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UN / MANSOUR GAZA REPORT

Commenting on the UN Secretary-General's report on Gaza, Palestinian ambassador Riyad Mansour said "we are disappointed that the Security Council did not even collectively respond" to the report. He also said the Secretary General has the "moral authority" to suggest "what he is planning to do to ensure accountability and justice for 44 Palestinians civilians [...]

28 Apr 2015 | Read More »

JERUSALEM / UNRWA YARMOUK

  The head of the UN's agency dealing with Palestinian refugees said Monday the plight of refugees fleeing the Yarmouk camp in Syria only to face death on the high seas of the Mediterranean, "is almost beyond what can be expressed in human terms." UNIFEED UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / SPOKESPERSON ON YARMOUK

A spokesperson for the UN Secretary General said Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk camp in Syria are experiencing "unimaginable suffering" and said the United Nations was calling for a pause in hostilities to allow for safe evacuation of civilians. UNIFEED – UNTV

8 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / ISRAEL PALESTINE WRAP

In his last briefing to the Security Council, the departing UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Robert Serry urged the incoming Israeli government “to seize the opportunity of a fresh mandate to quickly demonstrate in words and, more importantly by actions” its commitments to the two-state solution. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SECURITY COUNCIL PALESTINE

The UN Security Council today rejected a resolution that was aimed at ending the Israeli control of the Occupied Palestinian Territories by 2017. The vote was eight in favour, two — the United States and Australia – against, and five abstentions. UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE

The Jordanian ambassador to the United Nations said today that the Arab Group at the UN had agreed on revisions to a resolution to be sent to the Security Council that calls for an end of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE WRAP

On the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, GA President Sam Kutesa said "the path towards a durable peace remains uncertain." UNRWA Chief Pierre Krähenbüh said "recovery in Gaza is imperative." UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE MANSOUR

Palestinian Ambassador Riyad  Mansour  presented a letter to the President of the Security Council denouncing the recent incidents at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem. UNIFEED – UNTV

5 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told the Security Council that "Israel's policy and practices of settling parts of its population and new immigrants in the occupied Palestinian territory, including occupied East Jerusalem, are in violation of international law." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

Addressing the Security Council, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "nothing could have prepared me for what I witnessed in Gaza." Ban said that he saw "mile after mile of wholesale destruction" and heard "heart-wrenching accounts of suffering and pain" from survivors of an attack on a UN run school. He urged the international community "to move [...]

21 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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