Israel continues to brush off international calls for a ceasefire, and it has resisted pressure from U.S. officials for a pause in its military operation to allow for humanitarian aid to reach civilians trapped in Gaza.
With the conflict about to enter its second month, photojournalists continue to capture dramatic, often heartbreaking images from the ground in Gaza. Below are some of the latest.
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday after expanding their offensive deeper into the besieged territory, with warnings that an "even more hellish scenario" was unfolding for trapped civilians.As Israel's offensive pushes deeper into Gaza, international aid organisations have warned that civilians in the densely populated territory are running out of places to flee to.
Israel Defense Forces is investigating after soldiers were involved in an encounter in which a man in military fatigues shot a mentally disabled Palestinian man near the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. The man underwent surgery on his leg, according to his brother.
Turkey rejects plans to establish a post-war buffer zone in Gaza because it would be disrespectful to Palestinians, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Reuters reported last week that Israel had conveyed plans for the buffer zone to several Arab states and Turkey. Speaking to reporters on a flight from Doha, Erdogan said Gaza's governance and future after the war would be decided by Palestinians alone.
Israel said Tuesday that its forces had entered “the heart” of Gaza’s second-largest city as intensified bombardment sent streams of ambulances and cars racing to hospitals with wounded and dead Palestinians. Military officials said they were engaged in the “most intense day” of battles since the ground offensive began more than five weeks ago. Read our live blog to see how all the day's events unfolded. If the live blog does not appear immediately, please refresh the page.Yesterday's key develo
The United States said Tuesday it would refuse visas for extremist Israeli settlers behind a wave of violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, as it also asked Israel to do more to spare civilians in Gaza.- Wave of violence -
Hamas militants stormed out of Gaza into Israel on October 7, killing around 1,200 people, mostly civilians, and taking around 240 hostages, according to Israeli officials.
Fifty years after Henry Kissinger drove American foreign policy in Southeast Asia, the region continues to live with the fallout from the bombing and military campaigns backed by the former secretary of state, who died last week.
Saudi Arabia has asked the United States to show restraint in responding to attacks by Yemen's Houthis against ships in the Red Sea, two sources familiar with Saudi thinking said, as Riyadh seeks to contain spillover from the Hamas-Israel war. The Iran-aligned Houthis have waded into the conflict that has spread around the Middle East since war erupted on Oct. 7, attacking vessels in vital shipping lanes and firing drones and missiles at Israel itself. The group which rules much of Yemen says its attacks are a show of support for the Palestinians and has vowed they will continue until Israel stops its offensive on the Gaza Strip - more than 1,000 miles from their seat of power in Sanaa.