Monday , August 8 2022


Israel and Palestinian Militants Reach a Cease-Fire

Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza agreed to a cease-fire late on Sunday night, in a move that was expected to end a three-day conflict that killed dozens of Palestinians, including militant commanders, but which did little to change the status quo in Israel and the occupied territories. The conflict, …

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Mediators make progress toward a cease-fire, diplomats say.

Egyptian mediators made progress on Sunday toward a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, three officials briefed on negotiations said, raising hopes that the latest outbreak of hostilities might end by early Monday. On Sunday evening, Arab media outlets carried statements from Islamic Jihad saying that the group …

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Fighting around a Ukrainian nuclear plant heightens safety fears.

DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine — Fighting raged on Saturday near a sprawling nuclear power plant in the south of Ukraine, despite warnings from nuclear safety watchdogs earlier this week that conditions there were posing risks and “out of control.” The Russian military has been using the Zaporizhzhia plant, Europe’s largest, as a …

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