Gaza

"The killing of children, as well as of clearly identified journalists and medical staffers by security forces during a demonstration are particularly unacceptable," Guterres said. "They must be allowed to perform their duties without fear of death or injury."

Palestinians have fired three rockets towards Israel after warplanes bombed parts of the besieged Gaza Strip early Monday in an escalation which prompted warnings of a new war.

 Palestinian people held a demonstration in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday evening, calling on the Palestinian National Authority’s Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to lift punitive sanctions on the Gaza Strip.

The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting next Wednesday at 3:00 pm (19:00 GMT) to vote on an Arab-backed resolution on Gaza, the body’s president Miroslav Lajcak announced Friday.

     The Zionist regime of Israel once again bombarded areas in Gaza Strip, Palestinian News Agency ‘Ma'an’ reported.

Another Palestinian demonstrator succumbed to his wounds sustained from Israeli army gunfire during the Great March of Return protests in the Gaza Strip, according to medical sources.

 Palestinians resumed their fiery protests at Gaza's border with Israel on Friday as a U.N. human rights body criticized Israel for the "disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force" that killed at least 59 Palestinians earlier this week. Israel condemned the resolution by the U.N. Human Rights Council as biased.

 The Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Jamie McGoldrick, today called for the protection of Palestinians, particularly children and health workers, in the context of demonstrations taking place in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and for demonstrators to refrain from actions that prevent the functioning of the main entry point for humanitarian goods to the Gaza Strip.

A 15-year-old Palestinian died on Saturday after being shot by Israeli forces during mass border protests in Gaza the day before, the Palestinian health ministry said.

 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said children in the besieged Gaza Strip are the main victims of Israeli atrocities in the Palestinian sliver, amid an escalation of violence perpetrated by the Tel Aviv regime against some 1.8 million inhabitants of the coastal enclave.

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