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Israeli government facing increased condemnation over latest Rafah air strikes

The Israeli government is facing increased condemnation, diplomatic pressure over the latest deadly Rafah air strikes.
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VIDEO:  Israeli airstrike fallout
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US aid pier to be moved from Gaza for repairs after damage from rough seas

The U.S. military's temporary pier will be moved from Gaza for repairs that could last a week.
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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 the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, near the Gaza coast, May 19, 2024.
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Latest on series of deadly airstrikes in Israel

ABC News foreign correspondent Britt Clennett is in Israel with the latest after a series of deadly airstrikes this past weekend.
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VIDEO: Latest on series of deadly airstrikes in Israel
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Aid groups lining up to condemn Rafah airstrike

ABC’s Britt Clennett, in Tel Aviv, Israel, spoke with “Start Here" about developments in the strike's aftermath.
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ABC’s Britt Clennett, in Tel Aviv, Israel, spoke with “Start Here" about developments in the strike's aftermath.
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Outrage grows after deadly Israeli airstrike in Rafah

The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting after a new round of deadly Israeli airstrikes in Rafah. ABC News' Karen Travers and contributor Mick Mulroy report.
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VIDEO: Outrage grows after deadly Israeli airstrike in Rafah
May 28, 2024 at 2:13 PM

Netanyahu calls deadly strike on Rafah a 'tragic mishap'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the strike on Rafah, which killed at least 50 Palestinians Sunday, a "tragic mishap" in a speech to Israel's parliament.
May 28, 2024 at 2:13 PM
VIDEO: Netanyahu calls deadly strike on Rafah a 'tragic mishap'
May 28, 2024 at 11:24 AM

Netanyahu calls deadly strike on Rafah a 'tragic mishap'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the Israeli strike that killed dozens of people in the southern Gaza city of Rafah on Sunday night a "tragic mishap."
May 28, 2024 at 11:24 AM
VIDEO: Netanyahu calls deadly strike on Rafah a 'tragic mishap'
May 27, 2024 at 7:10 PM

Spain, Ireland set to formally recognize a Palestinian state

Relations between the European Union and Israel are in a nosedive on the eve of the diplomatic recognition of a Palestinian state by EU members Ireland and Spain
May 27, 2024 at 7:10 PM
From right, Norway's Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide, Spain's Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares Bueno and Ireland's Foreign Minister Micheal Martin address a media conference prior to talks on the Middle East in Brussels, Monday, May 27, 2024. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 27, 2024 at 12:33 PM

At least 50 killed in Rafah after Israel missile strikes

The attacks from Israel killed dozens of Palestinians.
May 27, 2024 at 12:33 PM
VIDEO: At least 50 killed in Rafah after Israel missile strikes
May 27, 2024 at 2:44 AM

Hamas fires missiles at Tel Aviv for first time in months

IDF sources say rockets were shot at IDF forces near Rafah.
May 27, 2024 at 2:44 AM
VIDEO: Hamas fires missiles at Tel Aviv for first time in months
May 26, 2024 at 11:50 PM

Palestinian medics say Israeli airstrike kills 22 in Rafah

Palestinian health workers say Israeli attacks have killed at least 35 people and hit tents for displaced people in the southern Gaza city of Rafah
May 26, 2024 at 11:50 PM
This frame grab taken from video shot in southern Israel shows smoke rising from what Palestinian medics say is an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, Sunday, May 26, 2024. (AP Photo/Josphat Kasire)
May 26, 2024 at 9:36 PM

EU foreign chief says Israel must respect UN court, control settler violence

The European Union’s foreign policy chief has insisted that Israel must abide by the U.N. top court’s rulings and end its offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah
May 26, 2024 at 9:36 PM
Norway's Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide shows a document which will be handed to Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority Mohammed Mustafa prior to a meeting for talks on the Middle East in Brussels, Sunday, May 26, 2024. Norway on Sunday handed over papers to the Palestinian prime minister to officially give it diplomatic recognition as a state in a largely symbolic move that has infuriated Israel. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 26, 2024 at 4:06 AM

Israeli police fight with protesters demanding return of hostages held in Gaza

Scuffles between Israeli police and protesters have erupted in Tel Aviv after thousands gathered to demonstrate against the government and demand that it bring back the hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza
May 26, 2024 at 4:06 AM
Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government, and calling for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 25, 2024. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
May 25, 2024 at 3:57 PM

UN's top court orders Israel to halt military operations in Rafah

The United Nation's top court called for a halt to the offensive in Gaza as the bodies of three hostages have been recovered.
May 25, 2024 at 3:57 PM
VIDEO: UN's top court orders Israel to halt military operation s in Rafah
May 25, 2024 at 11:58 AM

