Israel announces largest West Bank land seizure since 1993 during Blinken visit

Israel’s far-right finance minister, Bezalel Smotrich, announced the seizure of 10 square kilometers (3.8 square miles) of Palestinian territory in the West Bank on Friday. The move marks the single largest land seizure by the Israeli government since the 1993 Oslo accords, according to Peace Now, a settlement watchdog group. “While there are those in … Read more

Israel’s war on Gaza live: Ceasefire talks in Doha struggling amid disputes

Israeli forces have bombed a house in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza, killing at least seven Palestinians, and again opened fired on aid seekers in northern Gaza City, killing 19 more people. Mediation efforts to end the bloodshed in Gaza appear to be struggling, with a Hamas official telling Al Jazeera that Israeli negotiators have rejected … Read more

130 people dead in Shooting at Moscow concert venue

More than 130 killed: ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack at a popular concert venue near Moscow Friday that left at least 133 dead and more wounded after assailants stormed the complex with guns and incendiary devices. Russian President Vladimir Putin called the attack a “barbaric terrorist act.” Suspects arrested: Russian authorities said all four suspects directly involved in the … Read more