Israel-Hamas at war
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Israel strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

The IDF said it launched strikes in Yemen Saturday, targeting areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Israeli officials say the airstrikes are in response to Friday's drone attack in Tel Aviv.
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VIDEO: Israel strikes Houthi targets in Yemen
July 21, 2024 at 1:11 AM

IDF launches airstrikes inside Yemen

Israel launched its first claimed, direct airstrike on Houthi targets since the start of the Israel-Hamas war.
July 21, 2024 at 1:11 AM
VIDEO: IDF launches airstrikes inside Yemen
July 20, 2024 at 4:35 PM

Houthis take credit for drone strike in Tel Aviv

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for drone strike that killed at least one in Tel Aviv.
July 20, 2024 at 4:35 PM
VIDEO: Houthis take credit for drone strike in Tel Aviv
July 20, 2024 at 11:15 AM

How Biden's floating pier off Gaza wound up a 'disappointment'

The U.S. military warned the White House it was a complicated option.
July 20, 2024 at 11:15 AM
A truck carries humanitarian aid across Trident Pier, a temporary pier to deliver aid, off the Gaza Strip, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, near the Gaza coast, June 25, 2024.
July 19, 2024 at 9:16 PM

Israeli soldier who refuses to serve in Gaza speaks out

Yuval Green, a 26-year-old reservist who was called up to fight in southern Gaza, said he decided to leave the Israel Defense Forces when his unit was asked to set fire to a Palestinian house there.
July 19, 2024 at 9:16 PM
VIDEO: Israeli soldier who refuses to serve in Gaza speaks out
July 19, 2024 at 8:36 PM

Israeli soldier who refuses to serve in Gaza speaks out

Yuval Green, 26, is one of only a few soldiers to come out against the war.
July 19, 2024 at 8:36 PM
Palestinians sits outside a building destroyed in previous Israeli bombardment, overlooking a pool of stagnant water in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, July 19, 2024.
July 19, 2024 at 4:06 PM

Adidas 'revising' campaign for retro shoes that drew criticism from Israel

Adidas said Friday that it is “revising” its campaign for running shoes inspired by a design dating back to the time of the 1972 Munich Olympics, which has drawn criticism from Israel over the involvement of supermodel Bella Hadid
July 19, 2024 at 4:06 PM
July 19, 2024 at 2:47 PM

Large explosion rocks Tel Aviv

A low-flying drone UAV exploded around 3 a.m. on Friday, just one block away from the U.S. embassy. A spokesperson for the Iran-backed Houthis have claimed responsibility for the explosion.
July 19, 2024 at 2:47 PM
VIDEO: Large explosion rocks Tel Aviv
July 18, 2024 at 6:54 PM

Israeli minister visits sensitive Jerusalem holy site, imperiling Gaza talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise visit to troops in southern Gaza, days before his speech to the U.S. Congress
July 18, 2024 at 6:54 PM
Palestinians gather near the bodies of their relatives killed in the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip, at a hospital in Deir al-Balah, Thursday, July 18, 2024. (AP Photo/Abdel Kareem Hana)
July 17, 2024 at 9:01 PM

Rep. David Kustoff says Israel's fight against terror is also America's battle

Kustoff serves the eighth district in Tennessee and is one of two Jewish Republicans in Congress. He tells ABC News' Kyra Phillips how the Israel-Hamas war would look if Trump were president.
July 17, 2024 at 9:01 PM
VIDEO: Rep. David Kustoff says Israel's fight against terror is also America's battle
July 16, 2024 at 3:26 PM

Far-right groups that block aid to Gaza receive tax-deductible donations from US and Israel

Under American pressure, Israel has pledged to deliver large quantities of humanitarian aid into the war-ravaged Gaza Strip
July 16, 2024 at 3:26 PM
FILE - Activists stand in front of trucks carrying humanitarian aid as they try to stop them from entering the Gaza Strip in an area near the Kerem Shalom border crossing, southern Israel, Thursday, May 9, 2024. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
July 14, 2024 at 6:14 PM

