President Joe Biden said on Wednesday Israeli–American hostage Liat Beinin had been released by Hamas after being abducted during the terrorist group’s attack on Israel on Oct. 7. President Biden said Ms. Beinin had crossed the Gaza border and was safe in Egypt. Ms. Beinin was among 16 hostages released on Wednesday by Hamas terrorists […]
DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip—The Hamas terrorist group released 12 hostages and Israel released 30 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday, the fifth day of a fragile cease-fire that has enabled humanitarian aid to flow into Gaza and that mediators hope to extend. Israel said 10 of its citizens and two Thai nationals freed by Hamas terrorists returned […]
The temporary ceasefire has brought together family members who thought they might never see each other again. Hamas terrorists kidnapped approximately 240 people from Israel on Oct, 7. Many of their family members have tried to stay hopeful since then, waiting for the day their loved ones would return home. NTD’s Jason Perry takes a […]
Hamas on Friday released the first group of hostages as part of an agreement between the terrorist organization and Israel amid a ceasefire. In exchange, Israel released the first 39 Palestinians from its jails later in the day. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement that the Israeli military is currently “with the […]
NEW YORK—Beloved characters like Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants soared through the skies above New York City on Thursday and bands marched along the streets below as the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ushered in the holiday season. The parade started on Manhattan’s Upper West Side making its way alongside Central Park in front of big […]
Patients evacuated Indonesian Hospital in Gaza late on Monday. They were relocated to Al-Nasser Hospital in southern Gaza. Israel Defense Forces use precision weapons to strike rocket launch pads near residences.
Israel’s Cabinet approved a Qatari-brokered ceasefire and hostage-release deal with the Hamas terrorist group early Wednesday morning, the Israeli government announced. The deal will see at least 50 of the 240 hostages, exclusively women and children, released over four days, “during which there will be a lull in the fighting.” The Israeli government said that […]
In an interview at Fort Hamilton, Lt. Col. John Rhodes, the Commander of New York City’s Recruiting Battalion, speaks about the Army’s evolving recruitment efforts. The discussion provides insights into the Army’s response to modern challenges in attracting new soldiers.
Israeli troops entered Gaza’s biggest hospital on Wednesday and searched its rooms and basement, witnesses said, in pursuit of Hamas terrorists. Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City has become a primary target of the ground operation by Israeli forces, who say Hamas terrorists located an operations headquarters in tunnels beneath it, which Hamas denies. Israel […]
JERUSALEM—The Israeli military shared video and photographs on Monday showing what it said were weapons stored by the Hamas terrorist group in the basement of a children’s hospital in Gaza where it also said hostages appear to have been held. Military spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari said troops had found a command centre with an […]
GAZA—Israeli air strikes hit Gaza’s biggest hospital, the Al Shifa, on Friday, one of several hospitals reported struck as Israeli troops battled Hamas in the heart of the enclave. Officials said other strikes had damaged parts of the Indonesian Hospital and reportedly set fire to the Rantissi paediatric and cancer hospital in the northern part […]
Israel’s Defense Forces appear determined to defeat the Hamas terrorist group no matter their location. One of the IDF’s latest military operations was near a hospital in Gaza City. The IDF says Hamas is losing control of the City as it announces a significant turn of events in the war. NTD’s Jason Perry has the […]
A supplemental funding request from the Biden administration could give the Department of Homeland Security an additional $1.3 billion to fight the flow of fentanyl into the United States, according to the head of the department. On Nov. 8, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before the Senate Committee on Appropriations about a […]
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Sunday that its troops have encircled Gaza City in a ground offensive targeting Hamas terrorists, dividing the Gaza Strip in two as Hamas attempted to block resident evacuation. “They arrived at the coast and the southern side of Gaza City and they encircled Gaza City. Essentially today there is […]
An ambulance from the main hospital in Gaza was struck in the Israel–Hamas war. Palestinian sources say it left several people dead. NTD’s Jason Perry has the details. Warning: this report contains footage that some viewers may find disturbing.
As Israeli forces and Hamas terrorists continue their ground warfare in the Gaza Strip, the United States is making its presence felt, with Antony Blinken stepping in to address growing concerns over civilian harm.
