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Live updates | Israeli strikes kill 100 Palestinians in 24 hours as officials hold cease-fire talks

Feb. 23, 2024 15:32 PM EST

More than 100 Palestinians were killed in Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip over a 24-hour period, the Health Ministry in the Hamas-run territory said Friday. Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh held talks with Egyptian officials about a possible cease-fire in Gaza and an exchange...

Live updates | White House warns Israel: Rafah fight would be a disaster

Feb. 20, 2024 16:14 PM EST

The White House continues to warn Israel against expanding its offensive into Rafah, the southernmost city in the Gaza Strip. National Security spokesperson John Kirby said Tuesday that if Israel’s military doesn’t properly account for the safety of Palestinian refugees there,...

Hamas says it's studying Gaza cease-fire proposal, but appears to rule out key provisions

Feb. 02, 2024 16:22 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Hamas officials said Friday that the group is studying a proposed cease-fire deal that would include prolonged pauses in fighting in Gaza and swaps of Israeli hostages for Palestinian prisoners, but the militants appeared to rule out some key components. Hamas remains...

Israeli forces dressed as civilian women and medics kill 3 militants in a West Bank hospital

Jan. 31, 2024 01:31 AM EST

JENIN, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces disguised as civilian women and medics stormed a hospital Tuesday in the occupied West Bank, killing three Palestinian militants in a dramatic raid that underscored how deadly violence has spilled into the territory from the war in Gaza. Prime...

Thousands attend the funeral of a top Hamas official killed in an apparent Israeli strike in Beirut

Jan. 04, 2024 10:45 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets in Beirut Thursday the funeral of Saleh Arouri, top commander of the militant Palestinian group Hamas, who was killed earlier this week in an apparent Israeli airstrike in the Lebanese capital. Draped in Palestinian and Hamas...

Apparent Israeli strike kills senior Hamas figure in Beirut and raises fears conflict could expand

Jan. 03, 2024 04:17 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — An apparent Israeli strike in the Lebanese capital of Beirut killed Hamas' No. 2 political leader Tuesday, marking a potentially significant escalation of Israel's war against the militant group and heightening the risk of a wider Middle East conflict. Saleh Arouri,...

Live updates | Fighting in central and southern Gaza after Israel says it's pulling some troops out

Jan. 02, 2024 17:20 PM EST

Israel's army said several thousand troops would be taken out of Gaza in the coming weeks, though it has not said publicly whether the withdrawal reflects a new phase of the war. The move is in line with the plans that Israeli leaders have outlined for a low-intensity campaign, expected to last for...

Live updates | Israel bombs Gaza and unveils tunnel complex as hostage negotiations gain momentum

Dec. 20, 2023 18:58 PM EST

At least 46 people were killed and more than 100 wounded early Wednesday after Israel bombarded the urban Jabaliya refugee camp near Gaza City, according to Munir al-Bursh, a senior official in the Health Ministry in Hamas-run Gaza. The Israeli military said its troops have located...

Hamas says its top leader Ismail Haniyeh has arrived in Cairo for talks on the war in Gaza

Dec. 20, 2023 03:39 AM EST
CAIRO (AP) — Hamas says its top leader Ismail Haniyeh has arrived in Cairo for talks on the war in Gaza.