UK Foreign Secretary visits Israel and West Bank, calls for cease-fire in Gaza

The new British foreign secretary has called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza during a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, his second international trip since Labour’s resounding victory in elections earlier this month
July 14, 2024 at 6:14 PM
Britain's Foreign Secretary David Lammy leaves Downing Street after a cabinet meeting, in London, Tuesday July 9, 2024. (Lucy North/PA via AP)
July 13, 2024 at 10:06 PM

Israeli attack on southern Gaza Strip leaves 71 dead, Health Ministry in Gaza says

Israel's prime minister says “there still isn’t absolute certainty” that Hamas’ shadowy military commander was killed in a massive airstrike in southern Gaza
July 13, 2024 at 10:06 PM
Palestinians mourn over the body of a relative killed in an Israeli bombardment on Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Saturday, July 13, 2024. Israel said it targeted Hamas' shadowy military commander in a massive strike Saturday in the crowded southern Gaza Strip that killed at least 71 people, according to local health officials. Hamas immediately rejected the claim that Mohammed Deif was targeted. (AP Photo/Jehad Alshrafi)
July 13, 2024 at 8:46 AM

UN chief says Israel is forcing Gazans 'to move like human pinballs,' urges funds

The United Nations chief is appealing for funding for the beleaguered U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees in Gaza and elsewhere in the Middle East
July 13, 2024 at 8:46 AM
FILE - Palestinians help a wounded man after Israeli strikes in Nuseirat refugee camp, Gaza Strip, on June 8, 2024. The United Nations chief appealed for funding Friday, July 12, 2024, for the beleaguered U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees in Gaza and elsewhere in the Middle East, accusing Israel of issuing evacuation orders in the war-torn territory forcing Palestinians “to move like human pinballs across a landscape of destruction and death.”(AP Photo/Jehad Alshrafi, File)
July 13, 2024 at 3:18 AM

Argentina designates Hamas a terrorist group in show of support for Israel

Argentina has designated Hamas a terrorist organization and ordered a freeze on the financial assets of the Palestinian group
July 13, 2024 at 3:18 AM
FILE - Women touch a board with the names of people who died in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center, at the site of the attack in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the attack, President Javier Milei's government sent Congress a bill to hold the trial in absentia, which would allow the accused, fugitives, to be tried. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
July 13, 2024 at 12:18 AM

US-built aid pier in Gaza to shut down

The Pentagon says the US-built humanitarian aid pier that was meant to bring desperately needed supplies to Gaza, will soon "cease operations."
July 13, 2024 at 12:18 AM
VIDEO: US-built aid pier in Gaza to shut down
July 12, 2024 at 1:48 PM

US aid pier in Gaza to shut down

The Pentagon says the U.S. humanitarian pier meant to bring desperately-needed relief to Gaza would soon “cease operations.”
July 12, 2024 at 1:48 PM
VIDEO: US aid pier in Gaza to shut down
July 11, 2024 at 6:16 PM

2 senior Hamas commanders killed in Gaza: IDF

The Israel Defense Forces continue to strike in Gaza.
July 11, 2024 at 6:16 PM
VIDEO: 2 senior Hamas commanders killed in Gaza: IDF
July 11, 2024 at 6:12 PM

Former Israeli hostage sues US nonprofit for allegedly paying Hamas operative

Almog Meir Jan spent 246 days captive in the Gaza Strip, the lawsuit alleges.
July 11, 2024 at 6:12 PM
An Israeli military vehicle maneuvers near the Israel-Gaza border amid the Israel-Hamas conflict, in Israel, July 10, 2024. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Amir Cohen)
July 11, 2024 at 5:01 PM

Survivors hear results of IDF investigation on Oct. 7 attack

ABC News’ Matt Rivers discusses the latest on this investigation and its response.
July 11, 2024 at 5:01 PM
VIDEO: Survivors hear results of IDF investigation on Oct. 7 attack
July 10, 2024 at 7:01 PM

