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Tag: Israel

  • Tuesday, May 21st 2024 - 10:02 UTC

    Biden says ICC move to prosecute Netanyahu is “outrageous”

    There is no equivalency between Israel and Hamas, Biden stressed

    US President Joseph Biden Monday criticized International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan's decision to request arrest warrants against Israeli and Hamas leaders alike on the grounds that comparing one with the other was “outrageous.” In Biden's view, the move suggests that Israel and Hamas share equal blame for the war in Gaza.

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  • Monday, May 20th 2024 - 20:11 UTC

    ICC Chief Prosecutor wants arrest warrants out on Israeli and Hamas leaders

    Netanyahu (L) and Gallant must be held accountable, Khan insisted

    International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan announced Monday that he would be seeking arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant as well as for Hamas leaders Yahya Sinwar, Mohammed Diab Ibrahim al-Masri, and Ismail Haniyeh.

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  • Tuesday, May 14th 2024 - 10:48 UTC

    UN staff reported killed in Israeli offensive

    Rafah used to be home to some 1.4 million Gazans

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres again called for an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza as one UN worker was killed and another injured during the Israeli deployment in the southern city of Rafah. According to the Hamas terrorist group's press office, both were traveling in a vehicle marked with UN flags and logos.

  • Thursday, May 9th 2024 - 10:47 UTC

    Argentine President deepens support to Israel

    Argentina has suffered the cowardly attacks by the Iranian government, Milei highlighted

    During his appearance at a Holocaust Remembrance event in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, Argentine President Javier Milei ratified his allegiance to Israel and insisted that “in a battle between good and evil, taking sides is a moral obligation.” The Argentine leader also noted that while some countries “turn their backs on Israel”, Argentina will be “by its side, always firm.”

  • Thursday, May 2nd 2024 - 10:16 UTC

    Colombia breaks up with Israel over Gaza deployment

    Petro denounced Israeli PM Netanyahu's “genocidal” actions

    Colombian President Gustavo Petro Wednesday announced that his country would be severing diplomatic ties with Israel as of Thursday over the latter's military deployment in Gaza at the behest of its “genocidal” head of government. Petro also insisted that “if Palestine dies, humanity dies.”

  • Saturday, April 27th 2024 - 10:37 UTC

    RFA Cardigan Bay in crucial support task to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza civilians

    “The crew of RFA Cardigan Bay are central to the UK's contribution to the multinational plan to greatly expand the flow of aid into Gaza”

    UK has reported that a Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel will provide accommodation to hundreds of American soldiers and sailors in the eastern Mediterranean who are helping to deliver aid to Gaza. The US military has started the construction of a temporary pier off the coast of Gaza to facilitate the delivery of vital humanitarian aid.

  • Friday, April 19th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Conflict in Middle East could escalate after latest Israeli attacks

    Iran said it will respond to any attack by Israel.

    Israeli forces attacked Iranian Air Force positions in Isfahan, in the center of the country in retaliation for last weekend's bombardment with unmanned explosives and missiles, it was reported early Friday. Other hits were recorded in the As-Suwayda governorate in southern Syria, the Baghdad area, and the Babil governorate in Iraq.

  • Thursday, April 18th 2024 - 19:56 UTC

    Iran's Foreign Ministry says BA Court ruling against Tehran was politically motivated

    Kanani blamed “the Zionist regime” for the Buenos Aires Court's decision

    Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Naser Kanani said Thursday that a ruling by a Buenos Aires court that found his country to be behind terrorist attacks against a building of the Jewish community in the Argentine capital in 1994 was “politically motivated.” He also said the decision lacked any legal basis and merely followed the “new political project” undertaken by the “enemies of Iran.”

  • Tuesday, April 16th 2024 - 18:58 UTC

    Journalist pledges to file concurrent lawsuits against Milei

    I had to do something; otherwise, I'd be admitting that what Milei said was true, Lanata argued

    Argentine President Javier Milei will face two lawsuits against him from journalist Jorge Lanata, whom the head of state said was getting paid under the table to criticize him for allowing Israeli Ambassador Eyal Sela, a foreign national and a representative of another government, to participate in a local cabinet meeting.

  • Tuesday, April 16th 2024 - 18:22 UTC

    Bolivia denies issuing passports to Iranian citizens

    From the 210,000 passports issued to Bolivian citizens between 2023 and 2024, none was given to a national of another country, La Paz insisted

    Bolivian authorities denied Tuesday the allegations by Argentina's Security Minister Patricia Bullrich that passports were being given to Iranian operatives as a result of the defense agreement between La Paz and Tehran due to which Buenos Aires upped its military readiness in border areas after siding with Israel in the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.