Gazans hope ICC will make 'Israel pay'

Apr 1, 2015

Gazans hope ICC will make 'Israel pay'

Holding Israel accountable. This is what Yasser al-Qassas and thousands of Gazans hope to see with the Palestinian accession to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday. Palestinians joined the ICC with the goal of trying Israeli leaders for alleged war crimes in the fighting ...

Mar 26, 2015

Amnesty says Gazan militants committed war crimes

The human rights group Amnesty International said in a report Thursday that Palestinian militant organizations had committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza-Israel conflict, by killing both Israeli and Palestinian civilians using indiscriminate projectiles. The report comes after two other reports issued in late ...

Mar 25, 2015

U.S. to keep briefing Israel on Iran talks amid spying row

The U.S. administration will continue to brief Israel on its secret nuclear negotiations with Iran, U.S. officials said Tuesday, despite allegations the Jewish state has been spying on the talks. “We’ve spoken in the past to our concern … about leaks of certain sensitive ...

Seven siblings killed in New York fire to be buried in Israel

Mar 23, 2015

Seven siblings killed in New York fire to be buried in Israel

Seven siblings who died in a New York City house fire will be buried in Israel. The children, ages 5 to 16, died early Saturday when flames engulfed the Sassoon family home in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn. Investigators believe a hot plate left ...

Mar 20, 2015

Netanyahu backtracks on election opposition to Palestinian state

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is still committed to Palestinian statehood if circumstances improve, pulling back from comments he made during his re-election campaign rejecting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “I don’t want a one-state solution,” Netanyahu said in an ...

Mar 19, 2015

Anti-Israel ad can be barred from Seattle buses, appeals court rules

County officials in Seattle can prohibit an advertisement criticizing Israeli policies toward Palestinians from appearing on local buses without violating constitutional protections on free speech, a U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in ...