Antonio Guterres reiterates that "there is no viable alternative to the two-state solution," with Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and with Jerusalem as the capital of both states.
As the Saudi-led coalition prepares to attack the port of Hudaida, Saudi-backed forces on the ground say they cannot guarantee what would happen to the trapped civilians.
The UN Security Council will meet on Thursday for urgent talks following the launch of an offensive on the port city, which is a lifeline for humanitarian aid to millions who are on the brink of famine.
Meanwhile, regime forces killed at least 15 civilians in fresh air strikes carried out in northwestern Syria in apparent retaliation for a militant attack on two besieged regime-held villages
The seven-week long Great March of Return protests along the Gaza border have been subjected to a massacre: 107 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces. Here are the key turning points of events since the movement began on March 30:
US President Donald Trump announced the US was pulling out of the landmark international nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he was making the world safer but dealing a profound blow to allies and deepening his isolation on the world stage.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres returned to Cuba 20 years after his visit as PM of Portugal, mentioned "fond memories of Cuban hospitality." Guterres met with Cuba's new President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
South Korea has begun dismantling huge loudspeakers used to blare anti-Pyongyang broadcasts and K-pop songs from its border as a step toward reconciliation between Seoul and Pyongyang.
But Syria's UN ambassador refuted regime media reports that chemical inspectors had entered Douma, saying that UN security experts were preparing the way for the OPCW inspectors to look into alleged attack.
Moscow slams the strikes as "aggressive actions" of the Western coalition, as the UN Security Council rejects Russia's draft resolution condemning the US-led strikes in Syria.
"Syria today is the most serious threat, and there is no military solution to the conflict," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tells the UN Security Council. Meanwhile, Russia and the US trade accusations over suspected chemical attack in Syria.
As the last Syrian rebels abandoned Douma, the world's chemical watch dog started arriving in Syria as the war of words ratcheted up over an alleged chemical that the OPCW are set to investigate.
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