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Ya'alon: ICC Probe Hypocritical and Outrageous

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon says the ICC would be better off to investigate the PA's incitement and terrorism against Israel.Elad Benari, 1/18/2015, 3:57 AM

Netanyahu: Israel Rejects 'Absurd' ICC Probe

PM condemns 'folly' of letting 'Hamas press charges on Israel,' noting ICC's rules breached by letting 'non-state' PA sue Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2015, 8:00 PM

US Slams 'Tragic Irony' of ICC 'War Crimes' Probe

US State Department says ICC probe against Israel 'counterproductive to peace,' notes Israel has withstood 'thousands of terrorist rockets.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2015, 5:53 PM

ICC Launches Probe into Israeli 'War Crimes'

ICC prosecutor opens a preliminary probe into possible war crimes committed by Israel. Netanyahu: This decision is scandalous.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 8:12 PM

Report: Abbas May Give Israel a Break on ICC

If talks resume with Israel in the coming weeks, PA chief Mahmoud Abbas won't file charges against Israel in the Hague, he said.Moshe Cohen, 1/15/2015, 10:06 AM

Obama to Netanyahu: PA Isn't a State

President Obama speaks with PM Netanyahu, reaffirms that the United States opposes PA bid to join the International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 1/13/2015, 3:12 AM

PA Envoy: ICC Can Start Investigating Israel

The PA's representative at the UN says the ICC can begin examining Israeli "war crimes" without waiting until the PA becomes a member.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2015, 6:12 AM

Gantz: The PA's Moves at the ICC Are Unnecessary

IDF Chief of Staff says the PA's request to join ICC is unnecessary, notes Israel conducts its own investigations when those are needed.Elad Benari, 1/9/2015, 4:14 AM

Republican Senator's Bill Would Halt Aid to PA

Republican Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that would immediately halt aid to the PA until it drops its bid to join the ICC.Elad Benari, 1/8/2015, 5:44 AM

US: 'Palestine' Not a State, So Can't Join ICC

State Department spokeswoman says PA not a country so can't sign up to Rome Statute, as Congress threatens to cut all funding to PA.Ari Soffer, 1/7/2015, 9:19 PM

UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Palestinian Authority will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2015, 6:12 AM

EU Condemns Israel for Freezing PA Tax Money

EU says freeze 'runs counter' to Oslo Accord, fails to mention freeze is a penalty for PA ICC move that is a breach of Oslo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 4:46 PM

PA Formally Recognizes ICC Jurisdiction

In latest move to file war crimes charges against Israel, PA accepts Hague's jurisdiction for Operation Protective Edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 8:06 AM

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

The United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 6:16 AM

US Slams Freeze on PA Tax Revenues

State Department says retaliatory freeze for ICC bid 'raises tensions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2015, 9:08 PM

NGO Files 3 War Crime Suits in ICC against PLO

Complaints against Rajoub, Faraj and Hamdallah follow Shurat Hadin's previous complaints against Mashaal and Abbas.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2015, 1:01 PM

'We Will Not Let the IDF Be Dragged to the ICC'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu takes a stand against PA threats, notes that the PA must be tried for its own war crimes.Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 12:29 PM

Israel Freezes $127M in Funds to the PA

Netanyahu orders financial penalty against the PA, which is already struggling to pay off staggering debts, in retaliation for ICC bid.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2015, 10:01 PM

Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC Bid

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird slams ICC bid as 'provocative,' urges return to bilateral negotiations.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2015, 8:53 PM

Israel May File War Crimes Suits Against PA

Government source tells international media that counter-moves to the PA's litany of legislation against Israel are on the table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2015, 6:03 PM

PA Presents ICC Membership Request to UN

PA envoy to the United Nations says PA seeks justice "for all the victims that have been killed by Israel".Elad Benari, Canada, 1/2/2015, 10:05 PM

Report: PA Readying Charges Against Israel in ICC

Arab media claims Ramallah already readying charges for the ICC, just two days after it requests to join the Hague.Tova Dvorin, 1/2/2015, 8:49 AM

Hamas: Abbas Has No Authority to Join ICC

Acting speaker of the Palestinian parliament, says any signing of an international treaty must be approved by the entire parliament.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 1/2/2015, 12:13 AM

Netanyahu Slams ICC Bid: The PA Isn't a State

PM in emergency meeting calls on ICC to reject 'hypocritical' request of PA to join, notes PA recently formed pact with Hamas terror group.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 7:29 PM

Erekat Unveils Slew of Conventions Abbas Signed

Erekat gives UN list of int'l treaties 'State of Palestine' signed onto in breach of Oslo Accords, says 'settlements' focus of ICC lawsuits.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 5:26 PM

'PA's ICC Move Fueled by European-backed NGOs'

NGO Monitor shows how NGOs funded by Europe have been waging 'lawfare' on Israel for decades, paving the way for 'war crimes' threat.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 3:42 PM

ICC Threats: Worst-Case Scenario for Israel and PA

Expert says prosecuting Israel at the ICC is Abbas's 'atomic bomb' - but could also land him in the dock, and lead to the PA's collapse.Ari Soffer, 1/1/2015, 10:33 AM

Herzog, Livni: Turning to ICC Won't Achieve Goals

MKs Yitzhak Herzog and Tzipi Livni criticize the PA's decision to turn to the ICC, say Israel will protect its soldiers.Elad Benari, 1/1/2015, 3:45 AM

Report: Hamas Praises PA ICC Bid

Hamas allegedly calls Abbas's request to the ICC 'a step in the right direction' - despite its opposition to the UN draft resolution.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 10:49 PM

'Abbas Only Able to Go to ICC as a Defendant'

