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UN / BAN MIDDLE EAST

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned rocket attacks from Gaza on Israel and called on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to exercise "maximum restraint" and to respect international obligations to protect civilians. UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / ISRAEL PALESTINE

Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour told reporters  that the Security Council "is dragging its feet" while Israel's "aggression and collective punishment" is taking place. Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor said "Hamas dragged us into this conflict. First they kidnapped and murdered three Israeli teenagers as they made their way home from school. Then they began indiscriminately to fire [...]

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UN / LEBANON PLUMBLY

 UN envoy forLebanon Derek Plumbly stressed the urgent need for the country's leaders to agree on the election of a new president as soon as possible in light of the situation on the ground, which is marked by renewed terrorist threats and the growing refugee population resulting from the conflict in neighbouringSyria. In an interview [...]

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AFGHANISTAN / CIVILIAN CASUALTIES

The UN mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in its 2014 mid-year report on civilian casualties said that ground combat inAfghanistansurpassed improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as the leading cause of conflict-related death and injury to Afghan civilians in the first six months of the year. UNAMA

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