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Govt puts travel bans on extremist Israeli settlers, designates Hamas a terrorist organisation

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and Foreign Minister Winston Peters have announced travel bans on a number of extremist Israeli settlers who have committed violent...

Israel strikes deep inside Lebanon

The raid follows the downing of an Israeli drone early Monday morning. Israel’s military has said it launched airstrikes deep into Lebanese territory, stating it...

US airman sets himself on fire outside Israeli Embassy in Washington

He was reportedly protesting the ongoing war in Gaza. A man has been hospitalised in critical condition after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli...

US blocks third Gaza ceasefire push at UN

Washington has instead called for a temporary “pause” to fighting in the Palestinian enclave. The United States has vetoed a UN Security Council measure calling...

Israel rejects two-state solution – Netanyahu

Unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state would be an “unprecedented reward to terrorism,” the prime minister has said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has categorically...

Joint statement of Australia, Canada, and New Zealand PMs on Israeli ground offensive in Rafah

Full text of joint statement. The Prime Ministers of Australia, Canada and New Zealand today issued the following statement on reports of Israel’s planned military...

Israeli PM orders evacuation of last Gaza ‘safe zone’

Benjamin Netanyahu has directed his military to prepare for moving civilians out of Rafah ahead of a major ground offensive. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Only solution is total victory – Netanyahu

The Israeli leader has rejected a ceasefire proposal put forward by Hamas. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shot down a Hamas-proposed plan to end...

Hamas proposes three-stage Gaza ceasefire plan – Reuters

Israel is likely to reject the initiative to end the war, reports say. The Hamas militant group has issued a counterproposal designed to bring about...

Israel accepts ceasefire deal – Al Jazeera

Qatari negotiators are awaiting a final response from Hamas officials, who have seemingly welcomed the plan. Israel has agreed to a ceasefire proposal that would...

Israel confirms flooding of Hamas tunnels

Previous methods of destroying the passages have reportedly proven ineffective. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed on Tuesday that it has been flooding Hamas’ underground...

Israeli forces disguised as women raid West Bank hospital

Three militants were killed in the incident, including one accused of plotting an assault inspired by the October 7 Hamas attack. Israeli commandos, some disguised...

UK could recognize Palestinian state – Cameron

People need to be given a “political horizon” toward a state of their own, the foreign minister said. The UK is considering whether to officially...

Israel poised to invade Lebanon – reports

Hezbollah has reportedly received intelligence that the IDF is ready for a war on two fronts. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is prepared to start...

UN Court orders Israel to ‘prevent genocide’, Israel rejects ‘outrageous’ judgment

The ICJ also demanded that humanitarian assistance be allowed into Gaza The International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued its first ruling on South Africa’s case...

Hamas leader rules out two-state solution

Khaled Mashaal has insisted that Palestinians won’t recognize Israel and that their nation will extend “from the river to the sea”. Senior Hamas official Khaled...

Washington demands probe into Palestinian teen’s death

American citizen Tawfiq Ajaq was fatally shot in the West Bank. The US State Department on Monday urged Israel to investigate the death of a...

No Palestinian state – Netanyahu

The US and Israel have clashed over the future of post-war Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared that Israel “will not settle for anything...

Netanyahu ‘giving Biden the finger’ – Axios

The White House is pushing the Israeli leader to commit to a plan for post-war Gaza, seemingly to no avail. US President Joe Biden is...

Netanyahu clarifies Gaza war aims

The leader reiterates Israel’s intentions in Gaza following repeated criticism from rights groups. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted his country has no plans...

NATO weakness exposed as US-led Red Sea coalition flops – Italian Admiral

The Pentagon announced the creation of a grand naval coalition last month to ensure maritime security in the Red Sea amid a spate of...

Reporters without shame: Top ‘media rights’ organisation ignores rampant killings of Gaza journalists

Reporters Without Borders’ annual report downplays dozens of deaths of media professionals in Israeli attacks. At the end of 2023, Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans...

Israel won’t take orders from US – security minister

Washington had earlier rejected a proposal to resettle Palestinians outside of Gaza as “inflammatory”. Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir has rejected US criticism of...

Israel partially withdraws from Gaza after ‘listening’ to US – Politico

Washington sees it as a sign that West Jerusalem is shifting from large-scale bombing to lower-intensity tactics, the outlet reported. Israel’s withdrawal of troops from...

Hamas deputy killed in Beirut blast

Multiple sources blamed Israel for the attack, which Hamas called a “cowardly assassination”. A drone strike in the Lebanese capital of Beirut has killed Hamas...

Israel responds to ICJ genocide claim

The Foreign Ministry also accused South Africa of collaborating with Hamas. The Israeli Foreign Ministry has rejected “with disgust” South Africa’s claim that it is...

Israel sued for ‘genocide’ in The Hague

South Africa has asked the International Court of Justice to intervene in Gaza conflict. South Africa has filed an appeal before the International Court of...

Erdogan says Netanyahu is literally ‘Hitler’

The only difference between the Nazi fuhrer and Israeli’s PM is the Western support the latter enjoys, the Turkish leader says. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

War in Gaza to drag on for ‘many more months’ – IDF

Israel’s military chief has warned of a long process to thoroughly dismantle Hamas. Israel’s top military commander has warned that the war in Gaza will...

Scott Ritter: US ‘Builds Trap for Itself’ in Red Sea

On December 18, following a tour of the Middle East with stops in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced...

The US and Israel face a powerful new enemy in the Middle East conflict

Washington’s attempt to put together a coalition against the Houthis is attracting almost none of the regional powers. In yet another case of blowback, reflecting...

Surrender or die – Netanyahu

Israel intends to fight until total victory, its prime minister has announced. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue the war against Hamas...

Hamas leader names conditions for peace talks

The group’s political chief said any post-war plan that excludes Hamas would be a “delusion”. The head of Hamas’ political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, has said...

US blocks UN Gaza ceasefire resolution

Washington has vetoed a resolution demanding a humanitarian cessation of fighting in the Israel-Hamas war. The US has cast the lone dissenting vote against a...

I lived through two Israel-Gaza wars. This one is the worst

The current assault on the Palestinian enclave is devastating. But we’ve seen this modus operandi before. After seven weeks of relentless Israeli bombing throughout Gaza,...

How long will Western warmongers keep feeding human lives to their narrative?

The deaths of thousands of people and the right to free speech are an acceptable price for the power-hungry establishment. Freedom of speech in America...

Scott Ritter: Israel headed for strategic defeat in Gaza

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” This quote is often attributed to Albert...

Israel vows to hunt Hamas anywhere – security chief

The security services are reportedly determined to “eliminate” the Palestinian group’s members even if it takes them “years”. Israel plans to launch a security operation...

Netanyahu must be charged by ICC – Erdogan

The Turkish leader also rebuked Western nations for giving Israel “unconditional support to kill babies”. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has predicted that Israeli leader...

Israel resumes operation against Gaza – IDF

The development comes after a ceasefire allowed the release of dozens of prisoners on both sides. Israel has resumed its attacks on Hamas after a...

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