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UN FELTMAN GAZA

Following the violation by parties to the Gaza conflict of a humanitarian ceasefire that was set to take affect earlier this morning, the United Nations top political affairs official said the announcement of the ceasefire had been made on assurances received “directly” from the parties. He said ”I don’t think we had a choice but to try [...]

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN/ GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesman said that the Secretary-General condemned "in the strongest terms" the reported violation by Hamas of the mutually agreed humanitarian ceasefire which commenced this morning. "He is shocked and profoundly disappointed by these developments." UNIFEED-UNTV

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SECURITY COUNCIL GAZA

The Security Council expressed their grave disappointment that the messages in the presidential statement from 28h July had not been heeded and reiterated their call for an immediate unconditional humanitarian ceasefire that can lead to a sustainable ceasefire based upon the Egyptian proposal. UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA CEASEFIRE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United States Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United Nations Representative in Jerusalem, Special Coordinator Robert Serry, has received assurances that all parties have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA WRAP

As the crisis in Gaza continues unabated, United Nations relief officials today (31 July) urged the parties to protect civilians amid the ongoing conflict, which has resulted in thousands of casualties and caused widespread displacement and destruction. UNIFEED – UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / KRAHENBUHL HOSPITAL

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl visited the pediatric  ward at the main Shifa Hospital in Gaza City today where he witnessed the suffering inflicted upon young Palestinians by Israel's bombing campaign. UNRWA

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / UN SCHOOL ATTACK

Initial investigations by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) suggest that it was Israeli artillery that hit the UNRWA school in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip that sheltered about 3,300 people. In his statement, UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl condemned the attack "in the strongest possible terms." UNRWA

30 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA ELIASSON GING

As another United Nations school serving as a shelter for Palestinians in Gaza was hit by shells, killing children, senior UN officials strongly condemned the attacks and warned against the targeting of civilians. Speaking to reporters in New York, Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said "this is a moment where you really have to say enough is [...]

30 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UNRWA / GAZA AID ARAB IDOL

UNRWA Goodwill Amabssador, Mohammed Assaf, Arab Idol winner and popular singer from Gaza, traveled on one of relief flights from Dubai to Aman, bringing aid for Palestinians in Gaza. Assaf was born and grew up in Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip, where several extended families have been wiped out in recent [...]

29 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA BAN WRAP

Reinforcing last night's call by the Security Council for an immediate, unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the "indiscriminate destruction" in Gaza a “man-made hurricane”. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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