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US calls for 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza

US Vice President Kamala Harris urged an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, upping the pressure on key ally Israel as heavy fighting raged in the Palestinian territory. Harris's comments on Sunday, the most forceful to date by a US administration official, came as Washington led a

US vice president calls for 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza

US Vice President Kamala Harris called Sunday for a proposed six-week ceasefire deal in the Israel-Hamas war to be accepted, while criticizing Israel over insufficient aid deliveries into Gaza. "Given the immense scale of suffering in Gaza, there must be an immediate ceasefire

Several countries extend oil cuts to boost prices

Moscow, Riyadh and several other OPEC+ members on Sunday announced extensions to oil production cuts first announced in 2023 as part of an agreement among oil producers to boost prices following economic uncertainty. The plan to extend cuts to mid-2024 comes on top of previous

Israel at war: What you need to know – day 149

Israel holds on sending delegation to Cairo after Qatar says Hamas failed to send list of captives to be released ■ Hamas source says deal could be 'reached within days' ■ IDF: preliminary probe into deaths of more than 115 Gazans waiting for aid found that Israeli forces did

Gaza truce talks in Cairo as heavy fighting rages

Mediators in Cairo made a renewed push for a Gaza ceasefire, but differences remained as fighting raged on Sunday between Israeli forces and Hamas militants in the Palestinian territory gripped by desperate food shortages. Witnesses told AFP that an Israeli strike hit an aid