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The Latest | Israel will send cease-fire negotiators to Cairo for more talks, Netanyahu says

Jul. 11, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

Israel will send a delegation to Cairo for further talks with mediators on a proposed deal with Hamas for a cease-fire and hostage release, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said Thursday. Israel has been pressing ahead with a fresh offensive across the north, south and...

'We have nothing': Palestinians return to utter destruction in Gaza City after Israeli withdrawal

Jul. 11, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

SHIJAIYAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians returned to breathtaking scenes of destruction in the Gaza City district of Shijaiyah after Israeli troops withdrew, ending a two-week offensive there. Civil defense workers said Thursday that so far, they had found the bodies of 60 people in the rubble....

Israeli military orders the evacuation of Gaza City, an early target of its war with Hamas

Jul. 10, 2024 13:20 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military urged all Palestinians to leave Gaza City and head south Wednesday, pressing ahead with a fresh offensive across the north, south and center of the embattled territory that has killed dozens of people over the past 48 hours. The...

Airstrike kills 25 in southern Gaza as Israeli assault on Gaza City shuts down medical facilities

Jul. 10, 2024 00:32 AM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on a school-turned-shelter in southern Gaza killed at least 25 Palestinians on Tuesday, as heavy bombardment in the north forced the closure of medical facilities in Gaza City and sent thousands fleeing in search of increasingly elusive...

The Latest | US-built aid pier in Gaza will reopen for a few days, then be removed permanently

Jul. 09, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

The pier built by the U.S. military to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza will get reinstalled Wednesday to be used for several days, but then the plan is to pull it out permanently, several U.S. officials said. It would deal the final blow to a project long plagued by bad weather, security...

US-built pier will be put back in Gaza for several days to move aid, then permanently removed

Jul. 09, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pier built by the U.S. military to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza will be reinstalled Wednesday to be used for several days, but then the plan is to pull it out permanently, several U.S. officials said. It would deal the final blow to a project long plagued by bad weather,...

US-built pier will be put back in Gaza for a few days to move remaining aid, then permanently removed, US officials say

Jul. 09, 2024 15:18 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US-built pier will be put back in Gaza for a few days to move remaining aid, then permanently removed, US officials say.

House keys carry symbolic weight for Gaza families repeatedly displaced by war

Jul. 09, 2024 05:01 AM EDT

MUWASI, Gaza Strip (AP) — On his key chain, Hassan Nofal keeps the keys to two homes. One is to the house of his grandparents in what is now southern Israel, which his family was driven out of by Israeli forces in 1948 and to which they’ve never been able to return. The other is...

Israeli forces push deeper into Gaza City as Hamas warns that escalation threatens cease-fire talks

Jul. 09, 2024 03:16 AM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces advanced deeper into the Gaza Strip's largest city in pursuit of militants who had regrouped there, sending thousands of Palestinians fleeing on Monday from an area ravaged in the early weeks of the nine-month-long war. Hamas warned...

The Latest | Hamas says Israel's offensive in north Gaza could sink cease-fire efforts

Jul. 08, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

Hamas has warned that Israel’s expanding military operations in Gaza City and the displacement of thousands of residents could have “disastrous repercussions” for talks aimed at a cease-fire and the release of Israeli hostages. The militant group said in a statement Monday...