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Thousands of Islamists rally near the Pakistani capital to denounce Israeli strikes in Gaza

Jul. 13, 2024 12:29 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of a Pakistani radical political party rallied near the capital, Islamabad, on Saturday, denouncing Israeli strikes in Gaza and urging the government to send more aid to the Palestinians. The protesters also demanded that Pakistan declare...

The Health Ministry in Gaza says 71 people have been killed and 290 injured in an Israeli attack on southern Gaza Strip

Jul. 13, 2024 06:23 AM EDT
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Health Ministry in Gaza says 71 people have been killed and 290 injured in an Israeli attack on southern Gaza Strip.

UN chief urges funds for Palestinians, saying Israel is forcing Gazans 'to move like human pinballs'

Jul. 13, 2024 01:11 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief appealed for funding Friday for the beleaguered U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees in Gaza and elsewhere in the Middle East, accusing Israel of issuing evacuation orders that force Palestinians “to move like human pinballs across a landscape...

The Latest | Israeli strike kills 4 aid workers in Gaza 'safe zone,' UK-based group says

Jul. 13, 2024 00:37 AM EDT

A United Kingdom-based aid group said one of its senior employees in Gaza was killed Friday in an Israeli strike that hit its warehouse located in an Israeli-declared humanitarian safe zone. The strike also killed three staffers from other aid groups using the warehouse, the Al-Khair Foundation...

Emergency workers uncover dozens of bodies in a Gaza City district after Israeli assault

Jul. 12, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Civil defense workers on Friday dug bodies out of collapsed buildings and pulled them off rubble-covered streets, as they collected dozens of Palestinians killed this week by an Israeli assault in a district of Gaza City. The discovery of the bodies...

The Latest | Israel says it will reopen border crossing with hard-hit northern Gaza

Jul. 12, 2024 12:13 PM EDT

Israel says it's taking steps to increase the flow of humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip, including reopening a key border crossing into hard-hit northern Gaza. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office announced the plans early Friday, just hours after President Joe...

The Latest | Israel will send cease-fire negotiators to Cairo for more talks, Netanyahu says

Jul. 11, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

Israel will send a delegation to Cairo for further talks with mediators on a proposed deal with Hamas for a cease-fire and hostage release, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said Thursday. Israel has been pressing ahead with a fresh offensive across the north, south and...

Head of US aid agency says Israel has pledged to improve safety for humanitarian workers in Gaza

Jul. 11, 2024 22:30 PM EDT

ASHDOD, Israel (AP) — The head of the U.S. agency overseeing American humanitarian assistance worldwide on Thursday said she has received Israeli pledges to allow aid workers to move more quickly and safely throughout the war-battered Gaza Strip. In an interview with The Associated...

The US says the end of its pier for Gaza aid is coming soon

Jul. 11, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling rough seas around Gaza, the U.S. now is considering abandoning efforts to reinstall the pier that has been used to get badly needed humanitarian aid to starving Palestinians, two U.S. officials said Thursday. The initial plan earlier this week had been to...

The head of USAID says Israel has pledged to make it easier and safer for humanitarian workers to move throughout Gaza

Jul. 11, 2024 17:40 PM EDT
ASHDOD, Israel (AP) — The head of USAID says Israel has pledged to make it easier and safer for humanitarian workers to move throughout Gaza.