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Israel reopens Gaza crossings after Hamas escalation
Middle East

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after Hamas escalation

Israeli authorities on Sunday opened both the Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings, which are used to transport goods to the blockaded…
Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation
Middle East

Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Palestinian leaders in Gaza agreed to a ceasefire with Israel on Monday to end a deadly two-day escalation in violence…
Vaccines blocked as deadly cholera rages in Yemen
Middle East

Vaccines blocked as deadly cholera rages in Yemen

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — In the summer of 2017, a plane chartered by the United Nations idled on the tarmac…
Gaza cafe owner offers fish pedicures to improve business
Life & Style

Gaza cafe owner offers fish pedicures to improve business

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Mahmoud Othman tried to figure a way to save his cafe business in…
UN World Food Programme announces cutbacks in food assistance in Gaza, West Bank
Middle East

UN World Food Programme announces cutbacks in food assistance in Gaza, West Bank

  JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The World Food Programme announced on Wednesday cuts in food aid affecting some 190,000 impoverished Palestinians…
Qatari envoy says Gaza airport was proposed, Israel unresponsive
Middle East

Qatari envoy says Gaza airport was proposed, Israel unresponsive

  GAZA (Reuters) – A Qatari envoy overseeing the Gulf state’s humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip said on Monday…
Palestinian children in Gaza get education in conflict
Middle East

Palestinian children in Gaza get education in conflict

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Mazen al-Dalo took two of his young sons to see the Palestinian protests…
UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row
Middle East

UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row

  DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday the Gulf Cooperation Council remained valid despite a bitter…
Ukraine demands action after Russia seizes ships
World

Ukraine demands action after Russia seizes ships

Ukraine demanded the release of its sailors and more sanctions against Moscow on Monday after the Russian navy fired on…
Israel-Gaza border falls quiet after botched Israeli operation
Middle East

Israel-Gaza border falls quiet after botched Israeli operation

  GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Israel-Gaza border fell quiet on Monday after a botched Israeli undercover operation in the Gaza…
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