UN General Assembly to meet informally on Gaza war
The United Nations General Assembly will hold an informal meeting to hear briefings by senior UN officials on the war in Gaza.


The office of Assembly President John Ashe announced Monday that the 193-member world body will meet in response to a request from Arab nations at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday.


UN members will be briefed by human rights chief Navi Pillay, the head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees Pierre Krahenbuhl, deputy humanitarian chief Kyung-wha Kang, and Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry.