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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.

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.

Israeli authorities tell UN it will reject UNRWA food convoys into northern Gaza

Israeli authorities informed the United Nations on Sunday that it will no longer approve the passage of any UN agency for Palestine refugees, UNRWA, food convoys into northern Gaza.

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 (Match 18, 2024), when he expressed 'deep concern' over Israel's possible ground operation in Rafah.

US says senior Hamas leader Marwan Issa died in Israeli operation

The White House on Monday claimed that Hamas leader Marwan Issa was killed during an Israeli operation last week.

‘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 months of constant Israeli bombardment and mass displacement in the enclave, prompted by Hamas-led attacks.

IDF frees two hostages from Hamas captivity during overnight operation in Rafah

The Israeli Defence Forces on Monday (February 12, 2024) announced two hostages have been freed from Hamas captivity during an overnight operation from 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-Gaza crisis: IDF troops raid Al-ShifaHospital, asks Hamas members to surrender

The Israel Defence Forces on Wednesday (November 15, 2023) said its troops are carrying out a precise and targeted operation against Hamas members in a specified area in the Al-Shifa Hospital.

Israel-Hamas crisis: Babies dying in hospital amid scenes of devastation in Gaza, claim UN humanitarians

More patients, including premature babies, have reportedly died in Gaza City’s Al-Shifa hospital which has gone three days without electricity amid intensifying Israeli military operations, making a ceasefire more urgent than ever, UN humanitarians have said.

Israel Defence Forces says it delivered 300 litres of fuel to Shifa hospital for 'urgent medical purposes'

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said its troops have delivered 300 litres of fuel to  Shifa hospital for urgent medical purposes.

Israel-Palestine crisis: Humanitarians say ‘enough is enough’

With the deepening Israel-Palestine crisis about to enter its second month, a dozen UN agencies have reiterated urgent appeals for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire to allow more lifesaving aid into Gaza.

Gaza: Israeli bombing on Al-Maghazi refugee camp in Gaza leaves 30 dead, claims Hamas

At least 30 people died in a bombing suspected to be carried out by Israel on a refugee camp in central Gaza on Saturday (November 4, 2023), the Hamas-run health ministry said.

Israel-Palestine crisis: Gaza’s north cut off from aid; death toll rising

The number of people killed in Gaza is nearing the 9,000 mark amid mounting concerns over the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes on a densely-populated refugee camp near Gaza City, while a key hospital has stopped operations and UN humanitarians are unable to deliver aid to the north as the ground war intensifies.

Israel-Hamas crisis: UN chief Antonio Guterres blasts ‘completely inadequate’ levels of aid for Gaza civilians

The UN chief on Tuesday said levels of aid allowed into the stricken Gaza Strip are “completely inadequate” to meet the rising needs of civilians trapped there amidst the intensifying fighting.