Israel’s war with Hamas resumed after a weeklong truce expired, with each side blaming the other for the resurgence of hostilities.
A New York Times report says Israel's military knew about Hamas' plans to attack Israel more than a year before the devastating Oct. 7 operation.
A busload of the latest Palestinian prisoners to be released by Israel has been welcomed home in the West Bank.
Israel released another group of Palestinian prisoners early Thursday in exchange for 16 hostages freed hours earlier by the Islamic militant group Hamas in Gaza.
When Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, killing roughly 1200 people and kidnapping 240 others, it prompted a war in Israel and Gaza. But observers say it has also sparked a rise in antisemitism in the United States and around the world.
Hamas has freed 12 hostages and Israel has released 30 Palestinian prisoners on the fifth day of a fragile cease-fire in the Gaza war.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to extend their cease-fire for two more days past Monday.
Abigail Edan, whose fourth birthday passed while she was in captivity, is among 14 Israelis and two other foreign nationals released by Hamas on Sunday.
Hamas had earlier delayed the release of 13 Israelis and four foreigners for several hours, saying Israel had violated the terms of a truce deal that had set the stage for such swaps.
The hostages freed Friday included 13 Israelis, 10 people from Thailand and one from the Philippines, according to Qatar. The agreement opened the way for sorely needed aid to flow into Gaza for beleaguered residents.
A cease-fire to facilitate the release of dozens of people taken hostage during Hamas’ raid on Israel is expected to bring the first respite to war-weary Palestinians in Gaza and a glimmer of hope to the families of the captives.
A four-day cease-fire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas will began Friday morning, Qatar said, a day later than originally announced, as negotiators worked out final details of the deal.
The Israeli military on Wednesday unveiled what it claimed was a Hamas military facility under Gaza's largest hospital, showing what appeared to be a subterranean dormitory.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s national security adviser says a planned hostage-for-prisoner swap with Hamas has been delayed until at least Friday.
Israel’s Cabinet has approved a cease-fire deal with the Hamas militant group that would bring a temporary halt to a devastating war now in its seventh week.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has said negotiations over a potential cease-fire and hostage release deal in its final stages, according to multiple reports.
Billionaire owner Elon Musk inflamed tensions further with his own posts endorsing an antisemitic conspiracy theory.
The communications blackout is now in its second day, largely cutting off Gaza’s 2.3 million people from one another and the outside world, as well as paralyzing the coordination of aid.
The communications breakdown largely cuts off Gaza's 2.3 million people from each other and the outside world, worsening the severe humanitarian crisis in southern Gaza, even as Israeli airstrikes continue there.
Paul Kessler, a 69-year-old Jewish man, died in a Los Angeles suburb after a confrontation with a pro-Palestinian demonstrator.