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Israel's Netanyahu walks political tightrope on Washington trip following Biden's exit from race

Jul. 21, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington on Monday, leaving behind a brutal war to make a politically precarious speech before Congress at a time of great uncertainty following Joe Biden’s withdrawal from the presidential race. With efforts...

Israel's latest airstrikes in Gaza kill at least 15 including children

Jul. 21, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes killed at least 15 people, including women and children overnight in Gaza, according to hospital officials and a body count by an Associated Press journalist on Sunday. The latest strikes occurred as Israeli Prime Minister...

Israel shoots down a missile fired from Yemen hours after a deadly Israeli strike on Houthi rebels

Jul. 21, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it intercepted a missile fired from Yemen early Sunday, hours after Israeli warplanes struck several Houthi targets in the Arabian Peninsula country. The Israeli airstrikes — in response to a deadly Houthi drone strike on Tel Aviv —...

A Lebanese photojournalist, wounded in Israeli strike, carries Olympic torch to honor journalists

Jul. 21, 2024 09:56 AM EDT

VINCENNES, France (AP) — A Lebanese photojournalist who was severely wounded during an Israeli strike on south Lebanon carried Sunday the Olympic torch in Paris to honor journalists wounded and killed in the field. The torch relay, which started in May, is part of celebrations in...

Israeli military says it has struck Houthi targets in Yemen in response to attacks

Jul. 20, 2024 19:58 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Israeli army said Saturday it has struck several Houthi targets in western Yemen following a fatal drone attack by the rebel group in Tel Aviv the previous day. The Israeli strikes appeared to be the first on Yemeni soil since the Israel-Hamas war began in...

Lebanon's Hezbollah fires dozens of rockets at Israeli kibbutz after drone strike wounds civilians

Jul. 20, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said that its fighters fired dozens of rockets into northern Israel on Saturday, targeting a kibbutz for the first time in nine months in retaliation for an Israeli drone strike earlier in the day that wounded several people including children. ...

The Israeli military says it has struck "military targets" of Houthi rebels in Yemen in response to attacks on Israel

Jul. 20, 2024 12:33 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck "military targets" of Houthi rebels in Yemen in response to attacks on Israel.

Israel-Hamas war latest: Drone strike hits Tel Aviv, killing 1 and injuring at least 10

Jul. 19, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

A drone attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels killed one person in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel's biggest city, and wounded at least 10 others near the United States Embassy early Friday, authorities said. Meanwhile, the top United Nations court issued a non-binding opinion that...

Top UN court says Israel's presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

Jul. 19, 2024 22:18 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top United Nations court said Friday that Israel’s presence in the occupied Palestinian territories is unlawful and called on it to end, and for settlement construction to stop immediately, issuing an unprecedented, sweeping condemnation of Israel’s rule over...

Adidas 'revising' campaign for retro shoes that drew criticism from Israel

Jul. 19, 2024 11:39 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Adidas said Friday that it is “revising” its campaign for running shoes inspired by a design dating back to the time of the 1972 Munich Olympics, which has drawn criticism from Israel over the involvement of supermodel Bella Hadid. The German-based sportswear...