Israeli delegation heads to Qatar for cease-fire talks

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday that if a cease-fire agreement is reached, "our front will cease fire without discussion."
July 10, 2024 at 7:01 PM
VIDEO: Israeli delegation heads to Qatar for cease-fire talks
July 9, 2024 at 11:54 PM

Military pier off Gaza likely to cease operations in coming days: US officials

The temporary pier will be reattached to a beach in Gaza on Wednesday and will likely be removed permanently a few days later, three U.S. officials told ABC News.
July 9, 2024 at 11:54 PM
Trucks carry humanitarian aid at Trident Pier, a temporary pier to deliver aid, off the Gaza Strip, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, near the Gaza coast, June 25, 2024.
July 9, 2024 at 9:07 PM

Iranian actors seeking to 'take advantage' of pro-Palestinian protests in US: DNI

Iranian government actors seeking to "take advantage" of pro-Palestine protests, including funding some: DNI
July 9, 2024 at 9:07 PM
Avril Haines, director of national intelligence, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., May 2, 2024.
July 8, 2024 at 6:46 AM

Israeli protesters block highways, call for cease-fire as war marks 9 months

Marking nine months since the war in Gaza started, Israeli protesters blocked highways across the country calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down and pushing for a cease-fire that could bring back hostages held by Hamas
July 8, 2024 at 6:46 AM
Friends and relatives welcome Almog Meir Jan, 22, who was rescued from captivity after being held hostage for nearly eight months by Hamas, as he returns from a rehabilitation center to his home in Or Yehuda, Israel, Sunday, July 7, 2024. Meir Jan was kidnapped from Israel in a Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, 2023, and is one of four hostages who were rescued by Israeli forces on June 8. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg)
July 8, 2024 at 1:24 AM

Potential breakthrough in Israel-Hamas cease-fire talks

ABC News correspondent Matt Gutman provides the latest on a potential cease-fire breakthrough in the Israel-Hamas war.
July 8, 2024 at 1:24 AM
VIDEO: Potential breakthrough in Israel-Hamas cease-fire talks
July 7, 2024 at 3:26 PM

Rafah is a rubble-strewn ghost town 2 months after Israel invaded to root out Hamas

Two months ago, before Israeli troops invaded Rafah, the city sheltered most of Gaza’s more than 2 million people
July 7, 2024 at 3:26 PM
Israeli military spokesperson, Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari, speaks to the media next to the entrance of a tunnel that the military says Hamas militants used in the southern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Israel says that Hamas has booby-trapped tunnel shafts, roads and buildings in the area. The Israeli military invited reporters for a tour of Rafah, where the military has been operating since May 6. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg, Pool)
July 7, 2024 at 2:12 PM

A look inside Rafah with the IDF

ABC News’ Matt Gutman is one of the first journalist given access by the Israel Defense Forces to get a look inside Rafah.
July 7, 2024 at 2:12 PM
VIDEO: A look inside Rafah with the IDF
July 6, 2024 at 9:26 PM

Hamas clears the way for possible cease-fire after dropping key demand, officials say

A Hamas official and an Egyptian official say Hamas has given initial approval for a U.S.-backed proposal for a phased cease-fire deal in Gaza, dropping a key demand that Israel commit up front to a complete end to the war
July 6, 2024 at 9:26 PM
Demonstrators supporting Palestinians march during a rally calling to stop genocide in Gaza, in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, July 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Ahn young-joon)
July 6, 2024 at 11:10 AM

Gaza's biggest soccer stadium is now shelter for thousands of displaced Palestinians

Thousands of displaced Palestinians in northern Gaza have sought refuge in one of the territory’s largest soccer arenas
July 6, 2024 at 11:10 AM
This image from video shows a woman bathing her child Friday, July 5, 2024 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Yarmouk Sports Stadium, once Gaza's biggest soccer arena, is now sheltering thousands of displaced Palestinians who are scraping by with little food or water. (AP Photo)
July 6, 2024 at 9:18 AM

