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Iran: Israel plans to deport Palestinians to neighboring countries

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has warned of Israel's plot to deport Gaza-based Palestinians to other states after trapping them in the southern part of the enclave.

US veto of UNSC resolution license for Gaza genocide: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said by blocking the United Nations Security Council's resolution, the US has actually granted Israel a license to continue its genocide in the Gaza Strip.

UN chief: Gaza facing humanitarian disaster, ceasefire a necessity

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres called for an immediate ceasefire in the besieged Gaza Strip which he says is grappling with a disastrous situation due to Israeli blockade and bombardments.

US vetoes UNSC resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza Strip

The US has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an immediate "humanitarian ceasefire" in the besieged Gaza Strip which has been under massive Israeli siege and bombardments since early October.

UN chief invokes Article 99 on Gaza in a rare move

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invoked Article 99 of the UN Charter, urging the UN Security Council to act on the war in the Gaza Strip.

Turkey says to ask UNSC, IAEA to verify whether Israel has nuclear bombs

Ankara will ask the United Nations Security Council and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to verify Israel's possession of nuclear weapons, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

Iran slams UN Security Council for failing to call for ceasefire in Gaza amid Israel bombardment

Tehran has rapped the United Nations Security Council for failing to call for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip in its recently-approved resolution on Israel’s “genocidal war” against the besieged enclave. More than 13,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israel’s military campaign in Gaza over the past 43 days.

UN chief describes deaths of civilians in Gaza as “unparalleled and unprecedented”

The number of civilians killed in Gaza has been “unparalleled and unprecedented” in comparison to any conflict since 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stated.

UN Security Council adopts resolution calling for humanitarian pauses in Gaza Strip

The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution calling for a series of humanitarian pauses in the besieged Gaza strip to allow for aid delivery and medical evacuations.

Hamas assault does not justify collective punishment of Palestinians: UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has said that Hamas’ attacks against Israel do not justify the collective punishment of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Turkey calls UN ‘ineffective’, urges reform of permanent membership, veto systems

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly criticized the United Nations and its Security Council for failing to act on the Gaza crisis, calling the organization "ineffective" and urging a reform of its permanent membership and veto systems.

Gazans being “choked” by bombardment and siege: UN

The people of Gaza are being "choked" by the continuous Israeli bombardment and blockade, the head of UNRWA, the UN relief agency that works in the Gaza Strip, Philippe Lazzarini, has warned.

UN Security Council fails to agree on resolution to halt fighting in Gaza Strip

In a private session Monday, the United Nations Security Council failed to reach a consensus on a draft resolution aimed at halting the ongoing conflict in the besieged Gaza Strip.

UN chief calls for ceasefire as Gaza becomes ‘graveyard for children’

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has strengthened his calls for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip as Palestinian authorities reported that more than 10,000 people have been killed in Israeli air strikes on the besieged enclave. He says the enclave is becoming a "graveyard for children".

UN overwhelmingly approves resolution calling for ceasefire in Israel-Palestine war

The United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution on Friday that calls for a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas in the face of strident objection from Washington and Tel Aviv.

Israel to block visas for UN officials following comments by Guterres on Palestine

Israel will halt visas for UN officials following comments made by Secretary-General António Guterres about the crisis in the Middle East, Israel's ambassador to the UN stated on Wednesday.

No hope in UNSC maintaining peace in Gaza: Iran president

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has lashed out at the United Nations Security Council working under the influence of the United States, saying he sees no grounds for hope that the world body will maintain international peace.

UNSC rejects Russian resolution on humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, citing “failure to condemn Hamas”

The United Nations Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution calling for a humanitarian ceasefire of the war between Israel and Hamas because the draft did not get the required minimum number of votes to be passed.

UN chief warns west Asia ‘on verge of abyss’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the West Asia region is “on the verge of an abyss” as the bombardment of the besieged Gaza Strip continues by the Israeli military.

Iranian official calls for Israel’s expulsion from UN

Iran’s charge d'affaires in Britain has called for the expulsion of the Israeli regime from the United Nations following Tel Aviv’s brutal attacks on Gaza.

Palestinian president calls on UN to intervene against Israeli aggression in Gaza Strip

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has urged the United Nations to take immediate action against the continued “Israeli aggression” against Palestinians in the Gaza Srtip.

President Raisi: UN decisions should not be affected by major powers

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the United Nations needs to stay away from any discrimination and injustice and should not be influenced by the world big powers in its decision-making process.

Gaza students face shortened terms after UN cuts hit education services

More than 300,000 students in Gaza return to school in late August, all of them attending facilities set up by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Officials at UN refugee agency warn $200m shortfall in funds could lead to ending the school term earlier than expected.

UN schools in Gaza start school year, uncertain due to funding crisis

Students in the Gaza Strip began their new school term on Sunday, but it is unclear if they will be able to complete the year uninterrupted due to a funding crisis at the United Nations' Palestinian refugee agency.

UNSC condemns Iran’s shrine terrorist attack

The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the "heinous and cowardly terrorist" attack on the Shah Cheragh shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

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