US to rejoin UNHRC, shield Israel

The United States is seeking to re-join the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), where the administration of US President Joe Biden says it will press to eliminate a…

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,…

US to deploy Iron Dome to Gulf?

Israel has agreed to allow the United States to deploy Iron Dome missile defense system to protect its military bases and other strategic infrastructure abroad. This, according to the Haaretz…

Gaza rockets draw IDF fire

Israel was once again targeted by Palestinian-Islamist rocket fire in the early morning hours today, prompting IDF retaliatory bombardments against military installations in the Hamas-controlled enclave. 2 rockets were launched…

PA to hold first elections in 15 years?

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that parliamentary and presidential elections would be held later this year in a bid to heal long-standing divisions. The 85-year-old Fatah leader…

Palestinians endorse Russian vaccine

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has approved Russia’s coronavirus vaccine for use. Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh informed his cabinet during a session in Ramallah that, "The Health ministry signed an…