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State media say an Israeli strike kills 2 in a Damascus residential area. Another kills 2 in Lebanon

Feb. 22, 2024 07:25 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. In neighboring Lebanon, state media and security...

Israeli forces storm the main hospital in southern Gaza, saying hostages were likely held there

Feb. 15, 2024 23:00 PM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces stormed the main hospital in southern Gaza on Thursday, hours after Israeli fire killed a patient and wounded six others inside the complex. The Israeli army said it was seeking the remains of hostages taken by Hamas. The raid on Nasser...

Israeli airstrikes killed 10 Lebanese civilians in a single day. Hezbollah has vowed to retaliate

Feb. 15, 2024 12:07 PM EST

NABATIYEH, Lebanon (AP) — The civilian death toll from two Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon has risen to 10, Lebanese state media reported Thursday, making the previous day the deadliest in more than four months of cross-border exchanges. Israel's military said it killed a senior...

A look at the arsenals of Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah militia as cross-border strikes escalate

Feb. 14, 2024 16:51 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The slow-simmering cross-border conflict between Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group and Israeli forces escalated Wednesday, reviving fears that the daily clashes could expand into an all-out war. A rocket fired from Lebanon struck the northern Israeli town of Safed,...

Israel's finance minister blasts Moody's downgrade of the the country's credit rating

Feb. 11, 2024 09:31 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's finance minister on Sunday slammed the decision by financial ratings agency Moody’s to downgrade Israel’s credit rating, saying the announcement is a “political manifesto” that “did not include serious economic claims.” Moody’s...

An Israeli drone strike in Lebanon kills 2 in one of the deepest hits inside the country in weeks

Feb. 10, 2024 15:57 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — An Israeli drone struck a car near Lebanon’s southern port city of Sidon on Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding two others, security officials said. The strike came as tensions across the Middle East grow with the Israel-Hamas war, a drone attack last...

Iran vows to keep backing Hezbollah during regional tensions linked to Israel-Hamas war

Feb. 09, 2024 10:05 AM EST

BEIRIUT (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister vowed after arriving in Beirut on Friday to keep supporting the militant Hezbollah group, saying Lebanon’s security affects that of Iran and the region. Hossein Amirabdollahian was welcomed by representatives of Lebanon’s Hezbollah as...

Live updates | Israeli strikes kill 13 as concerns grow about looming operation in Rafah

Feb. 08, 2024 21:58 PM EST

Two women and five children were among at least 13 people killed as Israeli airstrikes pounded the city of Rafah on Gaza's southern border, according to the hospital that received the remains. The overnight airstrikes came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Efforts intensify to bring calm to the Lebanon-Israel border in parallel with Gaza cease-fire talks

Feb. 07, 2024 13:35 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Foreign diplomats have put forward proposals to bring calm to the volatile Lebanon-Israel border, in parallel with the ongoing Gaza cease-fire negotiations, according to officials Wednesday. This includes a pullback by the militant Hezbollah group from the frontier and the...

Israel issues its most detailed warning yet to Hezbollah, while the war in Gaza marks 4 months

Feb. 03, 2024 16:00 PM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel’s military on Saturday issued its most detailed warning yet to Hezbollah in neighboring Lebanon that it would be “ready to attack immediately” if provoked, as it recounted its actions along the northern border during four months of war in Gaza and made a rare...