

Heavy fighting in Khan Younis leaves hundreds of patients...

Israeli forces battled Palestinian militants on Wednesday near the main hospital...

bg
Israel proposes pause in fighting as part of hostage deal: media reports

Israel proposes pause in fighting as part of hostage deal:...

Israel has proposed to Hamas via Qatari and Egyptian mediators a pause in fighting...

bg
Iraq officials say two killed in US strikes on Iran-backed militant groups

Iraq officials say two killed in US strikes on Iran-backed...

US forces bombed sites used by Iran-backed militants in Iraq early Wednesday after...

bg
Fake 'proof' used by Iranian media to justify deadly strikes on Iraqi Kurdistan

Fake 'proof' used by Iranian media to justify deadly strikes...

Overnight on January 16, Iran conducted ballistic missile attacks on what the regime...

bg
Heavy fighting in ‘encircled’ Khan Younis as fears mount for civilians

Heavy fighting in ‘encircled’ Khan Younis as fears mount...

Israeli forces battled Palestinian militants Wednesday in Gaza's second-largest...

bg
Israeli rejection of two-state solution 'unacceptable', says UN chief

Israeli rejection of two-state solution 'unacceptable',...

Israel's rejection of the idea of a two-state solution with the Palestinians is...

bg
January 13, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 13, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US carried out more strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen this weekend...

bg
Two killed in US strikes on Iran-backed militant groups, Iraqi officials say

Two killed in US strikes on Iran-backed militant groups,...

US forces bombed sites used by Iran-backed militants in Iraq early Wednesday after...

bg

Israel kept up its heavy assault on Khan Younis, the Gazan city it earlier said...

bg
January 2, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 2, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Hamas said one of its senior leaders, Saleh Al-Arouri, was killed in an attack Tuesday...

bg
January 1, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 1, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The IDF said it expects warfare in Gaza to last "throughout" 2024 as it begins to...

bg
Israel probing Gaza ‘disaster’ after 24 soldiers killed in one day

Israel probing Gaza ‘disaster’ after 24 soldiers killed...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said a military investigation...

bg

The United Nations chief warned Israel on Tuesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

bg
US carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Iraq

US carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Iraq

The US military struck three facilities in Iraq on Tuesday, targeting an Iranian-backed...

bg
What exit strategy? Israel-Gaza fighting intensifies as pressure mounts on Netanyahu

What exit strategy? Israel-Gaza fighting intensifies as...

As pressure on Israel to formulate an exit strategy mounts, the fighting in Gaza...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said a military investigation...

bg
Will Israeli troop losses force change in strategy?

Will Israeli troop losses force change in strategy?

Israel said Tuesday 24 soldiers were killed in the biggest single-day losses since...

bg
Iraq's gun problem: Authorities seek to crack down on illegal firearms

Iraq's gun problem: Authorities seek to crack down on illegal...

At least 8 million weapons of all types are believed to be in circulation in Iraq....

bg
Israel loses 24 soldiers in deadliest day of Gaza ground war

Israel loses 24 soldiers in deadliest day of Gaza ground...

The Israeli army said Tuesday 24 soldiers were killed in the biggest single-day...

bg
No, this Palestinian baby doll was not made in Israel

No, this Palestinian baby doll was not made in Israel

A video of a Palestinian baby doll covered in blood is going viral, as users claim...

bg
‘90% have lost their jobs’: War plunges West Bank construction workers into poverty

‘90% have lost their jobs’: War plunges West Bank construction...

Some 160,000 Palestinian workers used to cross over into Israel from the West Bank...

bg
US and British forces launch fresh strikes on Yemen's Houthis

US and British forces launch fresh strikes on Yemen's Houthis

US and British forces carried out a fresh round of strikes on Monday in Yemen, targeting...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said a military investigation...

bg

The Israeli army on Tuesday said 21 of its soldiers were killed in an attack in...

bg
US and UK launch new round of strikes against Houthi sites in Yemen

US and UK launch new round of strikes against Houthi sites...

The U.S. and British militaries bombed multiple targets in eight locations used...

bg

The Israeli army Tuesday said 21 of its soldiers were killed in central Gaza, while...

bg
January 11, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 11, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US and UK military have launched strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen...

bg
December 31, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

December 31, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

Israel's war against Hamas is at its "highest level and will continue for months,"...

bg

The Israeli army Tuesday said 21 of its soldiers were killed over the past 24 hours...

bg

The United States on Monday called for Israel to protect innocent people in hospitals,...

bg
Hostage families storm Knesset as Netanyahu says ‘no real offer’ by Hamas

Hostage families storm Knesset as Netanyahu says ‘no real...

