Theater charity Broadway Cares funds Gaza aid and now relief for Israelis too

The philanthropic organization Broadway Cares said it would allocate funds to Israeli civilians in need after a New York rabbi filed a complaint against the theater charity for contributing to Gaza relief efforts. In a statement to the New York Jewish Week, the nonprofit also acknowledged that it had “created confusion among our valued […]

Al Jazeera says cameraman killed in Gaza by drone strike on school building

A cameraman for Al Jazeera was killed by a drone strike on Friday while reporting on the earlier bombing of a school used as a shelter for displaced people in the southern Gaza Strip, the Arabic broadcaster said. Cameraman Samer Abu Daqqa was unable to get to safety or medical treatment after being injured […]

UN envoys say ‘enough’ on trip to Gaza border

UN Security Council envoys spoke of unimaginable suffering and urged an end to the war in the Gaza Strip on Monday as they headed across Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to the Rafah crossing, the besieged Palestinian enclave’s only entry point for aid. China’s representative to the United Nations Zhang Jun, asked by reporters if he […]

Israel-Hamas war: UN expects wave of Palestinian refugees after Gaza war

The United Nations refugee chief warned that the Gaza conflict could spur more displacement in the wider region as UN officials, politicians and aid groups gathered in Geneva on Wednesday to seek solutions to a global displacement crisis. A record 114 million people around the world have been driven from their homes, including about […]