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Norway, Ireland and Spain say they will recognize a Palestinian state, deepening Israel's isolation

May. 22, 2024 11:15 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they would recognize a Palestinian state, a historic but largely symbolic move that further deepens Israel’s isolation more than seven months into its grinding war against Hamas in Gaza. Israel immediately denounced the decisions...

The Latest | Spain, Ireland and Norway make a coordinated move to recognize a Palestinian state

May. 22, 2024 10:25 AM EDT

Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they were recognizing a Palestinian state, a move welcomed by Palestinians as an affirmation of their decadeslong quest while Israel recalled its ambassadors to the three countries. Several European Union countries indicated in recent weeks...

Spain, Ireland and Norway say they will recognize a Palestinian state. Why does that matter?

May. 22, 2024 10:25 AM EDT

Spain, Ireland and Norway said Wednesday that they would recognize a Palestinian state on May 28, a step toward a long-held Palestinian aspiration that came amid international outrage over the civilian death toll and humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip following Israel’s offensive. ...

WalkMe: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 07:22 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — WalkMe Ltd. (WKME) on Wednesday reported a loss of $6.1 million in its first quarter. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs,...

Formula Systems: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:39 AM EDT

OR YEHUDA, Israel (AP) — OR YEHUDA, Israel (AP) — Formula Systems (1985) Ltd. (FORTY) on Wednesday reported net income of $17.2 million in its first quarter. The Or Yehuda, Israel-based company said it had profit of $1.10 per share. The information technology...

B Communications: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:14 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — B Communications Ltd. (BCOMF) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $15.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had net income...

How 2 debunked accounts of sexual violence on Oct. 7 fueled a global dispute over Israel-Hamas war

May. 22, 2024 03:20 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Chaim Otmazgin had tended to dozens of shot, burned or mutilated bodies before he reached the home that would put him at the center of a global clash. Working in a kibbutz that was ravaged by Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack, Otmazgin — a volunteer commander with ZAKA, an...

Takeaways from AP examination of how 2 debunked accounts of sexual violence on Oct. 7 originated

May. 22, 2024 03:08 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United Nations and other organizations have presented credible evidence that Hamas militants committed sexual assault during their Oct. 7 rampage in southern Israel. Though the number of assaults is unclear, photo and video from the attack’s aftermath have shown bodies with...

Israel's block of AP transmission shows how ambiguity in law could restrict war coverage

May. 21, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Israel's shutdown and seizure of an Associated Press video camera that provided a live glimpse into Gaza alarmed many journalists, who worried Tuesday about wider implications for coverage of a war largely fought out of the world's sight to begin with. After...

The Latest | UN food aid collapses in Rafah as Israeli leaders decry war crime accusations

May. 21, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

The United Nations said Tuesday that it was no longer able to distribute food aid in the southern Gaza city of Rafah due to lack of supplies and insecurity. The humanitarian crisis has escalated over the past two weeks since Israel launched an incursion into Rafah that closed a...