Since the fighting erupted on October 7, triggered by attacks on Israel, more than 80 percent of Gaza's 2.4 million people have been driven from their homes, according to the United Nations.
People arrived in Rafah in trucks, in carts and on foot. Those who haven't found space in the already overwhelmed shelters have built tents on the roadsides.
The proposal, worked out with the Gulf nation of Qatar, has been presented to Israel, Hamas, the United States and European governments but still appeared preliminary.
Within Israel, Netanyahu is helped by the fact that Israelis have only a partial picture of the human toll their country’s campaign is having on Palestinian civilians.
The foreign ministers of the U.K. and Germany, meanwhile, called for a "sustainable" cease-fire, saying "too many civilians have been killed."
French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna was in Tel Aviv to hold talks with her Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen and convey France’s growing concerns over the situation in Gaza.
The deaths were announced as a US envoy tried to persuade the Israelis to scale back their campaign sooner rather than later.
The Gaza Strip is facing dire humanitarian conditions after more than two months of the war, with displaced people forced to squeeze into shelters mainly in the south.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the Palestinian territories, Lynn Hastings, said that UNICEF was looking into the issue.
To a separate question on India's abstention on a resolution to the conflict at the United Nations, Jaishankar said New Delhi's policy towards Palestine has been long-standing.
This is the first time that Guterres has invoked Article 99 of the Charter since he became UN Secretary-General in 2017.
On December 1, 1948, Costa Rica made the bold decision to abolish its army and invest in its people, becoming the first country in the world to do so.
Another big question is whether Saudi Arabia and Russia will extend their additional voluntary cuts of 1 million barrels per day and 300,000 barrels per day, respectively, into 2024.
In a statement, Hezbollah said Amir-Abdollahian and Nasrallah "reviewed the latest developments in Palestine, Lebanon and the region.
Israel and Hamas, which have been at war since October 7, had announced a deal on Wednesday allowing at least 50 hostages and scores of Palestinian prisoners to be freed, during a four-day truce.
The Summit was attended by 22 heads of government, though some leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden were not present.
Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has justified allowing the Coldplay concert, telling Parliament on Tuesday that "Coldplay is actually among the bands that support Palestine."
"We welcome all efforts of the international community towards de-escalation," said Jaishankar at the meeting convened by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
China has historically been sympathetic to the Palestinians and supportive of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The liberal advocacy group Media Matters said in a report on Thursday that ads from Apple, Oracle, NBCUniversal's Bravo network, and Comcast also were placed next to antisemitic material on X.