200 rockets from Hezbollah in Lebanon rain in Israel

Agence France Presse 07/05/2024

Lebanon’s Hezbollah launched more than 200 rockets and drones at Israeli army positions on Thursday, escalating tensions between the two adversaries amid the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. After months of deadlocked Gaza ceasefire efforts, Israeli Prime Minister…

Israel OKs largest ‘land grab’ in West Bank in decades

Associated Press 07/04/2024

JERUSALEM — Israel has approved the largest seizure of land in the occupied West Bank in over three decades, a settlement tracking group said Wednesday, a move that is likely to worsen already soaring tensions linked to…

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…

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

Agence France Presse 06/24/2024

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that “intense” fighting against Hamas militants in the southern Gaza city of Rafah is nearly over, more than eight months into the devastating war. “The intense phase of the fighting…

West Bank raid: Israeli forces tie wounded Palestinian to jeep

Agence France Presse 06/24/2024

Israeli troops tied a wounded Palestinian to a military vehicle during a raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, the army said Sunday, admitting that soldiers had violated operational procedures. Footage of the incident, which…

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…

Ivy League school suspends Kim Atienza’s daughter after joining pro-Hamas rally

05/25/2024

The University of Pennsylvania has suspended the 19-year-old daughter of television celebrity Kim Atienza and six others and barred them from entering university property after they participated in a pro-Hamas rally on campus. Atienza defended his daughter…

Gaza fighting continues, death toll tops 35,000

05/13/2024

Rafah, Palestinian Territories–Israel struck Gaza on Sunday and troops battled militants in several areas of the Hamas-run territory, where the health ministry said the death toll in the war had exceeded 35,000 people. More than seven months into the Israel-Hamas…

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 seizes Rafah crossing as Gaza truce talks resume

Agence France Presse 05/08/2024

Israel sent tanks into Rafah in southern Gaza, seizing the border crossing with Egypt Tuesday in an operation the United Nations said denied it access to the key humanitarian passage. The thrust into the eastern sector of Rafah, packed with…

Israel builds ‘cyber dome’ against Iran’s hackers

Agence France Presse 05/03/2024

Israel’s Iron Dome defence system has long shielded it from incoming rockets. Now it is building a “cyber dome” to defend against online attacks, especially from arch foe Iran. “It is a silent war, one which is…

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