UNSC first authorised a cross-border aid operation into Syria in 2014 at four points. Last year, access was reduced to one crossing point from Turkey, due to opposition from Russia and China over renewing all four.
The UN chief Antonio Guterres and representatives of several other states have urged an immediate halt to the violence in Palestine at the start of a General Assembly emergency meeting, as Israeli aggression against Palestine continued on the field.
Secretary General Antonio Guterres opens UNSC session with calls for truce, saying UN is "actively engaging all sides toward an immediate ceasefire".
Israel flattened a 12-storey building in Gaza City that had housed the US Associated Press and Qatar-based Al Jazeera media operations, prompting outcry from journalists and social media users.
Pakistan's Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari says ongoing Israeli violence on Palestine is not a conflict but a massacre by an "occupation power," calling on UN to prevent Israel's "state terrorism" in West Bank and Gaza.
Palestinians are sheltering in schools, mosques and other places with limited access to water, food, hygiene, and health services, says UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
At the UN-led meeting, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara supports a two-state solution to the island with a sustainable settlement only achievable based on ground realities.
Overseen by UN chief Guterres, the meeting of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders and diplomats of Greece, Turkey and Britain will examine "whether a common ground exists for the parties" to negotiate a lasting solution to Cyprus dispute.
Civilians evacuate their homes over fears of fresh violence between pro-government and opposition forces in the capital after clashes that left three people dead.
The council has agreed unanimously to follow through on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ recent proposal for up to 60 monitors to join an existing political mission in Libya.
The move came after China announced targeted sanctions against two Americans, a Canadian and a rights advocacy body who had denounced Beijing's treatment of them and other minorities.
Foreign Minister Najla al Mangoush tells visiting top diplomats of France, Germany and Italy that an estimated 20,000 mercenaries and foreign fighters must "leave the Libyan lands immediately."
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