Gaza

In phone call, Ban, Israel's Netanyahu discuss need for lasting ceasefire in Gaza

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke today with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, urging the Isreaeli leader to retrun to calm in Gaza and enouraging steps to facilitate Egyptian efforts to secure a lasting ceasefire.

Gaza: Ban confers with world leaders, stresses importance of durable ceasefire

After the breakdown earlier this week of the latest temporary ceasefire in Gaza, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed the need for efforts to guide the parties towards a durable peace, today making a round of phone calls to a number of key players in the Middle East and beyond concerning the situation.

As Gaza ceasefire holds, UN humanitarian partners deliver life-saving aid, assess damage

With the latest ceasefire in Gaza holding, United Nations humanitarian partners are delivering life-saving aid and surveying damaged areas to figure out what is urgently needed on the ground.

Ban deplores recent upsurge in anti-Semitic incidents since start of Gaza conflict

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the recent upsurge in anti-Semitic attacks, particularly in Europe, in connection with protests concerning the escalation of violence in Gaza.