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Israel plans to adjust Gaza war tactics after killing of aid workers

Jerusalem Reuters Israel said on Thursday it would adjust tactics in the Gaza war tactics after killing seven aid workers in air strikes its military has acknowledged were a major mistake, and that inquiry findings would be made public soon. Monday’s incident has stoked Western anger at the mounting civilian toll in the Palestinian enclave, […]

Chef Jose Andres says Israel targeted his aid workers “systematically, car-by-car”

Washington, US Reuters Celebrity chef Jose Andres told Reuters in an emotional interview on Wednesday that an Israeli attack that killed seven of his food aid workers in Gaza had targeted them “systematically, car-by-car.” Speaking via video, Andres said the World Central Kitchen (WCK) charity group he founded had clear communication with the Israeli military, […]

Celebrity chef Jose Andres sidestepped red tape to bring aid to Gaza

Madrid, Spain Reuters Celebrity chef Jose Andres’ disdain for red tape is one of the reasons his food charity found itself coordinating the humanitarian effort in Gaza when seven of its workers were killed in an Israeli airstrike. The aid workers for World Central Kitchen were killed when their convoy was hit shortly after they […]

Israel says airstrike unintentionally killed aid workers in Gaza, allies demand explanations

Updated: 11:45am (AEDT) Reuters Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday an Israeli airstrike had mistakenly killed seven people working for the aid charity World Central Kitchen in Gaza, and the US and other allies called for explanations amid widespread condemnation. Israel’s military voiced “sincere sorrow” over the incident, which ratcheted up international pressure for […]

Israel airstrike on Gaza kills seven working for celebrity chef’s NGO

Updated: 17:50pm (AEDT) Reuters Citizens from Australia, Britain and Poland were among seven people working for celebrity chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen who were killed in an Israeli airstrike in central Gaza on Monday, the NGO said. The workers, who also included Palestinians and a dual citizen of the United States and Canada, were […]

Netanyahu says at least 13,000 “terrorists” among Palestinians killed

Frankfurt, Germany Reuters Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told a German newspaper that at least 13,000 “terrorists” were among Palestinians killed during Israel’s air and ground assault on Gaza. Five months into Israel’s campaign following the 7th October Hamas-led attack on southern Israel, Palestinian health authorities say nearly 31,000 Palestinians have been killed. Israeli […]

Celebrity chef’s group feeds the hungry on Spain’s eruption-hit La Palma

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La Palma, Spain Reuters Working in close proximity to the red-hot lava flowing from a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, emergency workers anxiously await their lunch break – and while any food would do, it tastes better when it comes from a celebrity chef’s kitchen. Chef Jose Andres’ non-profit World Central Kitchen […]