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Live updates | New attempts at Gaza cease-fire are underway, Israel's Gantz says

Feb. 21, 2024 19:13 PM EST

New attempts are underway to reach a cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas that could pause the war in Gaza, a member of Israel’s War Cabinet said late Wednesday. “Initial signs indicate a possibility of moving forward,” said Benny Gantz, a former military chief and defense...

United Airlines says after a 'detailed safety analysis' it will restart flights to Israel in March

Feb. 21, 2024 18:28 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines says it plans to resume flights to Israel next month, reviving a route that was suspended in October at the start of the Israel-Hamas war. The airline said Wednesday that it will start flights from Newark, New Jersey, to Tel Aviv with a stop in Munich...

Why isn't desperately needed aid reaching Palestinians in Gaza?

Feb. 21, 2024 14:17 PM EST

From the earliest days of the Israel-Hamas war, the United States and much of the international community have pressed Israel to allow more humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip. But as the fighting rages on with no end in sight, the humanitarian catastrophe there has only worsened. ...

Rape and sexual assault took place during Hamas attack, Israeli association says

Feb. 21, 2024 11:05 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel on Wednesday said it has found evidence of “systematic and intentional” rape and sexual abuse during the Hamas attack on Oct. 7 that ignited the war in Gaza. The report said the attacks were more...

Iran accuses Israel of sabotage attack that saw explosions strike a natural gas pipeline

Feb. 21, 2024 10:05 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli sabotage attack on an Iranian natural gas pipeline last week caused multiple explosions on the line, Iran's oil minister alleged Wednesday, further raising tensions between the regional archenemies against the backdrop of Israel's war on Hamas in the...

UN top court shouldn't urge Israel to immediately withdraw from Palestinian-claimed lands, US says

Feb. 21, 2024 08:15 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States said Wednesday the United Nations' top court should not issue an advisory opinion that says Israel should “immediately and unconditionally withdraw” from territories sought for a Palestinian state. Acting State Department legal...

CaesarStone: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 07:42 AM EST

MP MENASHE, Israel (AP) — MP MENASHE, Israel (AP) — CaesarStone Sdot-Yam Ltd. (CSTE) on Wednesday reported a loss of $50.5 million in its fourth quarter. The Mp Menashe, Israel-based company said it had a loss of $1.47 per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs,...

WalkMe: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 07:26 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — WalkMe Ltd. (WKME) on Wednesday reported a loss of $10.6 million in its fourth quarter. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring...

Wix.com: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 05:09 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Wix.com Ltd. (WIX) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3 million. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said it had net income of 5 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs,...

Food deliveries into northern Gaza are halted because of the war's chaos, increasing famine risk

Feb. 20, 2024 23:28 PM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The World Food Program said Tuesday it has paused deliveries of food to isolated northern Gaza because of increasing chaos across the territory, hiking fears of potential starvation. A study by the U.N. children’s agency warned that one in six children in the north are...