Relatives of Israeli hostages still being held in Gaza stormed a meeting at the...

bg
Heavy bombardment in Khan Younis as Gaza death toll tops 25,000

Heavy bombardment in Khan Younis as Gaza death toll tops...

Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said that a total of 25,105 Palestinians...

bg
Hamas says October 7 attacks 'necessary step', admits 'faults'

Hamas says October 7 attacks 'necessary step', admits 'faults'

The Hamas militant group said Sunday the October 7 attacks that led to war with...

bg

Relatives of Israeli hostages still being held in Gaza stormed a meeting at the...

bg
Signs of growing rifts among top Israeli officials over war strategy

Signs of growing rifts among top Israeli officials over...

There are signs of growing rifts among top officials in Israel over the war strategy...

bg
Israel pounds south as Palestinians say Gaza death toll passes 25,000

Israel pounds south as Palestinians say Gaza death toll...

Israeli planes resumed heavy bombing on Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip...

bg
‘We will resist’: Tensions mount in West Bank amid rise in deadly raids

‘We will resist’: Tensions mount in West Bank amid rise...

Palestinian media say eight people were killed during a major Israeli army raid...

bg
Yemen: Houthis at the heart of ongoing war equation in Gaza

Yemen: Houthis at the heart of ongoing war equation in...

US and UK forces have carried out a string of strikes against Houthi targets in...

bg
Israeli forces place Khan Younis hospitals under seige

Israeli forces place Khan Younis hospitals under seige

Israeli forces, advancing deep into western Khan Younis in Gaza's bloodiest fighting...

bg
Taliban restricting unmarried women’s access to work and travel, UN report says

Taliban restricting unmarried women’s access to work and...

The Taliban are restricting Afghan women’s access to work, travel and healthcare...

bg
Humanitarian crisis worsens in Gaza as Israel-Hamas war rages

Humanitarian crisis worsens in Gaza as Israel-Hamas war...

Israel is expanding its operations in southern Gaza while also fighting battles...

bg
January 10, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 10, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The US said Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed "ongoing efforts to minimize...

bg
French warship turned field hospital treats injured Gazans off Egyptian coast

French warship turned field hospital treats injured Gazans...

About 1,000 people from Gaza have been treated in a French field hospital aboard...

bg

Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said that a total of 25,105 Palestinians...

bg
'It's rare that they [Israel] target high-level figures'

'It's rare that they [Israel] target high-level figures'

Joseph Bahout, director of Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International...

bg
Deadly Israeli strike on Damascus targets Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Deadly Israeli strike on Damascus targets Iran's Revolutionary...

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said five of its members were killed by an Israeli strike...

bg
'If food trucks arrive in Gaza, they are immediately set upon and pillaged'

'If food trucks arrive in Gaza, they are immediately set...

The Israeli army is now centering their military offensive on the centre of Khan...

bg
'This protest movement is growing'

'This protest movement is growing'

Thousands of people demonstrated in central Tel Aviv on Saturday, calling for the...

bg
Discord over two-state solution opens rift between the US and Israel

Discord over two-state solution opens rift between the...

US President Biden and Israel’s Binyamin Netanyahu held their first phone call in...

bg

Fighting raged across Gaza and Israeli units raided the West Bank on Sunday after...

bg
January 9, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 9, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made clear to the Israeli government that Palestinians...

bg
December 29, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

December 29, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

The Israeli military has urged more residents to evacuate parts of central Gaza...

bg

Israel ratcheted up its attacks in the south of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, focusing...

bg

Israel ratcheted up its attacks in the south of the Gaza Strip on Saturday,  focusing...

bg
January 4, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 4, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israel's military intensified its ground offensive and issued new evacuation instructions...

bg
December 28, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

December 28, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

The Israeli military has urged more residents to evacuate parts of central Gaza...

bg
Biden pushes for Palestinian state in first Netanyahu call for weeks

Biden pushes for Palestinian state in first Netanyahu call...

US President Joe Biden pushed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Friday on...

bg
'Israeli forces have been pushing further south inside the Gaza Strip'

'Israeli forces have been pushing further south inside...

'Israeli forces have been pushing further south inside the Gaza Strip', said France...

bg
Ibrahim al-Jaafari Fast Facts

Ibrahim al-Jaafari Fast Facts

Read CNN's Ibrahim al-Jaafari Fast Facts and learn more about the life of the foreign...

bg
January 5, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 5, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant outlined post-war plans for Gaza that envision...

bg

US President Joe Biden pushed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Friday on...

bg

The United Nations said Friday that nearly 20,000 babies had been born in conditions...

bg
UNICEF: 'There are so many children on the streets of Gaza and in incredible need'

UNICEF: 'There are so many children on the streets of Gaza...

