World court unanimously orders Israel to facilitate entry of food aid into Gaza

The decision runs contrary to Israel’s claim that it does not block aid deliveries to Gaza On Thursday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced additional provisional measures, unanimously mandating Israel to “ensure, without delay” that humanitarian aid is provided to Gaza, encompassing essentials such as food, water, electricity, and other fundamental necessities.  The court

War on Gaza: Unrwa says Israel to block its food convoys from reaching northern Gaza

Decision comes days after a UN-backed report warned of imminent famine facing the besieged enclave Israel will no longer approve food convoys to northern Gaza carried by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, Unrwa, the organisation’s chief said on Sunday.  Philippe Lazzarini said the decision, communicated by Israeli authorities to the UN, was “outrageous”.  “Despite the tragedy unfolding

McDonald’s Malaysia says it will drop RM6mil suit against BDS Malaysia [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: McDonald’s Malaysia today said it will withdraw its brand defamation legal suit against pro-Palestinian group Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Malaysia. Last December, Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd, the licensee of McDonald’s in Malaysia, demanded BDS Malaysia to issue an apology over alleged defamatory statements and RM6 million in special damages. McDonald’s Malaysia managing

War on Gaza: Children sleep in chicken cages in Rafah as families grow desperate to find shelter

Finding shelter in the Gaza Strip, whether in a basic tent on the street or in an overcrowded classroom, has become a luxury for hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians. Israel‘s offensive has rendered Gaza almost uninhabitable in just four months. The Israeli army has destroyed or damaged more than half of the buildings in Gaza and continues to steadily shrink safe or liveable

War on Gaza: Families of captives travel to the Hague to urge Hamas ICC investigation

Relatives of those captured by Hamas say they hope probe could lead to arrest of group’s leadership abroad A group of Israelis whose relatives are being held captive by Hamas in Gaza have travelled to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague to file a complaint against the Palestinian group. The delegation, organised by the Hostages and Missing