8 July 2024 – MENA Democracy

8 Jul, 2024 | News Digests

UNRWA calls for ‘independent investigation’ into Gaza school bombing

MEMO, 8 July 2024

The UNRWA has called for an “independent investigation” into Israel’s bombing of a school run by the agency. The school served as a shelter for 2,000 displaced persons in the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.

16 killed as Israeli airstrike targets school sheltering displaced Palestinians in Gaza

MEMO, 7 July 2024

Several Palestinians were killed and injured Saturday in an Israeli bombing on a school housing displaced people in the Nuseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, sources and witnesses said, Anadolu Agency reports.

Morocco plays key role in promoting East-West dialogue, peace & stability – Spanish think-tank

NAP, 7 July 2024

“Morocco’s commitment to moderation and religious tolerance made it a key partner for countries in both regions in the promotion of peace and stability,”  stressed the Spanish Institute for Governance and Applied Economics Coordenadas.

US calls new Hamas ceasefire proposal for Gaza a ‘breakthrough’

The Guardian, 4 July 2024

White House says proposal is in line with deal outlined by Joe Biden in late May, but work is still to be done.

‘It’s irrelevant’: Iran’s record low election turnout shows little faith in process

The Guardian, 3 July 20247

Allowing a reformist candidate to run has not arrested a long-term decline in participation.