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U.N. Chief Demands Immediate Cease-Fire in Gaza
António Guterres warned that Gaza’s humanitarian system will collapse if fighting continues.
Putin Makes a Rare Middle East Trip
The Russian president visited the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to talk energy, trade, and the Israel-Hamas war.
Israel Launches Ground Offensive in Southern Gaza
Mass evacuations aren’t enough to secure Palestinians’ safety from Israeli bombardments, though.
Israel Renews Strikes on Gaza After Weeklong Truce
Negotiators are still working to restore the cease-fire, but Israel remains committed to destroying Hamas.
Israel, Hamas Agree to 24-Hour Cease-Fire Extension
But top Israeli officials remain committed to destroying Hamas militarily.
CIA Director Heads to Qatar for Hostage Negotiations
William Burns is in Doha to build on the tenuous Israel-Hamas truce.
What to Know About the Israel-Hamas Hostage Deal
If all goes to plan, the agreement is expected to bring a brief respite to suffering civilians in Gaza.
Biden Says an Israel-Hamas Hostage Deal Is ‘Very Close’
Hope for a deal comes as civilians continue to pay the price of a deadly war.
Argentina Elects a New “Anarcho-Capitalist” President
Javier Milei is set to usher the country into uncharted political territory.
U.N. Suspends Aid Shipments Into Gaza
Meanwhile, residents of southern Gaza evacuate ahead of anticipated Israeli offensive.
The Big Takeaways From the Biden-Xi APEC Meeting
From new panda promises to failed AI compromises, here are the biggest wins and losses of this week’s U.S.-China tête-à-tête.