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UN experts declare Israeli ‘targeted starvation campaign’ has led to Gaza...

A group of UN experts accuse Israel of genocide as famine takes hold in Gaza, claiming the lives of dozens, mostly children.
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‘They are starving,’ says doctor back from Gaza; world food program...

We get an update on conditions among the besieged and starving population of Gaza—including of children now suffering from the psychological effects of intense and prolonged trauma—from Dr. Walid Masoud.

“Full-Blown Famine” ravages northern Gaza, U.N. official declares amid prolonged conflict

Nearly seven months into the Gaza conflict, the World Food Program warns of a spreading famine in the north, intensifying humanitarian crises despite increased aid efforts.

Israel’s defiance of world court amid Gaza’s humanitarian crisis sparks global...

Amidst this backdrop of defiance and tragedy, global leaders are raising their voices against the continued aggression.
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Israel’s use of starvation as a weapon of war brings Gaza...

Alex de Waal says famine in Gaza is “inevitable” as those warnings have been ignored and Israel’s war on Gaza is poised to continue.

Gaza on the brink: Famine looms as crisis deepens

The World Food Program's chief economist, Arif Husain, points out that Gaza meets at least one of the criteria for famine.

Oxfam analysis says dangerous level of hunger could lead to famine...

The risk of famine is increasing each day as "the current situation of intense hostilities and restricted humanitarian access persists or worsens.”

Elderly casualties mount in Gaza amidst intensifying conflict

Euro-Med Monitor warns that tens of thousands of elderly people are at risk of death due to starvation and disease.

Media forget Afghan plight as US sanctions drive mass famine risk

Afghan citizens have been plunged into a humanitarian crisis due in no small part to U.S. sanctions, but where is the outrage?

The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

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Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.