UNICEF spokeswoman Tess Ingram has just returned from working in Gaza. In Perspective,...

bg
'Our children won't forget': Grief and anger over Israeli raids on West Bank camps

'Our children won't forget': Grief and anger over Israeli...

Since the October 7 Hamas attacks, Israel has stepped up its raids in the occupied...

bg

Israel bombarded early on Friday Khan Younis, the main city in southern Gaza, killing...

bg
No, this video does not show expired humanitarian aid for Gaza in Egypt

No, this video does not show expired humanitarian aid for...

In a video circulating widely on social media, users claim to show trucks dumping...

bg
Situation in Gaza 'probably worse even than we can see', says top UN humanitarian official

Situation in Gaza 'probably worse even than we can see',...

With the Israel-Hamas war now having passed its 100-day mark, FRANCE 24 spoke to...

bg

Israel bombarded early on Friday Khan Younis, the main city in southern Gaza, killing...

bg

Israel bombarded early on Friday Khan Yunis, the main city in southern Gaza, killing...

bg
Israel's Netanyahu tells US he rejects any postwar Palestinian state

Israel's Netanyahu tells US he rejects any postwar Palestinian...

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday rejected US calls to scale...

bg

Children in Gaza are suffering from “horrific conditions” and the war-ravaged territory...

bg

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday rejected US calls to scale...

bg
Situation in Gaza 'probably worse even than we can see': Top UN humanitarian official

Situation in Gaza 'probably worse even than we can see':...

In the week that the Israel-Hamas war passed its 100 days, FRANCE 24 spoke to Martin...

bg
Hamas's youngest hostage in Gaza turns one in captivity

Hamas's youngest hostage in Gaza turns one in captivity

Relatives of Kfir Bibas, Hamas's youngest hostage, celebrated the one-year-old's...

bg
Medicine deliveries to hostages: 'The decision is in Hamas's hands'

Medicine deliveries to hostages: 'The decision is in Hamas's...

Deliveries of medicine agreed between Israel and Hamas in a Qatar and France mediated...

bg
Crossing the line: Pakistan strikes deep in Iranian territory

Crossing the line: Pakistan strikes deep in Iranian territory

Pakistan's military on Thursday hit back Iran with air strikes deep in its neighbour's...

bg

Israeli forces advancing into the southern Gaza Strip's main city of Khan Younis...

bg
Medicine to be 'deposited in Gaza hospitals before taken to hostages'

Medicine to be 'deposited in Gaza hospitals before taken...

In Gaza, a shipment of medicine for dozens of hostages held by the Palestinian militant...

bg
Pakistan launches retaliatory air strikes in Iran, killing at least 9

Pakistan launches retaliatory air strikes in Iran, killing...

Pakistan's air force launched retaliatory airstrikes early Thursday in Iran allegedly...

bg
Medicine for hostages and Palestinians arrives in Gaza

Medicine for hostages and Palestinians arrives in Gaza

A shipment of medicine for dozens of hostages held by Hamas arrived in Gaza on Wednesday,...

bg
Pakistan says hit militant groups in Iran with drones, rockets

Pakistan says hit militant groups in Iran with drones,...

Pakistan's army on Thursday said it carried out precision strikes in Iran using...

bg
US designates Yemen's Houthi rebels as terrorists

US designates Yemen's Houthi rebels as terrorists

The United States on Wednesday put Yemen's Houthi rebels back on its list of specially...

bg
Still open for business? Davos 2024 and the spectre of global conflicts

Still open for business? Davos 2024 and the spectre of...

2024 began with conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East that are sending shockwaves...

bg
This video does not show a US warship attacked by Houthi rebels in Red Sea

This video does not show a US warship attacked by Houthi...

In response to Israel's war against Hamas, Iran-backed Houthi rebels have been disrupting...

bg
US launches fourth round of strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

US launches fourth round of strikes on Houthi targets in...

American forces targeted 14 missiles that were ready to launch in Yemen, the US...

bg

Iran-backed Hezbollah has rebuffed Washington's initial ideas for cooling tit-for-tat...

bg
US launches fresh round of strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

US launches fresh round of strikes on Houthi targets in...

