Sunrise in Gaza as truce between Israel and Islamic Jihad holds (2022)

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    Tomorrow marks one year since the Taliban recaptured Afghanistan's capital city Kabul. By the end of August 2021, the last U.S. troops had left the country. Since then, international sanctions against the regime have helped drive the Afghan economy into a downward spiral. The U.N. says millions of people face hunger, or worse. As Redmond Shannon reports, solving that problem could mean the West having to confront a difficult dilemma.

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    Quebec towns protecting right to serve residents in English after new language law

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    Farmer invites people to take sunflower selfies for a good cause

    A Manitoba sunflower farmer opens up his field to people seeking selfies, with the profits going to charity.

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    Kenney condemns controversial essay but links firestorm to slow news week

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    After 6-year hiatus, Puppets Up! festival returns to the stage

    In 2016, Joshua Holden, an award-winning American puppeteer, created a special show to perform at the Puppets Up! festival in Almonte, Ont. He'd hoped to perform again, but the international festival that had been running since 2005 was discontinued after the 2016 edition due to a lack of funding and volunteers. However, Puppets Up! has returned this weekend — and Holden will be there once again. After performing across North America, Holden said he was happy to return to Almonte, a town about 5

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    Petals to the metal: Sunflower season on P.E.I. kicks off

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    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz coming to Canada to meet with Trudeau, business leaders

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    Woodcarving competition returns after COVID absence

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    Top lawyers hired by those linked to Georgia election probe

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    Peel police arrest 24 people after organized crime investigation

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    'Vote for Real': Quebec Liberal Party unveils election slogan

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    Recently retired chief justice of Alberta Catherine Anne Fraser is well known for breaking glass ceilings. Fraser was the first woman in Canada appointed to a provincial chief justiceship. She was also chief justice of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut courts of appeal. In 1989, she was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta. Two years later, in 1991, she was appointed to the Alberta Court of Appeal. Then, in 1992, she was appointed chief justice of Alberta. Fraser spokes with CB

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    N.W.T. Métis communities receive $34M from feds for housing projects

    The federal government is providing $34 million to four N.W.T. Métis communities for housing-related projects. Dan Vandal, the minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada made the announcement on Saturday. The Northwest Territories Métis Nation is receiving $20 million and the North Slave Métis Alliance $7 million, while the Fort Simpson Métis Council and the Fort Providence Métis Council are getting $3.5 million each. Vandal said in his travels across the North, he has he

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    Man charged with attempted murder, assault in Salman Rushdie stabbing

    Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, N.J., was arrested at New York lecture hall scene, is charged with attempted murder and assault as Rushdie in hospital on ventilator.

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    Pope, Trippier help Newcastle grind out 0-0 draw at Brighton

    BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Nick Pope conjured two fine saves and Kieran Trippier made a goal-line clearance as Newcastle's two England internationals helped the team grind out a 0-0 draw at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. Pope racked up a second straight clean sheet since joining Newcastle from relegated Burnley, thwarting both Adam Lallana and Solly March at the Amex Stadium. March thought he had scored with a low shot through a crowd of players in the first half, only for Trippier to

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    Battle of the Bridge 2: Coaches clash as Chelsea, Spurs draw

    Call it the Battle of the Bridge, Part 2. This time, Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte were the main protagonists in the latest feisty match between Chelsea and Tottenham that ended in a 2-2 draw because of a goal deep into stoppage time from Harry Kane. That ended up being an afterthought, though, following the explosive end to the game at Stamford Bridge, just like there was in 2016 when Tottenham's title challenge ended with a 2-2 draw against Chelsea and both sets of players and coaches clashe

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    Four Latam nations back Castillo as Peru political crisis continues

    The governments of Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador and Bolivia on Saturday backed the continuation of Pedro Castillo's presidency in Peru, where he is facing several criminal investigations and constant threats of impeachment. Left-wing Castillo, a former teacher and peasant farmer raised in a poor family in Peru's rural Andes, came to power last year.

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    A Christian camp said a transgender child couldn't stay in a boys' cabin. Then came the human rights battle

    For parents of transgender children, normal kids' activities — like going to summer camp — aren't so simple. Jan Gootjes, a New Brunswick mother of a transgender boy, knows this all too well. She regularly screens programs and activities to make sure they'll welcome him, will use his correct pronouns and provide the right accommodations. That's what she did one day in the summer of 2020, when her son asked if he could go to Caton's Island summer camp and stay in a cabin with his male friends. Bu

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What is the conflict between Gaza and Israel? ›

Gaza is ruled by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, which has fought Israel many times. Israel and Egypt tightly control Gaza's borders to stop weapons getting to Hamas. Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank say they are suffering because of Israeli actions and restrictions.

