Amid the abrupt withdrawal from Avdiivka, reports have emerged of several injured Ukrainian soldiers who failed to escape – and were later killed as Russian troops reached their position.
The strike on the Rubymar is one of the most damaging attacks so far by the Iran-backed Houthis.
An Israeli sabotage attack on an Iranian natural gas pipeline last week caused multiple explosions on the line, Iran's oil minister alleged Wednesday, further raising tensions between the regional archenemies against the backdrop of Israel's war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The accusations by Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Owji come as Israel has been blamed for a series of attacks targeting Tehran's nuclear program. The “explosion of the gas pipeline was an Israeli plot,” Owji said, according to Iran's state-run IRNA news agency.
Dozens of lawmakers stormed out of Britain's parliament on Wednesday with tempers flaring as the three biggest political parties sought to outmanoeuvre each other over a vote on a ceasefire in Gaza. The uproar followed a decision by the speaker to ignore precedent and allow a vote which helped the opposition Labour Party avoid a large-scale rebellion among its own lawmakers over its position on the Israel-Hamas war. Lawmakers from the governing Conservatives and the opposition Scottish National
The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel found "identical patterns" at 7 October attack sites.
While many headlines in Israel trumpet Druze heroism and loyalty, this is no utopia. There have been rumblings of discontent about the “nation-state” law. Critics say it focuses almost exclusively on enshrining Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people and fails to mention equality or minority rights.
Labour has called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza for the first time, saying the situation there is "intolerable". The party leadership has been under pressure to back an immediate end to the fighting in the strip, with Sir Keir Starmer previously only calling for a "sustainable ceasefire" or "humanitarian pauses". Shadow foreign secretary David Lammy said the situation on the ground "has evolved" since the fighting broke out three months ago and it is now "intolerable".
Leaders of protesting farmers have turned down a government proposal on guaranteed prices for some crops.
Senior figures in the MoD ‘failed in their most basic duty’, veterans minister Johnny Mercer said
Washington's unwavering diplomatic support for Israel at the UN has put the US in an increasingly isolated position as many of the world's countries have called for an end to the fighting in Gaza. President Biden is also under pressure domestically and within his own party to change the course of the war. The White House argues that it would complicate ongoing negotiations for a new hostage deal - and a pause in fighting now, without a deal, could result in the hostages being held indefinitely.
The loss of life in Gaza is unbearable. At least 29,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed since October 7, according to the Hamas-run health ministry. This newspaper’s position has been and remains that Israel has an inalienable right to defend itself and secure the return of all hostages, following the Hamas massacre in which gunmen killed 1,200 people and seized more than 240.
The Prince of Wales says he wants to see an "end to the fighting as soon as possible" in Middle East.
A message sprayed on the front of the bank appeared to say ‘funding the death of 13,000 kids’
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich said on Tuesday that Israel would not pay any price for the return of hostages still held in Gaza amid ongoing negotiations to secure their release. Asked about the 134 hostages who remain in Gaza, Smotrich told Kan Radio that their return was "very important" but that they could not be released "at any cost". He said the way to free them was by ramping up the military pressure on Gaza and defeating Hamas, the armed group that governs the blockaded strip.
US was the only country on the 15-member Security Concil to vote against the resolution
‘It’s critical that aid gets in and hostages are released’, the Prince of Wales has said in a rare political intervention
The World Food Programme said on Tuesday it was pausing deliveries of food aid to northern Gaza until conditions in the Palestinian enclave allow for safe distribution. "The decision to pause deliveries to the north of the Gaza Strip has not been taken lightly, as we know it means the situation there will deteriorate further and more people risk dying of hunger," the Rome-based WFP, the United Nations' food agency, said in a statement.
The star flew to Seoul, South Korea for a 'Dune: Part Two' press conference and wore a zipped-down nude leather jumpsuit by local designer Juun.j.
A pair of Australia's most bulky sea snakes were caught in the act in the middle of the ocean by 'very lucky' onlookers.
Support is being provided to the devastated family and colleagues following the tragedy.