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The Secretary-General and the UN human rights chief said again on Sunday that a large-scale Israeli offensive in Rafah must be prevented at all costs, warning of catastrophic consequences in the densely populated southern area in Gaza. 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 ...

Experts say unexploded ordnance in Gaza can take 14 years to clear

Making Gaza safe again from unexploded bombs could take 14 years, UN demining experts said on Friday.

UN coordinator in Gaza announces new plan to deliver lifesaving aid

A new mechanism for getting lifesaving aid into Gaza will start in the coming days, UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator Sigrid Kaag announced in a briefing to the Securi ...

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 ...

Israel Defense Forces says its soldiers encircled Gaza city of Khan Yunis, eliminated 'dozens of terrorists'

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Tuesday it had managed to encircle the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strio and advance deep into the area as part of an "extensive&q ...

UN Chief Antonio Guterres repeats call for Gaza ceasefire, release of hostages at Non-Aligned Movement summit

UN Secretary-General António Guterres repeated his call for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the unconditional release of all hostages, in an address to the latest summit of th ...