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Muslim leaders are 'out of words' as they tire of the White House outreach on the war in Gaza

Apr. 12, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama Siblani was sipping his morning coffee at the office when his phone buzzed with a message from one of President Joe Biden's advisers. As publisher of the Arab American News in Dearborn, Michigan, Siblani serves as an occasional sounding board, and the White House wanted to...

The Latest | Israel vows to defend itself if Iran responds to attack on its consulate

Apr. 11, 2024 22:39 PM EDT

Israel’s military said Thursday it is prepared to defend the country and strike back if Iran retaliates for a deadly airstrike on the Iranian Consulate in Syria. Tehran holds Israel responsible for the attack earlier this month, which the U.S. military believes Israel carried out....

More aid is supposed to be entering the Gaza Strip. Why isn’t it helping?

Apr. 11, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Under heavy U.S. pressure, Israel has promised to ramp up aid to Gaza dramatically, saying last week it would open another cargo crossing and surge more trucks than ever before into the besieged enclave. But days later, there are few signs of those promises...

Trump assails Jewish voters who back Biden: 'Should have their head examined'

Apr. 10, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Jewish voters who back President Joe Biden and framed this year's election as a referendum on the strength of Christianity in the U.S., part of his sharp-edged continuing appeal to evangelical conservatives who are a critical element of his...

The Latest | Israeli strike kills 3 sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh

Apr. 10, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, according to Israel's army and the militant group's official media, with Haniyeh accusing Israel of acting in “the spirit of revenge and murder.” The Israeli military confirmed it carried out the...

Palestinians returning to Khan Younis after Israeli withdrawal find an unrecognizable city

Apr. 08, 2024 21:50 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Stunned Palestinians found their home city unrecognizable Monday as they filtered in to salvage what they could from the vast destruction left by Israeli troops who withdrew from southern Gaza's Khan Younis a day earlier after months of fighting and bombardment. ...

The Latest | Netanyahu vows to carry out Rafah invasion, which US says would be a mistake

Apr. 08, 2024 14:18 PM EDT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel has escalated his pledge to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, which is filled with around 1.4 million Palestinians, most of whom are displaced from other parts of the Gaza Strip. “It will happen. There is a date,” Netanyahu...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to carry out Rafah invasion, declaring: "There is a date."

Apr. 08, 2024 12:54 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to carry out Rafah invasion, declaring: "There is a date."

In call with Blinken, father of killed aid worker urges tougher US stance on Israel in Gaza

Apr. 07, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When America's top diplomat called with condolences over the killing of John Flickinger's son in the Israeli airstrikes on a World Central Kitchen aid convoy in Gaza, Flickinger knew what he wanted to say. The grieving father told Secretary of State...

Israel finds the body of a hostage killed in Gaza, while talks will resume on a cease-fire

Apr. 06, 2024 16:15 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Israel's military said Saturday it had recovered the body of a 47-year-old farmer who was held hostage in Gaza, while negotiators prepared for another round of talks Sunday on brokering a cease-fire and securing the release of the remaining hostages, six months into the war. ...