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Hamas says Gaza cease-fire talks haven't paused and claims military chief survived Israeli strike

Jul. 14, 2024 23:48 PM EDT

MUWASI, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said Sunday that Gaza cease-fire talks were ongoing and the group’s military commander was in good health, a day after the Israeli military targeted Mohammed Deif with a massive airstrike that local health officials said killed at least 90 people, including...

UK Foreign Secretary visits Israel and West Bank and calls for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza

Jul. 14, 2024 10:06 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The new British foreign secretary called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza during a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Sunday, his second international trip since Labour’s resounding victory in elections earlier this month. David Lammy...

Israeli strike targets the Hamas military commander and kills at least 90 in southern Gaza

Jul. 13, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said it targeted Hamas’ shadowy military commander in a massive strike Saturday in the crowded southern Gaza Strip that killed at least 90 people including children, according to local health officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said...

Israel targets Hamas' military leader in Gaza. Who is he and what does it mean for the war?

Jul. 13, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel on Saturday said it tried to assassinate Mohammed Deif, the shadowy leader of the Hamas group 's military wing who has long topped the country's most-wanted list. The strike took place in an Israeli-declared humanitarian zone in southern Gaza,...

Steve Garvey visited Israel, but will it win over California voters in Senate race against Schiff?

Jul. 13, 2024 10:02 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Looking to boost his longshot bid for one of California's U.S. Senate seats, Republican Steve Garvey traveled to Israel last month searching for room to run against U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff — a Jewish Democrat known for his support of America's key ally in the Middle...

An Israeli official confirms Mohammed Deif, head of Hamas' military wing, was the target of a strike in Khan Younis

Jul. 13, 2024 06:36 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official confirms Mohammed Deif, head of Hamas' military wing, was the target of a strike in Khan Younis.

The Latest | Israeli strike kills 4 aid workers in Gaza 'safe zone,' UK-based group says

Jul. 13, 2024 00:37 AM EDT

A United Kingdom-based aid group said one of its senior employees in Gaza was killed Friday in an Israeli strike that hit its warehouse located in an Israeli-declared humanitarian safe zone. The strike also killed three staffers from other aid groups using the warehouse, the Al-Khair Foundation...

Argentina designates Hamas a terrorist group in show of support for Israel

Jul. 12, 2024 21:46 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina designated Hamas a terrorist organization Friday and ordered a freeze on the financial assets of the Palestinian group, a largely symbolic move as President Javier Milei seeks to align Argentina strongly with the U.S. and Israel. Announcing...

Emergency workers uncover dozens of bodies in a Gaza City district after Israeli assault

Jul. 12, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Civil defense workers on Friday dug bodies out of collapsed buildings and pulled them off rubble-covered streets, as they collected dozens of Palestinians killed this week by an Israeli assault in a district of Gaza City. The discovery of the bodies...

The Latest | Israel says it will reopen border crossing with hard-hit northern Gaza

Jul. 12, 2024 12:13 PM EDT

Israel says it's taking steps to increase the flow of humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip, including reopening a key border crossing into hard-hit northern Gaza. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office announced the plans early Friday, just hours after President Joe...