Israeli troops close in on Rafah border

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Palestinians displaced by the Israel air and ground offensive on the Gaza Strip sit next to the border fence with Egypt in Rafah, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024. 

Israeli authorities are intensifying their military assault on Rafah, now the strip’s most populous city. We hear from a Gaza aid worker with the Norwegian Refugee Council, who has relocated there with his family. And, China is celebrating the Spring Festival, otherwise known as the Lunar New Year. But this time of year can be challenging if you're looking to do business in China. Also, last year, 24 young volleyball players from the town of Famagusta traveled to the Turkish city of Adiyaman for a tournament, and never came back. The owner of the Isias Hotel, which collapsed in the earthquakes on Feb. 6, is facing criminal charges in a landmark case. Plus, a new book explores the "revolutionary lives" of Frantz Fanon.


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