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More bodies found in mass grave at hospital in Gaza

Emergency workers have recovered at least 35 more bodies from a mass grave within the Nasser medical complex in southern Gaza after the Israeli army withdrew from the neighborhood earlier this month.

Russia warns New US aid package will just kill more Ukrainians

Washington’s $61 billion pledge to Kiev will make little difference on the battlefield, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said, adding it will lead to new casualties among Ukrainians.

UK announces largest-ever aid package for Ukraine

The United Kingdom has jumped on the Ukraine aid bandwagon, revealing plans to provide the largest package of British military assistance, as Washington inches closer to approving some $61 billion in new funding for Kiev.

US says looking into alleged Israeli human rights abuses in Gaza

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has stated Washington is looking into allegations of human rights abuses by Israel in its war on the besieged Gaza Strip. More than 34,000 Palestinians have been killed during Israel's carnage in Gaza over the past seven months.

Ukraine believes US assistance won’t stop Russian army

A new US aid package will harden Ukraine’s resistance but will not be enough to stem the tide in the conflict with Russia, officials in Kiev and military analysts have told the Financial Times.

Biden assures Zelensky US will ‘quickly provide’ security package

US President Joe Biden on Monday spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to assure him Washington will provide more aid as soon as the Senate passes the national security package, the White House announced.

Israel gave no evidence UNRWA staff linked to Hamas: Report

Tel Aviv has not provided "any supporting evidence" to back up allegations that the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees employees are members of the armed groups that attacked Israel on 7 October, a review led by the former French foreign minister Catherine Colonna has revealed.

US forced Israel to abandon larger-scale attack on Iran: Report

Israeli leaders planned a “much more extensive counterstrike on Iran” after Tehran launched a drone and missile barrage on Israel last weekend, but were pressured to pare down the operation by the US and its allies, the New York Times has claimed in a report.

EU FMs agree to expand Iran sanctions over retaliatory attacks

The EU foreign ministers agreed in principle on Monday to expand sanctions on Iran following Tehran's missile and drone attack on Israel, carried out in response to Israel's assassination of seven Iranian military advisors in Damascus.

Israeli opposition leader calls on Netanyahu to resign over failures to predict Hamas attack

Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid has urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down, following the resignation of the military intelligence chief over failures to predict the Hamas military operation on October 7, 2023.

Turkey’s president in Iraq to push for reset of bilateral ties, cooperation against PKK

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan began a rare visit to Iraq on Monday aiming to reset rocky bilateral relations with a raft of deals covering energy, trade and security cooperation against Kurdish PKK militants.

About 85 percent of Israelis have little or no trust in government: Poll

The public opinion poll by Israel’s Yediot Ahronoth media outlet and the Institute for Freedom and Responsibility of Reichman University suggests 85 percent of Israelis have little or no trust in their government.

Iran warns of ‘stronger response’ to another Israeli act of aggression

Iran has vowed to give a “stronger response” to any further Israeli act of aggression against the country or its interests.

US ‘not funding’ war in Ukraine: Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has reiterated that the United States is “not funding” war in his country, emphasizing that Washington is helping "protect democracy" throughout the region.

Global military expenditure reaches all-time high of $2,443bn in 2023: Report

World military expenditure increased by 6.8% in 2023 year-over-year and reached a new record high of $2,443 billion, with the three largest spenders being the US, China and Russia, according to new data published on Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

NATO chief says member states have military personnel in Ukraine

NATO member states have military personnel stationed at their respective embassies in Kiev performing advisory functions, the military alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has told MSNBC News.

UNICEF urges halt to killing of Palestinian children

The killing of Palestinian children “needs to stop”, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has stressed.

Majority of Israelis don’t believe victory in Gaza war imminent: survey

A poll conducted for Israel’s Channel 13 shows 68 percent of respondents say that they do not believe in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement that Israel was “one step away from victory” in Gaza.

Israel pledges to increase ‘military pressure’ on Hamas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that the Israeli military will increase “pressure” on Hamas in a bid to secure the release of captives in the Gaza Strip. More than 34,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israel's onslaught against the besieged enclave since early October last year.

485 Palestinians killed by Israel in West Bank since start of Gaza war: Health Ministry

At least 485 Palestinians have been killed and 4,900 others injured in attacks by the Israeli army and illegal settlers in the occupied West Bank since last October, the Health Ministry has announced.

Nearly 200 bodies found in mass grave at Gaza hospital

Palestinian civil defence crews have uncovered a mass grave inside the Nasser Medical Complex in Gaza’s Khan Younis, with 180 bodies recovered so far, Al Jazeera has reported.

US new military assistance to Israel aggression against Palestinians

New United States military aid to Israel is an aggression against the Palestinian people, the Palestinian leadership has announced.

Washington pumping Kiev with arms to protract war ‘up till last Ukrainian’: Moscow

The United States is prepared to pour weapons into Ukraine as long as necessary and spares no Ukrainian lives to make sure that its proxy continues fighting Moscow, including via terrorist attacks and killings of journalists, the Russian Foreign Ministry has stressed.

Hundreds of Gazans contract respiratory illnesses: Report

Hundreds of cases in the Gaza Strip afflicted with respiratory illnesses were recorded in the hospitals due to residents resorting to igniting fires to cook food amid the shortage of cooking gas, the Media Office in the besieged enclave has reported.

Every 10 minutes, a Gaza child killed amid war: UNRWA

A child is killed every 10 minutes in the Gaza Strip amid the Israeli war on the besieged enclave, according to an assessment Saturday by the UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA).

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