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UN chief urges funds for Palestinians, saying Israel is forcing Gazans 'to move like human pinballs'

  • GENEVA: The United Nations chief appealed for funding Friday for the beleaguered UN agency helping Palestinian refugees in Gaza and elsewhere in the Middle East, accusing Israel of issuing evacuation orders that force Palestinians “to move like human pinballs across a landscape of destruction a...
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Psychological wounds hard to heal for Gaza war victims

  • AL-ARISH, Egypt: On a floating hospital near Gaza, doctors aren’t just treating physical wounds — they’re providing emotional support too for children and adults haunted by months of terrifying war. Child amputees and elderly people in wheelchairs are among the patients on the converted ship o...
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What of Gaza’s ‘other hostages’ — the thousands of Palestinians held in Israel without charge?

  • LONDON: A disturbing video emerged on social media last week of a Palestinian man identified as 29-year-old Badr Dahlan. Wide-eyed and rocking back and forth as he spoke, Dahlan appeared to be in a state of shock as he answered questions at Shuhada Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir Al-Balah, Gaza, sho...
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Iran’s Raisi buried after dying in helicopter crash

  • TEHRAN: Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi was laid to rest on Thursday, concluding days of funeral rites attended by throngs of mourners after his death in a helicopter crash, state media reported. Hundreds of thousands marched in his home town Mashhad to bid farewell to Raisi ahead of his ...
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‘Let’s help Yemen regain ability to chart its own future,’ US envoy Tim Lenderking tells Arab News

  • NEW YORK CITY: Houthi attacks on international shipping in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in response to Israel’s military offensive against Hamas in Gaza must not derail the peace process in Yemen, Tim Lenderking, the US special envoy for Yemen, has said. Since the war in Gaza began in Oct...
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Call to close UNRWA is attempt to strip millions of Palestinians of refugee status: agency chief

  • NEW YORK CITY: Disbanding the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees would have lasting repercussions for millions of Palestinians because it would result in them being stripped of their refugee status, the head of the agency told the Security Council on Wednesday. Philippe Lazzari...
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Jordan says Israeli retaliation for Iran strikes risks wider regional war

  • AMMAN: Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said on Wednesday an Israeli retaliation against Iranian strikes could bring a real risk of dragging the whole region into a devastating war. In an interview released by state media, Safadi said his country was lobbying major powers against an esca...
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Thousands of frozen Gaza IVF embryos destroyed by Israeli strike

  • GAZA: When an Israeli shell struck Gaza’s largest fertility clinic in December, the explosion blasted the lids off five liquid nitrogen tanks stored in a corner of the embryology unit. As the ultra-cold liquid evaporated, the temperature inside the tanks rose, destroying more than 4,000 ...
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Hezbollah’s attack on Israeli military command center injures 14

  • BEIRUT: The Iran-backed Hezbollah launched on Wednesday “a combined attack with guided missiles and explosive drones on a military reconnaissance command center in Arab Al-Aramshe,” as it targeted the Israeli army south of the border with Lebanon. The group claimed responsibility for the oper...
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Israel accused of stepping up work on illegal settlements since start of Gaza war

  • LONDON: Israel’s government has stepped up the building of settlements across East Jerusalem, with over 20 projects involving thousands of housing units advanced since it launched its war on Gaza six months ago, according to planning documents seen by the Guardian. While many government bodies...
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