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Harris meets with former Israeli hostage who described being sexually assaulted in Gaza

Jun. 17, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday met with an Israeli lawyer who has publicly described being sexually assaulted while held hostage in Gaza, and said the story left her fearing more such accounts “will only increase as more hostages are released.” Harris...

Netanyahu dissolved his war Cabinet. How will that affect cease-fire efforts?

Jun. 17, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu disbanded his war Cabinet Monday, a move that consolidates his influence over the Israel-Hamas war and likely diminishes the odds of a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip anytime soon. Netanyahu announced the step days after his...

Michigan, CUNY didn't suitably assess if Israel-Hamas war protests made environment hostile, US says

Jun. 17, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The University of Michigan and the City University of New York did not adequately investigate complaints about antisemitic or anti-Palestinian harassment linked to campus protests over the Israel-Hamas war and other incidents, according to the results of investigations by the...

US aircraft carrier captain playfully counters Houthi's false online claims of hitting his ship

Jun. 17, 2024 11:24 AM EDT

ABOARD THE USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER IN THE RED SEA (AP) — The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower may be one of the oldest aircraft carriers in the U.S. Navy, but it's still fighting — despite repeated false claims by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The Houthis and social media accounts supporting...

City University of NY agrees to address discrimination complaints after inquiry into Israel-Hamas war protests' handling

Jun. 17, 2024 10:39 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — City University of NY agrees to address discrimination complaints after inquiry into Israel-Hamas war protests' handling.

University of Michigan failed to assess if protests over Israel-Hamas war created hostile environment, US inquiry shows

Jun. 17, 2024 10:02 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Michigan failed to assess if protests over Israel-Hamas war created hostile environment, US inquiry shows.

The war in Gaza has wiped out entire Palestinian families. AP documents 60 who lost dozens or more

Jun. 17, 2024 06:42 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — He is among the very last survivors of his Gaza family, a clan so close they knew without thinking how blood and marriage bound them across generations and city blocks. Then, branch by branch, 173 of Youssef Salem’s relatives were killed in Israeli airstrikes in a...

Takeaways from the AP investigation into the Palestinian families being decimated in Gaza

Jun. 17, 2024 01:26 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — To a degree never seen before, Israel’s air and ground campaign in Gaza is killing entire Palestinian families. Entire bloodlines, sometimes four generations from the same family, have perished in single airstrikes or a series of airstrikes on members of the same...

The war in Gaza is wiping out entire Palestinian families, one branch at a time. This is how

Jun. 17, 2024 01:22 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Israel’s air and ground campaign in Gaza has killed hundreds of family members from the same bloodline, an unprecedented toll on the small community mostly made up of refugees and their descendants. An Associated Press investigation analyzed 10 strikes across the...

8 Israeli soldiers killed in southern Gaza in deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months

Jun. 15, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An explosion in southern Gaza killed eight Israeli soldiers, the military said Saturday, making it the deadliest attack on Israeli forces in months. The attack, coming more than eight months into a grinding war that shows few signs of ending soon, was likely to...