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The Latest | Families of hostages held in Gaza launch a 4-day march to demand their freedom

Feb. 28, 2024 11:38 AM EST

The families of hostages held in Gaza and their supporters are launching a four-day march from southern Israel to Jerusalem to demand their loved ones be set free. The march comes as negotiations are underway in Qatar to bring about a deal between Hamas and Israel that would lead to...

The UK is stepping up lawmakers' security as tensions flare over the Israel-Hamas war

Feb. 28, 2024 10:05 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Wednesday that it is stepping up security for lawmakers after politicians reported threats and intimidation connected to the Israel-Hamas war. The Home Office said a 31 million-pound ($40 million) fund will give every lawmaker a...

Open letter urges Venice Biennale art show to exclude Israel. Italy's culture minister pushes back

Feb. 28, 2024 09:26 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Thousands of artists, curators and critics have signed an open letter calling on the Venice Biennale to exclude the Israeli national pavilion from this year’s contemporary art fair due to the war in Gaza, but Italy’s culture minister firmly backed Israel’s participation. ...

ICL Group: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 05:17 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — ICL Group Ltd (ICL) on Wednesday reported earnings of $67 million in its fourth quarter. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had profit of 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 10 cents per...

Rocket fire reported off Yemen in Red Sea in a new suspected attack by Houthi rebels

Feb. 28, 2024 02:05 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rocket exploded late Tuesday night off the side of a ship traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, authorities said, the latest suspected attack to be carried out by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The attack comes as the Houthis continue a...

A deal between Israel and Hamas appears to be taking shape. What would it look like?

Feb. 28, 2024 00:37 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Israel and Hamas are inching toward a new deal that would free some of the roughly 130 hostages held in the Gaza Strip in exchange for a weekslong pause in the war, now in its fifth month. U.S. President Joe Biden says a deal could go into effect as early as Monday,...

Israel and Hamas indicate no deal is imminent after Biden signals Gaza cease-fire could be close

Feb. 27, 2024 23:07 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas on Tuesday played down chances of an imminent breakthrough in talks for a cease-fire in Gaza, after U.S. President Joe Biden said Israel has agreed to pause its offensive during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan if a deal is reached to release some hostages. ...

The Latest | Biden says hostage deal could pause Gaza war, but Israel and Hamas show skepticism

Feb. 27, 2024 16:56 PM EST

President Joe Biden has said Israel would be willing to halt its war on Hamas in Gaza during the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan if a deal is reached to release some of the hostages held by the militants. However, Israel and Hamas on Tuesday played down chances of an imminent...

ReWalk: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 08:29 AM EST

YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel (AP) — YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel (AP) — ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (LFWD) on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.6 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Yokneam Ilit, Israel-based company said it had a loss of 13 cents. Losses, adjusted for amortization...

Biden says that as part of any initial hostage deal, Israel is ready to halt its war in Gaza during the month of Ramadan

Feb. 27, 2024 00:34 AM EST
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Biden says that as part of any initial hostage deal, Israel is ready to halt its war in Gaza during the month of Ramadan.