Israel-Hamas war: UN security council to vote on Gaza ceasefire


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Smoke billows above buildings during an Israeli bombardment on Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on December 8th, 2023. Photograph: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images The UN security council will meet on Friday and vote on an immediate ceasefire in Gaza in the war between Israel and Hamas that has left almost two million Gazans displaced. Arab states have renewed their push for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, with United Arab Emirates asking the UN security council to vote on Friday morning on a draft resolution. The draft was amended to say both “the Palestinian and Israeli civilian...