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UN experts condemn Israel’s designation of Palestine rights defenders as terrorist organisations

New York: Independent UN human rights experts on Monday strongly condemned the decision by the Israeli Minister of Defence to designate six Palestinian human rights and civil society groups as terrorist organisations.

Top UN envoy 'encouraged’ by recent engagement of Israeli and Palestinian officials

New York: The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council on Wednesday that he was “encouraged” by the recent engagement of senior Israeli and Palestinian officials.

New Government will earn confidence of Lebanese people and international community, President tells UN

New York: After a month-long political crisis, Lebanon has embarked on a new phase that will “hopefully mark a promising step on the path of recovery”, the country’s President old the 76th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday.

With region ‘at a crossroads’, Palestinian President calls on UN’s Guterres to convene international peace conference

New York: The President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called on the UN Secretary-General to convene an international peace conference and said that to ensure that this initiative is not open-ended, Israel must withdraw from the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem within one year.

Israel-Palestine: Waste no opportunity for ‘serious’ political negotiation, envoy urges

New York: The top UN envoy for the Middle East peace process told the UN Security Council on Monday that three months after the deadly escalation in violence between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip, the situation there remains tense.

Palestine refugees face ‘dire’ humanitarian conditions amid ongoing clashes in southern Syria: UNRWA

New York: Some 30,000 Palestine refugees registered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in south Syria have become increasingly vulnerable, following recent clashes in and around the Dera’a Governorate, the UN agency warned on Sunday.

UN experts urge Israel to ‘protect and encourage’ Palestine rights defenders

New York: UN Human Rights Council-appointed experts expressed deep concern on Friday over Israeli military interference in the work of a well-known, independent Palestinian child rights organization, in the occupied West Bank.

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.

Thousands gather in Israeli capital in support of peace

Tel Aviv/UNI: Thousands of Israelis from all walks of life gathered here in the central part of the city to support peace between Israel and Palestinian, a human rights organization said Sunday.

UN Security Council calls on parties to fully comply with ceasefire in Gaza : Statement

Moscow/Sputnik: The UN Security Council on Saturday welcomed the ceasefire in Gaza and urged the sides to fully comply with the agreement, while stressing the need for urgent humanitarian aid to the Palestinian population following 11-day hostilities.

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.

Thousands protest in Pakistan to show solidarity with Palestine

Karachi: Thousands of people, including women and children, step into the streets of Pakistan's Karachi city to stand beside Palestine, media reports said on Friday.

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.

Vladimir Putin issues order on voluntary evacuation of Russian citizens from Gaza Strip

Moscow/Gaza/Sputnik: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order to evacuate Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) citizens from the Gaza Strip at their request, the document was published on the official legal information portal.