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Fighting rages across Gaza where death toll surges
by Mai Yaghi - January 21, 2024 - 10:37am
Health officials in Hamas-run Gaza on Saturday reported a surging death toll as Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu, who has faced increasing domestic criticism, rejected calls for "Palestinian sovereignty" after the...
Israel trains fire on south Gaza, as Biden urges caution
by Mai Yaghi - December 24, 2023 - 4:15pm
Israel said its armed forces were increasingly focused on Hamas targets in south Gaza Sunday, as the United States again pressed its ally to do more to protect Palestinian civilians.
Israel vows to pursue Gaza war despite international pressure
by Mai Yaghi - December 14, 2023 - 10:21am
Israeli leaders said Wednesday they intend to press ahead with the Gaza Strip war against Hamas, despite coming under increasing international pressure, including from key ally the United States.
Hamas warns hostages doomed unless demands met
by Mai Yaghi - December 11, 2023 - 8:19am
Hamas warned Sunday that no hostages would leave Gaza alive unless its demands for prisoner releases are met, while the World Health Organization said the territory's health system was collapsing after more than...
Israel bombs Gaza targets after US vetoes rare UN ceasefire bid
by Mai Yaghi - December 9, 2023 - 7:10pm
Israel bombarded targets in Gaza on Saturday after the United States blocked an extraordinary UN bid for a ceasefire in the war with Hamas that has triggered alerts of an "apocalyptic" humanitarian si...
Gaza communications down as Israel searches main hospital
by Mai Yaghi - November 17, 2023 - 3:13pm
Israeli troops carried out building-by-building searches at Gaza's main hospital, as a new communications blackout in the territory on Friday compounded fears for Palestinian civilians trapped inside the facili...
One million Gazans displaced as Israel readies for ground attack
by Mai Yaghi - October 16, 2023 - 8:58am
More than one million people have been forced from their homes in the northern Gaza Strip since Israel began its bombardment against Hamas, the UN said on Sunday, warning of dire conditions on the ground.
Israel readies troops for invasion as Gaza civilians flee
by Mai Yaghi - October 15, 2023 - 1:51pm
Israel pressed on Sunday with preparations for a ground offensive in Gaza, after giving Palestinians a little more time to flee northern areas it has vowed to target in response to the deadliest attack in its h...
Gaza ceasefire takes effect after five days of deadly fighting
by Mai Yaghi - May 14, 2023 - 12:02pm
A ceasefire took effect in and around the Gaza Strip on Saturday after five days of cross-border exchanges that have killed at least 34 Palestinians and one Israeli.
In Gaza, fear of Israeli bombs outweigh COVID-19 risk
by Mai Yaghi - May 20, 2021 - 10:04am
Like thousands of others in Gaza, Umm Jihad Ghabayin fled home with her children from Israeli bombardment without taking any essentials -- let alone a facemask against the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
'No one left but you': Bereaved Gaza father clutches wounded baby boy
by Mai Yaghi - May 19, 2021 - 9:58pm
Inside a Gaza hospital, Mohammad al-Hadidi cradled his baby boy Omar -- his only surviving child after Israeli air strikes killed his wife and four other sons in the night.
No respite from Israel-Gaza fighting as diplomatic efforts intensify
by Mai Yaghi - May 18, 2021 - 7:14pm
The UN Security Council was to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday amid a diplomatic push to end the devastating conflict between Israel and Gaza's armed groups that has killed more than 220 people, most of them ...
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