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Monday in our News Wrap, Israel launched a new wave of airstrikes in Gaza, retaliating for a Hamas rocket attack. Israeli missiles flattened buildings in Gaza City, including one housing the offices of Hamas’ leader; they were answered by another…
By Aron Heller, Associated Press
A long-range rocket fired from the Gaza Strip slammed into a house in central Israel and wounded seven people early Monday, forcing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a high-profile visit to Washington and prompting the military to deploy…
By Associated Press
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's cutting short his visit to Washington after a Gaza rocket attack on Israel.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In the Gaza Strip, 97 percent of freshwater is unsuitable for human consumption, and raw sewage pours into the Mediterranean Sea. Facilities for desalinating and treating water function on only a limited basis, as Israel controls the flow of fuel…
The Middle East is facing a water crisis, and the divisions between Israel and Palestinians have only exacerbated the problem. But whereas Israel is a pioneer in desalination and produces much of its own water, in Gaza, Palestinians struggle with…
In our news wrap Wednesday, voting machines in Palm Beach County overheated as election officials raced to meet the Thursday deadline for reporting tallies. Now 174,000 ballots must be recounted. Meanwhile, in Georgia, all but one county has certified its…
Israel's defense minister abruptly resigned Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about early elections.
By Fares Akram, Josef Federman, Associated Press
The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed by hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks in southern Israel and scores of Israeli airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip. But it did not address the deeper issues…
Monday in our News Wrap, President Trump claimed that “an honest vote count is no longer possible” in Florida’s races for governor and Senate. He provided no evidence to justify his opinion. Also, Israeli air raids in Gaza killed at…
By Fares Akram, Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press
Chanting "revenge" and flanked by masked gunmen in camouflage, thousands of mourners in the Gaza Strip on Monday buried seven Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli incursion as the ruling Hamas group launched a feverish security sweep across the territory.
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