The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of eastern Jerusalem Monday, despite ongoing protests from several residents in the area.
Reacting to comments by the U.S. ambassador in Israel, Palestine Liberation Organization Chief Saeb Erekat said Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's vision of Palestine was "annexation of occupied territory, a war crime according to international law."
Washington, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The promised peace plan of US President Donald Trump to supposedly end the conflict between Israel and Palestine will be announced after next Ramadan, said his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner.
On April 5, the United States revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for her attempts to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by the U.S. in Afghanistan. A week later, judges at the ICC rejected Bensouda’s request to open a probe into U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON DC, April 11, 2019 - US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, faced with an inability to explain why Israel's annexation of Syrian lands was a good thing while Russia's seizure of Crimea was bad, told US senators that there was an “international law doctrine” which would be explained to them later.
When President Donald Trump on Dec. 6 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of East Jerusalem, which Palestinians have also long claimed as their own – he also radically altered the direction of American foreign policy in the Middle East.
THE CONVERSATION, March 25, 2019 - Responding to pressure from the Israeli government, President Donald Trump has signaled via Twitter that his administration is poised to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.