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US military aircraft airdrop thousands of meals into Gaza in emergency humanitarian aid operation

Mar. 02, 2024 19:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military C-130 cargo planes dropped food in pallets over Gaza on Saturday in the opening stage of an emergency humanitarian assistance authorized by President Joe Biden after more than 100 Palestinians who had surged to pull goods off an aid convoy were killed during a...

How US airdrops of humanitarian aid into Gaza can help and why the operation is complicated

Mar. 02, 2024 11:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Saturday began airdrops of emergency humanitarian assistance into Gaza. President Joe Biden, who announced the operation on Friday, said the U.S. was looking into additional ways to help Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled territory as the Israel-Hamas war goes...

US military planes airdrop about 38,000 meals into Gaza in first round of emergency humanitarian aid authorized by Biden

Mar. 02, 2024 09:39 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US military planes airdrop about 38,000 meals into Gaza in first round of emergency humanitarian aid authorized by Biden.

Ukraine's troops are rationing ammunition. Yet House Republicans plan to take weeks to mull more aid

Mar. 02, 2024 07:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian drones fly without ammunition. Russian artillery unleash deadly volleys from safe positions beyond the range of Kyiv's troops. Shortages of ammo and supplies are resulting in lost ground to Moscow, U.S. congressional leaders warn, yet the Republican-controlled House...

The Latest | US will airdrop aid to Gaza after Israeli forces opened fire as crowd sought food

Mar. 01, 2024 23:55 PM EST

The United States military will airdrop humanitarian assistance into Gaza, President Joe Biden announced Friday, a day after witnesses say Israeli forces shot desperately hungry Palestinians crowding around a food aid truck. At least 115 Palestinians were killed and hundreds more...

Biden approves military airdrops of aid into Gaza after chaotic encounter left more than 100 dead

Mar. 01, 2024 21:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will begin airdropping emergency humanitarian assistance into Gaza, President Joe Biden said Friday, a day after more than 100 Palestinians were killed during a chaotic encounter with Israeli troops. The president announced the move after at least 115...

Gaza doctor says gunfire accounted for 80% of the wounds at his hospital from aid convoy bloodshed

Mar. 01, 2024 20:01 PM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The head of a Gaza City hospital that treated some of the Palestinians wounded in the bloodshed surrounding an aid convoy said Friday that more than 80% had been struck by gunfire, suggesting there was heavy shooting by Israeli troops. At least 115...

Biden says US will begin air-dropping humanitarian aid into Gaza a day after bloodshed surrounded an aid convoy

Mar. 01, 2024 14:15 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden says US will begin air-dropping humanitarian aid into Gaza a day after bloodshed surrounded an aid convoy.

The EU says it will send funds to Gaza's main aid provider after the UN agency agrees to an audit

Mar. 01, 2024 10:21 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Friday that it will pay 50 million euros ($54 million) to the main provider of aid in Gaza next week after the cash-strapped U.N. agency agreed to allow EU-appointed experts to audit the way it screens staff to identify extremists. The UNRWA...

Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food. Israel says scene was deadly stampede

Feb. 29, 2024 17:18 PM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired on a crowd of Palestinians racing to pull food off an aid convoy in Gaza City on Thursday, witnesses said. More than 100 people were killed in the chaos, bringing the death toll since the start of the Israel-Hamas war to more than 30,000, according to...