World leaders call for cease-fire and long-term resolution of Gaza conflict

Leaders around the world welcomed news of a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas early Friday after days of hostilities killed at least 250 people, including some 70 children. After 11 days of the worst fighting in the region since 2014, global leaders called for both sides to resolve the decades-long conflict and to build a … Continue reading World leaders call for cease-fire and long-term resolution of Gaza conflict

Violence in Gaza marks a shift in American politics

For decades, Democrats and Republicans alike have stood by Israel, almost unconditionally, insisting the country has a right to defend itself. President Biden did that throughout the recent conflict as Hamas militants fired thousands of rockets into Israel. Now, Biden has pledged to help replenish Israel's air defense system while promising humanitarian aid to Gaza, … Continue reading Violence in Gaza marks a shift in American politics

Will Israel show proof of Hamas in Gaza media tower?

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he has not seen any Israeli evidence of the Hamas operating in the Gaza building that housed residences, offices and media organisations – including Al Jazeera and The Associated Press – that Israel destroyed on Saturday. Blinken said on Monday he has asked Israel for justification for the strike. The … Continue reading Will Israel show proof of Hamas in Gaza media tower?

Bella Hadid and family angry with Israel for bombing Gaza

The state of Israel slammed supermodel Bella Hadid on Sunday after she took to the streets in Brooklyn to support Palestinians in Gaza — saying her advocacy amid the escalating conflict amounts to calling for the “elimination of the Jewish state.” “When celebrities like @BellaHadid advocate for throwing Jews into the sea, they are advocating for the … Continue reading Bella Hadid and family angry with Israel for bombing Gaza

Turkish ship carrying Gaza aid leaves for Israel.

A Turkish ship left for Israel on Friday carrying aid for Gaza as part of a deal between Ankara and the Jewish state to mend ties after years of acrimony, MiddleEastOnline reported. Turkey and Israel were formerly close regional allies, but fell out in 2010 when Israeli commandos killed 10 Turkish activists in a raid … Continue reading Turkish ship carrying Gaza aid leaves for Israel.