Hezbollah rocket attacks on northern Israel spark fires, destroy thousands of acres

Experts say fires could get worse in the fall after a hot, dry summer amid rising tensions between Israel and Hezbollah.
July 6, 2024 at 9:18 AM
A firefighter deploys to extinguish a blaze after a drone fired from southern Lebanon was intercepted and landed near Kfar Dishon in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel, on June 25, 2024, amid ongoing cross-border clashes between Israeli troops and Hezbollah fighters.
July 5, 2024 at 9:56 PM

Cease-fire deal and growing tension turn Israeli borders into powder keg

A cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas appears to close. However, a new threat from Hezbollah has Israel preparing for another war. ABC News' Matt Gutman has the latest.
July 5, 2024 at 9:56 PM
VIDEO: Cease-fire deal and growing tension turn Israeli borders into powder keg
July 5, 2024 at 4:27 PM

Tensions rise between Israel and Lebanon

ABC News’ Matt Gutman discusses the new signs of a looming war.
July 5, 2024 at 4:27 PM
VIDEO: Tensions rise between Israel and Lebanon
July 3, 2024 at 11:43 PM

Israeli strike kills high-ranking Hezbollah commander in Lebanon

An Israeli airstrike killed one of Hezbollah's top commanders in southern Lebanon on Wednesday. This led to retaliatory rocket fire by the Iran-backed group into Israel as their conflict continued.
July 3, 2024 at 11:43 PM
VIDEO: Israeli strike kills high-ranking Hezbollah commander in Lebanon
July 3, 2024 at 6:32 PM

Israel assassinates high ranking Hezbollah commander

Muhammad Ni’Mah Nasser is one of the most senior commanders killed since Hezbollah began firing at Israel in solidarity with Gaza on October 8th.
July 3, 2024 at 6:32 PM
VIDEO: Israel assassinates high ranking Hezbollah commander
July 3, 2024 at 6:48 AM

Israel prepares for possible war with Hezbollah as Hamas conflict drags on

Israel is preparing for a possible war with Hezbollah as the war with Hamas drags on.
July 3, 2024 at 6:48 AM
Black smoke billows following an Israeli air strike that targeted a house in the southern Lebanese village of Khiam near the Lebanese-Israeli border, June 21, 2024, amid ongoing cross-border clashes between Israeli troops and Hezbollah fighters.
July 2, 2024 at 7:34 PM

Hot, dry weather poses threat for wildfires amid Israel-Hezbollah tensions

As Iran-backed Hezbollah rocket attacks on Israel spark fires, locals worry about safety and environmental destruction.
July 2, 2024 at 7:34 PM
As Iran-backed Hezbollah rocket attacks on Israel spark fires, locals worry about safety and environmental destruction.
July 2, 2024 at 6:31 PM

IDF orders more evacuations from southern Gaza

More than 250,000 civilians have been ordered to evacuate the southern city of Khan Younis as operations continue
July 2, 2024 at 6:31 PM
VIDEO: IDF orders more evacuations from southern Gaza
July 2, 2024 at 4:40 PM

Israeli army tells Palestinians to evacuate Khan Younis

ABC News’ Matt Gutman discusses the status of getting aid to Gaza, a potential cease-fire deal and hostage release.
July 2, 2024 at 4:40 PM
VIDEO: Israeli army tells Palestinians to evacuate Khan Younis
July 2, 2024 at 2:04 PM

US sends USS Wasp assault ship and Marines to eastern Mediterranean

U.S. moves USS Wasp and Marines to Eastern Mediterranean as tensions continue to rise between Israel and Hezbollah
July 2, 2024 at 2:04 PM
The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) pulls into port at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota, Spain, June 25, 2024.
July 1, 2024 at 10:57 AM

Dozens of sick, injured kids evacuated from Gaza, 1st time since Rafah border closed