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip—A barrage of Israeli airstrikes leveled apartment buildings in a refugee camp near Gaza City on Tuesday. Israel said the strike, which targeted a senior Hamas terrorist leader, destroyed a command center and an underground tunnel network. The toll from the attack in the Jabaliya camp was not immediately known. The director […]
JERUSALEM—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned as “cruel psychological propaganda” a video released on Monday by Hamas that shows three hostages seized by the terrorist movement on Oct. 7. The video shows three women—identified by Mr. Netanyahu as Yelena Trupanob, Danielle Aloni, and Rimon Kirsht—sitting side by side against a bare wall, with Ms. Aloni […]
Israeli Defense Forces report they have uncovered Hamas’s underground network beneath Al-Shifa Hospital, raising concerns about the use of civilian infrastructure to hide terrorist operations. Also, on Oct. 27, Hamas called for a ceasefire, saying the terrorist group would release the hostages if Israel stopped its military operations.
GAZA/JERUSALEM—Israel said its ground forces had pushed into Gaza overnight to attack Hamas targets as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was “preparing for a ground invasion” that could be one of several. “I will not elaborate on when, how or how many,” he said in a televised update to citizens on Wednesday evening. […]
The war that began on Oct. 7 has become the deadliest of the five Gaza wars for both sides. Here are the latest updates on the Israel–Hamas war: ______ Un Security Council Fails Again to Pass Resolution on Israel-Hamas War The U.N. Security Council has failed again to address the Israeli–Hamas war in Gaza, rejecting […]
JERUSALEM—Eighty-five-year-old Yocheved Lifshitz spoke of a “hell that we never knew before and never thought we would experience” as she described the harrowing Oct. 7 assault on her kibbutz by Hamas militants and the terror of being taken hostage into the Gaza Strip. Ms. Lifshitz was the first of the four hostages released so far […]
The war that began on Oct. 7 has become the deadliest of the five Gaza wars for both sides. Here are the latest updates on the Israel–Hamas war: ______ US Pushing for UN Resolution Condemning Attack on Israel, Violence Against Civilians The U.N. Security Council’s monthly meeting on the Israeli–Palestinian conflict on Tuesday is turning […]
Hamas has released two U.S. citizens—a mother and her daughter who were kidnapped during the terrorist group’s surprise attack on Israel on Oct. 7—in response to mediation efforts by the Qatari government. Judith Tai Raanan and her 17-year-old daughter, Natalie Raanan, were handed over to Israeli security forces at the Gaza border on Friday. They […]
In a recent hearing held by the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, the topic of graphic content in school libraries took center stage. The debate continues as to what is deemed appropriate for young readers.
Over a week after the Hamas terrorist attack, details about the Israeli hostage crisis in Gaza continue to surface. Israeli civilians attending a music festival were caught in Hamas’s surprise attack. Families of the hostages voice their anguish, calling for help.
Accompanied by tanks and with large quantities of military equipment, Israeli troops are assembling near the country’s border with the Gaza Strip. The mobilization would suggest a major ground offensive in Gaza is in the offing, with the Hamas terrorist organization as its target. NTD spoke to Rick Fisher, a senior fellow at the International […]
Amid the war between Israel and Hamas, New York’s iconic Times Square became a focal point of support for Palestine. On Friday, hundreds gathered to voice their solidarity with Palestine. NTD heard from the attendees.
A new law signed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom Oct. 7 will eliminate “junk fees” added to the cost of tickets, hotels, or other purchases. State Attorney General Rob Bonta and Democratic state Sens. Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) sponsored Senate Bill (SB) 478—called the False Advertising Law—which will go into effect July […]
U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he’d seen “confirmed pictures” that beheaded children were among the many victims of the Hamas terrorists who murdered hundreds of civilians in Israeli border towns this weekend. The White House later issued a statement to clarify his remarks. The reports of Hamas beheading infants came as the world […]
Israeli forces have reasserted control over areas near the border with the Gaza Strip, according to an Israeli military spokesman. “In the last day, not a single terrorist [Hamas militant] entered via the [Gaza-Israel] fence,” Israeli military spokesman Daniel Hagari said on Oct. 10. The announcement comes three days after Hamas, a Palestinian militant faction […]
Citing his belief in a path to victory and moved by his claim that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is “rigging” the party’s primary elections, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announced on Oct. 9 that he will run for president as an independent. “There have been independent candidates in the past. This time, it will be […]
Ukrainian officials reported another deadly assault on its territory, with the Kharkiv Region being the recent target. Tragic stories emerge, from a 10-year-old victim in Kharkiv to a mass casualty at a soldier’s memorial in Hroza.
