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Blinken says some of Hamas' proposed changes to a cease-fire plan in Gaza are workable and some not

Jun. 12, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday that mediators would keep trying to close an elusive cease-fire deal for Gaza after Hamas proposed changes to a U.S.-backed plan, some of which he said were “workable” and some not. The back-and-forth laid bare...

Hezbollah vows to intensify attacks against Israel after senior military commander is killed

Jun. 12, 2024 21:29 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Hezbollah vowed Wednesday to intensify its attacks along the Lebanon-Israel border to avenge the killing of its most senior military commander by Israel since the latest round of violence began eight months ago. “Our response after the martyrdom of Abu Taleb will be...

The Latest | Hezbollah rocket barrage ups pressure on Israel as Gaza cease-fire negotiations drag on

Jun. 12, 2024 18:07 PM EDT

The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah fired hundreds of rockets toward northern Israel on Wednesday, hours after an Israeli airstrike killed a senior commander — the hightest-ranking member of the group to die in eight months of fighting. The Israeli military said some of the 215...

Gunman captured after shootout outside US Embassy in Lebanon

Jun. 05, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

AUKAR, Lebanon (AP) — A gunman who attacked the U.S. embassy near Beirut was shot and captured by Lebanese soldiers after a Wednesday morning shootout that injured an embassy security guard, the military and embassy officials said. The attack took place as tensions simmered in the...

Iran's acting top diplomat dismisses US-proposed Gaza cease-fire deal in visit to Lebanon

Jun. 03, 2024 13:59 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Iran’s acting foreign minister dismissed a Gaza cease-fire deal proposed by U.S. President Joe Biden and warned Israel against launching an all-out war on Lebanon during a visit to Beirut Monday, his first official diplomatic visit since his predecessor died last month. ...

President Milei's surprising devotion to Judaism and Israel provokes tension in Argentina and beyond

Jun. 03, 2024 08:19 AM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — At the base of the sacred Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, President Javier Milei of Argentina appeared to be in a spiritual trance. With head and hands pressed against the ancient stone, he prayed with the Orthodox rabbi who introduced him to...

Two Lebanese shepherds killed amid ongoing escalation along Lebanon-Israel border

Jun. 02, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Two Lebanese shepherds were killed in an Israeli strike that hit their house in the town of Houla near the Lebanon-Israel border on Sunday, state media reported. Lebanon’s National News agency said the men were civilians who used to sell sheep milk to neighboring...

Hezbollah fighters shoot down an Israeli drone in Lebanon and fire rockets at an Israeli base

Jun. 01, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The militant Hezbollah group said it shot down an Israeli drone over southern Lebanon and fired rockets at an Israeli military base on Saturday, hours after Israeli drone strikes killed at least one person and wounded several others. Hezbollah said in a statement that...

An Israeli strike in southern Lebanon kills 2 people near a hospital, officials say

May. 27, 2024 21:27 PM EDT

BINT JBEIL, Lebanon (AP) — An Israeli strike targeting a motorcycle in southern Lebanon hit next to a hospital entrance Monday, killing the motorcycle driver and a hospital security guard and wounding several civilians nearby, local health officials said. It was not immediately...

Car bomb in the Syrian capital kills one. Drone strike near Lebanon border targets two vehicles

May. 25, 2024 07:45 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A bomb attached to a car exploded early Saturday in the western part of the Syrian capital that is home to several diplomatic missions, killing one person and causing material damage, state media reported. Damascus’ Mazze neighborhood houses the Iranian consulate,...