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Antisemitism runs rampant in Philadelphia schools, Jewish group alleges in civil rights complaint

Jul. 23, 2024 22:10 PM EDT

The Philadelphia school district has failed to protect Jewish students from “a virulent wave of antisemitism” that swept through classrooms after Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, according to a federal complaint filed Tuesday. The district, among the largest public school systems...

Netanyahu is in Washington at a fraught time for Israel and the US. What to know about his visit

Jul. 23, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington this week is looming as a fraught one between the two allies, coming at a moment of extreme political flux in the United States and wariness among American leaders about Netanyahu's history of interjecting himself...

Israel-Hamas war latest: Netanyahu signals cease-fire deal could be shaping up as deaths top 39,000

Jul. 23, 2024 16:06 PM EDT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signaled that a cease-fire deal that would free dozens of hostages in Gaza could be taking shape. Netanyahu is in Washington, where he is to address Congress. The Israeli military has ordered the evacuation of part of a crowded area in...

Hamas and Fatah agree to form a government. What does it mean and who are these Palestinian groups?

Jul. 23, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian factions and bitter foes Hamas and Fatah signed a declaration in China vowing to form a unity government to govern the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip following the end of the Israel-Hamas war. The agreement announced in Beijing on Tuesday,...

Rivals Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration to form a future government as war rages in Gaza

Jul. 23, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed in Beijing to form a government together, the groups said Tuesday, in the latest attempt at resolving a longstanding rivalry that looms over any potential vision for the rule of Gaza after the war with Israel. ...

Chinese state media: Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration in Beijing on ending yearslong rift

Jul. 23, 2024 02:06 AM EDT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media: Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration in Beijing on ending yearslong rift.

Biden aims for more achievements despite the bane of lame-duck presidents: diminished relevance

Jul. 23, 2024 00:27 AM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden says he's “determined to get as much done" as he possibly can in his final six months in the White House as he tries to beat back a defining force that his lame-duck predecessors struggled to vanquish: diminished relevance. Biden...

Israel-Hamas war latest: Israeli military orders evacuation of part of humanitarian zone in Gaza

Jul. 22, 2024 18:08 PM EDT

The Israeli military has ordered the evacuation of part of a crowded area in the Gaza Strip it had designated a humanitarian zone, while the Health Ministry in Gaza says over 39,000 Palestinians have now been killed in the nine-month war. The military said Monday it plans an...

Israel orders evacuation of part of Gaza humanitarian zone as war's toll passes 39,000 Palestinians

Jul. 22, 2024 13:40 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military ordered the evacuation Monday of part of a crowded area in the Gaza Strip it had designated a humanitarian zone, saying it is planning an operation against Hamas militants there. The order triggered a new flight of Palestinians, many of whom...

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

Jul. 22, 2024 05:27 AM EDT

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