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…

Israel mulls defense ties with Gulf allies

Israel’s Alternate Premier and Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the Jerusalem is working to develop a “special security arrangement” with Gulf Arab allies, who share common concerns over Iran. In…

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,…

Israel, Kosovo form ties via Zoom

The world’s first peace treaty to be formalized in an virtual ceremony took place between Israel and Kosovo today. Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi presided over the event with his…

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…