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Israel’s military chief says that Israel will respond to Iran’s weekend missile attack

Apr. 15, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s military chief said Monday that his country will respond to Iran’s weekend attack, but he did not elaborate on when and how as world leaders urged against retaliation, trying to avoid a spiral of violence in the Middle East. The Iranian attack on...

The Latest | Israel says it will respond to Iran attack as world leaders urge restraint

Apr. 15, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

Israel’s military chief said Monday that the country will respond after Iran launched an attack involving hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. World leaders are urging Israel not to retaliate. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says “all sides must show...

Biden hosts Iraqi leader after Iran's attack on Israel throws Mideast into greater uncertainty

Apr. 15, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday hosted Iraq’s leader at the White House as his administration worked to prevent an escalation in Mideast hostilities following Iran’s weekend aerial assault on Israel. Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani was visiting for...

Stock market today: Wall Street slumps as rising yields crank up the pressure

Apr. 15, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped Monday after higher yields in the bond market caused by a strong U.S. economy cranked up the pressure on Wall Street. The S&P 500 tumbled 1.2%, following up on its 1.6% loss from last week, which was its worst since October. The Dow Jones...

Israeli military tells Palestinians not to return to north Gaza after witnesses say troops killed 5

Apr. 15, 2024 15:37 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military renewed warnings on Monday for Palestinians not to return to northern Gaza, a day after witnesses and medical officials said Israeli troops opened fire and killed five people among throngs of displaced residents trying to walk back to their...

Israeli military chief warns "there will be a response" to Iranian missile attack

Apr. 15, 2024 13:34 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military chief warns "there will be a response" to Iranian missile attack.

Israel orders eviction of Palestinian family from east Jerusalem property, reigniting a legal battle

Apr. 15, 2024 12:27 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Monday ordered the eviction of a Palestinian family in a contested neighborhood of east Jerusalem, the latest in a legal saga that has come to symbolize the conflicting claims to the holy city. The Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood has been the focus...

The shadow war between Iran and Israel has been exposed. What happens next?

Apr. 15, 2024 01:37 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel early Sunday marked a change in approach for Tehran, which had relied on proxies across the Middle East since the start of the Israel-Hamas war in October. All eyes are now on whether Israel chooses to take further military action, while...

The Latest | Israel says 99% of drones and missiles launched by Iran were intercepted

Apr. 15, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Israel on Sunday praised the success of its defenses in the face of an attack by Iran involving hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles while tensions ran high over a possible Israeli counter-strike. An Israeli military spokesman said the launches numbered more...

US works to prevent an escalation across the Mideast as Biden pushes Israel to show restraint

Apr. 14, 2024 20:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Sunday highlighted its role in helping Israel thwart Iran's aerial attack as President Joe Biden convened leaders of the Group of Seven countries in an effort to prevent a wider regional escalation and coordinate a global rebuke of Tehran. The...