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Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories

Resource Hub

This resource page is designed to help our global community stay up-to-date with trusted resources on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. 

Destruction in the Gaza strip, October 8, 2023. (UN Photo/Mohammed Hinnawi)

General News Reporting 

UN News: https://news.un.org/en/news/region/middle-east

New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/israel-hamas-gaza 

The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/israel 

AP News: https://apnews.com/live/israel-hamas-war-live-updates

Al-Jazeera: https://www.aljazeera.com/tag/israel-war-on-gaza/ 

Haaretz: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news 

Situation Reports, Dashboards, and Country Reports



Statements & Press Releases

Commission of Inquiry collecting evidence of war crimes committed by all sides in Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories since 7 October 2023

Comment by UN Human Rights Chief on unfolding situation in Israel and Gaza

UN chief urges immediate action to prevent Israel-Gaza conflict spillover

Israel-Palestine: UN urges parties to spare civilian lives

WHO calls for access to health and humanitarian assistance on fourth day of conflict in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Brown-related Information and Events

Watson Institute: Current Events in Israel-Gaza: The Abuse of Historical Analogy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Watson Institute: Trending Globally: Israel, Palestine, and 'Personal History in Times of Crisis'

 Additional Resources

How have Israel and Hamas broken the laws of war?

International Humanitarian Law: Treaties

International Humanitarian Law: Rules and Practice

The Fundamentals of International Humanitarian Law

Emergency care in post-conflict settings: a systematic literature review

Aiding Organizations