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UN official: It could take 14 years to clear rubble from Gaza

The United Nations estimated the volume of debris that must be removed from the war-torn Gaza Strip at 37 million tons, noting that these huge quantities require many years to be cleared.

UN Women: Israel killed 10,000 Palestinian women in Gaza

UN Women launched on Tuesday its latest alert on Gaza, saying that “six months into the war, 10,000 Palestinian women in Gaza have been killed.”

Griffiths calls Gaza war “betrayal of humanity”

Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza has escalated into a "betrayal of humanity,” the UN humanitarian chief said on Saturday.

FAO warns of rapidly deteriorating food security in Gaza

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued a warning on Saturday that the rapid deterioration of the food security situation in the Gaza Strip has reached a critical stage, with indications of an imminent famine in the north.

UN calls for sending aid to Gaza overland

The UN has stressed the importance of delivering enough aid to the Gaza Strip overland to save human lives, warning that obstacles to aid entry persists and time is running out.

UN rights chief says “powder keg” Gaza could ignite wider war

UN high commissioner for human rights Volker Turk has warned that the war in Gaza is a “powder keg” that could ignite a wider conflict with serious repercussions for the Middle East and beyond.

Guterres voices concern over Israeli intent to attack Rafah

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his concern on Tuesday about the intended Israeli ground assault on Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, where there are more than one million civilians seeking refuge from the war.

Albanese: Israel is still practicing ethnic cleansing in the Gaza Strip, West Bank and Jerusalem

The United Nations Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories, Francesca Albanese, said on Wednesday that Israel has never respected the international law.

Hamas slams Israeli incitement against UN organizations

The Hamas Movement has strongly denounced the Israeli incitement and smear campaign against the UN organizations that provide humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people who are facing genocidal crimes in the Gaza Strip.

UN: Israel bans insulin pens for Gaza children

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Palestine, Jamie McGoldrick, has affirmed that Israel added insulin pens for children to the list of prohibited items that are not allowed into the besieged and war-torn Gaza Strip.

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