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The Latest | Netanyahu dissolves War Cabinet that was steering war in Gaza, Israeli officials say

Jun. 17, 2024 06:30 AM EDT

Israeli officials say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved the influential War Cabinet that was tasked with steering the war in Gaza. The War Cabinet was dissolved following the departure from the government of Benny Gantz, an opposition lawmaker who had joined the...

Israeli officials say Netanyahu has dissolved the War Cabinet after key partner bolted government

Jun. 17, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved the influential War Cabinet tasked with steering the war in Gaza, Israeli officials said Monday, a move that comes days after a key member of the body bolted the government over frustrations surrounding the Israeli...

Israeli officials say Netanyahu has dissolved influential War Cabinet days after key partner bolted government

Jun. 17, 2024 05:37 AM EDT
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli officials say Netanyahu has dissolved influential War Cabinet days after key partner bolted government.

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...

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

Jun. 17, 2024 01:19 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...

Israel's army says it will pause daytime fighting along a route in southern Gaza to help flow of aid

Jun. 16, 2024 21:45 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military announced on Sunday that it would pause fighting during daytime hours along a route in southern Gaza to free up a backlog of humanitarian aid deliveries for desperate Palestinians enduring a humanitarian crisis sparked by the war, now in its ninth month. ...

Trump allies hope his daughter Tiffany's father-in-law can help flip Arab American votes in Michigan

Jun. 16, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of Donald Trump’s emissaries to Arab Americans is a Lebanese-born businessman who moved to Texas as a teenager, speaks Arabic, English and French, and recently joined the Trump family when his son married the former president’s younger daughter. Massad...

Israeli military announces “tactical pause” in southern Gaza to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid

Jun. 16, 2024 00:03 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military announces “tactical pause” in southern Gaza to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid.

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...