American forces targeted 14 missiles that were ready to launch in Yemen, the US...

bg

Iran-backed Hezbollah has rebuffed Washington's initial ideas for cooling tit-for-tat...

bg
December 27, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

December 27, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

Israel's military chief said the war against Hamas in Gaza will continue for "many...

bg
January 8, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 8, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Tel Aviv ahead of key meetings...

bg
US launches fourth round of strikes on Houthi targets after terror designation

US launches fourth round of strikes on Houthi targets after...

American forces targeted 14 missiles that were ready to launch in Yemen, the US...

bg
Aid for hostages, civilians enters Gaza as Israel steps up strikes

Aid for hostages, civilians enters Gaza as Israel steps...

Medicine and humanitarian aid destined for Israeli hostages and Palestinian residents...

bg
Houthi rebels vowing to retaliate for US-UK strikes possess significant military arsenal

Houthi rebels vowing to retaliate for US-UK strikes possess...

Yemen's Houthi rebels, who vowed to retaliate against US and British strikes early...

bg
Massive protest in Yemen after US, UK strikes on Houthi rebels

Massive protest in Yemen after US, UK strikes on Houthi...

Hundreds of thousands of people, some carrying Kalashnikov rifles, massed for a...

bg
US carries out fresh strikes on Yemen as Houthis vow to keep attacking ships in Red Sea

US carries out fresh strikes on Yemen as Houthis vow to...

The United States carried out a fresh strike Saturday on a Huthi rebel target in...

bg
24-hour protest for release of Israeli hostages kicks off in Tel Aviv

24-hour protest for release of Israeli hostages kicks off...

Thousands of Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv late Saturday calling for the release...

bg
Gaza Strip 'absolutely unliveable', says Oxfam spokesperson

Gaza Strip 'absolutely unliveable', says Oxfam spokesperson

Most of Gaza's 2.3 million people have been forced from their homes in a strip that...

bg
Hamas says many Israeli hostages likely killed as war enters 100th day

Hamas says many Israeli hostages likely killed as war enters...

Many of the hostages held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip are likely to have been killed,...

bg
Israelis dance, sing, pray for Gaza hostages on 100th day of war

Israelis dance, sing, pray for Gaza hostages on 100th day...

On a cold and rainy day in Tel Aviv, hundreds of Israelis joined events to mark...

bg
Families of hostages held in Gaza beg government to bring them home

Families of hostages held in Gaza beg government to bring...

The families of hostages held in the Gaza Strip kicked off a 24-hour rally in Tel...

bg
UN chief Guterres calls for 'immediate humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza

UN chief Guterres calls for 'immediate humanitarian ceasefire'...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Monday for an “immediate humanitarian...

bg
The 'day after' in Gaza: 'The Palestinian Authority is not in a position to govern'

The 'day after' in Gaza: 'The Palestinian Authority is...

The Israeli government recently laid out its plans for the future governance of...

bg
With hundreds of Turkey's quake victims still missing, families struggle to grieve

With hundreds of Turkey's quake victims still missing,...

Almost a year has passed since the deadly earthquake that hit southern Turkey and...

bg
Gaza war displaced 85 percent of residents as fighting drags on

Gaza war displaced 85 percent of residents as fighting...

The war in Gaza has displaced 85 percent of the Strip's 2.3 million residents, the...

bg
Woman critically injured in Israel suspected ramming attack

Woman critically injured in Israel suspected ramming attack

At least 13 have been injured in a car ramming attack in the Israeli city of Ra'anana,...

bg
Yemen's Houthi rebels may gain more 'legitimacy' with Red Sea attacks

Yemen's Houthi rebels may gain more 'legitimacy' with Red...

Yemen's Houthi rebels may gain more 'legitimacy' with the recent spate of attacks...

bg
Houthi rebels claim missile strike on US-owned ship off Yemen

Houthi rebels claim missile strike on US-owned ship off...

Yemen's Houthi rebels hit a US-owned cargo vessel with a missile on Monday, the...

bg
UK PM Rishi Sunak addresses parliament on striking Houthi targets in Yemen

UK PM Rishi Sunak addresses parliament on striking Houthi...

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday addressed the parliament to explain...

bg
Some Palestinians displaced in 1948 say Gaza war is 'harder'

Some Palestinians displaced in 1948 say Gaza war is 'harder'

Palestinian elders remember how the conflict uprooted their families when they were...

bg
Iraq recalls ambassador from Tehran after Iranian missiles strike Kurdish region

Iraq recalls ambassador from Tehran after Iranian missiles...

Iraq condemned an "attack on its sovereignty" on Tuesday after Iran's Revolutionary...

bg
Israel and Hamas agree deal on medicine for hostages and more aid for Gaza, says Qatar

Israel and Hamas agree deal on medicine for hostages and...

