US eyes Israel-Hamas ceasefire by next week

A new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas could start as soon as Monday, US President Joe Biden said, in a deal that could include the exchange of dozens of hostages held in Gaza for several hundred Palestinian detainees. In a protracted bid to bring about a truce, Egypt, Qatar,

Jordan air-drops aid into Gaza with help of French plane

The Jordanian army on Monday said it had carried out a series of humanitarian aid drops of food and other supplies into the besieged Gaza Strip, one of them by a French army plane. Jordanian forces made "four air drops carrying aid for the people of Gaza", under the directive

Israel at war: What you need to know – day 143

Israeli delegation lands in Qatar for hostage release deal talks ■ Israel's war cabinet approves direct entry of aid into north Gaza ■ IDF says it located system of tunnels around 10 kilometers long in the Strip ■ Israel failing to comply with ICJ order to provide aid to

Palestinian PM resigns citing 'new reality' of Gaza war

Palestinian prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced Monday the resignation of his government, which rules parts of the Israeli occupied West Bank, citing the need for change after the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza ends. Shtayyeh submitted the resignation to the leader of the