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A ship is attacked and takes on water in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, authorities say

May. 28, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A ship came under attack Tuesday in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, with a private security firm saying radio traffic suggested the vessel took on water after being struck. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but suspicion...

The Latest | Israeli minister lashes out at Spain. Rafah residents report escalated fighting

May. 28, 2024 07:08 AM EDT

Israel's foreign minister accused Spain of “being complicit in inciting genocide against Jews and war crimes” on Tuesday. Spain, Norway and Ireland moved to formally recognize a Palestinian state on Tuesday in a coordinated effort by the three western European nations designed to add...

Israeli strikes kill 16 in Rafah, medics say, as residents report heavy fighting

May. 28, 2024 06:58 AM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli strikes on Rafah have killed at least 16 Palestinians, first responders said Tuesday, as residents reported an escalation of fighting in the southern Gaza city. An Israeli incursion launched in early May has caused nearly 1 million to flee...

Ituran: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 28, 2024 06:37 AM EDT

AZOOR, Israel (AP) — AZOOR, Israel (AP) — Ituran Location & Control Ltd. (ITRN) on Tuesday reported profit of $13 million in its first quarter. The Azoor, Israel-based company said it had net income of 66 cents per share. The maker of tracking and...

Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognize a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens

May. 28, 2024 06:33 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain, Norway and Ireland moved to formally recognize a Palestinian state on Tuesday in a coordinated effort by the three western European nations designed to add international pressure on Israel to soften its devastating response to last year’s Hamas-led attack. Tel...

'We have nothing.' As Israel attacks Rafah, Palestinians are living in tents and searching for food

May. 28, 2024 06:19 AM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The tent camps stretch for more than 16 kilometers (10 miles) along Gaza’s coast, filling the beach and sprawling into empty lots, fields and town streets. Families dig trenches to use as toilets. Fathers search for food and water, while children look through...

Spain, Ireland and Norway recognize a Palestinian state. Why does that matter?

May. 28, 2024 05:35 AM EDT

Spain, Ireland and Norway are moving to formally recognize a Palestinian state on Tuesday, a step toward a long-held Palestinian aspiration that was fueled by international outrage over the civilian deaths and humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip following Israel’s offensive. The...

Netanyahu says deadly Israeli strike in Rafah was the result of a 'tragic mishap'

May. 28, 2024 04:52 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a “tragic mishap” was made in an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah that set fire to a camp housing displaced Palestinians and, according to local officials, killed at least 45 people. The...

Spain’s prime minister says Cabinet to recognize a Palestinian state as European Union rift with Israel widens

May. 28, 2024 02:34 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister says Cabinet to recognize a Palestinian state as European Union rift with Israel widens.

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...