Gaza

Israel’s attacks on Gaza may constitute ‘war crimes’: UN rights chief

by AFP GENEVA – Israel's recent barrage of deadly air strikes on Gaza might be war crimes, the UN rights…

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Dozens of Palestinian journalists say blocked by WhatsApp

by AFP GAZA CITY, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES – Messaging app WhatsApp has blocked the accounts of dozens of Palestinian journalists following…

2 years ago

Gaza’s war in numbers

by AFP The war between Israel and armed Palestinian group Hamas has killed hundreds, displaced thousands from their homes and…

2 years ago

A matter of conscience and all things human

pic by AFP IN EXACTLY a couple of weeks, it would mark the day, 11 years ago, when Israeli commandos…

2 years ago

UN rights council to hold May 27 session on Israel, Palestinians

by AFP GENEVA – The UN Human Rights Council said Thursday it would hold a special session on the situation…

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Israel assessing if conditions right for ceasefire: military source

by AFP TEL AVIV – Israel is assessing whether conditions are right to halt its air campaign against Palestinian militants…

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Death toll climbs in Israel-Gaza conflict as France proposes ceasefire

by Mai Yaghi with Ben Simon in Jerusalem / AFP GAZA CITY, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES – Heavy air strikes and rocket…

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Egypt sends medical aid to Gaza after Israeli strikes

by AFP CAIRO, EGYPT – Egypt has sent 65 tonnes of medical aid to neighbouring Gaza after a week of…

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UN hails Israel decision to open crossing for aid into Gaza

by AFP GENEVA – The United Nations on Tuesday welcomed an Israeli decision to open the Kerem Shalom crossing to…

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‘Imperative’ to protect health workers, facilities in Gaza conflict: WHO

by AFP GENEVA – The protection of health workers and infrastructure is "imperative in all circumstances" the World Health Organization…

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Gaza reels under Israeli strikes as violence enters second week

by Adel Zaanoun with Daphne Rousseau in Jerusalem / AFP GAZA CITY, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES – Israeli jets kept up a…

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Dr M: Claims that Israel has right to defend itself unacceptable

The recent conflict has spread to Gaza after Palestinians vowed to retaliate against Israeli assaults on Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sheikh…

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UN food agency steps up help in Gaza, appeals for funds

by AFP ROME – The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said Monday it was providing emergency assistance for more than…

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