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PA complains to ICC over evacuation in Sheikh Jarrah

PA complains to ICC over evacuation in Sheikh Jarrah

PA lodges complaint with International Criminal Court over "forced eviction of Arab families."Dalit Halevi, 06/05/2021 05:03
Israel's revenge against top Palestinian Authority official

Israel's revenge against top Palestinian Authority official

Israeli security officials confiscated VIP border pass from top PA foreign affairs official over ICC case against Israel.David Rosenberg, 21/03/2021 20:34
Bennett: ICC won't prevent us from defending ourselves

Bennett: ICC won't prevent us from defending ourselves

Former defense minister interviewed on Russian television after ICC announces war crimes investigation against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 16:11
ICC announces investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza, Judea and Samaria

ICC announces investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza, Judea and Samaria

ICC to officially open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Gaza Strip and in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 15:54
Knesset bill outlines plan to defend Israel from International Criminal Court probe

Knesset bill outlines plan to defend Israel from International Criminal Court probe

Shurat Hadin presents pre-prepared bill, proposing to outlaw ICC activity in Israel, impose prison sentences on anyone cooperating with it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 13:51
The absurd malevolence of the International Criminal Court

The absurd malevolence of the International Criminal Court

The legal and moral illiteracy of the ICC’s ruling is not a blip. It follows from the very core of liberal universalist beliefs. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 13/02/2021 23:10
Avichai Mandelblit: There's no such thing as state of 'Palestine' under international law

Avichai Mandelblit: There's no such thing as state of 'Palestine' under international law

Attorney General refers to decision of Court in the Hague: 'There's no immediate risk to any Israeli.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 18:07
Foreign Minister Ashkenazi speaks with US Secretary of State

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi speaks with US Secretary of State

Minister Ashkenazi speaks with Secretary Blinken about ICC decision to investigate Israel, Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 20:54
Ex-ICC chief prosecutor: Palestine is now a state

Ex-ICC chief prosecutor: Palestine is now a state

Former chief prosecutor for International Criminal Court says investigation of Israel could take 18 months to complete.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 10:31
Shurt HaDin: 'ICC lacks legal jurisdiction and competence'

Shurt HaDin: 'ICC lacks legal jurisdiction and competence'

'ICC lacks both legal jurisdiction and competence to rule on rights of sides in Israel-Palestinian conflict,' says Shurat HaDin founder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 22:31
Justice Ministry sources: No immediate threat to Israelis by ICC

Justice Ministry sources: No immediate threat to Israelis by ICC

Foreign Ministry clarifies ICC has no jurisdiction over Israel as Justice Ministry warns decision 'does not spell good' for the court.Nitzan Keidar, 06/02/2021 21:10
Amb. Gilad Erdan: ICC decision - distorted and anti-Semitic

Amb. Gilad Erdan: ICC decision - distorted and anti-Semitic

Israel's Ambassador to the US and the United Nations: 'ICC ruling is an attack on Israel and all democracies.'Yoni Kempinski, 06/02/2021 19:41
Avichai Mandelblit: International Criminal Court lacks any jurisdiction over Israel

Avichai Mandelblit: International Criminal Court lacks any jurisdiction over Israel

Attorney General Mandelblit says ICC 'lacks any jurisdiction' over Israel, 'no sovereign Palestinian state exists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 19:37
IDF responds to ICC: We will continue to defend the citizens of Israel

IDF responds to ICC: We will continue to defend the citizens of Israel

IDF responds to the decision of the International Criminal Court. 'The IDF fully supports and will continue to support its soldiers.'Yoni Kempinski, 06/02/2021 18:34
The hypocrisy of the International Criminal Court

The hypocrisy of the International Criminal Court

Bangladesh, Syria, Iran or Nagorno-Karabakh do not interest the ICC, but it does target Israel. Only the US sees through it. Op-ed..Rachel Avraham, 11/11/2020 23:59
MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh appointed Official Knesset Rep. to International Criminal Court

MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh appointed Official Knesset Rep. to International Criminal Court

MK Cotler-Wunsh vows to address Court's double standards against Israel, raise Jewish state 'from the docket of the accused.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 15:40
ICC rejects petition to probe Israel over Mavi Marmara

ICC rejects petition to probe Israel over Mavi Marmara

International Criminal Court upholds decision by prosecutor not to investigate Israel for deaths of Turkish nationals on flotilla ship.AFP, 16/09/2020 18:35
ICC goes to recess without deciding on Israel 'war crimes' probe