LAS VEGAS—A self-described gangster who police and prosecutors say masterminded the 1996 shooting death of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas made his first court appearance Wednesday on a murder charge. Duane “Keffe D” Davis, 60, stood shackled, wearing a dark-blue jail uniform and plastic orange slippers. He was scheduled to be arraigned on the charge […]
The Elias Law Group is challenging Wisconsin over mail-in ballot procedures, alleging the witness requirement burdens voters. In addition, State Representative Janel Brandtjen’s discovery of three mismatched military ballots in October 2022 raised further questions about election integrity. On Oct. 2, an election watchdog group called Wisconsin Voter Alliance and two others filed a complaint […]
Two scientists who executed a development that helped lead to the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines received a Nobel Prize on Oct. 2. Katalin Kariko and Dr. Drew Weissman jointly received the Nobel in Medicine for developing a way to tamp down the body’s inflammatory response to messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA), which were later used […]
At his newly inaugurated campaign headquarters in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. set the stage for his presidential bid. He emphasized the need to “drain the swamp,” critiqued the Trump administration’s ties to corporations, and laid out his blueprint for economic rejuvenation.
As Russia prepares to celebrate a year since controversial elections in Ukrainian regions under its control, tensions escalate. Kyiv vehemently decried these votes as illegal. Moscow’s Red Square is set as the focal point for tomorrow’s event.
On a recent visit to New York City, Texas Governor Greg Abbott shared insights from the Lone Star State’s border experiences. He spoke at a venue near the Roosevelt Hotel, a known intake center for illegal immigrants. Mr. Abbott shed light on the challenges both states face. He emphasized the severity of the issue, urging […]
Ukraine is enduring the fury of unprecedented Russian missile attacks, the largest in weeks, causing vast destruction across several cities. While some are voicing their opposition to the war, others are reducing their support, adding multiple layers to the escalating crisis.
In a hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security on Sept. 20, lawmakers discussed the financial impact of illegal immigration. Representatives from both parties debated immigration policy focusing on how states like Texas and New York are impacted financially. The committee also looked into the consequences for individual citizens across the nation.
People rallied outside of the United Nations Headquarters on September 19, 2023, to denounce Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi. Coinciding with Raisi’s scheduled U.N. General Assembly speech, the protest aimed to spotlight his role in human rights violations and the 1988 Iranian massacre.
Five Americans who were released by the Iran regime arrived in Qatar on Monday. Footage from the airport shows hostages Morad Tahbaz, Siamak Namazi, and Emad Sharghi descending the steps of the plane and being greeted by U.S. Ambassador to Qatar Timmy Davis. Secretary of State Antony Blinken thanked the Qataris, Swiss, South Koreans, and […]
Several House Democrats were met with protests in New York City on Friday as they held a press conference to discuss the strain that sheltering illegal immigrants and asylum applicants has put on the city’s resources. Around a dozen House Democrats, including several who represent New York City, toured Manhattan’s Roosevelt Hotel on Friday to […]
Republican Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy spoke at the America First Policy Institute on Wednesday, outlining his bold vision for reducing the size of the U.S. federal government. Targeting agencies like the FBI and the Department of Education, Ramaswamy aims to cut federal employee headcount by over 75 percent and dissolve certain federal agencies.
SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea’s Kim Jong Un rolled through Russia on an armored train Tuesday toward a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, a rare encounter between isolated leaders driven together by their need for support in escalating standoffs with the West. Mr. Kim is expected to seek economic aid and military technology for his impoverished […]
As the nation marks 22 years since the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Fire Museum offers a unique perspective on heroism and loss. Situated in a former firehouse, the museum has an emotionally impactful memorial featuring photos of each firefighter lost on 9/11.