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The US has promised to deliver a "consequential" response to a drone attack that killed three US servicemembers and injured dozens more. President Joe Biden has stated that a decision has been made on how to respond, potentially with multiple actions. Iran has warned of a "decisive" response to any US action.
Iran's response to threats is decisive and immediate," said Iran's foreign minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian.
The UN has issued a warning about the potential "catastrophic" consequences of funding cuts to aid in Gaza. The Gaza death toll continues to rise, with Palestinian health authorities reporting nearly 27,000 deaths. Aid funding cuts would only exacerbate the already dire humanitarian situation in the region.
UN bodies warn against cutting funds to UNRWA. The Gaza death toll approaches 27,000, according to Palestinian health authorities.