On Thursday, 68 sick and injured children -- and companions -- were medically evacuated from Gaza to seek treatment in Egypt and abroad, according to COGAT.
July 1, 2024 at 10:57 AM
A girl walks with a woman carrying an infant child outside Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, June 18, 2024.
July 1, 2024 at 1:51 AM

Fierce battles in Northern Gaza

The cease-fire talks have stalled once again, and there's newfound fear of a wider war in the Middle East with Israel striking Hezbollah in Lebanon.
July 1, 2024 at 1:51 AM
VIDEO: Fierce battles in Northern Gaza
June 30, 2024 at 3:11 PM

Former Israeli hostage held captive for over 8 months speaks out for the first time

Noa Argamani, who was held captive by Hamas for 245 days following the Oct. 7 attack, speaks out for the first time after being rescued.
June 30, 2024 at 3:11 PM
VIDEO: Former Israeli hostage held captive for over 8 months speaks out for the first time
June 30, 2024 at 12:27 AM

Rescued Israeli hostage speaks out

Three weeks after Israeli commandoes freed her and three other hostages, Noa Argamani breaks her silence begging the world not to forget the remaining hostages.
June 30, 2024 at 12:27 AM
VIDEO: Rescued Israeli hostage speaks out
June 28, 2024 at 10:29 PM

Gaza aid piles up amid dispute over whether aid workers can carry security gear

U.S. aid for Gaza is piling up because of a dispute between the U.S. and Israel over whether aid workers can carry protective gear and radios.
June 28, 2024 at 10:29 PM
Humanitarian aid waits for distribution at the offloading area of the JLOTS pier in Gaza.
June 28, 2024 at 7:10 PM

Israeli observation unit claims their Oct. 7 warnings were ignored

ABC News' Ines de La Cuetara speaks with members of a primarily female unit tasked with monitoring Gaza's border and their alleged warnings before Hamas' Oct. 7 attack on Israel.
June 28, 2024 at 7:10 PM
VIDEO: Israeli observation unit claims their Oct. 7 warnings were ignored
June 28, 2024 at 2:38 PM

IDF soldiers say repeated warnings of Hamas activity prior to Oct. 7 were ignored

IDF observation soldier said her unit's repeated warnings of Hamas activity prior to the Oct. 7, 2023, attacks were ignored.
June 28, 2024 at 2:38 PM
IDF Observation unit soldiers monitor the Israel- Gaza border.
June 28, 2024 at 10:33 AM

Pentagon and USAID watchdogs launch reviews of US pier and aid flow into Gaza

The internal watchdogs at the Pentagon and USAID are reviewing the operations and flow of humanitarian aid into Gaza via the pier.
June 28, 2024 at 10:33 AM
Trucks carry humanitarian aid at Trident Pier, a temporary pier to deliver aid, off the Gaza Strip, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, near the Gaza coast, June 25, 2024.
June 26, 2024 at 8:35 PM

Nationwide protests continue in Israel

Hundreds of Israelis lined the streets of Tel Aviv, demanding the return of hostages being held in Gaza for close to nine months.
June 26, 2024 at 8:35 PM
VIDEO: Nationwide protests continue in Israel
June 26, 2024 at 8:33 PM

Hezbollah threatens retaliation if Cyprus helps Israel attack Lebanon

The Iran-backed militant group says Cyprus will be “part of the war” in the Middle East if they allow ports to be used for delivering weapons to Israel instead of only helping get aid to Gaza.
June 26, 2024 at 8:33 PM
VIDEO: Hezbollah threatens retaliation if Cyprus helps Israel attack Lebanon
June 26, 2024 at 7:56 PM

Protester wanted for leading threatening NYC subway chant surrenders to police

A pro-Palestinian protester who was captured on video this month leading a threatening call-and-response chant has surrendered to police.
June 26, 2024 at 7:56 PM
A woman waits to board an F train at the Smith - 9th Street subway station on May 7, 2024, in New York City.