Lauren Frayer

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Friday is the soonest the deal with Hamas would take effect, Israeli official says

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Israel's national security adviser said in a statement that the release of hostages held by militants in Gaza, in return for a release of Palestinians held by Israel, won't start before Friday.

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Israeli citizens who identify as Arab or Palestinian struggle with Israel-Hamas war

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel has spiked since the start of the Israel-Hamas war. Many have been fired from jobs for social media posts.

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Israel and Hamas appear to inch toward a possible deal to release some hostages

Monday, November 20, 2023

Amid anticipation that an Israel-Hamas hostage deal is close, intelligence officials talk about negotiating the release of an Israeli soldier who was held by Hamas in Gaza for five years.

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Israel military evacuates Gaza's largest hospital

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Israel's military is evacuating Gaza's largest hospital, which has been the center of the war for weeks. Meanwhile, negotiations continue with Hamas over the release of hostages.

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Israeli soldiers remain inside Gaza's largest hospital in their fight against Hamas

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Hundreds of patients, doctors and evacuees are inside the hospital, which was surrounded by gun battles for days. The Israeli military drops leaflets in southern Gaza calling for further evacuations.

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Israel under international pressure to pause fighting as Gaza hospitals struggle

Sunday, November 12, 2023

The U.N. and World Health Organization pleaded in a joint statement for "decisive international action" to preserve what's left of the health care system in Gaza.

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Photos: As Israel-Hamas war continues, suffering and despair grow

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Five weeks into the conflict, we take a look at what happened in the region this past week.

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Attacks on Gaza's biggest hospital intensify

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Israel's counterattacks on Gaza have pummeled the territory's largest hospital. The Israeli military says Hamas' command center lies beneath it.

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After Hamas attack, most Israelis want Netanyahu to resign, according to poll

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was already under pressure for other problems. Now, a recent poll says 76% of Israelis want him to resign.

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Israel revises down its death toll from the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks to about 1,200

Saturday, November 11, 2023

In a text message to journalists, a spokesperson from Israel's Foreign Ministry said "around 1,200" is now what he called "the official number of people" killed by Hamas militants on Oct. 7.

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More Israelis blame Netanyahu for security lapses that led to Hamas attack

Thursday, November 09, 2023

Israel's military and officials from Prime Minister Netanyahu's ruling party have acknowledged intelligence failures, and accepted responsibility for security lapses on Oct 7. Netanyahu has not.

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The death toll in Gaza surpasses 10,000 as the conflict enters a second month

Monday, November 06, 2023

Israeli forces have reached the coast of Gaza, splitting the besieged area in half and essentially cutting off the north from the south.

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Britain bans prosecution of past Catholic and Protestant killings in Northern Ireland

Friday, November 03, 2023

Twenty-five years after a Northern Ireland peace agreement, a controversial new law bans prosecution of crimes dating to the Troubles. Supporters deem it reconciliation. Victims see denial of justice.

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Leaders pledge to contain potentially 'catastrophic' AI risks at U.K. summit

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Government officials and industry leaders convened an international summit in the United Kingdom to examine possible regulation of artificial intelligence.

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2-day global AI safety summit begins at a venue near London with a storied past

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Could artificial intelligence create bioweapons, undermine democracy and threaten the financial system? The U.K. hosts a global AI summit to seek answers and possible interventions.

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Where Britain, France and Germany stand on the Israel-Hamas war

Monday, October 30, 2023

Reactions to the Israel-Hamas war vary across Europe, determined by each country's unique history and perspective. Here's what governments are saying in Britain, France and Germany.

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Photos: Afghanistan hit by another earthquake

Sunday, October 15, 2023

The 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the same region around Herat, which was devastated by a previous temblor on October 7.

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U.K. Supreme Court to weigh legality of plan to deport migrants to Rwanda

Saturday, October 07, 2023

To discourage migrants, the U.K. wants to deport to Rwanda some who arrive by boat without a visa. Human rights groups have sued, and the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on Oct. 9.

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An Iranian human rights activist and journalist wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 06, 2023

The Nobel Committee has awarded the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize to Narges Mohammadi of Iran, currently imprisoned, for her efforts to ensure human rights for women.

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Despair flows after England's Sycamore Gap tree is cut down. Could it regrow?

Friday, September 29, 2023

The famous tree in northern England is believed to have been around 200 years old. Efforts are under way to salvage it through regrowth or grafting — or starting over from a new seed.

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