The United States has once again backed Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza, blocking a UN Security Council statement that would have blamed the Israeli forces for killing Palestinians waiting for humanitarian aid in the besieged strip.
Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour has appealed to the Security Council to condemn the loss of more than 100 Palestinian lives and injury of nearly 700 individuals in an Israeli attack on a crowd waiting for food in Gaza City.
The United Nations human rights chief expresses dismay concerning the brutality with which the Israeli regime is leading its ongoing months-long war of genocide against the Gaza Strip.
Iran has lashed out the US and the Europeans for their silence over the “genocide” in Gaza, after Israeli forces fired on people on an aid convoy in Gaza City and killed more than 100 Palestinians on Thursday.
The head of a Norway-based NGO has been “shocked” after witnessing the catastrophic humanitarian conditions in Rafah in southern Gaza, caused by the Israeli regime’s months-long genocidal war on the besieged Palestinian territory.
More than 120 individuals and organizations have demanded a UN investigation into Israel’s assaults on reporters in southern Lebanon.
Denouncing the systematic violation of human rights in Gaza as the catastrophe of the century, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian called on the UN to take serious action to avert the disaster.
Israeli regime forces in the Gaza Strip have stopped a UN ambulance convoy that was evacuating critically-ill patients from a hospital in the southern city of Khan Younes before detaining and strip-searching the paramedics in the convoy.
United Nations special rapporteur on the right to food says Israel must be held accountable for war crimes and genocide as it has deliberately been starving Palestinians in Gaza.
The Iranian foreign minister denounced the US’ attempts to escalate tensions in the Red Sea and Yemen, warning that such militaristic approaches will ruin joint efforts by Iran and the United Nations.