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UN High Commissioner for Refugees: Displacement of Palestinians to Sinai is a disaster

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 - 04:12 GMT

In comments to Reuters on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Germany on Friday: “It would be a disaster for the Palestinians ... a disaster for Egypt and a disaster for the future of peace.”

UN emergency relief chief warns of consequences of Israeli ground offensive against Rafah

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 - 03:13 GMT

“Now, I understand why Israelis might wish to have an assault on Rafah. But the consequences of such an operation are, I am afraid today, a massive impact on the 1.1 million people living there. Quite probably a slaughter because the humanitarian operation has no illusions about it,” he said.

Egyptian minister demands easing rules of aid delivery to Gaza, financial resources

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 04:43 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj received Tuesday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

Egyptian defense minister stresses to UN coordinator rejection to Palestinians' displacement

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 01:48 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki received Tuesday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

Egyptian FM meets with UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza

Tue, 16 Jan 2024 - 02:24 GMT

She has recently held the position in the aftermath of the issuance of the UNSC resolution no. 2720 a few weeks ago.

UN: Israel-Lebanon escalation displaces more than 76,000

Fri, 05 Jan 2024 - 11:51 GMT

The escalation between Lebanon and Israel has raised concerns about a wider conflict. The two countries have been technically at war since 1948.

UN warns: Gaza is witnessing public health catastrophe

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 12:28 GMT

The UN office noted that more than 400,000 cases of infectious diseases have been reported since October 7, while about 180,000 people suffer from infections in the Upper respiratory tract.

President Sisi to UN Chief tackle efforts to reach ceasefire in Gaza

Mon, 18 Dec 2023 - 09:15 GMT

The President reviewed the intensified Egyptian efforts to reach a ceasefire and the entry of humanitarian aid in sufficient quantities, warning of the extreme danger of the continuation of the situation at the current pace and the ensuing humanitarian and security impact on the stability of the region.

Game Of Thrones star Liam Cunningham criticizes US stance after the UN Security Council meeting

Tue, 12 Dec 2023 - 11:21 GMT

Game Of Thrones star Liam Cunningham criticizes US stance after the UN Security Council meeting.

UN Chief invokes Article 99 on Gaza

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 03:47 GMT

The article is seen as a tool given to the UN Chief to hasten taking actions regarding the Israeli genocide against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

UNICEF to implement water, sanitation projects in Upper Egypt over 3 years

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The initiative is worth $2.5 million.

Hend Sabri resigns from her post as United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) goodwill ambassador in support of Palestinians in Gaza

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 09:27 GMT

Hend Sabri resigns from her post as United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) goodwill ambassador in support of Palestinians in Gaza

UN commissioner thanks Egypt for its pivotal role in aid delivery to Gaza

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 05:52 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Human Right Volker Türk thanked on Wednesday the Egyptian government for its pivotal role in delivering humanitarian assistance to the war-battered Gaza Strip.

Figure of Gaza victims shows double standards of some international parties: Egyptian FM

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 02:19 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk.

Israel commits new ‘war crime’ in Gaza, targeting 3 hospitals, killing, wounding hundreds of civilians

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 06:39 GMT

Israel targeted on Friday an ambulance in front of Al-Shifa Medical Complex, which was transporting wounded individuals. The bombing led to the killing of at least 60 Palestinian according to Gaza Ministry of Health spokesperson, Ashraf Qudra.

Top UN official in New York resigns over ‘genocide’ of Palestinian civilians

Tue, 31 Oct 2023 - 11:15 GMT

he director of the New York office of the UN high commissioner for human rights has resigned from his post, protesting that the UN is “failing” in its duty to prevent what he categorizes as genocide of Palestinian civilians in Gaza

UNICEF: One million children live indescribable horror in the Gaza Strip

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) stressed the need to protect all children, families and the humanitarian workers who support them.

Egypt's El Arish Airport receives aid from Turkey, Bahrain for Gaza

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 11:22 GMT

Upon arrival, the shipments were swiftly unloaded by a team of Egyptian Red Crescent volunteers and loaded onto trucks for further preparation and transfer to Gaza.

3rd batch of humanitarian aid enters Gaza Strip

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 11:34 GMT

The third batch of humanitarian aid entered the Gaza Strip on Monday according to Al Qahera news channel, as it includes medical and food supplies that are much needed for the Palestinian civilians who are suffering as a result of the continuing Israeli aggression since October 7th.

FM Shoukry: Egypt seeks normal operational for Rafah crossing, Israel gives no response to int’l calls

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 11:40 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt has been seeking to have the Rafah crossing permanently operational for the entry of aid, normal movement and the passage of foreigners since the beginning of the crisis outbreak; however, the Israeli government has not taken any steps that allows the crossing opening from the other side.

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