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Jerusalem, May 19: The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Wednesday that air raid sirens went off in southern Israel as a new batch of rockets had been fired from the Gaza Strip.
Washington DC, May 17: US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the ongoing escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with representatives of Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
As the fighting between Israel and Hamas intensifies, the Sri Lankan embassy in Tel Aviv asked its citizens residing in the country to be vigilant, reported Daily Mirror.
Jerusalem, May 13: The death toll in the Israel-Palestine conflict has jumped to 83 people- including 17 children. Six Israelis have died so far, according to reports.
Jerusalem, May 12: A man and his teenage daughter were killed in central Israel, as airstrikes continued to strike Gaza amid escalating violence, officials said Wednesday.
Dhaka, November 30: The 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers' meeting ended with calls for a united fight against Islamophobia and terrorism, and for reaffirming support for Arab states' policy of a two-state solution to the Palestinian issue.
US Israel-Palestinian peace plan a ‘mockery’, upends long-standing consensus – International Conference hears
New York: The United States’ announcement of a new vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, touted as the “Deal of the Century”, is a “mockery”, the Prime Minister of Malaysia told an international conference in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.
New York: Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is “key to sustainable peace in the Middle East”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, maintaining that the lack of any progress only “furthers radicalization across the region”.
New York: Obstacles to any lasting deal between Israel and Palestine continue to mount, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told Security Council members on Wednesday, and only “concrete action” towards a two-State solution will change that dynamic.
On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm
New York, Mar 30: With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie McGoldrick, on Friday called for calm from all sides to prevent further bloodshed.
New York, Sept 18: The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, expressed concern on Monday “at the intention of the Israeli authorities to demolish the Bedouin village of Khan Al-Ahmar/Abu Al-Helu” in the West Bank, where 181 Palestinians currently live, more than half of whom are children.
UN, Egypt help avert another Israel-Palestine war in Gaza that was ‘minutes away’, Security Council hears
New York, July 25: Intense diplomatic efforts by the United Nations and Egypt have helped avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war in Gaza that appeared just “minutes away” over the past weekend, a senior UN official said on Tuesday.
New York, July 24: From arbitrary detentions and deliberate deprivation, to attacks against civilians and forced displacements, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, expressed “acute concerns” on Monday over the current human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
In Gaza, UN envoy urges Israel, Palestinian factions to step back from brink of a war that ‘everybody will lose’
New York, July 16: With a ceasefire largely holding after a day-long flare-up in fighting between Israel and Gaza militants, the United Nation envoy on the Middle East peace process was in the enclave on Sunday urging Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants…and everybody will lose.”
Easing funding woes for UN agency assisting Palestine refugees a ‘wise investment for today and the future’
New York, June 26: A pledging conference on Monday for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) aimed to address the body’s chronic funding shortfall and also examine long-term priorities.