Lawmakers Move to Defund US Military's Gaza Aid Pier After Torrent of Problems

Humanitarian aid reaches Gaza via the temporary Trident Pier

Amid being battered by rough seas and weathering international logistical headaches, the U.S. military’s humanitarian aid pier in Gaza is facing another obstacle: Congress. A pair of bills advanced last week in the House seeks to end the mission that was billed as the Biden administration’s flagship effort to aid Palestinian civilians on the brink […]

Aid Is Delivered to Gaza From Newly Repaired US-Built Pier, US Military Says

Humanitarian aid arrives in Gaza.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first aid from an American-built pier arrived in Gaza on Saturday since storm damage required repairs to the project, the U.S. military said, relaunching an effort to bring supplies to Palestinians by sea that had been plagued with problems. The pier constructed by the U.S. military was operational for only about […]

US Says a UN Agency Has Agreed to Help in Distribution of Aid to Gaza Via Sea Route

A cargo ship is anchored after returning to the Cypriot port of Larnaca.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N. World Food Program has agreed to help deliver aid for the starving civilians of Gaza once the U.S. military completes a pier for transporting the humanitarian assistance by sea, U.S. officials said Friday. The involvement of the U.N. agency could help resolve one of the major obstacles facing the U.S.-planned […]