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Israeli Minister of Communication Shlomo Karhi ordered the return of Associated Press (AP) equipment Tuesday after officials from the ministry seized it and took down the news organization’s live feed of northern Gaza earlier in the day. Karhi said that the defense ministry was re-examining the issue and that the equipment would be returned until [...]

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At least 97 journalists and media works have been killed in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a preliminary count of media workers released Saturday. This conflict has proven to be the deadliest for media workers since CPJ began systematically documenting such tragedies in 1992. According to CPJ, working [...]

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The United Nationals Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) closed its East Jerusalem office on Friday amidst two arson attacks from Israeli extremists. The closure follows scrutiny of the UNRWA due to its investigations into Israeli allegations that UNRWA staff were involved in the October 7 Hamas attacks. In [...]

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The UN General Assembly passed a draft resolution in an emergency special session on Friday affirming Palestine’s eligibility for full UN membership and recommending the Security Council to consider it favorably. The resolution, which garnered substantial support, also urged the Security Council to revisit its previous decisions regarding Palestine’s membership status. The General Assembly vote [...]

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Students at multiple UK universities this week have set up protests and encampments in solidarity with similar protests against Israel’s war in Gaza recently seen across campuses in the United States as well as in Canada, France and Germany. The UK universities include Oxford, Cambridge, University of College London, Newcastle,  Sheffield, Warwick, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester [...]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that his cabinet had unanimously voted to shut down operations of Al Jazeera in Israel. Authorities started raiding the news organization’s offices soon after. Israel has long had a strained relationship with Al Jazeera, accusing it of anti-Israel bias and collaborating with Hamas. The decision was enabled by [...]

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The UK Government announced a new package of sanctions Friday on Israeli groups and individuals who have been linked to settler violence against people in the West Bank. The sanctions include financial and travel restrictions. This is the second set of sanctions to be imposed by the UK against perpetrators of settler violence against Palestinians, [...]

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Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned an attack by Israeli settlers on two Jordanian convoys transporting humanitarian aid on their way to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, calling on the international community to also condemn the attack. The ministry claimed the Israeli government failed to protect the aid convoys, citing this as a gross violation [...]

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Axios reported Saturday that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to announce sanctions against the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) battalion “Netzah Yehuda” for human rights violations in the West Bank, according to three informed sources. The battalion is a special IDF unit mainly comprised of ultra-Orthodox soldiers. According to the report, the sanctions [...]

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