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Iran has accused Israel of striking its embassy in Syria
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Israel accused of striking Iran’s commanders in Syria

Iran has accused Israeli forces of launching a strike on its embassy in Syria, leaving about seven people dead.

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UN Security Council passes Gaza ceasefire resolution

The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution demanding an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza and the release of hostages.

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Federal Govt has reinstated visas for some Palestinians fleeing Gaza

The Federal Government has reinstated visas granting some Palestinian people entry to Australia.

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30000 people killed in Gaza, says UN

It comes as more than 100 people in Gaza were killed on Thursday while trying to access aid. Hamas and Israel have provided differing accounts of what happened.

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The Federal Government’s plan to ban doxxing

The Government said it comes after a group chat with over 600 members of the Australian Jewish community, including some of their names and jobs, was leaked last week.

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Israel has said it will invade Rafah, a city in southern Gaza

UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned “half of Gaza’s population is now crammed into Rafah with nowhere to go”.

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Ceasefire or humanitarian pause: What’s the difference?

ou may have heard calls for a ceasefire in recent coverage of the conflict between Israel and Hamas. These calls have been made at protests around the world, and by various world leaders. However, leaders in Israel have said they won’t agree to a ceasefire until the hostages taken on October 7 have been released. Instead, Israel has agreed to daily four-hour humanitarian pauses. In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain the difference between a ceasefire and humanitarian pause.


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Death toll in Gaza has reportedly passed 10,000

It has been one month since Hamas launched its October 7 attack on Israel. Since that time, the death toll has reportedly passed 10,000 people in Gaza, and at least 1,400 people in Israel.

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UN: Gaza “on the verge of catastrophe”

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has said that “unless something changes, coming days will see more civilians on the brink of death from continuing bombardment. Humanity must come first.”

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Israel-Hamas update: aid trucks arrive in Gaza

About 34 trucks carrying humanitarian supplies have recently entered Gaza. It comes over two weeks since Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel

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Hamas has released two American hostages

Mother and daughter Judith and Natalie Raanan were visiting Israel from Chicago when Hamas took them hostage on 7 October. Hamas took about 200 others as well as part of its attack on Israel. They are the first to be freed.

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20 trucks will deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza

20 trucks of humanitarian aid will be granted entry to Gaza from Egypt in the coming days, after the U.S. brokered a deal between Israel and Egypt.

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Hundreds of Palestinians killed in blast on Gaza hospital

Overnight, at least 300 Palestinians, including children, were killed when a rocket hit Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza.

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