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CaesarStone: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 07:42 AM EST

MP MENASHE, Israel (AP) — MP MENASHE, Israel (AP) — CaesarStone Sdot-Yam Ltd. (CSTE) on Wednesday reported a loss of $50.5 million in its fourth quarter. The Mp Menashe, Israel-based company said it had a loss of $1.47 per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs,...

Live updates | Israeli strikes across Gaza kill 67 Palestinians overnight

Feb. 21, 2024 07:16 AM EST

Israeli strikes across Gaza killed at least 67 Palestinians overnight and into Wednesday, including in areas where civilians have been told to seek refuge. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in Deir al-Balah says it received 44 bodies after multiple strikes in central Gaza. Associated...

Syria says an Israeli strike that hit a Damascus residential area killed 2 people

Feb. 21, 2024 06:10 AM EST

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israeli strikes hit a neighborhood of the Syrian capital on Wednesday morning, killing two people and causing material damage, Syria's state TV said. There was no confirmation of the strikes from Israel. The Syrian state TV reported that several missiles hit...

Iran accuses Israel of sabotage attack that saw explosions strike natural gas pipeline

Feb. 21, 2024 03:17 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli sabotage attack on an Iranian natural gas pipeline caused the multiple explosions that struck it a week ago, Iran's oil minister alleged Wednesday, further raising tensions between the regional archenemies amid Israel's war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip....

Food deliveries into northern Gaza are halted because of the war's chaos, increasing famine risk

Feb. 20, 2024 23:28 PM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The World Food Program said Tuesday it has paused deliveries of food to isolated northern Gaza because of increasing chaos across the territory, hiking fears of potential starvation. A study by the U.N. children’s agency warned that one in six children in the north are...

The US vetoes an Arab-backed UN resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

Feb. 20, 2024 16:14 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Tuesday vetoed an Arab-backed and widely supported U.N. resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war in the embattled Gaza Strip, saying it would interfere with negotiations on a deal to free hostages abducted in...

Live updates | White House warns Israel: Rafah fight would be a disaster

Feb. 20, 2024 16:14 PM EST

The White House continues to warn Israel against expanding its offensive into Rafah, the southernmost city in the Gaza Strip. National Security spokesperson John Kirby said Tuesday that if Israel’s military doesn’t properly account for the safety of Palestinian refugees there,...

Qatari Foreign Ministry says Hamas has begun delivering medications to Israeli hostages in Gaza.

Feb. 20, 2024 13:39 PM EST
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatari Foreign Ministry says Hamas has begun delivering medications to Israeli hostages in Gaza.

The UK's Prince William appeals for an end to the fighting in Gaza as soon as possible

Feb. 20, 2024 11:08 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince William, the heir to the British throne, called Tuesday for an end to fighting in the Gaza Strip as soon as possible. William stopped short of calling for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza as the House of Commons prepares for a vote on that issue on Wednesday....

South Africa tells top UN court that it's accusing Israel of apartheid against Palestinians

Feb. 20, 2024 06:21 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — South Africa argued at the United Nations' top court on Tuesday that Israel is responsible for apartheid against the Palestinians and that Israel's occupation of land sought for a Palestinian state is “inherently and fundamentally illegal.” Israel rejects such...