Israel + Hamas

United Airlines aircrafts are parked at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,...
Ross Levitt, Pete Muntean and Samantha Delouya, CNN

United to resume non-stop service from US to Israel

United Airlines said it will resume flights from the United States to Israel beginning in March.
8 days ago
Nasser hospital in the city of Khan Younis, Gaza, on December 22, 2020....
Kareem Khadder and Zeena Saifi, CNN

‘We are completely besieged’: One of last doctors left in Gaza’s Nasser hospital says patients’ fate no longer in his control

One of the doctors remaining in Gaza's Nasser hospital has described a “catastrophic” situation a week into the Israeli forces’ siege.
8 days ago
5-year-old Palestinian girl Hind Rajab has been found dead. (Palestine Red Crescent Society)...
Abeer Salman and Khader Al Za’anoun, CNN

Five-year-old Palestinian girl found dead after being trapped in car under Israeli fire

A 5-year-old Palestinian girl who was trapped in a car with her dead relatives after it came under Israeli fire in Gaza last month has been found dead.
18 days ago
Trucks of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) carrying fuel a...
Sophie Tanno, Hira Humayun, Richard Roth and Heather Chen, CNN

What we know about Israel’s allegations against UN staffers in Gaza

The main UN agency in Gaza is in turmoil after Israel accused some of its staff members of involvement in Hamas’ October 7 terror attacks.
1 month ago
A 2018 file photo showing the exterior of the Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Family in Gaza City...
Maija Ehlinger, Jomana Karadsheh, Kareem El Damanhoury and Heather Chen, CNN

Pope speaks out after IDF sniper kills two women inside Gaza church, per Catholic authorities

An Israeli military sniper shot and killed two women inside the Holy Family Parish in Gaza on Saturday.
2 months ago
a tank shoots a shell...
EDITH M. LEDERER

UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly to demand a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

Unlike Security Council resolutions, General Assembly resolutions are not legally binding but do hold weight and reflect global opinons.
3 months ago
Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Japayal on Sunday reiterated her call for a ceasefire in Gaza, eve...
Casey Gannon, CNN

Rep. Pramila Jayapal stands by call for ceasefire in Gaza as fighting resumes

Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Japayal on Sunday reiterated her call for a ceasefire in Gaza, even as fighting has resumed.
3 months ago
Palestinians walk through damaged buildings in Gaza City....
Associated Press

Israeli military confirms release of 8 more Israeli hostages from captivity in Gaza Strip

At least 10 Israelis a day have been released during the truce, in return for Israel’s release of at least 30 Palestinian prisoners.
3 months ago
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference following a closed-door...
STEPHEN GROVES Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Schumer warns antisemitism is on the rise

His remarks during a nearly-45 minute speech on the Senate floor Wednesday come at a sensitive time in the Israel-Hamas war.
3 months ago
This photo released by Schneider Children's Medical Center on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023 shows Abigail E...
TIA GOLDENBERG, JACK JEFFERY and SAMY MAGDY Associated Press

Israel confirms 11 hostages released from Hamas captivity have returned to Israeli territory

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli military says 11 hostages have been released from Hamas captivity in the Gaza Strip and returned to Israeli territory. Military officials said late Monday that the hostages were on Israeli soil and undergoing initial medical checks before being reunited with their families. It is the fourth such release […]
3 months ago
Palestinians walk through damaged buildings in Gaza City....
Mostafa Salem, CNN

Deal reached to extend Israel-Hamas truce by two days, Qatar says

Qatar says, deal reached to extend Israel-Hamas truce by two days.
3 months ago
Image of Abigail Edan, now in the hands of Red Cross officials, a senior US official told CNN. (Hos...
Arlette Saenz, Betsy Klein and MJ Lee, CNN

4-year-old Israeli American hostage is released

Two American women who are unaccounted for are also expected to be part of the group of 50 women and children hostages expected to be released.
3 months ago
Hostages Released by Hamas on Friday November 24th...
Tara John, Lauren Izso, Tamar Michaelis and Sophie Tanno, CNN

Who are the hostages released on Friday?

