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Death and disease as Israeli troops approach Gaza’s al-Shifa Hospital

Medics say al-Shifa’s patients, including newborns, are dying due to the lack of fuel as Israeli forces encircle it. Medics have warned of mounting casualties among patients, including newborn babies, and concern of spreading disease is growing, as Israeli forces approach the gates of al-Shifa, Gaza City’s main hospital. Besieged

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If Gaza were in your city, how much would be destroyed?

Gaza has been ravaged by more than one month of non-stop Israeli bombardment that has levelled entire neighbourhoods and delivered death and destruction to the enclave’s 2.3 million residents. Israel has dropped more than 25,000 tonnes of explosives on the besieged Gaza Strip, which is just 365sq km (141sq miles)

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Thousands of Palestinians Fleeing Last Northern Gaza Shelters 

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS: Thousands of Palestinians fled Monday from some of the last shelters in northern Gaza even as Israel’s war against Hamas militants left the territory’s largest hospital all but inoperable. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the Shifa medical center in Gaza “is not functioning as a

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What is happening in Israel and Gaza, and what is Hamas?

Hamas gunmen launched an unprecedented assault on Israel from the Gaza Strip on 7 October, killing about 1,200 people and taking more than 200 hostages. Israel responded with air strikes on Gaza and has launched a ground offensive. More than 11,500 people have been killed, according to the Hamas-run health

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Palestinians face food, water shortages in southern Gaza

UN agency for Palestinian refugees says its operations in Gaza will shut down within two days due to fuel shortages. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has warned its operations in war-torn Gaza would shut down within two days due to fuel shortages as fighting

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More death and destruction in Gaza as Israeli attacks continue

More than 11,000 Palestinians, two-thirds of them women and children, have been killed since the war began. Israeli air strikes in Gaza have killed more than a dozen people and destroyed the main hospital’s cardiac ward, Gaza officials say, as fighting continues in the besieged strip for the 37th consecutive

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Bombing Gaza won’t bring Israel victory

One only needs to look at the US carpet bombing of Cambodia. “They have got to go in there and I mean really go in… I want everything that can fly to go in there and crack the hell out of them. There is no limitation on mileage and there

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What is a ‘human shield’ and why is Israel using the term in Gaza?

Experts discuss the legal implications of the term ‘human shield’ as Israel has used it to justify attacks on hospitals and civilians. Rights organisations have accused Israel of war crimes as an overwhelming majority of the 11,100 Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks are civilians, two-thirds of them women and children.

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Japan Should Act to Prevent Further Atrocities in Israel and Palestine

Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa (C) and her delegation met with both the Israeli Foreign Minister in Tel Aviv and later the Palestinian Foreign Minister in the occupied West Bank on November 3, 2023.  © 2023 Zain Jaafar/AFP via Getty Images Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa met with her Israeli counterpart on November

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