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Israel unleashes more airstrikes on Gaza Strip, after deadliest single attack so far

(LONDON) -- Israeli warplanes continued to bombard the neighboring Gaza Strip on Monday, a day after carrying out the deadliest single attack there in the latest outbreak of violence between Israel's military and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the blockaded territory. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said at least…... Read More

Civilians pay the price during worst Israel-Hamas fighting since 2014

(JERUSALEM) -- Even the moments of quiet in Gaza City come with their own psychological toll. "They're so precious," Najla, who did not provide her surname for safety reasons, a Palestinian humanitarian worker in the city, told ABC News. "But at the same time, they're so frightening because ... preparing…... Read More

Amid India COVID-19 crisis, remembering the people: Reporter's Notebook

(NEW DELHI) -- On the ground in India, COVID-19 is everywhere. It's in the fear that keeps people trapped indoors, a vacant silence falling over the normally bustling city of New Delhi. It's in the chaos outside of hospitals, where we see family members desperately searching for an intensive care…... Read More

Gay Iranian man allegedly killed by family days before seeking asylum

(TEHRAN) -- Alireza Monfared, a 20-year-old who was gay, was allegedly killed by family members, just days before he could leave Iran to seek asylum, according to multiple reports. News of his early May death made headlines in the U.S. this week thanks in part to LGBTQ news sites and…... Read More

Ireland's health service hit by 'significant' ransomware attack

(DUBLIN) -- Ireland’s health care system was hit by a major ransomware attack on Friday, forcing its health service to shut down its IT systems and locking many hospitals out of their computers, in what one government minister said was possibly the most serious cyber attack in the country's history. The…... Read More

Palestinian rapper living in Israel says he's 'scared for his life' amid violence

(LOD, Israel) -- Amid the violence and bloodshed between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar, an Israeli citizen, said he is scared for his life and is asking for help from international organizations. The leader of the first Palestinian hip-hop group spoke to ABC News from Lod, Israel, the epicenter…... Read More

Over 100 civilians killed, 1,000 wounded as Israel intensifies attacks against Hamas

(LONDON) -- More than 100 civilians have been killed and over 1,000 wounded as the latest round of fighting between Israel's military and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the neighboring Gaza Strip, hurtled toward an all-out war with neither side showing any signs of backing down. So far, a…... Read More

Inside India's COVID-19 crisis: Makeshift clinics and constant funeral pyres

(NEW YORK) -- Newlyweds Ishaan Singh and Paramjyot Kaur wanted to take a honeymoon after their wedding, but as the death toll from COVID-19 continued to rise in India, they felt a sense of duty. The couple from Punjab aren't medical professionals -- he works in cybersecurity and she is…... Read More

In Colombia, years of frustration trigger violent protests following tax proposal

(NEW YORK) -- Fueled by frustration over recently proposed tax increases that critics say would have disproportionately impacted Colombia's middle and working classes, ongoing protests in the South American country are exposing years of unmet demands, experts tell ABC News. Violent protests erupted in major cities across the country on…... Read More

Prince Harry says he is focused on 'breaking the cycle' as a dad

(NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, is getting even more personal about his mental health struggles, his tensions with being a royal and his life today in California with his wife Duchess Meghan and their son, Archie. Harry, who lives with his family in Montecito, California, opened…... Read More

Israeli ground troops carrying out strikes into Gaza Strip, IDF says

(LONDON and CAIRO) -- Israeli air and ground troops have carried out strikes into the Gaza Strip, authorities said, as the latest round of fighting between Israel's military and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the Gaza Strip, continued. Israel Defense Forces tanks and artillery operating at the border fired…... Read More