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Some attackers of US embassy in Iraq ‘linked to security services’

Some attackers of US embassy in Iraq ‘linked to security services’ Iraq said Thursday it had arrested several attackers who fired rockets at the US embassy last week amid high tensions over the Israel-Hamas war, and found some had links to security services. A salvo of rockets was launched early Friday at the US embassy […]

‘He could get killed’: Information war inflates Israel-Hamas fight

‘He could get killed’: Information war inflates Israel-Hamas fight   Months after he was discharged from hospital, his right leg amputated, Mohammed Zendiq saw his image swirling online in a vicious disinformation campaign downplaying the horrors of the Israel-Hamas war. The 16-year-old is one of many civilians on both sides caught in a haze of […]

Israel pounds Gaza City as tens of thousands flee their homes

Israel pounds Gaza City as tens of thousands flee their homes Israeli air strikes pounded Gaza City Thursday as soldiers battled street-by-street with Hamas militants, and tens of thousands of Palestinians desperate for safety fled their homes southwards in the besieged territory. After more than a month of intense bombardment, hundreds of thousands of people […]

Blinken in Japan for Gaza-dominated G7 meet

Blinken in Japan for Gaza-dominated G7 meet US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Japan on Tuesday for a meeting of G7 foreign ministers set to seek a common line on Gaza as calls mount for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war. Arriving for two days of discussions in Tokyo following his latest whirlwind […]

Blinken in Israel seeking ‘concrete steps’ to reduce Gaza civilian harm

Blinken in Israel seeking ‘concrete steps’ to reduce Gaza civilian harm   US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Israel Friday, an AFP correspondent travelling with him said, in a trip focused on measures to minimise harm to civilians in the war in Gaza. Prior to his departure, Blinken said he would seek “concrete […]

Saudi Arabia announces $13m in aid for Gaza

Saudi Arabia announces $13m in aid for Gaza Saudi Arabia is making another 13 million dollars available to aid civilians in Gaza, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) said on Thursday. Saudi King Salman and Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman are donating the money themselves. Since the war broke out between […]

Hamas govt says 195 killed in Israel strikes on Gaza camp this week

Hamas govt says 195 killed in Israel strikes on Gaza camp this week The Hamas government in Gaza said on Thursday that 195 people had been killed in Israeli strikes this week on Jabalia refugee camp, the biggest in the tiny Palestinian territory. “The victims of the first and second massacres in Jabalia exceed 1,000” […]

Egypt says to help evacuate ‘about 7,000’ Gaza foreign nationals

Egypt says to help evacuate ‘about 7,000’ Gaza foreign nationals Egypt will help evacuate “about 7,000” foreigners and dual nationals from the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, the foreign ministry said, with officials saying some 400 people were expected to cross Thursday. For the first time after weeks of deadly fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants, the […]

Hamas says seven hostages killed in Gaza camp bombing

Hamas says seven hostages killed in Gaza camp bombing   Hamas said Wednesday that seven hostages from its October 7 attacks, including three foreign passport holders, were killed in Israel’s bombing of Gaza’s largest refugee camp. Dozens of bodies were seen on Tuesday at the Jabalia camp, where Israel said it killed a Hamas military […]