Israel army in most intense combat in Gaza war, no safe place to evacuate | Israel-Palestine conflict News

The Israeli army has widened its attacks in southern and central Gaza, with some of the heaviest fighting in the war seeing homes sheltering displaced Palestinians bombed, refugee camps hit and no safe place left to evacuate thousands of people already on the move for weeks. From early Wednesday morning, “under heavy aerial bombardment, Israeli … Read more

Israeli captives’ families angry after meeting with Netanyahu | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met families of captives freed from Gaza in an encounter described as tense by the Israeli media. Tuesday’s meeting came amid intensified fighting in the besieged Gaza Strip following the end of a seven-day pause in hostilities that enabled the return of more than 100 captives, who had been … Read more

‘Anti-Zionism is antisemitism,’ US House asserts in ‘dangerous’ resolution | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Washington, DC – Palestinian rights advocates are denouncing a congressional resolution that equates anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, calling it a “dangerous” measure that aims to curb free speech and distract from the war in Gaza. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed the measure on Tuesday in a 311-14 vote, with 92 Democratic members abstaining by voting … Read more

Searching for survivors after Israeli attack on central Gaza building | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip – Israeli forces continue to pound the Gaza Strip on the 60th day of its war on the besieged coastal enclave. The sky in the town of Deir al-Balah in central Gaza is grey with the aftermath of relentless Israeli ground attacks and aerial bombardment. A fire breaks out in the … Read more

Israeli army surrounds Khan Younis as southern Gaza attacks intensify | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli forces are surrounding the city of Khan Younis, Israel’s top military commander has said, as the ground offensive spreads to the south of the Gaza Strip. “Sixty days after the war began our forces are now encircling the Khan Younis area in the southern Gaza Strip,” said Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi, the Israeli army’s … Read more

US sales of Palestinian keffiyehs soar, even as wearers targeted | Israel-Palestine conflict News

A growing number of Americans are donning the keffiyeh, the distinctive patterned scarf that’s closely linked with Palestinians, to demand a ceasefire to Israel’s attacks on Gaza or to signal their support for Palestinians. Sales of the scarves have jumped since the Israel-Hamas war began in October, US distributors say, even as keffiyehs have been … Read more

Lebanon army says one soldier killed in Israeli shelling on border post | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Attack marks first death for Lebanon’s armed forces since cross-border attacks with Israel started in October. A Lebanese soldier has been killed in Israeli shelling on a military post near the country’s southern border, Lebanon’s army said, the first such death since cross-border hostilities began in October Three others were wounded, according to an army … Read more

‘Gaza’s entrepreneurs are being killed by Israel’ | Gaza News

Gaza Strip – The entrepreneurs of Gaza, a close-knit group who worked hand in hand to improve new graduates’ prospects, are reeling from the relentless killing of their colleagues by Israel as it bombards the blockaded Gaza Strip. Mohammed Sharif Yousef, an entrepreneurship consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has lost many … Read more

Narrating Gaza: Pain in Arabic, information in English | Gaza

As an Arab, I do not need to write for Palestinians. Palestinians have written to all of us for years with their words, lyrics, prose, verse, silence, blood and limbs. But their narration, no matter how eloquent, mild, angry, or distressing, remains impossible. As the bombs rain on Gaza today, killing and maiming thousands of … Read more

Israel-Gaza war: Does the West have the power to stop Israel? | Israel-Palestine conflict

Former French ambassador to Israel talks with Marc Lamont Hill on the West’s response to Israel’s war on Gaza. While Western countries initially expressed their unconditional support for Israel after the October 7 attacks, eventually some began voicing their concern as the humanitarian crisis and the civilian death toll in Gaza worsened. France’s President Emmanuel … Read more