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28 killed as Israel, Hamas exchange fire and unrest spreads beyond Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned in a speech that the "conflict may continue for some time."
Image: Flames and smoke rise during Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israel-Palestinian violence, in the southern Gaza Strip
Image: Flames and smoke rise during Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israel-Palestinian violence, in the southern Gaza Strip

At least 7 students killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting

At least seven students were killed and 22 injured after a gunman attacked a school in the Russian city of Kazan. NBC News’ Matt Bodner breaks down who could be behind the attack and how the Kremlin is responding. 
At least 7 students killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting
At least 7 students killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting

'Americans are not safe': In Uganda, a plea as vaccine shortages prolong pandemic

https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/uganda-covid-vaccine-struggle/index.html
Image: Vaccinations in Uganda
Image: Vaccinations in Uganda

Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’

Militant groups in the Gaza Strip have fired dozens of rockets into Israel and Israeli forces have been carrying out airstrikes inside Gaza. NBC News spoke with an activist who described the feeling among Palestinians after hundreds were injured at the holiest site for Muslims in Jerusalem.
Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’
Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’

Children return to class in Kabul after deadly attack on girls' school

“We are strong girls and we will continue like that,” one girl tells NBC News’ Richard Engel of her resolve to continue her education after the deadly attack on a girls’ school in Kabul this weekend. 
Children return to class in Kabul after deadly attack on girls' school
Children return to class in Kabul after deadly attack on girls' school

Blinken: Attacks ‘need to stop immediately’ amid Gaza Strip, Jerusalem tensions

Israeli missiles killed at least 20 people in the Gaza Strip, according to Gaza health officials. The attack came after Hamas militants launched rockets toward Jerusalem. Tensions have been boiling for weeks.
Blinken: Attacks ‘need to stop immediately’ amid Gaza Strip, Jerusalem tensions
Blinken: Attacks ‘need to stop immediately’ amid Gaza Strip, Jerusalem tensions

Travel restrictions are changing. See which countries are open to Americans.

NBC News is tracking travel restrictions for U.S. citizens in countries around the world.

U.S. ship fires 30 warning shots as Iranian speedboats get close

The incident comes days after the U.S. intercepted thousands of weapons from Iran in the North Arabian Sea that were bound for the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The patrol boat United States Coast Guard Cutter Maui navigates through the Arabian Gulf on Jan. 24, 2019.
The patrol boat United States Coast Guard Cutter Maui navigates through the Arabian Gulf on Jan. 24, 2019.
18h ago

Mexican villages arm children as they vie for government's attention

Images of kids with weapons have shocked people, and that’s the point. “It’s so the president sees us and helps us,” one 12-year-old said.
Image: Children hold their training weapons, some real and some fake, during a display for the media
Image: Children hold their training weapons, some real and some fake, during a display for the media

Dracula's castle in Romania proves an ideal setting for Covid vaccinations

Every weekend through May “vaccination marathons” will be held just outside the storied 14th-century hilltop castle.
Image: People wearing masks walk by a banner showing syringes as vampire fangs during the vaccination marathon organized at the \"Bran Castle\" in Bran village, Romania, on May 8, 2021.
Image: People wearing masks walk by a banner showing syringes as vampire fangs during the vaccination marathon organized at the \"Bran Castle\" in Bran village, Romania, on May 8, 2021.
1d ago

Chinese safari park 'sincerely sorry' for failing to tell public leopards were on loose

The park told police it did not report the incident over fears that it would affect the flow of tourists coming into the zoo during public holidays.
Image: A Leopard.
Image: A Leopard.