ICC goes to recess without deciding on Israel 'war crimes' probe

International Criminal Court yet to decide whether Chief Prosecutor has the authority to investigate Israeli "war crimes".Elad Benari, Canada, 17/07/2020 23:10
PA lies to International Criminal Court

PA lies to International Criminal Court

PA submits text of speech given by Abbas leaving out part where he talks about paying terrorists, a war crime.Gary Willig, 17/06/2020 16:22
Trump signs order imposing sanctions on International Criminal Court

Trump signs order imposing sanctions on International Criminal Court

US President orders sanctions against ICC for Afghanistan war crimes investigation, accuses court of 'politically persecuting Israel.'Gary Willig, 11/06/2020 16:58
Hungarian FM: Hague Tribunal biased against Israel

Hungarian FM: Hague Tribunal biased against Israel

Hungary's FM Péter Szijjártó spoke with Israel's Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, proclaiming his country's continued support for Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 21/05/2020 15:59
Pompeo: US will ‘exact consequences’ if ICC continues to investigate Israel

Pompeo: US will ‘exact consequences’ if ICC continues to investigate Israel

US Secretary of State warns that the US will 'exact consequences' if the International Criminal Court continues to probe Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/05/2020 07:59
'International Criminal Court has invented a Palestinian state'

'International Criminal Court has invented a Palestinian state'

Israeli minister slams ICC decision to move forward with case against Israel. 'ICC prosecutor is showing her typical anti-Israel bias.'David Rosenberg, 01/05/2020 10:04
ICC: 'Palestine' a state, Israel can be prosecuted

ICC: 'Palestine' a state, Israel can be prosecuted

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's decision paves way for war crimes investigation against Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 30/04/2020 21:05
Netanyahu calls for sanctions against International Criminal Court

Netanyahu calls for sanctions against International Criminal Court

Israeli premier calls for International Criminal Court and its prosecutors to be sanctioned for court's "full frontal attack on democracies'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 10:11
Cabinet prepares for anti-Israel actions by the Hague

Cabinet prepares for anti-Israel actions by the Hague

Israeli officials could be arrested in Europe without knowing a warrant has been issued for promoting building in Jerusalem, Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 09:33
The International Criminal Court targets Israel

The International Criminal Court targets Israel

The ICC must decide if the PLO is a 'delegated jurisdiction,' but in the meantime Fatou Bensouda must be forced to resign. Opinion.Joseph Frager, 04/01/2020 20:37
ICC Prosecutor: No Israelis have been charged yet

ICC Prosecutor: No Israelis have been charged yet

'No charges have been filed, investigation hasn't been opened,' ICC's Fatou Bensouda says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 07:49
Yossi Dagan calls for removal of ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Yossi Dagan calls for removal of ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Yossi Dagan calls for removal and investigation of ICC's Fatou Bensouda, who called to investigate Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2019 16:44
Adalah, funded by New Israel Fund, helping ICC prosecute Israel

Adalah, funded by New Israel Fund, helping ICC prosecute Israel

Israeli Arab group Adalah, which is backed by New Israel Fund, aiding in International Criminal Court's investigation of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2019 13:18
ANALYSIS - ICC Chief Prosecutor exposed

ANALYSIS - ICC Chief Prosecutor exposed

International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda refused to meet Israeli representatives before announcing investigation.Yochanan Visser, 24/12/2019 22:10
Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jordan Valley frozen after International Criminal Court moves forward with probe of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2019 13:59
'Hague tribunal being weaponized against Israel'

'Hague tribunal being weaponized against Israel'

PM slams 'absurd' decision by ICC chief prosecutor to open 'war crimes investigation' against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2019 13:06
'There are no Israeli victims according to the ICC'

'There are no Israeli victims according to the ICC'

Deputy Attorney General in International Law accuses ICC prosecutor of adopting one-sided anti-Israel narrative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2019 09:31
Evacuation of Khan al Omar would be 'last straw' for ICC

Evacuation of Khan al Omar would be 'last straw' for ICC

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz says state afraid to deal with illegal Bedouin village as ICC launches war crimes' investigation.'Gary Willig, 22/12/2019 08:48
'Issue Palestinian Authority an ultimatum'

'Issue Palestinian Authority an ultimatum'

Transportation Min. Smotrich to PM: 'Demand PA retract request for investigation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2019 20:02
Gantz: 'No basis for demand to investigate Israel'

Gantz: 'No basis for demand to investigate Israel'

Would-be prime minister and former Chief of Staff says ICC decision is 'political, not legal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2019 17:55
'ICC investigation will damage its juridical credibility'

'ICC investigation will damage its juridical credibility'

'No legal basis to request to investigate Israel for war crimes,' former Amb. Alan Baker says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2019 17:45
AG: International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Israel

AG: International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Israel

Israel's Attorney General rules that the ICC in The Hague has no jurisdiction to rule on legality of Israeli 'settlements' in Judea, SamariaArutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2019 14:31
ICC prosecutor again rejects probe of Mavi Marmara incident

ICC prosecutor again rejects probe of Mavi Marmara incident

Fatou Bensouda rejects call to probe deadly raid on Turkish vessel for third time.AFP, 02/12/2019 21:56
Could the Hague charge Israel for Mavi Marmara deaths?

