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International pressure on Israel is increasing after the UN’s highest court ordered the operation to stop in Rafah. What to know

International pressure on Israel is increasing after the UN's highest court ordered the operation to stop in Rafah. What to know

International pressure on Israel is increasing after the UN’s highest court ordered the operation to stop in Rafah. What to know The United Nations’ top court on Friday ordered Israel to halt its military offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah — something Israel has signaled it will not do. The order, which calls on Israel to submit a …

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The UN Security Council is calling for better protection for humanitarian workers in Gaza

The UN Security Council is calling for better protection for humanitarian workers in Gaza

The UN Security Council is calling for better protection for humanitarian workers in Gaza The 15-member United Nations Security Council, led by Switzerland and supported by more than 90 countries, passed a resolution on Friday emphasizing the need to improve the safety and security of humanitarian workers in Gaza, especially those who are recruited locally and face significant risks. The …

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Staff from a hospital in northern Gaza refused to leave the remaining patients despite Israeli military activity

Staff from a hospital in northern Gaza refused to leave the remaining patients despite Israeli military activity

Staff from a hospital in northern Gaza refused to leave the remaining patients despite Israeli military activity Two of the remaining hospitals in northern Gaza remain under Israeli siege, according to staff from the medical center. On Friday morning, Israeli military vehicles at the northern gate of Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Lahia prevented an ambulance from reaching the hospital, …

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International leaders reacted to the ICJ’s order that Israel cease military operations in Rafah

International leaders reacted to the ICJ's order that Israel cease military operations in Rafah

International leaders reacted to the ICJ’s order that Israel cease military operations in Rafah The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Israel to immediately stop its controversial military operation in Rafah, the southernmost city in the Gaza Strip. The decision has drawn reactions from governments and agencies around the world: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it …

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Israel said it did not take action in Rafah that could lead to the destruction of the Palestinian population

Israel said it did not take action in Rafah that could lead to the destruction of the Palestinian population

Israel said it did not take action in Rafah that could lead to the destruction of the Palestinian population Israel has not and will not conduct military activities in Rafah “that create living conditions that could lead to the destruction of the Palestinian civilian population,” a joint statement by the country’s National Security Council and Foreign Ministry said on Friday. …

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Biden and the Egyptian president agreed to temporarily send aid through the Kerem Shalom crossing

Biden and the Egyptian president agreed to temporarily send aid through the Kerem Shalom crossing

Biden and the Egyptian president agreed to temporarily send aid through the Kerem Shalom crossing Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and US President Joe Biden agreed to facilitate humanitarian aid and fuel deliveries to the United Nations at the Kerem Shalom crossing temporarily until a legal mechanism is established to reopen the Rafah border crossing to Gaza from Palestine. side, …

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Israel claims the destruction in the West Bank refugee camps was caused by “terrorist organizations” operating there

Israel claims the destruction in the West Bank refugee camps was caused by "terrorist organizations" operating there

Israel claims the destruction in the West Bank refugee camps was caused by “terrorist organizations” operating there Israel has responded to comments from the head of a United Nations agency highlighting the destruction in the West Bank, claiming it found a roadside cache of ammunition and explosives in the devastated refugee camp in Nour Shams. The Israel Defense Forces said …

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At least 5 Palestinians were killed by Israeli airstrikes in a neighborhood of Gaza City, according to local authorities

At least 5 Palestinians were killed by Israeli airstrikes in a neighborhood of Gaza City, according to local authorities

At least 5 Palestinians were killed by Israeli airstrikes in a neighborhood of Gaza City, according to local authorities At least five Palestinians were killed on Thursday by an Israeli airstrike on al-Zaytoun, in Gaza City, according to local officials. Several other people were injured in the attack in the northern neighborhood of Gaza, which happened before midnight, a Gaza …

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The CIA director met with Israeli and Qatari officials on Friday

The CIA director met with Israeli and Qatari officials on Friday

The CIA director met with Israeli and Qatari officials on Friday CIA Director Bill Burns is meeting with Mossad Director David Barnea and Qatari Prime Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim al Thani on Friday, according to a US official. The latest ceasefire talks are underway in Paris, a second official familiar with the talks told CNN. It is unclear …

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Israel will ban the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem from providing services to West Bank Palestinians

Israel will ban the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem from providing services to West Bank Palestinians

Israel will ban the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem from providing services to West Bank Palestinians Israel will ban the Spanish consulate in Jerusalem from providing services to Palestinians from the West Bank, in response to Spain’s plan to recognize a Palestinian state and statements made by Spain’s deputy prime minister. The Spanish Consulate in Jerusalem provides consular services, including visa …

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