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450,000 Gazans now uprooted from Rafah as Israeli bombardment continues

Large parts of the city of Rafah are now a “ghost town”, with UN humanitarians reporting on Tuesday that some 450,000 Gazans have been forcibly displaced from the southernmost city by Israeli evacuation orders in the last week.

Palestine-Israel conflict: Indian UN staffer killed in Rafah, Antonio Guterres calls for full investigation

An Indian national, who was working with the United Nations, was killed in Gaza when the vehicle in which he was travelling, came under attack in Rafah as the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas has intensified over the past few weeks, media reports said.

Countless lives at stake in Sudan’s El Fasher, warn UN aid teams

Reports have been coming in that a hospital in Sudan’s North Darfur has been damaged in a heavy uptick of hostilities, leaving two youngsters dead and fanning renewed famine fears, UN aid teams have said.

Israel-Palestine conflict: Intense battle continues in Gaza, IDF attacks Hamas members

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.

Gaza: We must prevent a large-scale offensive in Rafah, UN pleads

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.

UNRWA staff ‘not going anywhere’ despite forced closure of East Jerusalem compound

Two arson attacks and growing protests forced UN Palestine refugee agency UNRWA to temporarily close its office in East Jerusalem this week, but its vital work will continue as war rages in Gaza and violence rises in the West Bank, Senior Communications Manager Jonathan Fowler told UN News on Friday.

Israel- Gaza crisis: As exodus from Rafah continues, UN urges reopening of aid lines

With no let-up in the Israeli military operation in Gaza’s southernmost city of Rafah into Friday and reports that hospitals there have begun emptying of patients and staff, UN humanitarians issued renewed calls for a ceasefire as “the only hope” to avert further bloodshed and restore desperately needed aid deliveries.

Gaza conflict: Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel can stand alone if US halts arms shipments

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu said his nation can 'stand-alone' after the US warned that it could halt arms shipments if a full-scale invasion of Rafah is ordered by the government in the upcoming days.

Antonio Guterres urges Israel, Hamas ‘to show political courage’ and secure ceasefire

The UN Secretary-General on Tuesday reiterated his appeal to Israel to stop any escalation in Gaza, amid reports that its forces have taken over key border crossings in Rafah.

Israel-Hamas crisisUncertainty in Gaza amplified by closure of key border crossings

Amid ongoing uncertainty about a ceasefire in Gaza and an escalation of the military operation in Rafah, UN aid agencies expressed deep concerns on Tuesday that the two main access points into the enclave remained closed, while families are scared and “hanging on psychologically and physically by a thread”.

Anti-Israeli protesters in NYC stopped from marching to Met Gala; vandalise WWI memorial, burn US flags

New York/IBNS: Anti-Israel protesters Monday vandalized a World War I memorial in New York's Central Park and burned an American flag after a mob of more than 1,000 marchers was stopped by cops from reaching the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is hosting the star-studded Met Gala event.

Israel says it is controlling Gaza side of Rafah crossing

Israel on Tuesday said its troops captured the Palestinian side of the Rafah Crossing on the Egypt border, a crucial gateway between Egypt and Gaza for humanitarian aid.

Hamas accepts new Gaza ceasefire proposal, hostage release deal amid ongoing conflict with Israel

Hamas has said it has informed Qatari and Egyptian mediators that it has accepted the proposal for the implementation of a new Gaza ceasefire.

Three Israeli soldiers die following rocket attack claimed by Hamas

Israeli authorities have shut down the  Kerem Shalom crossing into Gaza after Hamas members fired rockets from within the strip, media reports said.

Israeli Cabinet votes to shut down Al Jazeera's operation amid ongoing conflict with Hamas

The Israeli Cabinet has unanimously voted to shut down the operations of Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera.