Israel-Gaza ceasefire largely holds after flare-up

  1. Israel-Gaza ceasefire largely holds after flare-up  BBC News
  2. The rocket battle between Israel and Hamas is risking a major war — here’s what the fighting looks like  Business Insider
  3. After cease-fire, Israel captures Gaza assailant on border  News & Observer
  4. How Israel and Hamas ignore the will of Palestinians  Asia Times
  5. A Battle in Gaza Neither Side Wanted Ends Quickly  New York Times
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Whale meet nations in flare up over Brazil project

Whale meet nations in flare up over Brazil projectSupporters and opponents of whale hunting were at loggerheads late Wednesday at a meeting of the 89-nation International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Brazil. Japan’s acting commissioner Hideki Moronuki said Tokyo could not support host country Brazil’s vision for the future of the IWC — the Florianopolis Declaration — because it made no provision for lifting a 32-year moratorium on commercial whaling.


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Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

  1. Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting  CNBC
  2. Uneasy Calm Settles Over Israel, Gaza After Violence Flares  Bloomberg
  3. Israeli airstrikes pummel Gaza  Arkansas Online
  4. It is time for Netanyahu to stop managing reality and start changing it  The Jerusalem Post
  5. 2 Killed in Gaza, 4 Wounded in Israel, in Most Intense Fighting Since 2014 War  New York Times
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Clashes flare as UN seeks solution in Yemen's Hodeida

Clashes flare as UN seeks solution in Yemen's HodeidaYemeni pro-government forces, backed by Saudi Arabia, battled Huthi rebels around the key port city of Hodeida on Sunday, as a top UN envoy held crisis talks with the insurgents in the capital. Saudi Arabia and its allies in a regional military coalition on Wednesday launched an offensive aimed at retaking the Red Sea city of Hodeida, home to the country’s most valuable port which is controlled by the Iran-backed Huthis. The United Nations has warned the offensive could spark a fresh humanitarian crisis in a country already hit by war and impending famine, sending its envoy for Yemen to the capital Sanaa in a bid to come to a solution with the rebels.


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Clashes flare near Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida

Clashes flare near Yemen's flashpoint HodeidaYemeni pro-government forces traded mortar fire Sunday with rebels near Hodeida airport, military sources said, on the fifth day of an offensive to seize back control of the strategic port city. The fighting between the Iran-backed rebels and a pro-government alliance, led by Saudi Arabia, has raised UN fears of humanitarian catastrophe in a country already teetering on the brink of famine. Yemen’s military forces have closed in on areas south and west of Hodeida port, sources in the army said.


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