Middle East

Israel’s war cabinet disbanded by Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has disbanded the country’s war cabinet, an Israeli official says, just over a week after opposition leader Benny Gantz withdrew from the body. Follow for live updates.

Israel and Hamas trade jabs over Gaza ceasefire proposal

A US-backed Israeli proposal for a ceasefire deal appears to be in limbo, with neither side yet publicly committing to the plan as talks continue. Hamas proposed changes to the deal while Israel is yet to formally endorse its own plan. Follow for live …