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The House passes billions in aid for Ukraine and Israel after months of struggle. Next is the Senate

Apr. 21, 2024 10:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved $95 billion in foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies in a rare weekend session as Democrats and Republicans banded together after months of hard-right resistance over renewed American support for repelling Russia’s invasion. ...

Israeli strikes on southern Gaza city of Rafah kill 22, mostly children, as US advances aid package

Apr. 21, 2024 09:44 AM EDT

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli strikes on the southern Gaza city of Rafah overnight killed 22 people, including 18 children, health officials said Sunday, as the United States was on track to approve billions of dollars of additional military aid to Israel, its close ally. Israel...

Iran's supreme leader tacitly acknowledges Tehran hit little in its massive attack on Israel

Apr. 21, 2024 08:58 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Sunday dismissed any discussion of whether Tehran's unprecedented drone-and-missile attack on Israel hit anything there, a tacit acknowledgment that despite launching a massive assault, few projectiles actually made through to their targets. ...

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza's south kills at least 9 Palestinians in Rafah, including 6 children

Apr. 20, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza’s southernmost city of Rafah killed at least nine people, six of them children, hospital authorities said Saturday, as Israel pursued its nearly seven-month offensive in the besieged Palestinian territory. Israel's...

A look at what's in the $95 billion foreign aid package passed by the House

Apr. 20, 2024 15:45 PM EDT

A look at what's in the $95 billion package passed by the House on Saturday that will provide military aid to Ukraine and Israel, replenish U.S. weapons systems and give humanitarian assistance to civilians in Gaza. Senate passage is expected this coming week. President Joe Biden...

House finishes votes on $95 billion package for Ukraine, Israel and other US allies and sends it to the Senate

Apr. 20, 2024 14:11 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House finishes votes on $95 billion package for Ukraine, Israel and other US allies and sends it to the Senate.

House approves $26 billion package aiding Israel and providing humanitarian relief to people in Gaza

Apr. 20, 2024 14:05 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House approves $26 billion package aiding Israel and providing humanitarian relief to people in Gaza.

House passes bill that could lead to a sale of TikTok as lawmakers begin work on a package aiding Ukraine and Israel

Apr. 20, 2024 13:24 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House passes bill that could lead to a sale of TikTok as lawmakers begin work on a package aiding Ukraine and Israel.

Satellite image analyzed by AP shows damage after Iranian attack on Israeli desert air base

Apr. 20, 2024 10:31 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian attack on an Israeli desert air base last week as part of Tehran's unprecedented assault on the country damaged a taxiway, a satellite image analyzed by The Associated Press on Saturday shows. The overall damage done to Nevatim air base...

War, hostages, antisemitism: A somber backdrop to this year's Passover observances

Apr. 20, 2024 08:04 AM EDT

Passover is a major Jewish holiday, celebrated over seven or eight days each year, commemorating the exodus of ancient Israelites from slavery in Egypt, as recounted in the Bible. To many Jews, it symbolizes freedom and the birth of a Jewish nation. This year, for many Jews, the...