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German leader condemns Abbas' '50 Holocausts' remark

Aug. 17, 2022 05:37 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's chancellor said Wednesday that he was “disgusted by the outrageous remarks" made by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin, accusing Israel of committing “50 Holocausts” against Palestinians over the years. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's...

Palestinian President Abbas skirts apology for Munich attack

Aug. 16, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed no regret Tuesday for the deadly attack by Palestinian militants on Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics a half century ago, countering that Israel had committed “50 Holocausts” against Palestinians over the years. ...

Palestinians: Israeli troops kill 3 militants in West Bank

Aug. 09, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops killed three Palestinian militants and wounded dozens in a shootout that erupted during an arrest raid in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday. The shootout came a day after a cease-fire ended three days of fighting between Israel...

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

Aug. 06, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza on Saturday and Palestinian rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted for a second day, raising fears of another major escalation in the Mideast conflict. Gaza’s health ministry said 24 people had been killed so far in...

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

Aug. 05, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes Friday on Gaza, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, according to Palestinian officials. Israel said it targeted the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent threat” following the recent...

Palestinian Health Ministry: Death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 7, with 40 wounded

Aug. 05, 2022 10:43 AM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian Health Ministry: Death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 7, with 40 wounded.

Palestinian Health Ministry says death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 4; militant group says commander dead

Aug. 05, 2022 10:24 AM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian Health Ministry says death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 4; militant group says commander dead.

Palestinian Health Ministry says 2 killed, 15 wounded in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza; army says it's targeting militants

Aug. 05, 2022 10:23 AM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian Health Ministry says 2 killed, 15 wounded in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza; army says it's targeting militants.

Palestinians say 1 killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Aug. 01, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — At least one Palestinian was killed and another wounded during an Israeli military raid late Monday in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. The military said security forces arrested two suspects and confiscated a handgun,...

Palestinians say Israeli fire kills teen in West Bank rally

Jul. 29, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing a 16-year old and wounding five people, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. According to the ministry, Amjad Abu Alia was shot in the chest by a live...