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ICJ orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ruled that Israel must halt its offensive in Gaza's Rafah, following a plea from South Africa. Nawaf Salam, the head of the International...

AP debunks allegations of sexual violence by Hamas

Allegations of sexual violence that surfaced against Palestinian resistance, after the 7 October “Al Aqsa Floods” operation, have been proven to be false by an Associated Press report.

US hostility towards ICC is nothing new – it supports court only when it suits American interests

Andrea Furger, The University of Melbourne This week, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) applied for arrest...

UNRWA chief says ‘another war’ rages in occupied West Bank

Philippe Lazzarini, the head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), said an “unnoticed” war is being fought in occupied West Bank where Israeli forces are launching regular operations to destroy houses, bulldoze roads, and dismantle “basic infrastructure” such as water and electricity.

Gaza: Al-Aqsa Hospital to shut down in ‘minutes’ due to lack of fuel

Health Ministry in Gaza said only ‘minutes’ of fuel remain to power generators at Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir el-Balah in Central Gaza, and that the care of 1,300 patients will soon cease.

Colombia’s president orders opening of embassy in Palestine

Colombia's Foreign Minister Luis Gilberto Murillo has said the Latin American country's President Gustavo Petro has ordered the opening of an embassy in Ramallah, Palestine.

Rohingya groups call for urgent ‘humanitarian intervention’ after violence escalates in Myanmar’s Arakan 

Rohingya organizations on Wednesday issued a dire warning about the worsening humanitarian crisis in Arakan, urging the international community to take immediate action to protect the persecuted ethnic minority from further displacement, violence, and potential mass atrocities.
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Norway will formally recognise Palestinian statehood on May 28, other European states expected to follow

Norway announced that it will recognise Palestine as a state, in line with international law and relevant UNSC resolutions. Ireland and Spain are also likely to announce plans for...

Palestinian boy among eight killed in Jenin assault

At least eight people were killed in total and 21 wounded during an ongoing assault on Jenin in the occupied West Bank which began on Tuesday morning. Two boys, Osama...
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“What’s happening in Gaza is not genocide”: Joe Biden defends Israel, slams ICC’s warrant against Netanyahu

"What’s happening in Gaza is not genocide. We reject that,” said United States President Joe Biden while defending Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Defence Yoav Gallant...

Who was Iran’s deceased president Ebrahim Raisi?

After an hours-long search and rescue operation, authorities and the state media of Iran, on Monday morning, officially declared the death of its president Ebrahim Raisi. A helicopter he was...
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Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine face renewed violence, alarms human rights groups

Rohingya people remaining in Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine state, have reported being targeted with coordinated killings, large-scale arson attacks and shelling, beginning on Friday 17 May, Special Advisory Council...

ICC Prosecutor issues arrest warrants for Benjamin Netanyahu, Yoav Gallant, three Hamas leaders for war crimes

The International Criminal Court has applied for arrest warrant against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant and three Hamas leaders for alleged war crimes, a...
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Gaza reveals racial hypocrisy of South Asian feminism

On May 11, a ‘Stop the Invasion of Rafah’ rally was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The police presence was noticeably larger, perhaps due to...

Iran President Raisi, Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian killed in helicopter crash

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister were killed in a helicopter crash in mountainous terrain and icy weather, an Iranian official said on Monday, after search teams located the wreckage in East Azerbaijan province.
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Iran’s President, Foreign Minister missing after helicopter crashes in mountains

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister crashed on Sunday as it was crossing mountain terrain in heavy fog on the way back from a...

Nearly half of population of Rafah forced to flee: UN

Nearly 800,000 Palestinians have been displaced from Rafah since Israel launched its offensive against the southern Gaza city last week, Philippe Lazzarini, the head of the United Nations agency for Palestinian...
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