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IRAQ/ ISIL

After the latest round of violence on Sinjar and Tal Afar in Iraq's Ninewa province by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov urged Iraq's political leadership to set aside their differences and to work together to swiftly form an [...]

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GA/ GAZA

As the temporary ceasefire continues to hold in Gaza, senior United Nations officials today urged Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table, and called on the 193 Member States to respond to calls for emergency humanitarian funding. UNIFEED – UNTV

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IRAQ / DISPLACED

Another wave of displacement has hit Iraq, following the seizure of three northern communities from government control. Officials in Iraq's Kurdistan region report that since Sunday, at least 45,000 people have crossed into the region with thousands more expected to arrive in the coming days.  UNHCR

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UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet said that three years after independence, South Sudan is now "on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and a protracted internal conflict." The scale of humanitarian operations in South Sudan, he said, "has reached the point that it now constitutes the biggest aid operation inside any single country." UNIFEED – [...]

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