Thursday, June 13, 2024

Arab League condemns U.S. veto of ceasefire resolution on Gaza 

The resolution, proposed by Algeria, also urged the prevention of civilian displacement in the southern city of Rafah.

• February 21, 2024
League of Arab State
League of Arab States [ Credit: Wikipedia]

The secretary-general of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, has condemned the use of the veto by the United States to thwart an Algeria-drafted UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, according to reports.

The state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported this on Wednesday.

The move to foil the resolution undermines the UN’s credibility and demonstrates that it is incompetent in resolving the situation in the enclave, the LAS chief was cited as saying.

The resolution, proposed by Algeria, also urged the prevention of civilian displacement in the southern city of Rafah, which is the target of a planned Israeli ground offensive.

The U.S. has regularly impeded any resolution on Gaza that may hinder Israeli military operations.

Washington, in particular, blocked a Brazil-drafted resolution in October 2023 and a resolution drafted by the United Arab Emirates, which called for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip in December. 


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State


Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Fire (Credit: PM NEWS)


49 killed as fire guts building in Kuwait

The police revealed that many residents were rescued while many others died from smoke inhalation.

Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN)


CIBN says Nigerian banks safe amid liquidation fears

“Consequently, we urge the public to continue conducting their banking services without hesitation or apprehension,” Mr Olanrewaju said.



June 12: Tinubu’s govt. scamming Nigerians amid hunger; silencing dissenting voices, says human rights lawyer  

“The issue of volcanic hunger in the land today should take centre stage; it should form the rallying point for any engagement.”

Southern Baptists meeting in Indianapolis


Southern Baptists vote to oppose use of IVF in U.S.

In 2021, the group passed a resolution declaring “unequivocally that abortion is murder.”



Abuja traders decry rising food prices, seek government’s intervention

Mr Musa stressed the need for the authorities to do the needful before things get out of control.

Archbishop Joseph Ojo


Hunger diminishing patriotism among Nigerians, says cleric 

“Nigerians at this point expect messages of hope that will become a reality in the shortest time.”