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About 21 days ago

UN Security Council to Try again for Immediate Gaza Ceasefire Vote

A change in tone toward its Middle Eastern ally was seen Friday, when the United States put forward a resolution to recognize 'the imperative' of an 'immediate and sustained ceasefire.' That text was nevertheless blocked by Russia and China, which along with Arab states criticized it for stopping short of explicitly demanding 'Israel' halt its campaign in Gaza. A new text, according to the version seen by AFP on Sunday evening, 'demands ...
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Al Manar
About 54 days ago

South Africa Demands Accountability at International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice has been set ablaze with fiery statements from the State of South Africa regarding the legal consequences of the occupation in the West Bank and occupied East Al-Quds (Jerusalem). Vusimuzi Madonsela, the South African representative, declared that Israeli violence and attacks in Gaza are a violation of international law, comparing them to the apartheid regime. Drawing on their own history with apartheid, Madonsela emphasized the importance of ...
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Al Manar
About 79 days ago

Lawsuit Filed Against Biden, Blinken, and Austin's Complicity in Gaza Genocide

The Center for Constitutional Rights in America (CCR) has filed a lawsuit accusing President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin of being 'complicit in the crimes of genocide committed by `Israel` in the Gaza Strip.' On Friday, a federal court in Oakland, California, held a hearing to consider this lawsuit, which Judge Jeffrey White described as the most challenging case for the court. Legal representatives ...
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Al Manar
About 79 days ago

UN Security Council to Meet After ICJ Ruling on Gaza Urges Action to Prevent Genocide

In a landmark decision, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has called on the Israeli occupation to prevent the further commission of genocidal acts in Gaza. In response to this ruling, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will be convening next week, as announced by the UNSC's presidency on Friday. Algeria, who currently heads the UNSC, initiated the meeting with the intention of enforcing the 'binding effect' of the ICJ's pronouncement on ...
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Al Manar
About 80 days ago

ICJ: 'Israel' Must Take Measures to Prevent Genocide in Gaza

In an interim judgment, the United Nations' International Court of Justice on Friday ruled that 'Israel' must take measures to prevent genocide in Gaza, but it stopped short of ordering an immediate cease-fire in Israeli war on Gaza. The ICJ ruled that it has jurisdiction to consider the landmark case brought by South Africa against 'Israel', and it rejected Israel's request for the case to be dismissed. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ...
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Al Manar
About 130 days ago

UN Chief Invokes Article 99 of Charter over Israel’s War on Gaza

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has invoked Article 99 of the UN Charter not used in decades, in a rare move to formally warn the UN Security Council of global danger from Israel’s brutal war on the besieged Gaza Strip. In a letter to the UNSC on Wednesday, Guterres invoked the rarely-used Article 99, his equivalent of pushing the panic button, saying he believed the situation in the war-ravaged Palestinian territory ...
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Al Manar
About 152 days ago

UNICEF Executive Director Warns of Devastating Situation in Gaza

UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell has issued a stark warning about the dire situation in Gaza, as ongoing Israeli aggression continues to displace over 1 million children. Alarming reports suggest that many of these children are believed to be missing or buried underneath the rubble of destroyed buildings. Russell recently visited the Gaza Strip and shared her firsthand account of the horrifying scenes she witnessed. In a statement released on UNICEF's website, ...
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Al Manar
About 286 days ago

Senior NATO Admiral Says Ukraine Won’t Be Given Fighter Jets for This Counteroffensive

Ukraine won’t be given fighter jets until its counteroffensive has finished, said Rob Bauer, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee. In an interview with LBC Radio on Monday, the admiral said although the discussion on the aircraft was an important one, it 'will not be solved in the short term.' Nor will training the pilots or training the technicians be available before the Ukrainian counteroffensive, he emphasized. No training for Ukrainian ...
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About 357 days ago

Tensions between Major Powers Reach Historic High, Warns UN Chief

The world is facing an unprecedented crisis in the system of multilateral relations, with tensions between major power reaching the highest ever level, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday at a UN Security Council meeting chaired by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The UN chief stressed that the world has been faced with unprecedented and interrelated crisis and the multilateral system is experiencing the biggest ever pressure since ...
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