Humanitarian crises

Palestinian refugees killed in Syria's Khan Eshieh camp

Fear grows among Khan Eshieh's residents after air strikes raze a three-storey building, killing six.

Palestinian refugees killed in Syria's Khan Eshieh camp

Humanitarian crises

Typhoid outbreak grips Syria's Yarmouk

UN calls for access as residents struggle for access to food and medicine while violence continues.

Typhoid outbreak grips Syria's Yarmouk

Middle East

Classrooms empty in Gaza as strike by UNRWA staff bites

Thousands of teachers and other educational staff from UN agency for Palestinian refugees protest over "service cuts".

Classrooms empty in Gaza as strike by UNRWA staff bites

Middle East

UN warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees

UNRWA says 700 UN-run schools in Middle East face closure as agency faces severe financial crisis due to lack of funds.

UN warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees

Human Rights

US promises $49m in Gaza aid

Pledge for aid to Gaza comes as Secretary of State Kerry embarks on diplomatic push to secure ceasefire in the region.

US promises $49m in Gaza aid