How Hamas built a force to attack Israel on 7 October

While Hamas was building cross-faction support in the build-up to the attack, Hisham Jaber, a former Brigadier General in the Lebanese army who is now a security analyst at the…

Grief to courage: A Palestinian stranded in Egypt as Israel bombs Gaza

“Hello, I’m Mohammed… of the family Kafarna. I am 24 years old and a law graduate from Al-Azhar University in Gaza. I live in the city of Beit Hanoon, adjacent…

Emily Hand among the 13 Israeli hostages released by Hamas

Irish-Israeli nine-year-old Emily Hand has been reunited with her father after being released by Hamas. She was taken to Gaza by Hamas on 7 October and held there for 50…

Mountain villages fight for future as melting glaciers spell floods

On the steep slope of a glacier jutting through the Hunza Valley in Pakistan’s mountainous far north, Tariq Jamil measures the ice’s movement and snaps photos. Later, he creates a…

People in Gaza are still in ‘desperate’ need, despite truce

NewsFeed A UN official has described seeing thin and thirsty Palestinians “desperate” for aid as his team delivered supplies to Gaza during the four-day truce between Israel and Hamas. Published…

Russia unleashes largest drone attack on Ukraine since war began

Ukraine’s military said that Russia has launched its most intense drone attack since the beginning of the war in 2022, and has targeted the capital city for over six hours.…

Israel, Hamas and the toil of the prisoner exchange

The latest prisoner exchange, while promising, is only the start to what is expected to be a long, difficult negotiationsource

Head of Ukraine's leading party claims Russia proposed "peace" in exchange for neutrality

Davyd Arakhamiia, leader of the Servant of the People faction who led the Ukrainian delegation at “peace” talks with the Russians in Belarus and Türkiye in 2022, said that the…

Ancient Ukraine treasures returned after court battle

In a statement on Monday, the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in Kyiv said: “After almost 10 years of court hearings, artefacts from four Crimean museums that were…

At least three killed as storm hits Russia, Ukraine’s Black Sea coast

Hundreds of thousands of people without power as fierce storm devastates infrastructure. More than half a million people are without power in occupied-Crimea, Russia and Ukraine after a storm in…