Israel–Hamas war

UN Security Council due to vote on delayed Gaza resolution

The United Nations Security Council was due to vote Wednesday on a much-delayed resolution calling for a pause to the Israel-Hamas war after members wrangled over wording while aid efforts in the Gaza Strip neared collapse.

The humanitarian situation in Gaza was rapidly deteriorating, with a senior U.N. official saying Israel's steps to allow in aid were "far short" of mounting need.

New Gaza truce efforts as aid system nears collapse

The U.N. Security Council struggled to find a unified voice Tuesday on pausing the Israel-Hamas war as aid efforts neared collapse and global economic fallout spread.

With calls growing for a new truce, Qatar-based Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh is to visit Egypt on Wednesday for talks on a ceasefire in Gaza and a prisoner exchange with Israel, a source close to the Islamist group said.

The United Nations Security Council convened a session, it calls for a ceasefire

They will do so after the US vetoed a previous such resolution proposal.
The UN Security Council has postponed a vote on a draft resolution calling for a "sustainable ceasefire" in the Gaza Strip to allow more time to respond to objections from the United States, the Guardian reports.

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