Israel’s army says bodies of 3 more hostages killed on Oct 7. recovered overnight

Egypt says it has agreed to send U.N. humanitarian aid trucks through Israel’s main crossing into Gaza
May 25, 2024 at 11:58 AM
Relatives and supporters of Israeli hostages held by Hamas in Gaza hold photos of their loved ones during a performance calling for their return in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
May 25, 2024 at 12:27 AM

United Nations’ top court orders Israel to halt military operations in Gaza

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May 25, 2024 at 12:27 AM
VIDEO: United Nations’ top court orders Israel to halt military operations in Gaza
May 25, 2024 at 12:27 AM

Israeli troops have recovered bodies of 3 more hostages from Gaza

The bodies of the three hostages who Hamas terrorists murdered on Oct. 7 have now been returned to Israel for burial.
May 25, 2024 at 12:27 AM
VIDEO: Israeli troops have recovered bodies of 3 more hostages from Gaza
May 24, 2024 at 10:48 PM

UN's top court orders halt to Israeli military campaign

The International Court of Justice has ruled Israel must halt its military offensive immediately, however, it carries little weight. ABC News' Britt Clennett has the latest from Tel Aviv.
May 24, 2024 at 10:48 PM
VIDEO: UN's top court orders halt to Israeli military campaign
May 24, 2024 at 7:18 PM

Top UN court to rule on request for it to order Israel to halt its offensive in Gaza

The top United Nations court has ordered Israel to immediately halt its military offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah — but stopped short of ordering a full cease-fire
May 24, 2024 at 7:18 PM
Placards reading "Nobody is Free till Palestine is Free" were laid out for demonstrators outside the Peace Palace, rear, housing the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, May 24, 2024. The top United Nations court was to rule on an urgent plea by South Africa for judges to order Israel to halt its military operations in Gaza and withdraw from the enclave. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 24, 2024 at 6:14 PM

3 more bodies of Israeli hostages recovered

The bodies of the three hostages, who were murdered by Hamas terrorists on Oct. 7, have now been returned to Israel for burial.
May 24, 2024 at 6:14 PM
VIDEO: 3 more bodies of Israeli hostages recovered
May 24, 2024 at 5:42 PM

International Court of Justice orders Israel to halt military offensive in Rafah

Britt Clennett reports from Israel on the ICJ’s ruling against Israel's war offensive in Gaza.
May 24, 2024 at 5:42 PM
VIDEO: International Court of Justice orders Israel to halt military offensive in Rafah
May 23, 2024 at 10:44 PM

3 US service members treated for injuries related to pier off Gaza: CENTCOM

One service member is in critical condition, a defense official told ABC News.
May 23, 2024 at 10:44 PM
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Amphibious Construction Battalion 1, and Israel Defense Forces emplace the Trident Pier on the Gaza coast, May 16, 2024. The temporary pier, part of the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore capability, will enable the maritime delivery of international humanitarian aid to the United Nations in Gaza for distribution to Palestinian people in need.
May 23, 2024 at 9:37 PM

Father of Hamas hostage reacts to video of daughter in custody

ABC News’ Britt Clennett spoke to Shlomi Berger, the father of one of the female Israeli soldiers shown in a video released by the Hostage Families Forum showing her in Hamas custody.
May 23, 2024 at 9:37 PM
ABC News’ Britt Clennett spoke to Shlomi Berger, the father of one of the female Israeli soldiers shown in a video released by the Hostage Families Forum showing her in Hamas custody.
May 23, 2024 at 4:26 PM

US says Israel has made 'refinements' to Rafah assault to limit risk of civilian harm

President Biden paused a bomb shipment over concerns about civilian casualties.
May 23, 2024 at 4:26 PM
A Palestinian man and his children sit in a destroyed room following the targeting or a residential building by an Israeli airstrike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, May 22, 2024.
May 23, 2024 at 4:25 PM

UNRWA suspends aid to Rafah due to 'insecurity, lack of supplies' amid ongoing war

UNRWA said Tuesday it has suspended aid deliveries to Rafah due to "insecurity" and "lack of supplies" amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.
May 23, 2024 at 4:25 PM
A truck, marked with United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) logo, crosses into Egypt from Gaza, at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip in Rafah, Egypt, Nov. 27, 2023.
May 23, 2024 at 1:41 AM