Could the Hague charge Israel for Mavi Marmara deaths?

ICC orders prosecutor to reconsider decision on 2010 Israeli raid of pro-Hamas Gaza flotilla, after she decided not to prosecute Israel.AFP, 02/09/2019 13:05
'It's a war to improve Israel's image around the world'

'It's a war to improve Israel's image around the world'

Jerusalem institute demands ICC investigate Hamas leader for crimes against Gazan citizens. 'It's a war fought without guns or firebombs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 14:59
'International court has no authority to prosecute Israelis'

'International court has no authority to prosecute Israelis'

'Israel is a law-abiding state, with independent, strong legal system. No reason why its actions should be subject to the court’s review.'Kobi Finkler, 28/05/2019 10:37
'Trump admin vowed to block int'l investigations of settlements'

'Trump admin vowed to block int'l investigations of settlements'

Director of legal forum discusses benefits for Israel of US moves against international court's probe into US army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2019 18:51
Netanyahu: Beresheet put Israel in the history books

Netanyahu: Beresheet put Israel in the history books

PM Netanyahu congratulates US on ICC decision not pursue Afghanistan case, vows to launch another craft to the moon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2019 12:27
'Swift and vigorous response' for attempts to target Israelis

'Swift and vigorous response' for attempts to target Israelis

US Pres. Trump says Israelis should be immune from International Criminal Court prosecution.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/04/2019 23:18
Petition to ICC: Open investigation against Abbas, Haniyeh

Petition to ICC: Open investigation against Abbas, Haniyeh

Jerusalem Institute of Justice requests ICC open investigations against PA chairman, Hamas leader, for crimes against their own people.Nitzan Kedar, 23/03/2019 23:19
PA again turns to ICC against Israel

PA again turns to ICC against Israel

Palestinian Authority “foreign ministry” demands ICC prosecute IDF soldiers who killed terrorist in Tulkarm.Dalit Halevi, 05/12/2018 04:39
Netanyahu postpones demolition of illegal Bedouin outpost

Netanyahu postpones demolition of illegal Bedouin outpost

Netanyahu succumbs to pressure from International Criminal Court, won't demolish Khan Al Ahmar.Tzvi Lev, 20/10/2018 22:46
ICC: Destroying illegal Bedouin village would be 'war crime'

ICC: Destroying illegal Bedouin village would be 'war crime'

'Extensive destruction of property without military necessity and population transfers in an occupied territory constitute war crimes.'JTA, 17/10/2018 22:43
Abbas, Jordan, to sue Israel for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount?

Abbas, Jordan, to sue Israel for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount?

PA Chairman Abbas says he plans to ask Jordan to file joint complaint over Israel's plan to allow Jewish prayer on Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 15/09/2018 23:06
Hamas using 17,000 children to fight Israel

Hamas using 17,000 children to fight Israel

Jerusalem Institute for Justice submits request to sue Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh for using children as child soldiers, human shields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2018 13:30
Bolton: International Criminal Court "dead to us"

Bolton: International Criminal Court "dead to us"

US National Security Advisor threatens sanctions against ICC in response to war crimes probes against US military in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2018 22:07
PA files complaint against Israel with ICC

PA files complaint against Israel with ICC

PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat says PA filed war crimes complaint against Israel after court OKs demolition of illegal Arab outpost.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2018 20:55
Jewish Home MK: Israel must fight International Criminal Court

Jewish Home MK: Israel must fight International Criminal Court

MK Smotrich demands Israeli government expose ICC's 'hypocrisy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2018 14:39
Hamas to be charged at International Criminal Court?

Hamas to be charged at International Criminal Court?

Israeli farmers to file complaint against Hamas terrorists for enabling firebombing attacks on their property, use of human shields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2018 18:40
No immediate investigation of Israel

No immediate investigation of Israel

ICC prosecutor declines PA request to open immediate investigation against Israel over Gaza deaths, says decision takes time.Gary Willig, 22/05/2018 20:32