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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.

Ceasefire needed now, to stave off disaster in Gaza: UNICEF chief

New York: At least 60 youngsters have been killed in Gaza and another 444 have been injured in less than 10 days of conflict with Israel, the head of UN Children’s Fund has said, in a call for an immediate ceasefire and aid access to “stave off disaster”.

Israeli Air Force hits military compound of Hamas tech division: IDF

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: The Israeli military has struck a military compound of the Hamas movement's technology department in the northern Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Wednesday.

UN urges greater aid access for Gaza, ‘intensification of mediation efforts’ to end Israel-Palestine violence

New York: The international community must do “all it can” to de-escalate the violence in Gaza and Israel which has left hundreds dead and injured, said the UN’s political affairs chief on Tuesday, calling on all those involved in the fighting to allow for the “intensification of mediation efforts”, which can also help stem a growing humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.

France, several other nations preparing draft UNSC resolution on Israel, Palestine: Source

United Nations/Sputnik: France, together with Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan, is preparing a draft UN Security Council resolution that will call for the ceasefire between Israel and Palestine as well as organizing humanitarian corridor in the conflict zone, a diplomatic source in the UN Security Council told RIA Novosti.

Palestine urges ICC to start probe into war crimes in Gaza - Envoy to UN

United Nations/Sputnik: Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Qatar Red Crescent to continue operations in Gaza despite office bombing

Doha/Sputnik: The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) will continue to work in the Gaza Strip, despite the bombing of its building, and expects to provide humanitarian aid worth a million dollars, Faisal Al-Emadi, the executive director of international relief and development sector of QRCS, told Sputnik.

Blinken discusses Israeli-Gaza violence with Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar: State Department

Moscow/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the ongoing escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with representatives of Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.