World Brief has returned and will be covering the Israeli raid in the West Bank, the EU’s decision to begin Ukraine accession negotiations, and the ongoing talks between Guyana and Venezuela over the Esequibo region. Sign up to receive World Brief in your inbox every weekday. Israel’s military ended a three-day raid in Jenin, arresting over 100 Palestinians and targeting Hamas sympathizers. This resulted in at least 12 Palestinians killed and 34 wounded, sparking criticism from international rights groups. The EU has agreed to open talks on Ukraine’s accession to the EU, a decision seen as a major victory for President Volodymyr Zelensky. Meanwhile, efforts to resolve the territorial dispute between Guyana and Venezuela continue as both sides remain firm on their claims over the Esequibo region. Furthermore, Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has faced a cabinet reshuffle amidst the country’s biggest financial scandal. Lastly, a United Nations official is required to repay millions after being found guilty of negligent financial practices.