A professor who lost his job over anti-Israel tweets is suing several officials at the University of Illinois. He claims his termination violates freedom of speech and was influenced by the institution’s “donors”.
An Israeli human rights group has accused the IDF of war crimes during last year’s Gaza invasion by launching airstrikes that intentionally targeted residential areas, killing women and children, while claiming that Hamas was hiding behind civilians.
Tel Aviv’s bombardment of Gaza failed to distinguish between civilian and military targets, while the Israeli military did not give enough warning for civilians to evacuate before striking them, Physicians for Human Rights said in a report.
The International Criminal Court in the Hague has opened a “preliminary examination” of possible war crimes conducted on Palestinian territory during the last year's military conflict with Israel in Gaza.
In the latest rift in Turkish-Israeli ties, Tayyip Erdogan was accused of being an "anti-Semitic bully" after the Turkish President blasted Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for "daring" to attend an anti-terror rally in Paris.
Many thousands of Gazans face a freezing winter living in tents pitched amid the rubble of their ruined homes – as the UN is urging half a billion dollars in emergency aid for shelter to the war-battered region.
Along with the letters of accession to the ICC, Palestine has reportedly filed a request to the Hague to investigate Israeli war crimes during the 50-day war in Gaza last summer. Palestinian officials have not yet commented on the Israeli media reports.
Calls for independence, pleas to stop war, objection to mass surveillance, outrage over police brutality, and much more drove people to the streets in 2014. RT takes a look at what prompted millions around the globe to rise up.
Israel has opened its borders to allow delivery of equipment to the site of Coca-Cola’s first plant in the Gaza Strip. The plant will create up to 1,000 jobs, but Palestinians have been boycotting the company for years.