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The Latest: UN Security Council takes no action on Gaza

Nov. 13, 2018 9:06 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest on the outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers (all times local): 4 a.m. The U.N. Security Council has failed to agree on any action on the fighting between Israel and the Hamas militant group in Gaza. Kuwaiti Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi told reporters after...

Cease-fire takes hold between Israel and Hamas

Nov. 13, 2018 3:33 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas and other militant groups said Tuesday they had accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire to end two days of intense fighting with Israel that had pushed the sworn enemies to the brink of a new war. The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed...

UN approves resolution enabling Palestinians to chair group

Oct. 16, 2018 8:14 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that will enable the Palestinians to chair the major group of developing countries at the United Nations in 2019, ignoring objections from the United States and Israel. Egypt, the current chair of the so-called Group...