CNN — A group of hostages is recovering after being freed by Hamas as a temporary truce took effect, bringing a halt to fighting after weeks of conflict. Thirteen Israeli civilians were freed along with 11 foreign nationals in the initial exchange. They are all said to be well, bringing to an end the first […]
3 months ago
Israeli security forces stand next to ambulances waiting outside the helipad of Tel Aviv's Schneide...
Tara John, Lauren Izso and Tamar Michaelis, CNN

Who are the hostages released on Friday?

The first group of hostages released by Hamas under a deal with Israel were safely returned on Friday,
3 months ago
Parents and relatives of children kidnapped on October 7 hold a demonstration in Tel Aviv. (Alexi J...
Rob Picheta and Richard Greene, CNN

Hamas releases Israeli and Thai hostages from Gaza, officials say

A group of Israeli and Thai hostages held by Hamas in Gaza since October 7 has been released, as part of a deal.
3 months ago
Demonstrators in Tel Aviv call for the release of hostages held by Hamas on November 21 ahead of th...
Simone McCarthy and Sophie Tanno, CNN

Israel-Hamas truce believed to be holding, with hostage release expected in coming hours

Originally Published: 24 NOV 23 00:17 ET Updated: 24 NOV 23 08:33 ET (CNN) — A truce between Israel and Hamas that was scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. local time (12 a.m. ET) Friday is believed to be holding, with civilian hostages held captive by militants expected to be released in the coming hours […]
3 months ago
a sign says "hostage deal ceasefire"...
Sam Herrera

Israeli official says talks continuing, hostage release won’t take place before Friday

There was no explanation for the delay, and it was not immediately clear when the cease-fire might begin.
3 months ago
Black smoke rises from an Israeli airstrike on the outskirts of Aita al-Shaab, a Lebanese border vi...
JOSEF FEDERMAN and JACK JEFFERY Associated Press

Israeli Cabinet approves cease-fire with Hamas that includes release of some 50 hostages

Israeli Cabinet approves cease-fire with Hamas that includes the release of some 50 hostages held by militants.
3 months ago
people search among wreckage for survivors...
Associated Press

Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu says war against Hamas will not stop after cease-fire

The Israeli Cabinet was expected to vote on a plan to halt Israel’s offensive in Gaza for several days in exchange for the release of about 50 hostages.
3 months ago
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter sits a reception to celebrate her and former President Jimmy Cart...
Keith Allen and Kate Andersen Brower, CNN

Rosalynn Carter, mental health activist, humanitarian and former first lady, dies at 96

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter died Sunday at the age of 96, according to the Carter Center.
3 months ago
FILE - President Joe Biden meets with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo in the Oval Office of the W...
Stephen Collinson, CNN

Protests encapsulate progressive angst that could imperil Biden’s 2024 campaign

(CNN) — Israel could not have asked for a better friend than President Joe Biden. In the anguished aftermath of the horror unleashed by Hamas on October 7, Biden grieved with Israelis as though he was one of them. As global anger mounted at the thousands of civilian deaths in Gaza during Israel’s counter-attack against […]
4 months ago
Lawmakers grappled with their emotions while discussing a resolution to support Israel here in Utah...
Peter Johnston

Resolution to support Israel turns emotional on Utah House floor

A resolution to support Israel in Utah sparked emotional debate Wednesday. It was meant to support Israeli, Jewish and Muslim Americans.
4 months ago
Three students say New York University in Manhattan is not listening to Jewish students complaining...
Celina Tebor, CNN

3 Jewish students sue New York University over antisemitism response

Three students say New York University in Manhattan is not listening to Jewish students complaining about acts of antisemitism.
4 months ago
U.S. Capitol Police stand outside the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee. Protesters...
MIKE PESOLI and CHRIS MEGERIAN Associated Press

Police make arrests after protest outside Democratic HQ calling for cease-fire in Israel-Hamas war

Police in the nation’s capital have responded to a protest outside the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee.
4 months ago