Where is the war in Israel? ›

ISRAEL AND OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES 2021. Armed conflict between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip in May entailed apparent war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.

What is happening in Palestine right now 2022? ›

In 2022, Israeli forces have killed at least 62 Palestinians in the West Bank, according to the Ministry of Health. According to Israel Army Radio, the incident occurred when rioters threw stones and Molotov cocktails at the Israeli soldiers.

What is the conflict between Israel and Palestine really about? ›

The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is over who gets what land and how it's controlled, according to Vox. Jews fleeing the persecution in Europe at the time wanted to establish a Jewish state on the land which they believe to be their ancient homeland.

What are the reasons for the Israel Palestine conflict? ›

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is over who gets what land and how it's controlled. Though both Jews and Arab Muslims date their claims to the land back a couple thousand years, the current political conflict began in the early 20th century.

Is Palestine in Israel? ›

Palestine, area of the eastern Mediterranean region, comprising parts of modern Israel and the Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (west of the Jordan River).

Is Gaza a country? ›

Gaza Strip, Arabic Qiṭāʿ Ghazzah, Hebrew Reẓuʿat ʿAzza, territory occupying 140 square miles (363 square km) along the Mediterranean Sea just northeast of the Sinai Peninsula. The Gaza Strip is unusual in being a densely settled area not recognized as a de jure part of any extant country.

Is Gaza part of Israel? ›

Israel controls the Gaza Strip's northern borders, as well as its territorial waters and airspace. Egypt controls Gaza Strip's southern border, under an agreement between it and Israel.

Who started the Israel and Palestine war? ›

The Arab-Israeli War of 1948 broke out when five Arab nations invaded territory in the former Palestinian mandate immediately following the announcement of the independence of the state of Israel on May 14, 1948.

Is Israel still attacking Palestine 2022? ›

The 2022 Gaza–Israel clashes lasted from 5 to 7 August, 2022. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) conducted some 147 airstrikes in Gaza and Palestinian militants fired approximately 1,100 rockets towards Israel.

Which country is Gaza? ›

Palestine

What is the two state solution between Israel and Palestine? ›

The two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict envisions an independent State of Palestine alongside the State of Israel, west of the Jordan River.

What is the difference between Israel and Palestine? ›

“Israel” is the name of a state which was established in Palestine in 1948 for the Jewish people. Both names are ancient in origin. Another term, the “Palestinian territories,” refers to areas of Palestine known as the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

What is one reason that peace between Israel and the Palestinians has been so difficult to achieve? ›

peace between israel and palestine has been difficult to achieve due to concerns for palestinian refugees. the refugees want their homeland back, but the israelis believe they will overwhelm the israelis living there. another reason is jerusalem, the most important city to christians, jews, and muslims.

Has Israel ever lost a war? ›

In the immediate aftermath of the Second Israel–Lebanon War, most ob- servers have concluded that Israel lost its war against Hezbollah.

What is Israel best known for? ›

Israel is known for being the birthplace of Jesus Christ to the Dead Sea, the bustling high-tech metropolis of Tel Aviv, and the ancient beauty of cities like Jerusalem and Haifa. Its geopolitical position, history, and culture make it totally unique not just in the Middle East, but throughout the world.

Who is Israel in the Bible? ›

Jacob was a great prophet who lived hundreds of years before the time of Christ. Because Jacob was faithful, the Lord gave him the special name of Israel, which means “one who prevails with God” or “let God prevail” (Bible Dictionary, “Israel,” 708).

Is Gaza part of Palestine or Israel? ›

Palestinian territory – encompassing the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including East Jerusalem – has been illegally occupied by Israel since 1967.

Is Gaza part of Israel? ›

Israel controls the Gaza Strip's northern borders, as well as its territorial waters and airspace. Egypt controls Gaza Strip's southern border, under an agreement between it and Israel.

Is Gaza its own country? ›

Gaza Strip, Arabic Qiṭāʿ Ghazzah, Hebrew Reẓuʿat ʿAzza, territory occupying 140 square miles (363 square km) along the Mediterranean Sea just northeast of the Sinai Peninsula. The Gaza Strip is unusual in being a densely settled area not recognized as a de jure part of any extant country.

What is Gaza in the Bible? ›

What does Gaza mean? The word Gaza comes from the Hebrew Azzah, loosely meaning “strong city.” The entire region is named for its capital city, which has been conquered many times over the centuries. Among its many rulers were the Philistines. The theme of “strength” is indirectly connected to Gaza in the Bible.

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