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Netanyahu vs. UN: Israeli PM slams UNHRC after its report ratified
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attacked the UN Human Rights Council following a resolution accepting a UNHRC report, which presented evidence of war crimes committed by both Israel and Hamas in the summer of 2014.

03.07.2015 23:18

ISIS threat 'nothing' compared to nuclear Iran, Netanyahu warns (again)
As the Iranian nuclear negotiations teeter on the brink, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is saying the world has more to fear from a nuclear-capable Iran than ISIS terrorists. The statement comes after the jihadists threatened to “uproot” the Jewish state.

03.07.2015 08:06

What it really takes for a US-Iran deal
Forget the mad spinning. Here it is, in a nutshell, what it really takes for Iran and the P5+1 to clinch a game-changing nuclear deal before the new July 7 deadline.

01.07.2015 15:49

​Israel considers leaving UN Human Rights Council after Gaza probe – report
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly questioned his country’s membership in the United Nation’s Human Rights Council following its recent report on last summer’s Gaza conflict.

29.06.2015 20:26

60,000 military involved in E. Ukraine op – President Poroshenko
The number of government troops deployed in the conflict in eastern Ukraine has reached 60,000 troops, according to President Petro Poroshenko. The statement comes as the total of Ukrainian refugees has exceeded 900,000 people, according to UN.

27.06.2015 13:40

‘ICC faces credibility test over Israeli war crimes investigation in Gaza’
If the International Criminal Court fails to open an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes in Palestine the UN court may collapse, warns John Dugard, former special rapporteur to the UN Human Rights Council concerning Palestinian affairs.

26.06.2015 09:12

​Waterloo & Vienna: Learning from history
As the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo have just concluded in Europe and Britain, it is time to reflect on the legacy of the turbulent era that ended in 1815.

25.06.2015 12:41

Protecting refugees’ rights – one of Russia’s foreign policy priorities
World War Two was the most brutal and destructive conflict in history, and caused global refugee migration. Unfortunately, wars and armed conflicts persist in the 21st century leading to the exodus of millions of people seeking to protect their lives.

24.06.2015 14:52

Israel cans volunteer program for rights groups cited in UN report on Gaza
A day after the UN slammed Israel for failure to “revise its practice of airstrikes” against Palestinian civilians during Operation Protective Edge, Tel Aviv revoked slots at the civil rights groups which, it said, acted against the IDF in the UN.

24.06.2015 08:57

UN peacekeeping contingent in CAR rattled by new sexual abuse scandal
A new sexual abuse scandal has engulfed the UN peacekeeping contingent in the Central African Republic after the UN announced that it has opened an investigation and notified troops from contributing countries of the child abuse cases in Bangui.

24.06.2015 03:02

‘War crimes’: Palestinian rights activists demand ex-IDF chief’s arrest during London visit
Human rights campaigners called upon UK authorities to arrest Israeli ex-Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz, who spoke at a conference in London on Monday. They accuse him of presiding over war crimes during the Second Palestinian Intifada.

23.06.2015 08:44

​'Flawed & biased': Israel fires back at UN report accusing it of potential war crimes
A UN report has accused both Israel and Palestinian armed groups of possible war crimes during the 2014 Gaza conflict, calling the devastation “unprecedented.” Israel has fired back, calling the commission "biased" and insisting Tel Aviv acted morally.

22.06.2015 15:02