The Israel Defense Forces' chief of staff told commanders Saturday that the military will "enter the Gaza Strip" and initiate an operation to take out Hamas, but he did not provide a specific timeframe.
The trip is a gamble for the U.S. president, who aims to deter Israel’s enemies with a show of solidarity while seeking to ease the plight of Palestinians under Israeli siege in Gaza.
Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories are in shock following a devastating escalation in the conflict between the Jewish state and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip.
The OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings noticed an explosion in online searches for sexual content related to Ukrainian women and girls.
Russia strives to avoid G20 isolation as China and India distance themselves
IMF cuts 2023 global growth to 2.7% on war and downturns
Putin calls up reservists for war in Ukraine
He compared the situation in newly liberated areas of the northeast "to the bloody soap opera after Bucha", a town near Kyiv where he accused Russian forces of committing numerous war crimes in the first phase of the war. Moscow denied the charges.