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# United Nations

Last month
June 2024
Tonnes of aid from US-built pier in Gaza moved into region for first time since June 9
This year
2024
UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly in favour of Palestine membership
This comes after another UN vote on Palestine’s membership last month failed due to a veto from the United States.
Israeli cabinet vote to shut down Al Jazeera in the country as UN urges govt to reconsider
UN says rebuilding Gaza could cost $40 billion as Hamas examining truce deal in 'positive spirit'
UN Assistant Secretary-General Abdullah al-Dardari said 72% of all residential buildings in the region “have been completely or partially destroyed”.
Mass graves at Gaza hospitals must be investigated, says EU as Israel calls reports 'baseless'
Talks on global treaty to reduce plastic pollution begin in Canada
Palestinian bid for statehood recognition fails after US vetoes UN Security Council motion
Security Council to vote Thursday on Palestinian state UN membership
Ireland to increase number of peacekeepers deployed to south Lebanon to beef up security
Bodies of six aid workers killed by Israel taken out of Gaza
The attack has prompted global condemnation, with US President Joe Biden saying that Israel has “not done enough to protect civilians”.
The remains of the six international staff, who were killed alongside one Palestinian colleague, are set to be taken out of Gaza through the Rafah crossing with Egypt.
The chief of staff of the Israeli Defence Forces said that the strike on the World Central Kitchen convoy was "a grave mistake".
UN Human Rights Chief: 'Plausible' that Israel is using starvation as weapon of war
Twelve people reportedly drowned trying to wade into the sea to get aid packages that went astray.
Hamas has called on the United States to stop its airdrop deliveries of aid into Gaza.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has announced the formation of a new Cabinet as it faces international pressure to reform.
UN: 'Delivering aid to Gaza is like navigating a brutal obstacle course'
Israel carries out overnight strikes on southern Gaza while pleas ring out for more aid
Israel continues strikes on Gaza despite UN ceasefire resolution
Higgins says failure to implement Gaza ceasefire 'would be unforgiveable' after UN vote
The resolution demands an “immediate ceasefire” for the ongoing Muslim holy month of Ramadan that leads to a “lasting” truce.
Elsewhere, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees have said that Israel had definitively barred it from making aid deliveries in northern Gaza.
UN chief visits Gaza border as Israel vows to attack Rafah despite international condemnation
Yet another climate agency confirms 2023 to be the World's hottest year
As Irish soldiers depart, peace looks as remote as ever in the violence-ravaged Golan
The Journal recently travelled to Syria to visit Irish troops peacekeeping on the contested Golan.
Iran responsible for ‘physical violence’ that killed Mahsa Amini, UN report says
Israeli forces turn away 14-truck UN food convoy headed into Gaza as famine 'almost inevitable'
UN says there are 'reasonable grounds' to believe Hamas committed rapes during 7 October attacks
ICJ rejects South Africa's request to put more legal pressure on Israel over Gaza
ICJ says it has jurisdiction to rule on part of Ukraine's genocide case against Russia
FactFind: What is a ‘safe country of origin’ and how many asylum seekers come from one?
UN agency for Palestinian refugees sacks employees over claims of involvement in Hamas attack
Germany rejects UN 'genocide' charge against Israel
UN says Gaza is now 'uninhabitable' as Western diplomats make trips to Middle East
The death toll in Gaza now stands at least 22,722 people, most of them women and children.
In Khan Younis, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) evacuated its staff and their family members from the area around the Al-Aqsa hospital
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken landed in Turkey today at the start of his fourth regional tour since the conflict began.
In a statement on Saturday, the Gaza health ministry said it had recorded more than 120 deaths over the past 24 hours.
Last year
2023
Dozens killed in separate strikes across Ukraine and Russian city of Belgorod
'The bombs keep falling on us': Gazans desperate for war to end as Israel presses offensive
The Israeli army is keeping up its campaign across the length of the Gaza Strip in the face of mounting international pushback.
UN Security Council calls for increased engagement with Taliban through special envoy
UN postpones vote on calls for ceasefire in Gaza for second time
The members will reconvene to vote on Wednesday.
Security Council postpones new Gaza ceasefire vote to Tuesday
Israeli hostage allegedly killed in Gaza amid failed rescue operation
More than 54,000 reports of domestic violence made to gardaí so far this year
Gas and oil industry faces ‘moment of truth’ ahead of COP28, report states
COP28 turns attention to potent methane emissions, as UN warns about rising temperatures
Fierce combat rages in Gaza City amid growing calls for ceasefire
The amount of dust in the air worsened in 2022, UN says
Russia loses bid to regain seat on UN’s top human rights body
Israel's Defence Minister orders 'complete siege' of Gaza, says 'we are fighting animals'