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Strike in Gaza kills seven aid workers unloading food
by Adel Zaanoun - April 2, 2024 - 4:05pm
A US-based charity said Tuesday it was pausing its Gaza aid operations after seven of its staff were killed in a "targeted Israeli strike" as they unloaded desperately needed food aid delivered by sea from Cypr...
Deadly chaos at Gaza aid distribution as WHO renews hospital warning
by Adel Zaanoun - March 31, 2024 - 9:19am
An aid delivery in Gaza descended into chaos on Saturday with shots fired and a Red Crescent paramedic reporting five dead, as almost six months of Israeli bombardment has left hundreds of thousands in desperate...
Top world court orders Israel to ensure urgent aid reaches Gazans
by Adel Zaanoun - March 29, 2024 - 9:56am
The world's top court ordered Israel Thursday to "ensure urgent humanitarian assistance" reaches Gazans, as warnings multiplied of imminent famine after nearly six months of relentless conflict.
US rejects Hamas plea to halt Gaza airdrops as fighting rages on
by Adel Zaanoun - March 27, 2024 - 9:25am
The United States said Tuesday it would continue airdrops of aid to besieged Gaza, despite pleas from Hamas to stop the practice after it said 18 people had died trying to reach food packages.
No let-up in Gaza war despite UN ceasefire resolution
by Adel Zaanoun - March 26, 2024 - 5:41pm
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, with no sign of a let-up in the war despite a UN Security Council resolution demanding an "immediate ceasefire".
Israel defiant on Rafah assault as US-backed ceasefire text fails at UN
by Adel Zaanoun - March 23, 2024 - 7:42am
Israel plans to send troops into Gaza's Rafah even without US support, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the US top diplomat on Friday, as Washington failed to pass a UN resolution on an "immediate" ceasef...
Gaza truce efforts revived as first aid ship unloaded
by Adel Zaanoun - March 17, 2024 - 1:43pm
Efforts towards a truce in the Israel-Hamas war appeared to rekindle on Saturday after a new proposal from the Palestinian militant group which also called for more aid into Gaza, where the first food shipment by...
Israel denies Hamas claim troops killed 20 Gazans seeking aid
by Adel Zaanoun - March 15, 2024 - 2:58pm
Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry said on Friday that Israeli fire killed 20 people and wounded 155 waiting to receive desperately needed aid in the besieged territory, but Israel said the reports were "erroneou...
Ramadan brings no relief as Israel-Hamas war rages in Gaza
by Adel Zaanoun - March 12, 2024 - 8:16am
The first day of Ramadan on Monday arrived like others for Palestinians in war-ravaged Gaza: stalked by famine and disease, shivering in tents and threatened by bombs more than five months into fighting between Israel...
EU says Gaza to get aid by sea as airdrop ends in deaths
by Adel Zaanoun - March 9, 2024 - 9:41am
An international effort gathered pace on Friday to get desperately needed humanitarian relief into Gaza by sea, in the latest bid to counter overland access restrictions blamed on Israel as it battles Hamas mil...
'It hurts': Gaza war robs Muslim world of Ramadan joy
by Adel Zaanoun - March 8, 2024 - 12:02pm
For Muslims worldwide, Ramadan is a time of prayer, reflection and joyful evening meals, but all Gazans wish for this year is an end to five months of war and suffering.
Calls for probe, ceasefire follow Israeli gunfire near aid convoy
by Adel Zaanoun - March 2, 2024 - 4:09pm
World leaders have called for an investigation and a ceasefire nearly five months into the Gaza war after dozens of desperate Palestinians were killed rushing an aid convoy.
Israel vows to push into Gaza's far-south as truce talks underway
by Adel Zaanoun - February 26, 2024 - 8:30am
Israel's prime minister said Sunday a potential ceasefire in its war against Hamas militants would only delay a ground invasion of Gaza's southern city Rafah that shelters more than half of the conflict-battered...
Six-year-old Gaza girl found dead days after pleading for help
by Adel Zaanoun - February 11, 2024 - 9:48am
Six-year-old Hind Rajab pleaded to be rescued, after her family's car came under fire in war-ravaged Gaza City, leaving her alone, frightened and wounded, surrounded by the bodies of her dead relatives.
Gaza war rages on 100th day
by Adel Zaanoun - January 15, 2024 - 10:33am
The Israel-Hamas war reached a grim milestone of 100 days on Sunday, with more civilian deaths in Gaza, and relatives of dozens of hostages still awaiting their freedom.
UN says Gaza war 'staining humanity' on eve of 100th day
by Adel Zaanoun - January 14, 2024 - 9:14am
The United Nations said on Saturday the Gaza war was "staining humanity" on the eve of its 100th day as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doubled down on vows to defeat Hamas.
Gazans 'exhausted' as Israel-Hamas war rages on
by Adel Zaanoun - December 30, 2023 - 5:58pm
Fighting raged Saturday across Gaza, where displaced Palestinians are "exhausted" with no end in sight to war between the besieged territory's Hamas rulers and Israel, now in its 13th week.
Israel strikes Gaza as UN voices grave concern
by Adel Zaanoun - December 27, 2023 - 8:38am
The Israeli army said it struck military sites and tunnel shafts in Jabalia, northern Gaza, and Khan Yunis in the south, as heavy ground combat continued.
Hamas chief due in Egypt for Gaza ceasefire talks
by Adel Zaanoun - December 20, 2023 - 12:20pm
The head of Hamas was due in Egypt on Wednesday for talks on a fresh ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel said it was willing to agree to another pause in exchange for more hostages.
Israel strikes Gaza as pressure grows to free more hostages
by Adel Zaanoun - December 17, 2023 - 12:28pm
Israel carried out fresh strikes on Gaza Sunday as its leaders came under growing pressure to secure the release of hostages still held in the Hamas-run territory more than two months after the October 7 attack...
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