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Activists hold up signs calling for a ceasefire in Gaza on May 4, 2024.

Local activists hold weekly interfaith protest calling for permanent ceasefire in Gaza

Leah Shepard, Reporter May 4, 2024

During their first semester as a student at the university, music education major Benjamin Kronenberg walked past the Taylor Hall parking lot, the site where four students lost their lives, every single...

Displaced Palestinian children prepare to have a meal of rice near a food distribution point in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas militants.

American Muslims say they feel urgent need to send aid to Gaza this Ramadan as threat of mass starvation looms

Monica Haider, CNN March 11, 2024

The month of Ramadan feels heavier this year for 33-year-old Palestinian American Nadia Duwaik, than it has in the past. Duwaik told CNN she ordinarily approaches Ramadan excited about the chance to...

More than 100 killed amid Israeli gunfire and panic at Gaza food lines, Palestinian officials and witnesses say

Abeer Salman, Jeremy Diamond, CNN March 1, 2024

CNN -- More than 100 people were killed amid devastating scenes in northern Gaza, where Israeli troops opened fire Thursday, triggering panic as hungry Palestinian civilians...

Talks on a Gaza deal are at an impasse. Here’s what we know

CNN -- Talks on a hostage and ceasefire deal for Gaza appear to be at an impasse. Israel’s top-level delegation has returned from Cairo, and there has been no word from Hamas...

Corpses on streets amid scenes of ‘utter horror’ in Gaza, UN official says

Radina Gigova, CNN January 16, 2024

CNN -- People starving and dead bodies left in the streets: This is the dire picture of conditions in northern Gaza painted by a top UN official in charge of relief operations in the enclave. “Colleagues...

President Todd Diacon speaks during his online session, Talking with Todd.

Diacon urges respectful free speech during ‘Talking with Todd’

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter November 30, 2023

With tensions rising from the Palestine-Israel war, Kent State President Todd Diacon took the time to explain the university’s core values of kindness, respect and free speech in this semester’s installment...

Israel, Palestine and Me: Student forum setup before discussion on Nov. 16, 2023.

Student forum creates a safe space to talk about events in Gaza and Israel

Adrianna Quinlan and Vanessa Davidson November 17, 2023

Around 70 students attended the Israel, Palestine and Me: Students’ Forum for Reflection and Dialogue event on Thursday evening. They were able to discuss the current events happening in Gaza and Israel...

Arab Student Associations fundraiser sells bracelets for Palestine Childrens Relief Fund on Nov. 14, 2023.

Arab Student Association raises money for Palestine Children’s Relief Fund one bracelet at a time

Adriana Gasiewski, Staff Reporter November 14, 2023

Kent State’s Arab Student Association organized a bracelet sale Tuesday to raise money for the Palestine Children's Relief Fund on the K. The Arab Student Association had previously made bracelets...

Students for Justice in Palestine pray for Gaza during candlelight vigil

Erin Sullivan, TV2 Reporter November 10, 2023

Student for Justice in Palestine hosted a candlelight vigil to honor the 10,000 Palestinians who have lost their lives in the last month in Gaza due to the war between Israel and Palestine. Students gathered...

Israel will begin 4-hour pauses in military operations in Gaza each day, White House says

Kevin Liptak, CNN November 9, 2023

CNN -- Israel will begin to implement four-hour pauses of military operations in areas of Northern Gaza each day, a White House spokesman said Thursday. The pauses are meant to...

More than 10,000 killed in Gaza, Hamas-controlled health ministry says, as condemnation of Israel’s campaign grows

CNN Staff November 6, 2023

CNN -- More than 10,000 people have been killed in Gaza since Israel launched its military offensive nearly a month ago, the Hamas-controlled health ministry in the Palestinian...

Pro-Palestine protests in DC and across the US call for a ceasefire

Zoe Sottile and Abby Bagini, CNN November 4, 2023

CNN -- As Israel continues its fourth week of intense bombardment of the besieged Gaza strip, huge crowds of protesters have gathered to call for a ceasefire in Washington, D.C....

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