Israel hits health center in Gaza

GAZA, Palestine: Israel on Sunday bombarded a health facility in Gaza with two missiles, an official statement said. According to the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, the missiles hit the Al-Daraj Martyrs Health Center, majorly damaging the structure and rendering it inoperable. The statement called on the international community to intervene for the protection of… Read More Israel hits health center in Gaza

UN chief urges de-escalation in Jerusalem, Gaza Strip

MOSCOW: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres voiced support on Wednesday to de-escalate tensions in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. He spoke at a news conference in Moscow following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and said it is necessary to seek a reduction of violence to protect the lives of civilians “who are dying… Read More UN chief urges de-escalation in Jerusalem, Gaza Strip

UN chief calls for immediate halt to hostilities in Israel, Gaza

WASHINGTON: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for an immediate halt to hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians. “Out of respect for the spirit of Eid, I appeal for an immediate de-escalation and cessation of hostilities in Gaza and Israel,” Guterres said on Twitter. The UN chief warned that the conflict will spark extremism in the… Read More UN chief calls for immediate halt to hostilities in Israel, Gaza

US says UN Security Council to meet Sunday on Gaza, Israel

WASHINGTON: The UN Security Council will meet this weekend to discuss the situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip, the US announced Thursday. In announcing the Sunday meeting, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the US’s UN envoy, said the Biden administration “will continue to actively engage in diplomacy at the highest levels to try to de-escalate tensions.” Her… Read More US says UN Security Council to meet Sunday on Gaza, Israel