Israel strikes Lebanon, killing two journalists in escalation

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave BEIRUT — Airstrikes blamed on Israel killed four Lebanese civilians Tuesday, including two journalists, in a fresh escalation of fighting along the Israel-Lebanon border, where Hezbollah fighters and Israeli forces have been engaged in daily exchanges of fire over the past six weeks. A separate strike killed … Read more

Creeping escalation along Israel-Lebanon border brings risk of bigger war

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave TYRE, Lebanon — The secondary conflict that erupted along the Lebanon-Israel border in tandem with the Gaza war has settled into something of a routine. Every day for the past six weeks, Israel has attacked Lebanon and Hezbollah has attacked Israel, a pattern that began as a … Read more

Israel-Hamas war live updates: Second aid convoy in Gaza; U.S. braces for escalation in Middle East

A second convoy of aid trucks entered Gaza through the Rafah crossing late Sunday, offering only a small fraction of the relief needed but also a “glimmer of hope,” United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said. President Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a phone call Sunday that there would be a … Read more

Israel Bombards Gaza, Evacuates Israeli Border Towns Ahead of Expected Escalation

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — Israel bombarded Gaza early Friday, hitting areas in the south where Palestinians had been told to seek safety, and it began evacuating a sizable Israeli town in the north near the Lebanese border, the latest sign of a potential ground invasion of Gaza that could trigger regional turmoil. Palestinians in … Read more

Downing Israel-Bound Missiles, US Faces Risk of Escalation

A U.S. Navy warship in the Red Sea on Thursday blew up three cruise missiles and multiple drones fired by Iran-backed Houthi fighters that were headed north from Yemen potentially to strike targets in Israel, the Pentagon’s top spokesman said Thursday. The rare direct American military engagement to defend Israel is meant to send a … Read more