Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Rafah

Rafah turned into ‘a de facto refugee camp’: South Africa to UN

South Africa's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations on Tuesday raised concern over Israel extending its genocidal war to Rafah in the southern...

“Greatest urgency”: ICJ receives South Africa’s request for intervention over Rafah

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has acknowledged that on 12 February 2024, South Africa submitted an “urgent request for additional measures under Article...

Calls to stave off Israel’s Rafah offensive grow

Countries and international organisations continue to express alarm over an anticipated Israeli assault on Rafah, where Israeli forces previously told hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians to seek shelter.

Hamas condemns Israel’s ‘massacres’ in Rafah as ‘genocidal’

Hamas has condemned the latest Israeli air strikes on Rafah in southern Gaza, saying they represent an “expansion of the scope of the massacres it is committing against our people”.

Panic level rises as Israel vows to attack Rafah, Hamas weighs ceasefire proposal

Israeli Defence Ministry reveals that the occupation forces are preparing to proceed towards Rafah, farther south of Gaza, close to the Egyptian border. This comes...

UN: Rafah now most densely populated part of Gaza, 12,000 people per square kilometre

Rafah governorate has become the most densely populated part of Gaza, with 12,000 people per square kilometre, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.