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Activists from the multisectoral group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) held a protest near the US embassy in Manila to protest the US government’s continuing support for Israel. For almost three weeks now, Israel has been carrying out bombing raids followed by ground assault on Gaza. The death toll is estimated to have now passed 1,000…

Israeli ground troops and tanks cut swaths through the Gaza Strip early Sunday, cutting the coastal territory into two and surrounding its biggest city as the new phase of a devastating offensive against Hamas militants gained momentum. The military used overwhelming firepower from tanks, artillery and aircraft to protect the advancing soldiers, and Gaza officials…