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Current Events: Israel-Gaza War

This Research Guide has been developed to provide current and background information on the war between Israel and Hamas which began on October 7, 2023.

News Sources

Here are links to high-quality sources of international news coverage.  In the case of newspapers, links to the University Library's subscription to these papers through the Global Newsstream database have been provided, and to access them from off-campus, you will need to login with your Bronco ID and Password.  If you would like to set up an RSS feed to any of these news sources to receive daily updates, please see the "Setting up an RSS Feed from Library Databases" instructions in the box to the left.

Fact Checking Tools for Evaluating Online News Sources

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict (of which the current war in Gaza is the most recent violent outbreak) is a long-standing and complex conflict in which politics, ethnic identity, historical grievance and religion are deeply intertwined.  As such, the many voices you are likely to encounter on this conflict are going to be extremely passionate, sometimes at the expense of accuracy.  When encountering news online, particularly on Social Media, where digital provenance is not always clear, please consider the following tools:

Some Basic Ideas to Keep in Mind:

Online Fact Checking Tools: