Gaza

Students and teachers in Gaza counting on UN chief

Students and teachers in Gaza say they are counting on the UN Secretary-General to help keep their schools open and solve the current funding crisis.

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“Physical and psychological scars” remain one year after Gaza conflict

Physical and psychological scars remain one year after the conflict in Gaza, the the UN agency working to assist Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has said.

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Amid stalled reconstruction, UN official says 'root causes' of Gaza crisis still unresolved

The root causes of last year's conflict in Gaza – which claimed nearly two thousand lives and ravaged large swathes of the Palestinian enclave – remain unaddressed despite a growing humanitarian crisis in the area, the head of the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees has warned.

Israel, Palestine react to Gaza probe

Israel has criticised the findings of a high-level UN report into its conduct during the fighting in Gaza in 2014, saying it failed to take account of the complexities of modern warfare.

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UN chief condemns rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today has condemned the firing of rockets by militants from Gaza towards Israel which occurred yesterday on 3 June.

Gaza: Security Council receives report of inquiry into incidents during 2014 conflict

In a letter transmitting to the Security Council the public summary of a report of the Board of Inquiry regarding incidents in Gaza during the recent conflict, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed his "profound and continuing concern” for civilian populations of the Gaza Strip and Israel.

Middle East envoy Serry ‘outraged’ by attack on UN Gaza compound

The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process, Robert Serry, has expressed outrage by the assault on the UN premises in Gaza this morning.