Battles rage in Rafah as Biden blames Hamas for truce delay

Israeli helicopters struck Rafah on Thursday, residents said, with militants reporting street battles in the southern Gazan city as US President Joe Biden called Hamas the “biggest hang-up” to another truce.…

Hamas says more than 200 killed as Israel rescues four Gaza hostages

Israel announced its forces rescued four hostages on Saturday from a Gaza refugee camp in an operation which the Hamas-run government media office said left 210 Palestinians dead and hundreds…

Hamas says Biden Gaza ceasefire plan ‘just words’

A senior Hamas official said Thursday that US President Joe Biden’s proposed Gaza ceasefire deal was “just words” and the Palestinian militant group had not received any written commitments related…

Gaza officials say 49 bodies found at Al-Shifa hospital

Gaza health workers uncovered Wednesday at least 49 bodies at Al-Shifa hospital, a medical official and Hamas authorities said, the latest such discovery at the facility previously raided by Israeli…

Hamas, Israel entrench Gaza truce positions

Efforts aimed at securing an elusive truce in exchange for hostages held in Gaza were due to resume Monday as disagreement between Israel and Hamas over demands to end the…

Malala Yousafzai slated for Clinton musical co-credit

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai faced a backlash in her native Pakistan on Wednesday, after the premier of a Broadway musical she co-produced with former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.…

Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital devastated in two-week battle

Israeli forces on Monday pulled out of Gaza’s largest hospital complex after an intensive two-week military operation against Hamas militants, leaving behind charred buildings and bodies in the sprawling complex.…

‘Bloody’ Ramadan Friday as Gaza strike kills 36 relatives

Displaced by Israeli bombardment, the Tabatibi family gathered in central Gaza to eat together during the first Friday night of Ramadan, a scene that soon turned into a bloodbath. An…

First aid boat unloads in Gaza as Hamas proposes new truce

A first aid ship plying a new maritime corridor from Cyprus began unloading its cargo of desperately needed food in Gaza Friday as Hamas proposed a new six-week truce in…

EU Set To Impose Sanctions On ‘Violent’ Israeli Settlers, Hamas

EU countries have reached a preliminary agreement to impose sanctions on “violent” Israeli settlers in the West Bank, and on Hamas for sexual violence during the October 7 attack, officials said on Friday.