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Execution of Gaza prisoners condemned by UN rights office

New York: The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has condemned the execution of five prisoners by Hamas, the de facto authorities in Gaza, in a statement released on Monday.

Israel carries out airstrikes on military facilities in Gaza Strip

Gaza/UNI/Sputnik: The Israeli Air Force has struck several military facilities of the Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the site.

Gaza: Humanitarian response underway, but political solutions still needed

Although the international community is providing urgent assistance to Gaza in the wake of the most recent round of hostilities, a political solution is still needed to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, a senior UN official in the region said on Wednesday.

Gaza explosion leaves 1 dead, 10 hurt

Gaza: At least one person was killed as an explosion rocked the Gaza region on Thursday.

UN pushes for lasting ceasefire, more humanitarian deliveries in Gaza

New York: The cessation of hostilities negotiated last month between Israel and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, remains “very fragile”, the UN envoy there told the Security Council on Thursday.

Grave violations against children in conflict ‘alarmingly high’, latest UN report reveals

New York: More than 19,300 boys and girls affected by war last year were victims of grave violations such as recruitment or rape, and the COVID-19 pandemic made it difficult for experts to reach them, the UN said in its annual report on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC), published on Monday.

IDF confirms carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza

Tel Aviv/UNI: The Israel Defense Forces(IDF) has confirmed carrying out strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza strip in retaliation to what it described as arson balloons attacks launched from the area.

Israel launches air raids in Gaza Strip

Tel Aviv: Retaliating the incendiary balloons fired from the territory, Israel has  launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, media reports said on Wednesday.

UNRWA chief calls for ‘clear and unequivocal guarantees’ on staff safety in Hamas-controlled Gaza

New York: The head of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has called for “clear and unequivocal guarantees” over the safety and security of staff working to restore critical services in Gaza, following last month’s conflict between Israel and militant group Hamas, which controls the occupied enclave.

Security Council calls for ‘full adherence’ to Gaza ceasefire, focus on two-State solution

New York: The UN Security Council on Saturday made it’s first statement on the conflict that erupted between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza, calling for a “full adherence to the ceasefire” that brought 11 days of fighting to an end early on Friday morning.

Ceasefire can’t hide scale of destruction in Gaza, UN warns, as rights experts call for ICC probe

New York: The humanitarian community has welcomed the ceasefire agreed in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel but warned that the destruction in Gaza will take years, if not decades, to fix.

Conflict: Israel, Hamas agree to ceasefire in Gaza

Gaza/UNI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on late Thursday confirmed that the security cabinet has unanimously approved a ceasefire in Gaza.

Israel must be held accountable for Gaza episode: Pakistan tells OIC

Islamabad: Pakistan, while attending a special session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), is demanding that Israel should be held accountable for “crimes against humanity”, media reports said.

Ceasefire needed now, to stave off disaster in Gaza: UNICEF chief

New York: At least 60 youngsters have been killed in Gaza and another 444 have been injured in less than 10 days of conflict with Israel, the head of UN Children’s Fund has said, in a call for an immediate ceasefire and aid access to “stave off disaster”.

UN urges greater aid access for Gaza, ‘intensification of mediation efforts’ to end Israel-Palestine violence

New York: The international community must do “all it can” to de-escalate the violence in Gaza and Israel which has left hundreds dead and injured, said the UN’s political affairs chief on Tuesday, calling on all those involved in the fighting to allow for the “intensification of mediation efforts”, which can also help stem a growing humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.