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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.

Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

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Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sheikh Jarrah district of east Jerusalem.

US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

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US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

Politicians around the world are expressing support for Palestinian families facing expulsion from their homes in East Jerusalem.

Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

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Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The group said it is deeply suspicious of Israel's claim that it can conduct a credible investigation into its own alleged crimes.

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Yemeni conjoined twins arrive in Saudi Arabia for operation

Yemeni conjoined twins 'Yousuf and Yassin' travelled with their parents to Riyadh for a medical check.

Farah Daana

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

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Syrian 'mercenaries' sentenced to life by Armenia

Armenia accused Turkey of sending Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside Azerbaijani forces, a claim denied by Ankara.

Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

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Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

The Syrian regime has approved two candidates to run against dictator Bashar Al-Assad in the upcoming elections.

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Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

IS militants remain a threat in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province and areas north of Baghdad.

Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

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Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

'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.

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

William Christou

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of events, ...

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Chris Doyle

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Book Club: A compelling memoir by one of the first Arabs to go to Eton, Adel Dajani's account of life in Libya is bookended by tragic family ...

Josh Ruebner

Landmark HRW report challenges Biden to end Israeli apartheid

Comment: While the Biden administration is unlikely to adopt many of HRW's recommendations, this report charts a new course and establishes the goalposts for holding Israel accountable, writes Josh Ruebner.

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UK government questioned on Iranian debt on Nazanin's case

A British government minister is defending the steps taken by the government to push for the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

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Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

Turkey is seeking better ties with Saudi Arabia after recent fall outs.

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Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing the crime of 'apartheid' by seeking to maintain 'domination' over Palestinians and its own Arab population, a new HRW ...

UK PM Boris Johnson condemns reported new Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentence

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UK PM Boris Johnson condemns reported new Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentence

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe previously considered suicide while in an Iranian prison, according to her husband.

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'Torture' and 'sham trials' in Libyan military courts: Amnesty

Amnesty says the Haftar-led LAAF has subjected detainees to physical and psychological abuse.

Sudanese opposition parties reject draft security bill

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Sudanese opposition parties reject draft security bill

Opposition figure have compared the draft bill to security laws under the former regime.

UK admits no impact assessment of Yemen aid cut

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UK admits no impact assessment of Yemen aid cut

The UK government has made no assessment into the impact of a 60 percent aid cut to Yemen despite fears of famine.

Tunisia investigates claims US funded President Kais Saied

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Tunisia investigates claims US funded President Kais Saied

The explosive allegations were first made by MP Rached Khiari on a live video released on Monday.

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