UN top court orders Israel to take action to address Gaza famine

Judges at the International Court of Justice on Thursday unanimously ordered Israel to take all the necessary and effective action to ensure basic food supplies arrive without delay for the Palestinian population in Gaza, where the court said "famine is setting in". The move came amid reports of close combat around Gaza's Al Shifa hospital, where the armed wings of Hamas and Islamic Jihad said they attacked Israeli soldiers and tanks with rockets and mortar fire. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP and Reuters)

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