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Israel says it has encircled Gaza City; UN team talks of “grave risk of genocide”

Palestinians gather at the site of Israeli strikes on houses in Bureij in the central Gaza Strip, on 2nd Novembe, 2023.

Gaza/JerusalemReuters Israeli forces on Thursday encircled Gaza City – the Gaza Strip’s main city – in their assault on Hamas, the military said, but the Palestinian militant group resisted their drive with hit-and-run attacks from underground tunnels. The city in the north of the Gaza Strip has become the focus of attack for Israel, which […]

UN urges countries to extend care to all migrants to combat coronavirus

Coronavirus Syrian refugees

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and trafficking victims worldwide should be granted access to healthcare and welfare – regardless of their legal status – to protect them during the coronavirus pandemic, two United Nations experts said on Monday. Migrants working in sectors such as farming or the shadow economy often lack any […]