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2 days ago
Around 1.5 million Palestinians are sheltering in southern Gaza, an area Israel is now threatening to attack. At the Munich Security Conference, attendees asked where the Palestinians could go next.
13 Feb
There are an estimated 50 000 pregnant women in Gaza, with more than 180 giving birth every day. Fifteen per cent of them are likely to experience pregnancy or birth-related complications and need additional medical care.
13 Feb
Four months into its war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Israel is about to send troops into Rafah. The enclave's southern city is thought to be home to 1.5 million Palestinians, most of them internally displaced refugees.
11 Feb
Israel's offensive in Gaza following the October 7 Hamas attacks is reverberating in the West Bank. While not directly involved in the conflict, the Palestinian territory's economy lies in tatters, in part because Israel revoked work permits for 130,000 Palestinians in the West Bank.
10 Feb
There are an estimated 50 000 pregnant women in Gaza, with more than 180 giving birth every day. Fifteen per cent of them are likely to experience pregnancy or birth-related complications and need additional medical care.
4 Feb
Many reports and pictures about the suffering in the Gaza Strip have circulated on social media platforms in recent weeks and months. But while some are accurate, others are fakes generated by AI.
4 Feb
It is the beginning, not the end for South Africa's complaint before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The court finding that Israel must prevent genocidal acts in Gaza and allow humanitarian aid in but stopping shy of calling for a ceasefire.
3 Feb
The EU wants to strengthen ties with the Indo-Pacific, but a meeting of ministers in Brussels was clouded by differences regarding the Middle East.
1 Feb
What is Washington to do about Mideast mission creep? What response from the United States after the weekend attack in Jordan that’s killed three of its troops? It has already hit back at Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria but to what effect?
28 Jan
A video has gone viral on social media, claiming to show booby-trapped cans of food being dropped over the Gazan people by the Israeli military, at a time that they are suffering from what the UN calls "catastrophic hunger."
23 Jan
UNICEF spokeswoman Tess Ingram has just returned from working in Gaza. In Perspective, she detailed the reality for children trying to survive during Israel’s military offensive. Calling the situation in Gaza "appalling", with many people living in makeshift shelters amid the cold and rain, she warned that a lack of food is leading to malnutrition in children.
21 Jan
The Houthi rebels are already winners in the current Red Sea confrontation, observers say. Thanks to US strikes, they have boosted their own legitimacy in Yemen and further afield. Even critics have praised them.

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