Video shows 7 female IDF soldiers in terrorist custody after Oct. 7 attacks

The families of seven female Israeli soldiers captured by Hamas during the Oct. 7 attacks have released graphic footage of their abduction.
May 23, 2024 at 1:41 AM
VIDEO: Video shows 7 female IDF soldiers in terrorist custody after Oct. 7 attacks
May 22, 2024 at 10:58 PM

3 countries join in formally recognizing a Palestinian state

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May 22, 2024 at 10:58 PM
VIDEO: 3 countries join in formally recognizing a Palestinian state
May 22, 2024 at 8:22 PM

US says Israel has made 'refinements' to Rafah assault strategy after Biden demands

President Biden paused a bomb shipment over concerns about civilian casualties.
May 22, 2024 at 8:22 PM
President Biden paused a bomb shipment over concerns about civilian casualties.
May 22, 2024 at 7:58 PM

US allies Ireland, Spain and Norway recognize Palestinian state

The three countries join some 140 countries that recognize the state of Palestine, according to the U.N.
May 22, 2024 at 7:58 PM
VIDEO: US allies Ireland, Spain and Norway recognize Palestinian state
May 22, 2024 at 6:53 PM

American couple shares story of volunteering at Gaza hospital

Drs. Sameer Khan and Alia Kattan recently returned from Gaza and are sharing their firsthand accounts of the suffering going on in the region.
May 22, 2024 at 6:53 PM
VIDEO: American couple shares story of volunteering at Gaza hospital
May 22, 2024 at 6:08 PM

Israeli Hostage Center releases video showing 5 girls taken hostage on Oct. 7

It is believed that the five girls in the video are still alive and in Hamas custody.
May 22, 2024 at 6:08 PM
VIDEO: Israeli Hostage Center releases video showing 5 girls taken hostage on Oct. 7
May 21, 2024 at 9:47 PM

Speaker Johnson moving ahead on Netanyahu invite in wake of possible ICC warrant

House Speaker Mike Johnson told reporters Tuesday that he's moving ahead with an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress.
May 21, 2024 at 9:47 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks in Jerusalem, Feb. 18, 2024. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson at the Capitol, Feb. 29, 2024 in Washington.
May 21, 2024 at 8:57 PM

Blinken calls ICC warrants 'wrongheaded,' says they complicate efforts for cease-fire

Blinken said the ICC prosecutor's actions make a "shameful equivalence" between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar.
May 21, 2024 at 8:57 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken takes his seat for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the State Department's FY2025 budget request, May 21, 2024.
May 21, 2024 at 5:08 PM

Benjamin Netanyahu speaks out on possible war crimes prosecution

A prosecutor asked the International Criminal Court for arrest warrants for Israel's prime minister and Hamas officials for war crimes.
May 21, 2024 at 5:08 PM
VIDEO: Netanyahu speaks out on possible war crimes prosecution, apparent invasion of Rafah
May 21, 2024 at 1:55 PM

Biden reacts to ICC push for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister

The ICC's top prosecutor is seeking a global arrest warrant for both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
May 21, 2024 at 1:55 PM
VIDEO: Biden reacts to ICC push for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister
May 21, 2024 at 8:06 AM

Mayor defends NYPD response after officers seen punching pro-Palestinian protesters

New York City Mayor Eric Adams defended the police department’s response to a pro-Palestinian street demonstration in Brooklyn over the weekend, calling video of officers repeatedly punching men lying prone on the ground an “isolated incident.”
May 21, 2024 at 8:06 AM
FILE - New York City Mayor Eric Adams gestures as he attends a news conference at City Hall in New York, March 19, 2024. Adams defended the police department’s response Monday, May 20, 2024, to a pro-Palestinian street demonstration in Brooklyn over the weekend, calling video of officers repeatedly punching men lying prone on the ground an “isolated incident.” (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)
May 20, 2024 at 11:42 PM

Biden administration raises questions about Netanyahu ICC arrest warrant

The Biden administration raised concerns about the International Criminal Court prosecutor's request an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
May 20, 2024 at 11:42 PM
VIDEO: Biden administration raises questions about Netanyahu ICC arrest warrant
May 20, 2024 at 11:31 PM

The International Criminal Court going after top Israeli and Hamas officials

Leaders on both sides are being charged with various crimes from the start of the Israel-Hamas war
May 20, 2024 at 11:31 PM
VIDEO: The International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants for top Israeli and Hamas officials
May 20, 2024 at 6:46 PM

Protesters block streets in Tel Aviv demanding hostage deal

Israel’s Parliament opened its summer session amid growing frustrations with the government's handling of the war in Gaza.
May 20, 2024 at 6:46 PM
VIDEO: Protesters block streets in Tel Aviv demanding hostage deal
May 20, 2024 at 6:19 PM