Qatar on Tuesday said it has mediated a deal between Israel and Hamas to allow the...

bg

Medicine and humanitarian aid destined for Israeli hostages and Palestinian residents...

bg
'Upsurge' in fighting in northern Gaza weeks after Israeli forces began withdrawing

'Upsurge' in fighting in northern Gaza weeks after Israeli...

An upsurge in fighting was reported on Tuesday in northern Gaza, an area Israeli...

bg
US to return Yemen's Houthis to terrorism list following vessel attacks

US to return Yemen's Houthis to terrorism list following...

The Biden administration is expected to soon announce plans to redesignate Iranian-backed...

bg
Qatar and France send medicine for Hamas-held hostages in Gaza

Qatar and France send medicine for Hamas-held hostages...

A shipment of medicine for dozens of hostages held by Hamas was en route to Gaza...

bg
Attacks in the Red Sea: After US-UK strikes, what next for Yemen?

Attacks in the Red Sea: After US-UK strikes, what next...

From Lebanon to Iraq and Syria, the ripple effects of the war between Israel and...

bg
Pakistan condemns Iran over air strikes that left two dead

Pakistan condemns Iran over air strikes that left two dead

Pakistan on Wednesday condemned Iran for launching airstrikes the previous day that...

bg
Pakistan recalls ambassador to Iran over airstrikes that killed two

Pakistan recalls ambassador to Iran over airstrikes that...

Pakistan recalled its ambassador to Tehran on Wednesday, a day after Iran launched airstrikes on Pakistan that it claimed targeted bases for a militant Sunni separatist group. Islamabad angrily denounced the attack as a “blatant violation” of its airspace and said it killed two children....

bg
Pakistan slams deadly Iranian strikes, recalls ambassador and blocks Tehran envoy

Pakistan slams deadly Iranian strikes, recalls ambassador...

Pakistan recalled its ambassador from Iran Wednesday and blocked Tehran's envoy...

bg
Hostages and Gaza residents to receive medicines and aid

Hostages and Gaza residents to receive medicines and aid

A shipment of medicine for dozens of hostages held by Hamas was en route to Gaza...

bg
'Risk of exodus from Gaza is serious and imminent', ex-Palestinian PM Fayyad warns

'Risk of exodus from Gaza is serious and imminent', ex-Palestinian...

FRANCE 24 spoke to Salam Fayyad, a former prime minister of the Palestinian Authority...

bg
‘We don’t know where he is’: Israel’s administrative detention rates soar after October 7

‘We don’t know where he is’: Israel’s administrative detention...

Since the October 7 Hamas attacks and the resulting war with Israel, the number...

bg
December 26, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

December 26, 2023 Israel-Hamas war

Israel's war in Gaza "will be a long fight" and is far from ending, the country's...

bg
January 7, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

January 7, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

The IDF says it has completed the dismantling of Hamas' command structure in northern...

bg
Beer sales banned around Qatar World Cup stadiums

Beer sales banned around Qatar World Cup stadiums

FIFA and Qatar on Friday banned beer sales around the eight World Cup stadiums in...

bg
Iran protesters set fire to Ayatollah Khomeini's ancestral home

Iran protesters set fire to Ayatollah Khomeini's ancestral...

Protesters in Iran have set on fire the ancestral home of the Islamic republic's...

bg
Israeli President invites Netanyahu to form government

Israeli President invites Netanyahu to form government

Israel's President Isaac Herzog asked Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government...

bg
Iraq's Basra under pressure from rural exodus due to desertification

Iraq's Basra under pressure from rural exodus due to desertification

Repeated droughts experienced by Iraq for the past three years are accentuating the...

bg
Istanbul explosion: Some images shared on Twitter are unrelated to blast

Istanbul explosion: Some images shared on Twitter are unrelated...

Some Twitter users are sharing CCTV footage and photos that have nothing to do with...

bg
At least 326 killed in Iran protests, human rights group claims

At least 326 killed in Iran protests, human rights group...

Iranian security forces have killed at least 326 people since nationwide protests...

bg
France denies Iran’s claims it has arrested French intelligence agents

France denies Iran’s claims it has arrested French intelligence...

France on Wednesday denied statements by Iran's interior ministry that it had arrested...

bg
Drone strikes oil tanker owned by Israeli billionaire off Oman’s coast

Drone strikes oil tanker owned by Israeli billionaire off...

An oil tanker associated with an Israeli billionaire has been struck by a bomb-carrying...

bg
Istanbul blast: PKK denies involvement after Turkey points finger

Istanbul blast: PKK denies involvement after Turkey points...

