Abbas Risks ICC Declaring Gaza is Not HisPA gambit at the ICC might backfire if the court declares Ramallah has no grounds to file complaints for Gaza.
Palestinians Could Face Serious Backfire at the ICCDespite a stacked deck, Israel is girding itself and is well-prepared for a showdown in the International Criminal Court.
Erekat Vows to Intensify Efforts Against IsraelPA chief negotiator says the results of the elections means PA will continue to pursue Israel at ICC.
Liberman Unfazed by PA's Threats to Take Him to ICCLiberman brushes off threats by Palestinian Authority to take him to court over remarks on beheading Arabs.
PA Threatens Lawsuits Over 'Settlements', Gaza WarDFLP leader taunts Israel by claiming legal documents are already being prepared against it, due to 'evidence' gathered by leftist NGOs.
UNESCO: ISIS Antiquities Destruction in Iraq a 'War Crime'UNESCO calls on ICC, UN Security Council to prosecute ISIS over destruction of antiquities in Nimrud, Iraq as 'war crime.'
PA to Submit First ICC 'War Crimes' Charge on April Fools' DayIn uncanny timing, PA's first complaint against Israel over 'war crimes' including 'Gaza war and settlement activity' to come April 1.
Erakat: Israel Tax Freeze Aims to Collapse Palestinian AuthorityChief PA negotiator Saeb Erakat says Israeli decision to withhold taxes after PA ICC application designed to destroy it.
IDF's Top Legal Expert Unconcerned by ICC 'War Crimes' ProbeMaj. Gen. Efroni says IDF is conducting investigations on operation that should make ICC trial superfluous.
Abbas Forms Committee to Sue Israel for 'War Crimes' at ICCAbbas appoints Erekat to head group preparing documents to sue Israel for Gaza op, which Abbas's Fatah took part in committing war crimes.
ICC Urged to Reconsider a Probe of Flotilla IncidentLawyers representing the Comoros ask ICC to reconsider a decision not to probe Israel's 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara.
ICC AbsurdityIt seems the ICC has a comparative disinterest in investigating the criminal violations of anyone but Israel.
Abbas: ICC Membership will be Fully Active by AprilPA Chairman says “Israeli settlements and assaults” must be brought before the International Criminal Court.
Graham: PA Could Lose Aid if it Sues Israel at ICCRepublican senator Lindsey Graham calls PA's application to join the ICC "incredibly offensive".
Rivlin Calls on Abbas: Come to Jerusalem Instead of Going to ICCDuring a meeting with American senators, President Reuven Rivlin calls on PA Chairman to renew peace talks.
PM: Forget Europe, We're Doing Business with AsiaPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu suggested Sunday that Israeli businesspeople change their focus from Western Europe to other areas.
Report: PA Offers Way Out of ICC Bid - and UltimatumPA would withdraw war crimes suit in ICC if Israel stops building 'settlements,' official says - and if not, halt security coordination.
Hamas Welcomes ICC Probe of Israeli 'War Crimes'Hamas says it has proof "the Zionist enemy has committed horrible crimes against Gaza and against our people".
Ya'alon: ICC Probe is '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.
Netanyahu: Israel Rejects the 'Absurd' ICC War Crimes ProbePM condemns 'folly' of letting 'Hamas press charges on Israel,' noting ICC's rules breached by letting 'non-state' PA sue Israel.
US Slams 'Tragic Irony' of ICC Israel 'War Crimes' ProbeUS State Department says ICC probe against Israel 'counterproductive to peace,' notes Israel has withstood 'thousands of terrorist rockets.'
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.
Report: Abbas 'Willing' to Give Israel a Break on ICCIf talks resume with Israel in the coming weeks, PA chief Mahmoud Abbas won't file charges against Israel in the Hague, he said.
Obama to Netanyahu: The PA Isn't a State, Can't Join ICCPresident Obama speaks with PM Netanyahu, reaffirms that the United States opposes PA bid to join the International Criminal Court.
PA Envoy: ICC Can Start Investigating Israel's 'War Crimes'The PA's representative at the UN says the ICC can begin examining Israeli "war crimes" without waiting until the PA becomes a member.
Gantz: The PA's Moves at the ICC Are UnnecessaryIDF Chief of Staff says the PA's request to join ICC is unnecessary, notes Israel conducts its own investigations when those are needed.
