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Deadly Israel-Gaza escalation rages for second day

Nov 13, 2019 - 8:58 PM

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov is expected in Cairo for talks on halting the fighting

ESCALATION. Palestinian men watch as smoke billows during an Israeli air strike on Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip November 13, 2019. Photo by Said Khatib/AFP

U.N. envoy 'no longer acceptable' for Palestinians

Oct 12, 2018 - 8:48 AM

A senior official says envoy Nickolay Mladenov has 'gone beyond his role' in seeking agreements between Israel and rival Palestinian faction Hamas, which controls Gaza

Calm returns after most severe Israel-Gaza flare-up in years

May 31, 2018 - 11:22 AM

At the United Nations, envoy for the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov warns the Security Council that the escalation shows 'how close to the brink of war we are every day'

AFTERMATH. A man inspects the damage at a site targeted by an Israeli air strike a day before in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza strip on May 30, 2018. Photo by Mahmud Hams/AFP

Israel builds settlements 'at high rate' – UN

Sep 26, 2017 - 7:48 AM

Israel continues to build settlements 'at a high rate,' in defiance of UN Security Council demands for an end to the expansion of Jewish outposts

A picture taken on July 4, 2016, shows buildings under construction in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. Israel has approved 560 new homes for the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, a spokesman for the settlement said on July 4, 2016 in a move likely to raise tensions following a series of Palestinian attacks. Netanyahu also gave approval for the planning of 240 new homes in east Jerusalem settlement neighbourhoods. / AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX

Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

Sep 17, 2017 - 11:45 PM

The Palestinian Islamist movement agrees to dissolve a so-called 'administrative committee' and says it is prepared for elections

A Palestinian man and his daughter walk past a graffiti reading in Arabic ''Division'' in Gaza City, on September 17, 2017, after Hamas announced it had agreed to steps toward resolving a decade-long split with the Fatah movement and was ready to hold elections. Hamas said it had agreed to key demands made by Fatah: dissolving the so-called "administrative committee", while saying it was ready for elections and negotiations toward a unity government. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS

Israel defense minister orders boycott of UN envoy – report

Sep 15, 2016 - 11:11 PM

Lieberman reportedly orders ministry employees and military officials not to have contact with UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process Nickolay Mladenov

AVIGDOR LIEBERMAN. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman attends an official memorial ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, at the military cemetery of Mount Herzl in Jerusalem on July 19, 2016. Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP

Iraq violence killed at least 1,273 in October – UN

Nov 01, 2014 - 11:15 PM

According to the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq UNAMI at least 856 civilians and 417 security forces members are killed with more than 2 000 injured

IRAQ. Members of the Iraqi Shiite militia, Asaib Ahl Al-Haq parade during a rally in Karbala city, southern Iraq, 14 August 2014. Alaa Al-Shemaree/EPA

Iraq suffers worst year of violence since 2008

Jan 01, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Violence in Iraq has reached its worst level 5 years according to figures released on January 1

NEW YEAR.  An Iraqi woman carries a load on her head on New Year's day in the capital Baghdad, January 1, 2014. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP Photo