U.N. Security Council
Israel kept up its deadly bombardment of war-torn Gaza as Washington vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that called for a ceasefire in the Palestinian territory.
Global powers trying to navigate a way out of the spiralling crisis have so far come up short, and mediation efforts have so far failed to secure a truce to halt the fighting.
Israel hit Gaza with new air strikes on Tuesday as world powers grappled with how to broker a ceasefire ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote.
The United Nations sounded the alarm over the humanitarian situation in the besieged territory, warning that food shortages could lead to an "explosion" of preventable child deaths.