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June 12, 2021

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Germany pledges 40 mln euros to support civilians in Gaza

Reuters
Germany on Tuesday pledged 40 million euros ($48.86 million) to ramp up humanitarian aid for civilians in Gaza, where more than 52,000 Palestinians have been displaced by the latest Israeli air strikes, according to the U.N. “Today, I will lobby for a better humanitarian supply in Gaza,” German Foreign Minister......

Israel-Gaza violence: Calls to protect civilians as conflict endures

BBC
The worst violence in years between Israel and the Palestinian territory of the Gaza Strip has seen dozens killed. It follows a month of spiralling tensions before open conflict broke out. Here is what happened in the lead-up to the fighting. 13 April Image caption Israeli police officers detain a......

Biden calls for protection of civilians and journalists in calls with Israel and Palestinian leaders.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here President Biden urged the leaders of Israel and the Palestinians to avoid additional deaths of children and other civilians in the escalating conflict on separate calls on Saturday and also affirmed his commitment to a two-state solution to......

Convoy of fleeing civilians ambushed in besieged Mozambique town

Reuters
MAPUTO (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist insurgents attacked a convoy of fleeing civilians, including foreign workers, as fighting continued on Friday in a northern Mozambique town that is near a number of gas projects, security and diplomatic sources said. At least one person was killed and a number injured, according to......

European Court Backs Germany in Case Over 2009 Killings of Afghan Civilians

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BERLIN — The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday in favor of Germany in a dispute with Afghan civilians who challenged the country’s investigation into a 2009 attack on oil tankers in Afghanistan that killed as......

Afghanistan investigating if civilians killed in strike against Taliban

Reuters
By Orooj Hakimi, Storay Karimi KABUL/HERAT (Reuters) – The Afghan government is investigating an air strike by its military in the southern province of Nimroz that local officials say resulted in the deaths of 14 civilians, as local residents brought their bodies to the provincial capital in protest. Government officials......

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