Dozens of Palestinians rallied in the West Bank city of Jenin, demanding the return of 90 corpses withheld by Israel for years.
Every effort should be made to create conducive conditions for resumption of direct talks between Israel, Palestine: India at UNGA
President of the UN General Assembly Volkan Bozkir convened the UNGA debate on the situation in the Middle East on Thursday.
Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire on Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip.
The fighting erupted on May 10, when Hamas militants in Gaza fired long-range rockets toward Jerusalem.
Analysts said the conflict will also set back Israeli efforts to secure more normalization deals with other Arab states, like Saudi Arabia.
Videos on social media from Gaza have shown the grief of survivors from families wiped out in an instant.
The violence in the Middle East is unfolding at a time when Democratic views on key foreign policy issues are shifting.
The Biden administration has been conducting what it calls quiet diplomacy while declining to press for an immediate cease-fire by close ally Israel and Hamas.
A week into their fourth war, Israel and the Hamas militant group already face allegations of possible war crimes in Gaza.
US President Joe Biden, in phone call with Benjamin Netanyahu, supports Israel's right to self defence
Biden welcomed efforts to address inter-communal violence and to bring calm to Jerusalem, the White House said in a readout of the call.
A plan to open visa-free travel between the two countries was delayed due to Israeli quarantine rules.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis in a televised address Sunday that Israel wants to levy a heavy price on Hamas.