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Deploying tank fire, artillery and airstrikes against Hamas, Israeli forces are continuing their offensive across Gaza, marking one of the intense phases of the ongoing conflict. more
Gaza war spillover compounds misery for most vulnerable in Lebanon

Children as young as four are being forced to go to work in Lebanon amid a “massive collapse” in humanitarian funding and escalating hostilities on the country’s souther ...

Experts warn Gaza reached ‘most dangerous’ stage amid huge unexploded weapons risk

The head of UN peacekeeping and demining reiterated calls on Monday for a ceasefire in Gaza as a first step to returning the war-ravaged enclave to some normality, while mine clearance ex ...

UN-World Bank report says cost of damage to critical infrastructure in Gaza estimated at around $18.5 billion

The cost of damage to critical infrastructure in Gaza is estimated at around $18.5 billion according to a new report released on Tuesday (April 2, 2024) by the World Bank and the United N ...

World court issues fresh measures for Israel following depening of Gaza crisis

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday issued new provisional measures for Israel as the humanitarian situation in bombarded and besieged Gaza continues to deteriorate.

US President Joe Biden interacts with PM Netanyahu, voices 'deep concern' over Israel's possible Rafah operation

US President Joe Biden had a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, when he expressed 'deep concern' over Israel's possible ground op ...

Gazans eating wild plants to survive, claims UN

UN News has learned that out of desperation, some Gazans have resorted to selling wild plants with little nutritional value, in the markets of their devastated enclave. In this special re ...

‘Carnage’ in Gaza must end, UN rights chief tells Human Rights Council

The “carnage” in Gaza has left more than 30,000 dead and must end immediately, UN rights chief Volker Türk told the Human Rights Council on Thursday, after almost five mo ...

Gaza ceasefire ‘more urgent than ever’ as conflict with Israel approaches 100-day mark

As the Gaza conflict approaches the 100-day mark, an immediate ceasefire is “more urgent than ever”, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

Israel-Gaza crisis: IDF recovers bodies of five hostages killed by Hamas

The Israeli Defense Forces on Monday said it recovered the bodies of five hostages who were killed during Hamas captivity.