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UN / GAZA

The members of the Security Council expressed grave concern at the return to hostilities following the breach of Egyptian-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. UNIFEED-UNTV

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SOMALIA / ZERROUGUI VISIT

Concluding her four-day visit to Somalia, the UN Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, called for the full implementation of the Action Plan signed by Somali Government to end recruitment of child soldiers.  UNSOM

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UN / NIGERIA CHIBOK GIRLS

A senior UN official warned that some of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls who escaped were raped on their way home, adding another burden to their lives. “So, double tragedy. It is been really a sad story for them."  UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / LYALL GRANT

United Kingdom's ambassador Mark Lyall Grant speaking in his national capacity, said that his government was "absolutely appalled" by the killing of James Foley but in terms of Security Council action, "it wasn't raised in the Council today and there wasn't any specific proposal that I'm aware of for the Council to react."UNIFEED-UNTV  

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UN / JAMES FOLEY

In a statement read by a UN spokesperson, Secretary General Ban-Ki moon condemned in the "strongest terms" the horrific murder of journalist James Foley, "an abominable crime that underscores the campaign of terror the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continues to wage against the people of Iraq and Syria." UNIFEED-UNTV

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NORTHERN IRAQ / TRANSIT CAMP

The Badjet Kandela camp was empty at the end of July. Today it has a population of more than 11 thousand Iraqis. The former transit camp for Syrian refugees is being reconfigured and expanded to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding displaced population. UNHCR  

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IRAQ / ERBIL AIRLIFT

In response to the deteriorating situation in northern Iraq, UNHCR launched its largest aid pushes aimed at helping nearly half a million people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR

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