Israel says it’s readying for Rafah, 6 months into the war

Agence France Presse 04/08/2024

Israeli officials said Sunday they are preparing for military operations in Gaza’s southernmost point of Rafah six months into a “long war”, which has shattered buildings and lives. Israel pulled its forces out of the southern Gaza…

Gaza aid: Ships with a second round of food, supplies departed Cyprus

Associated Press 04/02/2024

JERUSALEM — A three-ship convoy left a port in Cyprus on Saturday with 400 tons of food and other supplies for Gaza as concerns about hunger in the territory soar. The World Central Kitchen charity said the…

Gaza war: Death and ruins at shattered Al-Shifa hospital

Agence France Presse 04/02/2024

Hundreds of people stared at the smoke-blackened ruins of Gaza’s biggest hospital on Monday, horrified by the damage and death left behind by a fierce two-week battle between militants and Israeli troops. The crowd stood amid debris…

Israel ordered by World Court to halt Gaza famine

Reuters 03/29/2024

THE HAGUE/CAIRO —The World Court on Thursday unanimously ordered Israel, accused by South Africa of genocide in Gaza, to take all necessary and effective action to ensure basic food supplies to the enclave’s Palestinian population and halt…

Israel bombs Gaza, fights Hamas around hospitals

Agence France Presse 03/28/2024

Israeli forces pounded besieged Gaza on Wednesday and fought Hamas around several hospitals, despite a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire. Talks in Qatar towards a truce and hostage release deal involving US and Egyptian mediators…

Israel besieges 2 more Gaza hospitals, demands evacuations, Palestinians say

Reuters 03/25/2024

CAIRO — Israeli forces besieged two more Gaza hospitals on Sunday, pinning down medical teams under heavy gunfire, the Palestinian Red Crescent said, and Israel said it had captured 480 militants in continued clashes at Gaza’s main…

Gaza truce: Hopes dim for ceasefire before Ramadan as war enters sixth month

Agence France Presse 03/08/2024

Hopes dimmed on Thursday for a truce before Ramadan in the Israel-Hamas war that entered its sixth month with dozens more killed in Gaza, according to the health ministry in the Hamas-run territory. The ministry said 83…

Gaza: Starving children should be ‘an alarm like no other’, says UN

Agence France Presse 03/06/2024

The United Nations on Tuesday called on the international community to “flood” Gaza with aid amid reports that children are dying of starvation in the war-torn territory. “With children starting … to die from starvation, that should…

Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food in Gaza

Associated Press 03/01/2024

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Israeli troops fired on a crowd of Palestinians racing to pull food off an aid convoy in Gaza City on Thursday, witnesses said. More than 100 people were killed in the chaos, bringing…

Dead horses, scraps, leaves: Gaza’s hungry get desperate

Agence France Presse 02/28/2024

At the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza, Abu Gibril was so desperate for food to feed his family that he slaughtered two of his horses. “We had no other choice but to slaughter the horses to…

Israel claims Hamas tunnel found under Gaza HQ of UN agency

Agence France Presse 02/11/2024

JERUSALEM, Undefined — Israel’s military claimed on Saturday that they had discovered a Hamas tunnel under the Gaza City headquarters of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA). UNRWA said in response that it had not operated…

Gaza war: Fierce fighting between Israel, Hamas continues as efforts for truce gains pace

Agence France Presse 02/01/2024

International efforts towards a new pause in the devastating Gaza war gathered pace Wednesday, as Israel bombarded the Palestinian territory during fierce fighting with Hamas militants. Hamas was reviewing a proposal for a six-week truce in its…

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