Gaza war: Fighting rages in city’s Shujaiya for fourth day

Agence France Presse 07/01/2024

Heavy battles and bombardment hit Gaza City’s Shujaiya district for a fourth day on Sunday, months after Israel declared Hamas’s command structure dismantled in the northern area. Tens of thousands of Palestinians have fled the devastated neighbourhood,…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Gaza war: Israel PM says ‘intense’ phase nearing end

CDN Digital 06/24/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, June 24, 2024. Gaza war: Israel PM says ‘intense’ phase nearing end Israel’s Prime Minister…

Pope recreates the 2014 Mideast peace prayer in Vatican Gardens to beg for an end to Gaza conflict

06/09/2024

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis gathered the Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors to the Vatican Gardens on Friday to pray for an end to the war in Gaza, marking the 10th anniversary of a similar encounter with the…

Gaza war rages as major powers push for truce

Agence France Presse 06/05/2024

Heavy fighting rocked Gaza on Tuesday after G7 and Arab powers urged both Israel and Hamas to agree to a truce and hostage release deal outlined by US President Joe Biden. Mediator Qatar said it had yet…

Destruction of Gaza in numbers: ‘Unlike anything we have studied’

Agence France Presse 05/08/2024

As well as killing more than 34,000 people and causing catastrophic levels of hunger and injury, the seven-month war between Israel and Hamas has also caused massive material destruction in Gaza. “The rate of damage being registered…

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…

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