Turkey says it plans to pursue targets in northern Syria following the blast that...

bg
Tanker owned by Israeli billionaire hit off Oman’s coast

Tanker owned by Israeli billionaire hit off Oman’s coast

A tanker was hit off the coast of Oman on Tuesday, sustaining minor damage to the...

bg
Iran nuclear chief rejects Western motion calling for cooperation with IAEA

Iran nuclear chief rejects Western motion calling for cooperation...

Iran said Wednesday it rejected a draft resolution by Western nations calling on...

bg
Israel's president to invite Netanyahu to form next government

Israel's president to invite Netanyahu to form next government

Israel's President Isaac Herzog announced Friday he will invite Benjamin Netanyahu...

bg
U.S. ship to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

U.S. ship to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

The transfer of Syria's declared chemical weapons from a Danish ship to a U.S. ship...

bg
Israeli forces accused of attacking U.S. teen

Israeli forces accused of attacking U.S. teen

Israeli security forces are accused of pummeling a Palestinian-American teen in...

bg
ISIS takes major Syrian oil field, group says

ISIS takes major Syrian oil field, group says

Extremist Sunni militant group ISIS has taken control of a major Syrian oil field...

bg
Israel refuses to cooperate with US probe into journalist's death

Israel refuses to cooperate with US probe into journalist's...

Israel will not cooperate with any external investigation into the killing of Al...

bg
Iran launches missile attacks on Kurdish opposition group in Iraq

Iran launches missile attacks on Kurdish opposition group...

Missiles fired from Iran targeted bases of an exiled Iranian Kurdish opposition...

bg
An Egyptian activist hoped dual citizenship would save him. It hasn't so far

An Egyptian activist hoped dual citizenship would save...

The family of detained British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah, currently on...

bg
Egypt faces an acute water crisis, but it's still building a 'Green River' in the desert

Egypt faces an acute water crisis, but it's still building...

As Egypt faces growing water scarcity, experts say that tens of billions of dollars...

bg
Macron calls Iran protests a ‘revolution’, says crackdown harms nuclear deal chances

Macron calls Iran protests a ‘revolution’, says crackdown...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday characterised the protests in Iran as...

bg
Family of jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah fear for his life during COP27 summit

Family of jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah...

The sister of jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah is concerned for...

bg
Iran charges more than 750 over 'riots', issues first death sentence

Iran charges more than 750 over 'riots', issues first death...

Iran on Sunday issued its first death sentence linked to participation in "riots",...

bg
Iranian lawmakers demand 'no leniency' for protesters

Iranian lawmakers demand 'no leniency' for protesters

Iranian lawmakers have urged the country's judiciary to "show no leniency" to protesters...

bg
Taliban bans Afghan women from gyms, public baths

Taliban bans Afghan women from gyms, public baths

Gyms and public baths are now also off limits to Afghan women, the Taliban confirmed...

bg
Israel's Netanyahu tapped to form next govt after one-year hiatus

Israel's Netanyahu tapped to form next govt after one-year...

Israel's president officially tapped former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to...

bg
How a rule change helped Netanyahu win Israel's elections

How a rule change helped Netanyahu win Israel's elections

One reason his Knesset majority is bigger than Netanyahu's popular vote is that...

bg
Hunger strike of jailed Egyptian-British activist may dominate the COP27 summit, Amnesty chief warns

Hunger strike of jailed Egyptian-British activist may dominate...

The deteriorating health of jailed Egyptian-British activist, Alaa Abd El-Fattah...

bg
Family fears for life of rapper 'violently arrested' after encouraging Iranians to protest

Family fears for life of rapper 'violently arrested' after...

Iranian rap artist Toomaj Salehi was violently arrested last Saturday along with...

bg
Biden tells climate conference 'life of the planet' is at stake

Biden tells climate conference 'life of the planet' is...

President Joe Biden told the COP27 conference Friday the "very life of the planet"...

bg
Biden vows US 'will meet' target of slashing carbon emissions by 2030

Biden vows US 'will meet' target of slashing carbon emissions...

US President Joe Biden headed to UN climate talks in Egypt on Friday armed with...

bg
Live: US President Biden addresses COP27 climate summit in Egypt

Live: US President Biden addresses COP27 climate summit...

US President Joe Biden headed to UN climate talks in Egypt on Friday armed with...

bg
Biden under pressure to do more on climate change at UN talks in Egypt

Biden under pressure to do more on climate change at UN...

