UN agency for Palestinians says Israel has barred aid deliveries in northern Gaza

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THE UNITED NATIONS agency for Palestinian refugees have said that Israel had definitively barred it from making aid deliveries in northern Gaza, where the threat of famine is highest. UNRWA director of communications Juliette Touma told AFP the decision had been relayed in a meeting with Israeli military officials yesterday. It followed two denials in writing for convoy deliveries to the north last week. No reason for the decision was given, Touma said. UNRWA has not been able to deliver food to the north since 29 January, Touma said. Philippe Lazzarini, the head of the agency, said on X: ”Despite...