Middle East

Israel Used U.S.-Made Bombs in Strike That Killed Dozens Near Rafah

The bombs used in the Israeli strike that killed dozens of Palestinians in a camp for displaced people near Rafah on Sunday were made in the United States, according to…

‘All Eyes on Rafah’ Meaning and Origins

The slogan “All Eyes on Rafah” has ricocheted across social media this week following an Israeli strike in the Gazan city that killed dozens of civilians and provoked international outrage.…

U.S. Pier for Gaza Aid Damaged by Rough Seas

The temporary pier that the U.S. military constructed and put in place to provide much-needed humanitarian aid for Gaza has broken apart in rough seas, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.…

Spain, Norway and Ireland Formally Recognize Palestinian Statehood

Three European nations formally recognized an independent Palestinian state on Tuesday, drawing the ire of Israel as it continued to press its military offensive in Gaza. The previously announced moves…

U.S. Officials Say Deadly Rafah Airstrike Did Not Cross Biden’s Red Line

U.S. officials said on Tuesday that the Israeli strike that killed dozens of Palestinians in southern Gaza was a tragedy but that it did not violate President Biden’s red line…

Israel Pushes Into Rafah as Displaced Palestinians Search for Safety

Israel’s military said it was pressing on with its ground assault in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday despite mounting international outrage over its operations there, including an airstrike over…

Strike Kills Displaced Gazans in Al-Mawasi, Officials Say

More than 20 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a strike hit a tent encampment for displaced Palestinians, Gazan officials said. Source link

At Least 21 Killed in Strike on a Tent Camp in Al-Mawasi, Gazan Officials Say

Gazan officials said that at least 21 people were killed and dozens injured on Tuesday in a strike that hit a tent encampment housing displaced people in Al-Mawasi, a coastal…

A Gazan official says a strike killed 21, and other news.

U.S. World Business Arts Lifestyle Opinion Audio Games Cooking Wirecutter The Athletic May 28, 2024Updated 2:42 p.m. ET A Gazan official says at least 21 people were killed and dozens…

World Leaders Denounce Deadly Strike in Rafah

They called for an investigation into the attack, which Gazan authorities say killed 45 people, and intensified the pressure for Israel to end its military campaign in southern Gaza. Source…

War-Weary Iraqis Feel for Gaza, but Fear Spread of the Conflict

Iraqis have known the bitter taste of war so intimately and frequently over the past 40 years that they say they can feel viscerally the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza.…

Facing Global Outrage, Netanyahu Calls Civilian Deaths in Rafah Strike ‘Tragic Accident’

With international condemnation mounting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said on Monday that the killing of dozens of people a day earlier at a camp for displaced Palestinians in…

Gazans Look Through Ashes After Israeli Strike on Rafah

Displaced Palestinians mourned the dead and sifted through the debris of a tent camp in Rafah, Gaza, that was devastated by an Israeli strike. Source link

Macron says Israeli operations in Rafah ‘must stop,’ and more news.

U.S. World Business Arts Lifestyle Opinion Audio Games Cooking Wirecutter The Athletic May 27, 2024Updated 2:39 p.m. ET President Emmanuel Macron of France said Monday he was “outraged” by an…

Shooting Near Rafah Border Crossing Kills a Member of Egypt’s Security Forces

A member of Egypt’s security forces has been killed during a shooting incident near the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip and an investigation is underway, an Egyptian army…

Access to Food in Gaza is More Dire Than Ever

The flow of aid into Gaza has shrunk so much in May that humanitarian officials say their operations are at risk of shutting down, and that the threat of widespread…

Rafah Tent Camp Ablaze After Airstrike

The Israeli military said the attack was aimed at a Hamas compound and killed two senior leaders. Source link

Aid Deliveries From Egypt Into Gaza Are Due to Resume

Aid trucks from Egypt were expected to enter the devastated Gaza Strip on Sunday under a new U.S.-brokered agreement to reopen a vital conduit for humanitarian relief. Egypt has blocked…

The Hamas Chief and the Israeli Who Saved His Life

This is how Dr. Yuval Bitton remembers the morning of Oct. 7. Being jolted awake just after sunrise by the insistent ringing of his phone. The frantic voice of his…

Israel and Hamas Could Restart Cease-Fire Talks Within a Week, Officials Say

Diplomats are aiming to restart negotiations for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas at some point in the next week, according to three officials briefed on the process, rekindling hopes…

Top U.N. Court Decision Adds to Israel’s Growing Isolation

In 2011, a former Israeli prime minister, Ehud Barak, warned that Israel faced a “diplomatic-political tsunami” of censure if its conflict with the Palestinians went unresolved, as peace talks faltered…

Israel Continues Military Offensive in Rafah After ICJ Order

The Israeli military was pressing ahead with its operation in Rafah on Saturday, according to three Israeli officials, a day after the world’s top court appeared to order Israel to…

Crowds for Raisi Show Support for Iranian State, Supreme Leader Says

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pointed to the turnout at memorials for Iran’s president at a time when external critics say popular backing for the Islamic Republic has weakened. Source link

17 Hours to Find the Crash That Killed Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s President

Shortly before embarking on a fatal helicopter ride on Sunday, Iran’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, and his delegation of senior officials held a communal prayer. Someone suggested having lunch, but the…