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Israel-Hamas war latest: Netanyahu addresses Congress ahead of cease-fire talks

Jul. 24, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress in Washington on Wednesday as he sought to bolster U.S. support for his country’s fight against Hamas and other Iran-backed armed groups. He has signaled that a cease-fire deal could be taking shape after nine months of war. Meanwhile,...

In fiery speech to Congress, Netanyahu seeks support for war in Gaza, sparking large protests

Jul. 24, 2024 14:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Israel's ongoing war in Gaza and condemned American protesters in a scathing speech to Congress Wednesday that triggered boycotts by many top Democratic lawmakers and drew thousands of protesters to the Capitol to condemn the...

Police deploy pepper spray as crowd protesting Israel's war in Gaza marches toward US Capitol

Jul. 24, 2024 14:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police deployed pepper spray Wednesday as a large crowd protesting Israel’s war in Gaza marched toward the U.S. Capitol, where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was speaking to Congress. Thousands of protesters descended on Washington, chanting “Free,...

Tower Semiconductor: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:24 AM EDT

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel (AP) — MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel (AP) — Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) on Wednesday reported earnings of $53.4 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Migdal Haemek, Israel-based company said it had profit of 48 cents. Earnings, adjusted for...

Check Point: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 05:13 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $197.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had profit of $1.74. Earnings, adjusted for one-time...

Demonstrators stage mass protest against Netanyahu visit and US military aid to Israel

Jul. 23, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters against the Gaza war staged a sit-in at a congressional office building Tuesday ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress, with Capitol Police making multiple arrests. Netanyahu arrived in Washington Monday for a visit...

Netanyahu is in Washington at a fraught time for Israel and the US. What to know about his visit

Jul. 23, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington this week is looming as a fraught one between the two allies, coming at a moment of extreme political flux in the United States and wariness among American leaders about Netanyahu's history of interjecting himself...

Israel-Hamas war latest: Netanyahu signals cease-fire deal could be shaping up as deaths top 39,000

Jul. 23, 2024 16:06 PM EDT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signaled that a cease-fire deal that would free dozens of hostages in Gaza could be taking shape. Netanyahu is in Washington, where he is to address Congress. The Israeli military has ordered the evacuation of part of a crowded area in...

Hamas and Fatah agree to form a government. What does it mean and who are these Palestinian groups?

Jul. 23, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian factions and bitter foes Hamas and Fatah signed a declaration in China vowing to form a unity government to govern the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip following the end of the Israel-Hamas war. The agreement announced in Beijing on Tuesday,...

Rivals Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration to form a future government as war rages in Gaza

Jul. 23, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed in Beijing to form a government together, the groups said Tuesday, in the latest attempt at resolving a longstanding rivalry that looms over any potential vision for the rule of Gaza after the war with Israel. ...