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Death toll climbs and Arab-Israeli protests intensify as Israel and Gaza slip toward war

Mass Arab protests raged in Israeli cities, while Hamas fired more than 1,000 rockets into Israel and Israeli airstrikes destroyed several multilevel buildings in Gaza.

Covid-19 live updates: Indian coronavirus variant has now spread to almost 50 countries, says WHO

While numbers are declining in every other region globally, cases in India are still soaring and made up half the new cases worldwide over the last week.

CDC director urges parents to vaccinate children

In testimony before a Senate committee, the CDC director encouraged children to ask for the vaccine if their parents are hesitant.

A mysterious, devastating brain disorder is afflicting dozens in one Canadian province

Symptoms include hallucinations, muscle and brain atrophy and Capgras delusion, a belief that family members have been replaced by impostors.

For first time in two decades, mass protests erupt among Israel’s Arab citizens

Demonstrations in support of Palestinians in Jerusalem and Gaza are posing a new challenge on Israel’s home front.

As violence in Israel and Gaza plays out on social media, activists raise concerns about tech companies’ interference

Footage of a collapsing apartment building and rockets streaking through the night sky quickly reached a worldwide audience.

Lester L. Wolff, Democrat who influenced U.S.-Taiwan policy, dies at 102

He was the oldest former congressman and a onetime lobbyist for Myanmar’s military government.

Here’s how rockets from Gaza test Israel’s Iron Dome

Amid spiraling violence sparked by clashes in Jerusalem, a familiar sound has returned to southern Israel: the blare of rocket sirens and the explosions of Iron Dome interceptors.

What’s behind the violence in Israel and Gaza?

Violence in Gaza Strip escalated Tuesday after a night of Israeli airstrikes.

In Iraq, powerful militias assassinate protesters with impunity

The killings take place in public, but no prosecutions follow. Activists blame groups linked to Iran.

Expert panel says mistakes led to coronavirus pandemic, but stops short of holding countries, leaders to account

Reading between the lines in a new report on the mistakes that led to the coronavirus pandemic.

A sweeping coronavirus lockdown in Turkey sets off arguments and economic anxiety

The restrictions, from the well-intentioned to the bizarre, landed on a public in no mood for more rules this late in the pandemic.

An escaped leopard is eluding its would-be captors in China. Officials sent hundreds of drones to find it.

Two of the three big cats that escaped from a safari park in April have been recaptured, but one remains on the loose.

The Abraham Accords have already become a Middle East afterthought

The limits of Israel’s normalization of ties with a handful of Arab states is already on view.

In southern Israel, a barrage of rockets kills 2 and sends residents scrambling for shelter

In the Gaza Strip, 30 people were killed Tuesday, among them 10 children, according to the Palestinian health ministry.

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians escalates toward all-out war

Officials said at least 30 Gazans died in retaliatory attacks as Hamas fired rockets at Israeli cities, killing at least three people.

Moments before the blast, she ushered her children inside. She wasn’t so lucky herself.

Israel’s retaliatory airstrikes on Gaza have caused widespread damage and disrupted daily lives.
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The U.K. is set to pursue a ban on ‘conversion therapy.’ Here’s where other countries stand on the issue.

Tuesday’s announcement positions the U.K. closer to joining only a handful of other countries with nationwide bans against conversion therapy. Here’s a look at where the practice stands globally.

At least 9 dead in rare Russian school shooting

Video footage showed children jumping from school windows to escape the gunfire.

Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t wear a mask or crown as she opens U.K. parliament and outlines Boris Johnson’s agenda

It was the public’s first glimpse of the 95-year-old monarch since the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip, three weeks ago at Windsor Castle.
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As ethnic violence rocks Israel, Arabs cite deep grievances

As rockets from Gaza streaked overhead, Arabs and Jews fought each other on the streets below
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Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war

Israel has killed a string of senior Hamas military figures and pounded three multistory towers as it hammers the Gaza Strip with airstrikes
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Myanmar military court gives reporter 3-year prison term

A military court in Myanmar has sentenced a reporter for a now-banned online and broadcast news agency to three years in prison for his reporting
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The Latest: Blinken calls Netanyahu, back's Israel's defense

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J
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Funerals held for 9 victims of Russian school attack

Relatives wept and hugged as the nine people killed in a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan were buried
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