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The probe will mainly focus on the 2014 Gaza War but also look at the deaths of Palestinian demonstrators from 2018 on wards.

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war crimes probe.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's appeal verdict set for June

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'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's appeal verdict set for June

Mladic was sentenced to life in prison over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

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Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

Syria has been voted out of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for repeated use of chemical weapons.

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

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Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to hit Syria's brutal Assad regime with unprecedented sanctions

Sarah Shaffi

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

From across the literary spectrum, Sarah Shaffi picks her favourite reads for you to delve into during the month of Ramadan.

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Palestine slams UK support for Israeli snub of ICC

The Palestinian diplomatic mission to the UK accused Boris Johnson of 'contradicting international law'.

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Germany demands Syria be held accountable over chemical weapons

Germany's Foreign Minister demanded Syria's government be held accountable after an investigation from a global watchdog said the regime used ...

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Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

Euro-Med Monitor called on the ICC to initiate investigations and not to yield to any political pressures or allow the parties involved to evade ...

Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

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Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

The day before a key deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Tel-Aviv would not be cooperating with the ICC's war ...

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Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

A disagreement has erupted over a vote to strip Syria of its voting rights in the international chemical weapons watchdog.

Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

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Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

Netanyahu is expected to convene a meeting with Defence Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and other senior officials, ...

ICC hails 'new phase' with US after sanctions lifted

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ICC hails 'new phase' with US after sanctions lifted

The Biden administration has stripped Trump-era financial sanctions and a visa ban imposed on top ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and another ...

US lifts Trump sanctions on <em>Hague</em> prosecutor, seeking cooperation

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US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The US will lift sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, previously imposed by the Trump administration.

Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

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Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

Despite continued disagreements on Afghanistan and Palestine, the Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse Trump's sanctions on ...

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Israel threatens sanctions on Palestinians over ICC probe: reports

Israel is considering possible action against the Palestinians over their appeal to the ICC to investigate it for possible war crimes committed in occupied West Bank.

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Palestinians say Israel took travel pass after ICC meet

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki met with ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Thursday.

Emad Moussa

Is the ICC the new frontier of Israeli exceptionalism?

Comment: Israel may try to sabotage the ICC probe, but subjecting it to the legal tools of the international community tears down the idea of ...

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ICC lets Israel seek deferral of war crimes probe

If the court is satisfied with the process, it could postpone or even cancel the investigation and instead let Israel run its own investigation ...

In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

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In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

France is aiming to bring the US and Iran to the negotiating table to revive a landmark nuclear deal that Israel fiercely opposes.

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Israel condemns ICC decision to open Palestinian probe

Israel fiercely condemned the ICC's decision to probe alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories.

ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

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ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has previously said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe crimes were committed by members of the Israeli army.

UN court to try Hezbollah member for Lebanon attacks

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UN court to try Hezbollah member for Lebanon attacks

A fugitive Hezbollah suspect will go on trial in June accused of three attacks on Lebanese politicians in the mid-2000s.

Turkey probes tweet by Dutch far-right chief Wilders

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Turkey probes tweet by Dutch far-right chief Wilders

The Dutch anti-Islam MP tweeted an image of President Erdogan showing the left side of his face, bearded and darker-skinned, against the ...

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