Republican Senator's Bill Would Halt Aid to PARepublican Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that would immediately halt aid to the PA until it drops its bid to join the ICC.
US: 'Palestine' Not a State, So Not Eligible to Join ICCState Department spokeswoman says PA not a country so can't sign up to Rome Statute, as Congress threatens to cut all funding to PA.
UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Palestinian Authority will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.
EU Condemns Israel for Freezing PA Tax MoneyEU says freeze 'runs counter' to Oslo Accord, fails to mention freeze is a penalty for PA ICC move that is a breach of Oslo.
PA Formally Recognizes ICC Jurisdiction for Gaza WarIn latest move to file war crimes charges against Israel, PA accepts Hague's jurisdiction for Operation Protective Edge.
Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA Over ICC BidThe United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.
US Slams Freeze on PA Tax RevenuesState Department says retaliatory freeze for ICC bid 'raises tensions.'
NGO Files 3 War Crime Suits in ICC against PLOComplaints against Rajoub, Faraj and Hamdallah follow Shurat Hadin's previous complaints against Mashaal and Abbas.
'We Will Not Let IDF Soldiers 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.
Israel Freezes $127M in Funds to the PA For ICC BidNetanyahu orders financial penalty against the PA, which is already struggling to pay off staggering debts, in retaliation for ICC bid.
Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC BidCanadian Foreign Minister John Baird slams ICC bid as 'provocative,' urges return to bilateral negotiations.
Source: Israel May File War Crimes Suits Against PAGovernment source tells international media that counter-moves to the PA's litany of legislation against Israel are on the table.
PA Presents ICC Membership Request to UNPA envoy to the United Nations says PA seeks justice "for all the victims that have been killed by Israel".
Report: PA Preparing War Crimes Charges Against Israel in ICCArab media claims Ramallah already readying charges for the ICC, just two days after it requests to join the Hague.
Hamas: Abbas Has No Authority to Join ICCActing speaker of the Palestinian parliament, says any signing of an international treaty must be approved by the entire parliament.
Netanyahu Slams ICC Bid: The PA Isn't a StatePM in emergency meeting calls on ICC to reject 'hypocritical' request of PA to join, notes PA recently formed pact with Hamas terror group.
Erekat Unveils Slew of Conventions Abbas SignedErekat gives UN list of int'l treaties 'State of Palestine' signed onto in breach of Oslo Accords, says 'settlements' focus of ICC lawsuits.
'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.
ICC Threats Conjure Worst-Case Scenario for Israel - and the PAExpert 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.
Herzog and Livni: Turning to ICC Won't Achieve PA's GoalsMKs Yitzhak Herzog and Tzipi Livni criticize the PA's decision to turn to the ICC, say Israel will protect its soldiers.
Report: Hamas Praises PA ICC BidHamas allegedly calls Abbas's request to the ICC 'a step in the right direction' - despite its opposition to the UN draft resolution.
'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.
US 'Strongly Opposes' PA ICC RequestWashington calls Abbas's unilateral move 'counterproductive,' says it 'does nothing' for the Palestinian people.
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.
Netanyahu: The PA, Not Israel, Should Fear the ICCNetanyahu responds to Abbas's ICC move by noting the PA's pact with Hamas, vulnerability to prosecution for war crimes.
Mahmoud Abbas Files Request to Join ICCDespite risks of being charged for war crimes itself, PA tries another desperate move against Israel after UN bid fails.
PLO: Attacks 'Outrageously Shameful' Votes Against PA UN BidDisappointed PLO complains after unilateral demand at UN in breach of Oslo fails, targets Nigeria for abstaining.
Report: PA to Join International Criminal CourtFollowing failed UN statehood bid, Palestinian Authority head Abbas to apply for ICC membership later today, sources say.
UN Votes to Try North Korea for Crimes Against HumanityUN General Assembly votes to try Kim Jong-Un at ICC over atrocities committed against his own people; North Korea calls it 'political plot.'
'We're Fighting the Lawfare Battle Israel is Ignoring'Shurat Hadin head tells Arutz Sheva how Abbas, Mashaal and other leaders already under their sights, state is totally dropping the ball.
Netanyahu: PA Hails Terrorist Killers, Accuses IDF of War CrimesAt Hanukkah lighting ceremony with elite IDF soldiers, PM warns they face 'darkness' of extremist Islam 'which is striking all around us.'