Violence escalates between Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah
The UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon is warning the escalation in hostilities along the Israeli border could widen. The Israeli army has carried out multiple air strikes on frontline villages in some of the fiercest bombardment yet. The ...
Netanyahu calls on Hamas fighters to surrender
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on Hamas to surrender, amid fierce fighting across Gaza. Israeli armed forces have warned it's prepared to fight 'for months' to claim control of the region.
More people flee Gaza as UN warns of mass starvation
As Israeli troops move closer to the centre of Khan Younis, Gaza, and residents attempt to find safety, the UN warns that half of Gaza’s population is starving.
Doha Forum: World leaders increase pressure on Israel
The crisis in Gaza is front and centre at the Doha Forum, which is underway here in Qatar. World leaders are using the platform to increase pressure on Israel over its campaign in Gaza.
Israeli military tells Palestinians to move to 'humanitarian zone'
Israel has warned residents to move into what it calls a 'safe zone' at al-Mawasi in southern Gaza, a sandy strip that it assures will be spared the bombing and fighting that's devastated much of the rest of the territory.
Israeli tanks reach center of Khan Younis
Israeli tanks battled their way to the centre of Khan Younis in a major new push into the heart of the main city in the southern Gaza Strip which is sheltering hundreds of thousands of civilians who fled other parts of the enclave.
Global boycott movement against Israel gains traction
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions – or BDS - movement that targets the Israeli occupation has been making waves amid the global protests against the war in Gaza. Social media sites such as X and TikTok are even naming brands that the...
Israel accused of staging video showing Hamas surrender
Israel is being accused of staging a video - purporting to show the surrender of Hamas soldiers. The footage on social media, shows several dozen men stripped to their underwear. Israeli media say these are Hamas fighters arrested at the...
Israeli forces raid Tubas city in the West Bank
Israeli forces stormed in the early hours of Sunday Tubas city in the occupied West Bank, with a large column of armoured vehicles entering around 2 am. Gunfire exchange occurred, and there are reports of Israeli snipers on rooftops.
Boycotts against Israel in US can be punished by law
Two months into the Israel-Hamas conflict, the boycott of Israeli companies and products is growing across the U.S. That's in spite of a law in almost half the states banning any boycotts.
What the contentious ‘from the river to the sea’ saying means
A controversial chant often heard at pro-Palestinian rallies has sparked new debate in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war.
Israel intensifies bombing campaign after ceasefire rejected
Israel pounded the Gaza Strip from north to south in an expanded phase of its two-month-old war against Hamas, after the United States wielded its U.N. Security Council veto to shield its ally from a global demand for a ceasefire.
Failed UN resolution on Gaza ceasefire increases pressure
While the UN Security Council failed to pass a resolution calling for a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas, experts say the the attempt still "puts more pressure" on the US and Israel to concede.
Intensified fighting in Gaza as U.S. vetoes ceasefire
Israel bombing of the Gaza Strip has intensified in an expanded phase of its war against Hamas. This is after the United States wielded its U.N. Security Council veto to shield its ally from a global demand for a ceasefire.
Foreign ministers from Arab nations meet US Antony Blinken
Foreign Ministers from several Arab nations and Turkey have been holding talks with U-S Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington following the US veto of UN vote to demand a ceasefire in the Hamas-Israel war.
Worsening shortages of food and water in Gaza
The United Nations World Food Programme says the food supply chain inside the Gaza Strip has 'completely collapsed' amidst the Israeli blockade and bombardment.
United States vetoes UN vote on immediate Gaza ceasefire
The U.S. has vetoed an emergency resolution at the UN security council — triggered by the secretary-general with a rarely-used power to force a vote — for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and to allow more aid into the area.
Israel ramps up airstrikes on Gaza targets amid new phase
Israel's military says it has struck 450 targets in Gaza over the past 24 hours, roughly double the figure it's typically reported since the end of the truce with Hamas. It marks a new expansion of the war.
Hamas health ministry says over 17,000 dead in Gaza
The Hamas-run health ministry reported 40 dead in strikes near Gaza City on Friday, and dozens more in Jabalia and the main southern city of Khan Yunis. So far, the fighting in the Palestinian enclave has left 17,487 people dead, accordi...
Calgary mayor opts out of menorah lighting, citing political focus
Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek has pulled out of the city's annual menorah lighting ceremony, saying the emphasis of the Hannukah event had become more political, rather that focused on faith.
European Union divided on Israel-Gaza conflict
The European Union remains divided on the war. Some countries support Israel’s offensive, while others say it’s disproportionate. But the failure to come up with a united position is damaging the EU’s standing on the international stage.
U.S criticizes Israel over Gaza civilian toll
Ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote on a resolution for a ceasefire in Gaza, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in his strongest public criticism of Israel's conduct of the war on Hamas in south Gaza, said there was a gap between ...
Seized Israeli ship becomes tourist hotspot in Yemen
Houthi authorities in Yemen have turned a seized Israeli-owned ship into a tourist attraction. Houthi fighters captured the vessel in the Red Sea on 19 November as a reprisal for Israel's continuing onslaught in Gaza.
Israel pushes deeper south as war with Hamas passes 2 months
Two months since the initial Hamas attack on southern Israel, doctors in Gaza are treating many times the number of patients they are equipped to handle, and a UN official says there is no safe place for humanitarian operations to continue.
Hanukkah celebrations subdued amid Israel-Hamas conflict
The Jewish community all over the world is celebrating the first night of Hanukkah, as the Festival of Lights began at sundown Thursday. Many are toning down this year's celebrations in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Israel i...
Aerial strikes hit Jabalia in latest Israeli raid
Two months into Israel's war on Gaza, the military has intensified its bombardment, killing 350 Palestinians in the past 24 hours.
Watchdogs call for war crimes probe over journalist death
An Israeli attack in Lebanon that killed a Reuters journalist and injured six others in October was a targeted attack, according to the findings from an investigation by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International. The groups have calle...
Yemenis flock to Red Sea to tour Houthi hijacked ship
Yemenis have been flocking to the Port of Salif located on the Red Sea to visit an Israeli cargo ship seized by Houthi rebels in November. Houthi commandos took control of Bahamas-flagged Galaxy Leader, claiming that the car carrier was ...
Israel's most wanted: Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar
Yahya Sinwar, head of Hamas in Gaza, has been listed by Tel Aviv as one of its most wanted. Believed to be the mastermind behind the October 7 attacks, Sinwar was born in 1962 in Khan Younis in Southern Gaza. After joining Hamas in the 8...
Palestinian leaders criticized over 'silence' on Gaza
Leaders of the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority have been mostly silent since the war on Gaza began. Ceasefire negotiations are seen as a largely Hamas-orchestrated affair. Critics of the PA are growing in number and say its fate, whethe...