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Gaza an open wound and "band-aid" won't help: Ban

Secretary-General press conference with the Foreign Minister of Egypt, 21 July 2014. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Too many civilians, including too many children are paying the price for the latest escalation of violence in Gaza, deplored the UN Secretary-General as he urged all sides to end the fighting. Mr…

21 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Special airlift from Dubai delivers aid to 100,000 in Gaza

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A special airlift in support of displaced families in Gaza began on Sunday from Dubai, where a cargo took…

21 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Human Rights Council to discuss conflict in Gaza

Human Rights Council.UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

The Geneva based UN Human Rights Council is to convene a special session on Wednesday 23 July to discuss…

21 Jul 2014 / Listen /

10,000 Syrian children denied access to medical supplies

Children trapped in Yarmouk camp.   Credit:  Rami Al Sayyed/UNRWA

The Syrian government has blocked the distribution of medicine and other hygiene supplies to nearly 10,000 children living in…

18 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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