PA refers journalist death case to ICC

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki announced that the death of Al Jazeera  Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has been submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for investigation. By…

Int’l push for UN probe of Raisi

460 prominent world leaders have signed a letter calling on United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to investigate the 1988 "massacre" of political prisoners in Iran, including…

UN: Israel-Gaza fighting ‘utterly appalling’

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that hostilities in Israel and Gaza were "utterly appalling" and called for an immediate end to fighting. Opening…

Fiery world reaction to Israel-Gaza violence

The raging conflict between Israel and Gaza has elicited wide-ranging response internationally. Concerned that the region’s worst hostilities in years could spiral out of control, United States President Joe Biden…

Israel rejects report alleging human rights violations

Israel has denounced the latest report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) as “fictional claims” that “are both preposterous and false.” The strong condemnation comes after the New York-based NGO published…

UK Minister holds talks in Jerusalem

Israeli leaders held high-level meetings with visiting-British Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove in Jerusalem, with the agenda topped by bilateral cooperation on the coronavirus, Iran and the International Criminal Court.…

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…