Blinken denounces ICC arrest warrants for Israeli, Hamas leaders

A prosecutor with the ICC said he would file applications for arrest warrants for Hamas and Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for "criminal responsibility."
May 20, 2024 at 6:19 PM
VIDEO: Blinken denounces ICC arrest warrants for Israeli, Hamas leaders
May 20, 2024 at 4:04 PM

Settler groups block aid trucks from passing into Gaza

Groups have been establishing illegal checkpoints along a major aid route with the hopes of impeding the flow of aid into Gaza, protesters told ABC News.
May 20, 2024 at 4:04 PM
Groups have been establishing illegal checkpoints along a major aid route with the hopes of impeding the flow of aid into Gaza, protesters told ABC News.
May 20, 2024 at 8:22 AM

Senior Republican criticizes Biden in speech to Israeli parliament

Elise Stefanik, a House Republican leader seen as a candidate to be Donald Trump’s running mate, delivered a speech before Israel’s parliament in which she criticized President Joe Biden’s approach to the war in Gaza
May 20, 2024 at 8:22 AM
FILE - Chair of the House Republican Conference Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., talks to reporters about their plans to respond to student protests over the Israel-Hamas war, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Elise Stefanik, a House Republican leader seen as a candidate to be Donald Trump's running mate, delivered a speech before Israel's parliament on Sunday, May 19, 2024, in which she slammed President Joe Biden's approach to the war in Gaza. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 20, 2024 at 2:30 AM

Israeli airstrike kills 27 people in central Gaza, mostly women and children

An Israeli airstrike has killed 27 people in central Gaza, mostly women and children, and fighting again rages across the north
May 20, 2024 at 2:30 AM
Mourners carry the flag-covered coffin of Shani Louk during her funeral in Srigim, Israel, on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Louk, a 22-year-old German-Israeli, was killed while fleeing a music festival during Hamas' Oct. 7 attack and her body was taken into Gaza. Israeli forces recovered her remains last week along with those of three other Israelis killed during the attack, which ignited the war in Gaza. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
May 20, 2024 at 2:22 AM

Sullivan, Saudi crown prince discuss 'semi-final' security deal

President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan has met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss what the kingdom describes as the “semi-final” version of a wide-ranging security agreement between the countries
May 20, 2024 at 2:22 AM
This is a locator map for Saudi Arabia with its capital, Riyadh. (AP Photo)
May 19, 2024 at 9:58 AM

An ultimatum raises pressure on Netanyahu to make postwar plans for Gaza

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under mounting pressure from his own War Cabinet and his country’s closest ally over postwar plans for Gaza
May 19, 2024 at 9:58 AM
Police use water cannon to disperse demonstrators blocking a road during a protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government, and calling for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2024. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
May 19, 2024 at 9:50 AM

Hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters rally in the rain in DC

Hundreds of protesters rallied within sight of the U.S. Capitol, chanting pro-Palestinian slogans and voicing criticism of the Israeli and American governments
May 19, 2024 at 9:50 AM
A man wearing a keffiyeh attends a pro-Palestinian rally, Saturday, May 18, 2024, near the U.S. Capitol on the National Mall in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 19, 2024 at 12:54 AM

19 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested for trying to occupy UPenn building

The University of Pennsylvania said 19 protesters were arrested for trying to occupy a campus building on Friday night.
May 19, 2024 at 12:54 AM
In this screen grab from a video, law enforcement officers and pro-Palestinian demonstrators engage in a stand off at the University of Pennsylvania, on May 17, 2024, in Philadelphia.
May 19, 2024 at 12:46 AM

4th hostage's body recovered in Gaza

The Israeli army announced it had identified the body of a fourth hostage recovered from a tunnel in Gaza. Ron Benjamin, 53, was killed during the Oct. 7 Hamas attack.
May 19, 2024 at 12:46 AM
VIDEO: 4th hostage's body recovered in Gaza
May 18, 2024 at 9:28 PM

Israel says it recovered bodies of 3 hostages

All of them, Israel says, were killed during the Oct. 7 Hamas attack.
May 18, 2024 at 9:28 PM
VIDEO: Israel says its recovered bodies of 3 hostages
May 18, 2024 at 7:11 PM

1 American man's fight to save a girl in Gaza he's never met

Two fathers have young daughters with the same neurological disease.
May 18, 2024 at 7:11 PM
Amjad Abu Zaiter with his family evacuating Rafah in Southern Gaza, his daughter Julia, in her mother's arms.