US President Joe Biden headed to UN climate talks in Egypt on Friday armed with...

bg
Biden under pressure to do more to address climate change at UN climate talks

Biden under pressure to do more to address climate change...

US President Joe Biden headed to UN climate talks in Egypt on Friday armed with...

bg
Iran hypersonic missile claim sparks concern from UN nuclear watchdog

Iran hypersonic missile claim sparks concern from UN nuclear...

An Iranian general claimed Thursday that the Islamic republic had developed a hypersonic...

bg
Cartoons and Quranic verses form the latest Saudi-Iran battleground

Cartoons and Quranic verses form the latest Saudi-Iran...

For Iran, attacking Saudi Arabia -- or even threatening to do so -- is the closest...

bg
Iran protests continue as demonstrators commemorate deadly crackdown in southeast

Iran protests continue as demonstrators commemorate deadly...

Protests in Iran raged on streets into Thursday with demonstrators remembering a...

bg
The last nomads of Anatolia: Yörük herders in Turkey struggle to keep traditions alive

The last nomads of Anatolia: Yörük herders in Turkey struggle...

Most of southern Turkey's nomadic Yörük people no longer live like their ancestors,...

bg
Middle East climate crisis: Region warming almost twice as fast as global average

Middle East climate crisis: Region warming almost twice...

As leaders from 120 nations meet for the COP27 conference in Sharm el-Sheikh in...

bg
Israel Prime Minister Yair Lapid congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu on election victory

Israel Prime Minister Yair Lapid congratulates Benjamin...

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him...

bg
'The monster can come again': Revisiting the horrors of Raqqa under IS group

'The monster can come again': Revisiting the horrors of...

In 2014 the peaceful city of Raqqa in northern Syria was proclaimed the capital...

bg
As many as 14,000 arrested in Iran over last six weeks, United Nations says

As many as 14,000 arrested in Iran over last six weeks,...

As many as 14,000 people have been arrested in Iran during protests there since...

bg
After maritime border deal with Israel, Lebanon looks to capitalise on underwater oil exploration

After maritime border deal with Israel, Lebanon looks to...

Lebanon and Israel have signed a historic agreement demarcating a long-disputed...

bg
Egypt has days to save jailed activist Alaa Abdel Fattah's life, Amnesty chief warns

Egypt has days to save jailed activist Alaa Abdel Fattah's...

Amnesty International's head on Sunday warned that the proceedings of COP27 in Egypt...

bg
Hackers targeted critics of Qatar World Cup, says British investigation

Hackers targeted critics of Qatar World Cup, says British...

An India-based computer hacking gang targeted critics of the Qatar World Cup, an...

bg
Analysis: Far-right surge set to put Netanyahu back in power. Who are his extremist allies?

Analysis: Far-right surge set to put Netanyahu back in...

Israel's longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks set to storm...

bg
Egypt has days to save jailed activist's life, Amnesty chief warns

Egypt has days to save jailed activist's life, Amnesty...

Amnesty International's head on Sunday warned that the proceedings of COP27 in Egypt...

bg
Video shows Iranian security forces beating and shooting man as officials order investigation

Video shows Iranian security forces beating and shooting...

Iranian police said they would investigate an incident caught on camera showing...

bg
Netanyahu is back. Here's what that means for Israel

Netanyahu is back. Here's what that means for Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu is set to resurrect his political career and make an astonishing...

bg
Netanyahu on course to lead Israel's most right-wing government ever, partial Israel results suggest

Netanyahu on course to lead Israel's most right-wing government...

Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be on course for a bigger victory in Israel's fifth...

bg
Iran to hold public trials of 1,000 people charged with involvement in Mahsa Amini protests

Iran to hold public trials of 1,000 people charged with...

Iran has charged about 1,000 people in the Tehran province for their alleged involvement...

bg
Netanyahu eyes extremist political support in comeback attempt

Netanyahu eyes extremist political support in comeback...

Netanyahu will have to rely on right wing parties to build a coalition, and the...

bg
Wars have driven world to 'precipice', Pope warns on Bahrain trip

Wars have driven world to 'precipice', Pope warns on Bahrain...

Pope Francis on Friday appealed to religious leaders to help bring the world back...

bg
Hundreds of Iranian journalists call for the release of two colleagues jailed in Evin prison

Hundreds of Iranian journalists call for the release of...

Hundreds of Iranian journalists are calling for the release of colleagues Niloofar...

bg
Israel says jets targeted Hamas military site after rocket fire

Israel says jets targeted Hamas military site after rocket...

