Published: May 25, 2021
GAZA CITY, Gaza - As the Gaza Strip slowly re-connected with the outside world after an 11-day battle between Israel and Hamas, patients with urgent medical needs were still waiting Monday for Israels permission to leave the enclave for surgeries, transplants or cancer treatments that were interrupted by the fighting and unavailable in Gaza.
Published: May 23, 2021
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gazans and international aid agencies raced to head off overlapping medical crises Saturday as hospitals already overrun with injuries from the 11-day bombardment by Israel struggled to treat a surge in coronavirus cases from packed shelters.
Published: May 20, 2021
WINDSOR, Conn. - President Joe Bidens unusually blunt demand Wednesday that Israel de-escalate its military attack on Gaza is creating a rare rift between the two countries and dismaying some of Israels supporters in the United States, while heartening Democrats who have increasingly pushed for a tougher U.S. stance against Israel.
Published: May 18, 2021
TEL AVIV - The Israeli military Tuesday said it plans to expand its bombardment of the Hamas tunnel networks that run under civilian areas in Gaza in the coming days despite growing international calls for a cease-fire. Violence engulfed the occupied West Bank, where Palestinians held demonstrations in solidarity.
Published: May 17, 2021
In a manifestation of Chinas commitment to cooling the soaring tension between Palestine and Israel, Beijings senior diplomats have publicly spoken out at Washington for thwarting international efforts in brokering an early cease-fire.
Published: May 17, 2021
TEL AVIV, Israel - Predawn Israeli airstrikes Sunday on several homes along a main road leading to Shifa Hospital in Gaza City killed 42 people, including 10 children, according to Gazas Health Ministry, and the number was expected to rise. It is believed to be the single deadliest attack since the bout of violence began last week.
Published: May 16, 2021
TEL AVIV - Israeli jets demolished the building housing several international news outlets in Gaza City Saturday, sparking outrage among media groups and concern from the White House as violence continued to engulf Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Published: May 14, 2021
JERUSALEM - Israeli troops have crossed into the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said early Friday, as artillery, tanks and war planes joined in a withering assault on the Palestinian enclave, and the Israeli military readied at least three brigades of troops for action, raising the prospect of an all-out ground invasion.