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Israeli military says it has struck Houthi targets in Yemen in response to attacks

Jul. 20, 2024 17:00 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Israeli army said Saturday it has struck several Houthi targets in western Yemen following a fatal drone attack by the rebel group in Tel Aviv the previous day. The Israeli strikes appeared to be the first on Yemeni soil since the Israel-Hamas war began in...

Israel-Hamas war latest: Drone strike hits Tel Aviv, killing 1 and injuring at least 10

Jul. 19, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

A drone attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels killed one person in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel's biggest city, and wounded at least 10 others near the United States Embassy early Friday, authorities said. Meanwhile, the top United Nations court issued a non-binding opinion that...

Adidas 'revising' campaign for retro shoes that drew criticism from Israel

Jul. 19, 2024 11:39 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Adidas said Friday that it is “revising” its campaign for running shoes inspired by a design dating back to the time of the 1972 Munich Olympics, which has drawn criticism from Israel over the involvement of supermodel Bella Hadid. The German-based sportswear...

Israel's Netanyahu makes surprise Gaza visit as far-right politician tours flashpoint Jerusalem site

Jul. 18, 2024 14:43 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise visit to troops in southern Gaza on Thursday, saying it was essential that Israel keep control of a strip of territory along the territory's border with Egypt, just days before he was set to give a speech to the U.S....

Shiite Muslims in Lebanon and Iraq commemorate Ashoura, marking the death of Imam Hussein

Jul. 17, 2024 22:22 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Shiite Muslims Wednesday in Lebanon and Iraq commemorated Ashoura, marking the 7th-century death of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith, while paying tribute to Palestinians as the Israel-Hamas war entered its 10th month and tensions heightened...

The Latest | Israeli strikes kill dozens of Palestinians in Gaza, including in 'safe zone'

Jul. 16, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

Israeli airstrikes killed more than 60 Palestinians in southern and central Gaza overnight and into Tuesday, as Israel and Hamas weigh the latest cease-fire proposal. One strike tore into a main street lined with market stalls in the heart of an Israeli-designated “safe zone” for displaced...

UK Foreign Secretary visits Israel and West Bank and calls for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza

Jul. 14, 2024 10:06 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The new British foreign secretary called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza during a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Sunday, his second international trip since Labour’s resounding victory in elections earlier this month. David Lammy...

Israeli strike targets the Hamas military commander and kills at least 90 in southern Gaza

Jul. 13, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said it targeted Hamas’ shadowy military commander in a massive strike Saturday in the crowded southern Gaza Strip that killed at least 90 people including children, according to local health officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said...

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...

Argentina designates Hamas a terrorist group in show of support for Israel

Jul. 12, 2024 21:46 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina designated Hamas a terrorist organization Friday and ordered a freeze on the financial assets of the Palestinian group, a largely symbolic move as President Javier Milei seeks to align Argentina strongly with the U.S. and Israel. Announcing...