MKs and Ministers spit fire over PA ICC bid, condemn Abbas as defender of murderers.Cynthia Blank and Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 9:45 PM

US 'Strongly Opposes' PA ICC Request

Washington calls Abbas's unilateral move 'counterproductive,' says it 'does nothing' for the Palestinian people.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 9:28 PM

Liberman: 'Abbas Doesn't Threaten Us'

'Even a deaf, blind, dumb judge knows' that the PA is 'the only one who commits war crimes here,' Liberman says.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 8:27 PM

Netanyahu: The PA, Not Israel, Should Fear the ICC

Netanyahu responds to Abbas's ICC move by noting the PA's pact with Hamas, vulnerability to prosecution for war crimes.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 7:56 PM

Mahmoud Abbas Files Request to Join ICC

Despite risks of being charged for war crimes itself, PA tries another desperate move against Israel after UN bid fails.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2014, 7:37 PM

PLO: 'Outrageously Shameful' Vote Against PA Bid

Disappointed PLO complains after unilateral demand at UN in breach of Oslo fails, targets Nigeria for abstaining.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2014, 3:00 PM

Report: PA to Join International Criminal Court

Following failed UN statehood bid, Palestinian Authority head Abbas to apply for ICC membership later today, sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2014, 11:29 AM

UN to Try North Korea for Crimes Against Humanity

UN General Assembly votes to try Kim Jong-Un at ICC over atrocities committed against his own people; North Korea calls it 'political plot.'Ari Yashar, 12/18/2014, 8:52 PM

'We're Fighting the Lawfare Battle Israel Ignores'

Shurat Hadin head tells Arutz Sheva how Abbas, Mashaal and other leaders already under their sights, state is totally dropping the ball.Shimon Cohen, 12/18/2014, 5:16 PM

'PA Hails Terrorists, Accuses IDF of War Crimes?'

At Hanukkah lighting ceremony with elite IDF soldiers, PM warns they face 'darkness' of extremist Islam 'which is striking all around us.'Ari Soffer and Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2014, 7:46 PM

PA Envoy: We Want to Prosecute Israel at ICC

The Palestinian Authority’s UN envoy declares that the PA plans to join the ICC "at an appropriate time."Elad Benari, 12/16/2014, 6:13 AM

PA Becomes 'Observer' at ICC

PA named an observer at the summit meeting of the countries that are members of the International Criminal Court.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2014, 2:15 AM

Abbas's 'Plan of Attack' for Palestinian State

Details of Abbas's speech to the Arab League reveal full-fledged scheme to bypass Oslo Accords and declare Palestinian state.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2014, 11:54 AM

North Korean Prison Guard to Human Rights Advocate

North Korean defector Ahn Myeong Cheol, tells Arutz Sheva his incredible story - and how he hopes to take Kim-Jong Un to the ICC.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2014, 10:51 PM

War Crimes Complaint Filed Against Abbas in ICC

Civil rights firm accuses PA of war crimes, using Abbas's Jordanian citizenship - and on evidence Fatah was involved in Gaza war.Tova Dvorin, 11/10/2014, 9:47 AM

ICC Won't Investigate Israel Over Marmara

The International Criminal Court decides against investigating Israel over 2010 flotilla, say documents seen by Reuters.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2014, 3:15 AM

Netanyahu Slams Ban Ki-Moon's 'Occupation' Remarks

PM fires at UN's muddling of basic facts regarding Gaza. 'There is no occupation of Gaza, because we withdrew,' he explains.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 4:53 PM

PA: If Our UN Bid is Rejected, We'll Go to ICC

PA's UN ambassador: We will join the ICC if the Security Council refuses to set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2014, 6:15 AM

Islamic Bloc Supports PA Bid to Prosecute Israel

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says it supports Abbas's bid to prosecute Israel for war crimes at ICC.Ben Ariel, 9/28/2014, 6:11 AM

US Slams Abbas Over 'War Crimes' Accusations

Abbas accuses Israel of 'genocide' at the UN General Assembly - prompting a sharp rebuke from Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2014, 7:36 PM

Abbas to Meet Hollande as PA Pushes Statehood Plan

Palestinian Authority forging ahead with attempt to gain UN backing to 'end occupation' within three years.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2014, 12:53 PM

PA Official: Abbas Holding Off on Turning to ICC

PA official says Abbas has blocked an attempt to push for the prosecution of Israel in order to promote a new peace talks bid.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2014, 6:20 AM

Hamas: We'll Turn Israel into a Western Liability

War criminal Mashaal believes Israeli leaders should be sued in the Hague International Court.Dalit Halevy, Gil Ronen, 9/13/2014, 9:34 PM

Haniyeh Urges Abbas to Take Action at ICC

Senior Hamas official Ismail Haniyeh calls to hold Israel accountable for its “crimes in Gaza” at the International Criminal Court.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/13/2014, 12:15 AM

Frmr. Israeli Ambassador Urges Withdrawal Plan

Dr. Michael Oren insists the political right must 'grow up' and present 'peace plan' - weeks after similar plan led to rocket fire, war.Tova Dvorin, 9/8/2014, 5:53 PM

Hamas: We'll Demilitarize if Israel Does

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh vehemently opposes demilitarization attempts, say weapons are 'holy' in 'Palestinian struggle.'Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 9/5/2014, 4:05 PM

ICC War Crimes Indictment Filed Against Hamas Head

Shurat Hadin civil rights group turns to International Criminal Court over Hamas's summary executions of dozens of 'collaborators'.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2014, 10:51 AM

PLO to Push Three-Year Deadline for Withdrawal

PA threatens ICC prosecution if Israel refuses to withdraw from Judea-Samaria - despite evidence that both would hinder peace.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 8:04 PM