UN Chief Antonio Guterres On Iran-Israel Conflict

“The Middle East is on the brink,” he told the Security Council. United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned the international community Sunday against deeper descent into conflict, addressing the Security Council during a meeting over Iran’s weekend attack on Israel.  “Neither the region nor the world can afford more war,” Guterres said.  … Read more

As Tensions Rise In Middle East, UN, US Urge Maximum Restraint By Iran, Pakistan

UN chief urged both countries to exercise maximum restraint to avoid a further escalation of tensions. Washington: The United Nations and the United States appealed for restraint on Thursday after Iran and Pakistan traded deadly air strikes on militant targets on each other’s territory. The rare military action across the porous border between the heavily … Read more

Netanyahu open to ‘tactical’ pauses in the Israel–Palestine Conflict

“As far as tactical little pauses — an hour here, an hour there — we’ve had them before. I suppose we’ll check the circumstances in order to enable goods, humanitarian goods to come in, or our hostages, individual hostages, to leave,” Netanyahu said in an interview with US broadcaster ABC on Monday, 6 November. “But … Read more

UN Chief ‘Horrified’ By Israeli Air Strike On Gaza

Israel has been pounding Gaza since October 7 Hamas’ attacks New Delhi: The head of the United Nations was “horrified” by a strike by Israeli forces on a convoy of ambulances in Gaza on Friday, he said in a statement, adding that the conflict “must stop.” The Palestinian Red Crescent Society has said one of … Read more

UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘horrified’ by ambulance convoy attack in Gaza, says, ‘This must stop’

Condemning the attack on an ambulance convoy outside a hospital in Gaza City, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said ‘I am horrified by it’ and also asserted that ‘all hostages must be released immediately and unconditionally.’ Taking to X, Guterres said, “I am horrified by the reported attack in Gaza on an ambulance convoy outside Al … Read more

UN chief ‘deeply alarmed’ by escalation

War must not escalate into ‘major regional conflict,’ says NATO chief NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has condemned Hamas’ attacks on Israel and said the Israeli response must respect international law. “The suffering we have seen in recent weeks reminds us once again that we must not give up the work for a lasting, peaceful political … Read more

Israel Hamas War Gaza Internet Blackout Israeli Military Ground Operation Unga Ceasefire Resolution Top Udates Palestine

Israel-Hamas War: Over 20 days into the battle and Gaza braces for further intense actions as the Israeli military prepares to “expand its operations” in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian Health Ministry has released the names of more than 6,000 “documented deaths” in the enclave since Israel launched its offensive, reported CNN. It said 7,028 Palestinians … Read more

Guterres launches panel on AI headed by former Indian diplomat

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has created a high-level advisory panel headed by a former Indian diplomat to meet the challenges of a world hurtling into the unknowns of artificial intelligence (AI). “I have called for a global, multidisciplinary, multistakeholder conversation on the governance of AI so that its benefits to humanity – all of humanity … Read more

Likely call for Gaza ceasefire by UNGA cannot hide security council failure

Guterres had, in fact, said while nothing could justify the “appalling” attacks by Hamas, it was important to recognise that they did not happen in a vacuum and did not justify the collective punishment of Palestinians. Guterres added that the world could not lose sight of the only realistic foundation for peace and stability in … Read more