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US vetoes Palestine’s request UN's full membership

The Security Council rejected Palestine’s request for UN membership on Thursday, with the United States casting a veto.

How a single Israeli strike on a Gaza IVF centre took away 5,000 lives: Report

Gaza: An Israeli air strike on Gaza's largest fertility clinic last December dealt a massive blow to the hopes of infertile couples as the explosion resulted in the destruction of over 4,000 embryos along with 1,000 specimens of sperm and unfertilized eggs, reported Reuters.

Hamas ambushes IDF soldiers in Gaza tunnel, four die

At least four Israel Defense Forces soldiers were killed in a Hamas ambush in Gaza's  Khan Younis area on Saturday (April 6, 2024).

IDF withdraws ground troops from south Gaza as Israel-Hamas conflict enters seventh month

The Israel Defense Forces withdrew its manoeuvring ground forces from the Gaza Strip on Sunday, a move made at a time when the conflict between the two groups entered its sixth month.

US urges Israel to allow some Palestinians to return to Northern Gaza

Washington DC/IBNS/UNI: US President Joe Biden's administration is pushing Israel to allow some displaced Gazan civilians to return to the northern part of the enclave amid concerns about the upcoming Israeli military operation in the southern city of Rafah, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing officials.

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.

Israel-Hamas conflict led to damage to critical infrastructure in Gaza worth $18.5 billion, World Bank-UN report

The cost of damage to critical infrastructure in Gaza is estimated at around $18.5 billion according to a new report released on Tuesday (April 2, 2024) by the World Bank and the United Nations, with financial support of the European Union.

Three injured in Palestinian stabbing attack in Israel, knifeman shot dead

Jerusalem/UNI: A knife-wielding Palestinian teenager stabbed and seriously wounded three people in a shopping mall in Israel on Sunday before he was shot dead by police officers, said the Israeli police in a statement.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to undergo hernia surgery

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu will undergo a hernia surgery on Sunday after it was diagnosed during a routine checkup.

Israel-Hamas War: Palestine death toll in Gaza nears 32,000

Gaza: The Palestinian death toll from the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has risen to 31,923, with 74,096 others wounded, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said Wednesday.

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.

Five die after airdropped aid falls on them in Gaza

At least five people died and 10 others were injured after they were hit by airdropped aid packages in Gaza City's Al Shati camp, media reports said on Saturday.

Gaza war may fuel much wider Middle East crisis, warns UN rights chief

Negotiations for a ceasefire in Gaza continued in Egypt for a second day on Monday as the UN’s top rights official warned that the war there risked morphing into a much “wider conflagration” enveloping every country in the Middle East and beyond.

Security Council reiterates call for immediate and safe aid delivery to conflict-hitGaza

The UN Security Council has underscored the need to protect civilians in Gaza in the wake of the deadly incident at an aid convoy on Thursday.