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US prepared to facilitate cessation of hostilities in Gaza: Obama

Jul 11, 2014

US prepared to facilitate cessation of hostilities in Gaza: Obama

Obama reiterated US condemnation of rocket fire into Israel by Hamas and reaffirmed Israel's right to defend itself against the attacks, the White House said. #United States #World #Barack Obama #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #death toll #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Mahmud Abbas #Israel PM
Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

Jul 11, 2014

Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

That area in southern Lebanon is a stronghold of the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, which has battled Israel numerous times. However, past fire from Lebanon has been blamed on radical Palestinian factions in the area and Hezbollah has not been involved in the ongoing offensive. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Shi'ite #Gaza #Sunni #Airstrike #air strikes #Mahmud Abbas
UN chief urges restraint, says Gaza is on a knife-edge

Jul 11, 2014

UN chief urges restraint, says Gaza is on a knife-edge

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for restraint and an end to the new wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence. #World #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Secretary-General #Gaza #teenager #UN chief
Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

Jul 11, 2014

Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

It accuses Hamas Islamists of deliberately putting innocent Palestinians in harm's way by placing weaponry and gunmen in Gaza's residential areas. #World #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #death toll #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Israel PM

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Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

Jun 20, 2014

U.N. Leader Deplores Syria War’s Spread to Iraq

In an expansive speech, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also hinted at his frustration with all those who have fueled the Syrian conflict... #Syria #Iraq #Ban Ki-moon
Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

Jul 10, 2014

Gaza cannot afford another all-out war, says Ban Ki-moon

UN chief urges restraint from both Israel and Hamas and tells security council that region is 'on a knife-edge' Follow the latest developments in our live blog Continue reading..... #Hamas #Ban Ki-moon #Israel #United Nations
Palestinian death toll rises as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza

Jun 20, 2014

UN Secretary General warns U.S airstrikes against ISIS could be ineffective and backfire as jihadists trap 300 Iraqi troops inside country's largest oil refinery

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned airstrikes against ISIS fighters in Iraq could be ineffective and backfire. It comes as reports suggest around 300 Iraqi troops have been trapped by ISIS fighters in the Bajji oil refinery near Samarra... #Iraq #Samarra #Ban Ki-moon