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Middle East Crisis: Israel Says It Has Evacuation Plan for Combat Areas of Gaza

The protester filmed his self-immolation in front of the Israeli Embassy in Washington.Credit…Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA, via Shutterstock A man set himself on fire on Sunday afternoon outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. A U.S. Air Force spokeswoman, Ann Stefanek, confirmed on Sunday night that the man was an active-duty […]

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Top U.N. Court Holds Last Day of Hearings on Israeli Occupation

The United Nations’ top court on Monday was hearing a final day of arguments on the legality of Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories, hearings that have added pressure to Israel at a time when attention focuses on the war in Gaza. The hearings, which began last Monday, are the first time that the court,

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Rally in Michigan Urges Protest Vote Against Biden’s Israel Policies

Two days before the Michigan Democratic primary, speakers at a rally on Sunday in Dearborn, Mich., urged voters to withhold their support from President Biden over his policy on the war in Gaza — and said that only Mr. Biden and Democrats who support his Israel policies would be to blame if the protest vote

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Months After Backing Haley, Koch Network Suspends Support for Her Campaign

The political network created by the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers announced on Sunday that it was suspending its support for Nikki Haley in the presidential primary after her latest defeat in South Carolina. The group, Americans for Prosperity Action, had spent tens of millions of dollars trying to elevate Ms. Haley and prevent the renomination

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Spending Impasse Persists Amid G.O.P. Resistance as Partial Shutdown Looms

Congressional leaders have failed to reach a deal on legislation to keep federal funding going past Friday, with Republicans insisting on adding right-wing policy dictates to the spending bills, pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown within days. Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the majority leader, said on Sunday

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Israeli Forces Will Move Into Rafah, Cease-Fire Deal or Not, Netanyahu Says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israeli forces would push into the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah regardless of the outcome of talks to pause the fighting that appear to have been making some progress in recent days. “It has to be done,” the Israeli prime minister said. “Because total victory is our

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Republicans Struggle to Respond as Democrats Emphasize the Alabama I.V.F. Ruling

More than a week after the Alabama Supreme Court declared that frozen embryos produced for in vitro fertilization were people with legal rights, upending fertility care in the state, the ruling is reverberating nationally, putting Republicans on the defensive. On “State of the Union” on CNN on Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas, a Republican

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Nikki Haley Turns to Michigan, Where She Faces Another Uphill Climb

Michigan is a general election battleground, and Nikki Haley, defeated again by former President Donald J. Trump in South Carolina, has for months made a general election pitch. Mr. Trump can’t win in November, she has argued, and will most likely say so again on Sunday at her rally in Detroit. Mr. Trump narrowly lost

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