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UN peacekeepers for internal political rows an unsustainable approach India

Jul 29, 2014

UN peacekeepers for internal political rows an unsustainable approach India

India has warned the UN Security Council that the new trend of using peacekeepers to tackle internal political conflicts is "unsustainable." #World #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Security Council #UNSC #UN peacekeepers
Hamas fires rockets Israel ends truce, resumes attack on Gaza

Jul 27, 2014

Hamas fires rockets Israel ends truce, resumes attack on Gaza

The Israeli army said Sunday it is resuming its raids on Gaza by land, sea and air after Hamas continued firing rockets, ending a unilateral 12-hour humanitarian truce. #United Nations #Hamas #Palestine #Gaza #Gaza-Israel crisis #Israel military strike on Gaza #Gaza ceasefire
Israel extends Gaza ceasefire by 24 hours on UN request

Jul 27, 2014

Israel extends Gaza ceasefire by 24 hours on UN request

Israel today extended the humanitarian truce in Gaza for another 24 hours at the request of the United Nations, but Hamas said it would not follow the step without Israeli tanks withdrawing from Gaza strip. #United Nations #Hamas #Palestine #Gaza #Gaza-Israel crisis #Israel military strike on Gaza #Gaza ceasefire
Israel-Gaza's 12-hour ceasefire on, but permanent truce looks shaky

Jul 26, 2014

Israel-Gaza's 12-hour ceasefire on, but permanent truce looks shaky

The temporary lull was unlikely to change the trajectory of the current hostilities and that the Israel-Gaza war is spilling over into West Bank. #United Nations #Hamas #Israel #UN #West Bank #Israel-Palestine #Israel-Palestine relations #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes #Truce #Gaza fighting #Israel fighting #Israel-Gaza fighting
ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

Jul 25, 2014

ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

The emergence of the al Qaeda offshoot, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has so far allowed President Bashar al-Assad to present himself to the world as a bulwark against Sunni Islamist radicals #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #ConnectTheDots #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS
Pressure mounts for truce after Israel shells UN refuge in Gaza

Jul 25, 2014

Pressure mounts for truce after Israel shells UN refuge in Gaza

Fresh Israeli fire early Friday pushed the overall Palestinian death toll in Gaza to over 800 Palestinian emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. #World #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Gaza #Israel air strikes #Operation Protective Edge
Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

Jul 25, 2014

Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

The Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), took over large swathes of the country last month and has begun imposing its extreme Salafist interpretation of Islam. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS
Gaza crisis Relentless Israel bombardment pushes Palestine toll to over 800

Jul 25, 2014

Gaza crisis Relentless Israel bombardment pushes Palestine toll to over 800

Israeli shell fire on a house in Gaza killed one person today, bringing the total death toll to more than 800 Palestinians after one of the bloodiest days of the conflict. #World #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Gaza #Israel air strikes #Operation Protective Edge
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