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More than 500 Palestinians killed in occupied West Bank: UN rights chief

Violence in the occupied West Bank linked to the war in Gaza passed a deadly milestone with more than 500 Palestinians killed since 7 October, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights chief Volker Türk said on Tuesday.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu says date set for Rafah ground offensive

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the date to begin the ground offensive into Rafah city of Gaza has been set.

US President Joe Biden gives strong message to Benjamin Netanyahu, asks Israel to ensure immediate ceasefire

Giving a strong response to Israel, US President Joe Biden on Thursday asked PM Benjamin Netanyahu that an immediate ceasefire is essential to stabilise and improve the humanitarian situation and protect innocent civilians in Gaza.

Gaza: Vital aid reaches shattered north amid ongoing Israel-Hamas truce

Desperate Gazans in the north of the enclave had their first sip of clean water in weeks on Monday as a continuing pause in fighting enabled broadening aid access to the Strip, UN humanitarians said.

Israel-Palestine crisis: UN humanitarians plead for ‘access, access, access’

A month since Hamas militants killed 1,400 people in Israel, taking over 240 hostage, and as the Israeli offensive into Gaza continues which has led to thousands of civilian deaths, UN humanitarians on Tuesday issued a heartfelt appeal for access to the enclave.

US: 69-year-old Jewish man dies after altercation with Palestine supporters in California

A Jewish man has died after he was injured when he fell and hit his head during an altercation with Palestinian supporters in US state of California recently.

UN official says ‘brutal and far-reaching’ war continues in Ukraine

As the world’s attention focuses on the unfolding emergency in the Gaza Strip, a senior UN aid official on Tuesday urged the Security Council not to overlook the equally “brutal and far-reaching” crisis in Ukraine.

Hamas releases two elderly Israeli hostages amid ongoing conflict

Hamas members have released two elderly Israeli hostages on Monday (October 23, 2023), media reports said.

Israel-Gaza crisis: Competing Security Council resolutions reveal diplomatic fault lines

The UN Security Council’s first intervention in the Gaza crisis – a Russian-led draft resolution calling for humanitarian ceasefire – was voted down on Monday. Despite this setback, diplomatic efforts are in full swing as ambassadors prepare to consider another text on the unprecedented crisis.

Do not travel: US raises travel advisory for Lebanon

The US State Department has raised the travel alert for Lebanon to 'do not travel'  due to the 'unpredictable security situation' related to rocket, missile, and artillery exchanges between Israel and Hizballah or other armed militant factions.

15 journalists killed in first 10 days of Israel-Hamas conflict: Reports

At least 15 journalists lost their lives in the 10-day Israel-Hamas war, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported.

Gaza-Israel conflict: Deepening concern for civilians amid ongoing strikes

The UN human rights office (OHCHR) issued a fresh alert on Tuesday for civilians left in northern Gaza, amid ongoing military operations in the enclave ahead of an anticipated full-scale Israeli response to Hamas’s 7 October attack.

US: Illinois man kills six-year-old Muslim boy, charged with hate crimes

An Illinois man was charged with hate crimes after he allegedly stabbed a six-year-old Muslim boy to death and left the minor's mother injured.

Israel-Gaza crisis: US Senators take shelter from Hamas's rocket attack in Tel Aviv

A US Senator has, who is leading a US Senate delegation to Israel, on Sunday shared an image on X where the lawmakers could be seen gathered in a Tel Aviv shelter amid Hamas's rocket attack.

Gaza: Forcing patients to flee hospitals a 'death sentence' warns WHO

The UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA) issued an urgent call on Saturday for Israeli Authorities to protect all civilians sheltering in Gaza.