Israeli fighter jets early Friday targeted a rocket manufacturing site in the Gaza...

bg
Lapid may be defeated in Israel’s polls, but he’s the ‘undisputed’ opposition leader

Lapid may be defeated in Israel’s polls, but he’s the ‘undisputed’...

Israel’s former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a comeback following...

bg
‘Captagon connection’: How Syria became a narco state

‘Captagon connection’: How Syria became a narco state

A smuggler describes the inner workings of the captagon trade in northern Syria,...

bg
Five elections in four years: What's the deal with Israeli politics?

Five elections in four years: What's the deal with Israeli...

Stop us if you're heard this one before: On Tuesday, Israelis are going to the polls...

bg
Pope says human rights should be ‘promoted, not violated’ during visit to Bahrain

Pope says human rights should be ‘promoted, not violated’...

Pope Francis said human rights should not be "violated" and hit out at use of the...

bg
Pope Francis visits Bahrain as human rights groups seek engagement on alleged abuses

Pope Francis visits Bahrain as human rights groups seek...

Pope Francis, leader of the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics, on Thursday began...

bg
Pope Francis visits Bahrain as rights groups seek engagement on alleged abuses

Pope Francis visits Bahrain as rights groups seek engagement...

Pope Francis, leader of the world's 1.3 billion Catholics, flies Thursday to the...

bg
Violent clashes break out between students and security forces across Iran, rights groups say

Violent clashes break out between students and security...

Violent clashes broke out between security forces and student protesters at university...

bg
West Bank militants threaten Israel, urge Palestinian leaders to join resistance as tensions rise

West Bank militants threaten Israel, urge Palestinian leaders...

Four US-made M4 Carbine rifles lean against the back of the sofa. The young men,...

bg
President Aoun leaves office amid Lebanon's financial crisis

President Aoun leaves office amid Lebanon's financial crisis

Michel Aoun, the 89-year-old Christian president who presided over Lebanon's cataclysmic...

bg
Countdown to Qatar 2022: A football tournament full of controversy

Countdown to Qatar 2022: A football tournament full of...

Unpaid wages, under-reporting of migrant worker deaths and an eye-watering carbon...

bg
Head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warns that Saturday is 'last day' of protests

Head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warns that Saturday...

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards has told Iranians to end the weeks-long...

bg
Netanyahu on cusp of election victory with far-right allies

Netanyahu on cusp of election victory with far-right allies

Veteran Israeli politician Benjamin Netanyahu appeared on the cusp of returning...

bg
Israel votes again: Netanyahu to return or Lapid to remain?

Israel votes again: Netanyahu to return or Lapid to remain?

By holding its fifth election in less than four years, can Israel break the stalemate?...

bg
Netanyahu poised for victory in Israel election, early results show

Netanyahu poised for victory in Israel election, early...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed toward victory...

bg
‘Just hell’: New book shines light on migrant deaths ahead of Qatar World Cup

‘Just hell’: New book shines light on migrant deaths ahead...

Less than three weeks before the tournament kicks off, the Qatar World Cup remains...

bg
Netanyahu poised for comeback in Israel election, initial projections show

Netanyahu poised for comeback in Israel election, initial...

The party of Israel's veteran ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu was set to come first...

bg
Protesters in Iran's Zahedan encounter gunfire following Friday prayers

Protesters in Iran's Zahedan encounter gunfire following...

Protesters encountered teargas and gunfire following Friday prayers in the eastern...

bg
Iran security forces crack down on mourners at Nika Shahkarami ceremony

Iran security forces crack down on mourners at Nika Shahkarami...

Mourners gathering to commemorate the 40th day since the death of Nika Shahkarami,...

bg
'Last chance to win': Netanyahu eyes a return to power as polls open in Israel

'Last chance to win': Netanyahu eyes a return to power...

Israel’s fifth election in less than four years opens on Tuesday, pitting familiar...

bg
Israeli election: 'A fifth referendum on Netanyahu'

Israeli election: 'A fifth referendum on Netanyahu'

Despite being on trial for corruption charges, Israel's longest-serving prime minister,...

bg
Israel heads to the ballots for the fifth time since 2019

Israel heads to the ballots for the fifth time since 2019

Israelis were voting in national elections on Tuesday for the fifth time since 2019,...

bg
Arab voters could prove decisive in upcoming Israeli elections

Arab voters could prove decisive in upcoming Israeli elections

Israelis have been called to the polls for the fifth legislative elections in five...

bg
Hassan Rouhani Fast Facts

Hassan Rouhani Fast Facts

View CNN's Fast Facts on Hassan Rouhani and learn more about the former Iranian...