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NABLUS, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - OCTOBER 17, 2023: A march in the city center of Nablus, West Bank, on October 17, 2023. The march was initiated by Fatah members, but Hamas flags (in green) also appeared in the crowd. A quarrel then broke out when Fatah members tried to push Hamas supporters to leave the demonstration. (Photo by Lorenzo Tugnoli/For The Washington Post)
NABLUS, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - OCTOBER 17, 2023: A march in the city center of Nablus, West Bank, on October 17, 2023. The march was initiated by Fatah members, but Hamas flags (in green) also appeared in the crowd. A quarrel then broke out when Fatah members tried to push Hamas supporters to leave the demonstration. (Photo by Lorenzo Tugnoli/For The Washington Post)
24 Oct 2023

Israel says Hamas ‘is ISIS.’ But it’s not.

By Ishaan Tharoor with Sammy Westfall  Email image above: A march in the city center of Nablus, West Bank, on Oct.…

The Security Council votes on a draft resolution on the situation in the Middle East. 

The resolution, submitted by Brazil,  called for “humanitarian pauses” to deliver lifesaving aid to millions in Gaza. The resolution received 12 votes in favour, 2 abstentions (Russian Federation, United Kingdom), and 1 vote against (United States). The Resolution was not adopted due to a veto by the United States.

A view of Council members signaling their abstention.
The Security Council votes on a draft resolution on the situation in the Middle East. The resolution, submitted by Brazil, called for “humanitarian pauses” to deliver lifesaving aid to millions in Gaza. The resolution received 12 votes in favour, 2 abstentions (Russian Federation, United Kingdom), and 1 vote against (United States). The Resolution was not adopted due to a veto by the United States. A view of Council members signaling their abstention.
18 Oct 2023

Agonizing: U.S. Vetoes Security Council Resolution on ‘Humanitarian Pause’ in Gaza

AJ McDougall Breaking News Reporter Oct. 18, 2023 image above: Security Council Meets on Situation in Middle East, Including Palestinian…