Tor Wennesland

A Palestinian flag flies as the ruins of houses, which were destroyed by Israeli air strikes during the Israeli-Palestinian fighting, are seen, in Gaza Strip, May 25, 2021. Picture taken May 25, 2021. (Reuters)

UN launches $95m urgent aid appeal for Gaza repairs

  • With relative calm restored in Gaza, Middle East peace envoy says international community must not go back to ‘business as usual’
  • UNRWA chief tells critics who think they can ‘erase the Palestinian refugee issue’ by undermining his agency they ‘are fooling themselves’
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