Israel: ICC has no authority

Jerusalem will not cooperate with an inquiry into alleged war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Dismissing the ICC’s self-proclaimed jurisdiction over Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu branded the…

Israel strips travel pass for PA FM

Israeli authorities confiscated the VIP travel pass of Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki as he crossed into the West Bank through the Allenby crossing from Jordan. Palestinian Authority (PA) Foreign…

Clock ticks on ICC probe deferral

The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that it has formally notified Israel and the Palestinians about its impending investigation of war crimes during the 2014 war in Gaza. The development…

ICC elects new prosecutor

Member states of the International Criminal Court (ICC) elected Britain’s Karim Ahmad A. Khan as the new chief prosecutor for a 9-year term. The 50-year-old attorney won a secret ballot…

Israel rejects ICC ruling

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, or, ruled in a vote of 15 to 1, that it has “territorial jurisdiction in the Situation in Palestine,” namely “in Gaza,…