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WHO: There is no safe place in Gaza

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Tuesday that there is no safe place in Gaza, indicating that recent reports about Israeli evacuation orders in Gaza City are hindering the treatment of the...

War pushes Gazans to drink sewage

Some Gazans are forced to drink sewage and eat animal feed, a World Health Organization high-ranking official said on Tuesday, calling for immediate increased aid access to the besieged enclave. Hanan Balkhi, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, warned...

Famine threatens Gaza children and mothers search for milk

Since the outbreak of the war in Gaza on October 7, at least 32 people have died of malnutrition, many of them children, according to Hamas government's press office. The World Health Organization said more than four out of five...

Global Health: 11,000 people in Gaza need urgent medical evacuation

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that much-needed medical evacuations from the Gaza Strip, which were originally limited, stopped completely after the Israeli occupation attack Rafah about three weeks ago. Margaret Harris, a spokeswoman for the World Health Organization, said...

Global Health: Only three hospitals in Palestinian Rafah are partially operational

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed deep concern that a large-scale military operation in Rafah could lead to a bloodbath; more than 1.2 million people have sought refuge in the area, many of whom cannot move elsewhere. The organization...

WHO Official: Gaza’s Health Care System Collapsing

A World Health Organization official who recently returned from the Gaza Strip said the health care system is rapidly deteriorating, and more staff, supplies and access are urgently needed. “I’ve seen the health care system collapsing before my eyes,” Sean...

WHO : condemns Isreali strikes on Red Crescent in Gaza

The head of the World Health Organization said he deplored the strikes on the Palestine Red Crescent Society headquarters in Gaza, branding them “unconscionable”. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said health must never be a target during conflicts, adding that...

WHO: Situation in Gaza is “getting worse”

A World Health Organization (WHO) official in Gaza announced on Tuesday that the situation in the Strip is getting worse every hour as Israel intensifies its bombing of the south around the cities of Khan Yunis and Rafah. “The situation...

Sana’a Holds WHO Responsible for Looming Health Catastrophe in Yemen

The Ministry of Public Health in Sana'a government on Thursday expressed its shock at the World Health Organization (WHO)’s renunciation of its responsibilities towards patients with kidney failure, which will endanger their lives. The Health Ministry stated, in a letter...

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Satellites reveal intensive reconnaissance and early warning sorties in the skies of Saudi Arabia

The Saudi airspace witnessed an unprecedented flight of reconnaissance and early warning aircraft on Wednesday, coinciding with the anticipation...