Advocacy groups make fresh appeal to ICJ to allow international media access to Gaza

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LONDON: The Meta Oversight Board announced on Tuesday that it is reviewing three cases, including one involving a user accusing Israel of committing “genocide” and another concerning a Facebook comment in Arabic. Meta, which submitted the cases as part of its review system aimed at creating a policy on criminal allegations based on nationality, said … Read more

UN food agency warns that the new US sea route for Gaza aid may fail unless conditions improve

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Is Israel’s Netanyahu pursuing perpetual war in Gaza to save his political skin? LONDON: Last Wednesday evening, five Israeli soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in a “friendly fire” incident in northern Gaza. The five paratroopers, aged between 20 and 22 and reported by The Times of Israel to have been part of an … Read more

Blinken says he’ll work with US Congress to respond to ICC move on Gaza

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PARIS: NGOs filed a criminal complaint against French oil giant TotalEnergies and its top shareholders in Paris on Tuesday, seeking a trial for involuntary manslaughter and other consequences of climate change “chaos.”The case targets the company’s board, including chief executive Patrick Pouyanne, and major shareholders that backed its climate strategy, including US investment firm BlackRock … Read more

Israel revokes order to cut AP live Gaza video feed

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JERUSALEM: Israel walked back its decision to shut down an Associated Press live video feed of war-torn Gaza on Tuesday, following a protest from the US news agency and concern from the White House. Israel’s Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi said he had revoked an earlier order that accused the AP of breaching a new ban … Read more

Israel says retrieved bodies of hostages were in Gaza tunnels

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Iran’s President Raisi and FM Amir-Abdollahian join a long list of world leaders who have perished in air disasters LONDON: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was confirmed dead on Monday after search-and-rescue teams found his crashed helicopter in a mountainous region of northern Iran, close to the border with Azerbaijan. Killed alongside Raisi were Foreign Minister … Read more

Amal Clooney helped ICC weigh Gaza war crimes evidence

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WASHINGTON: Amal Clooney helped the International Criminal Court weigh evidence that led to the decision to seek arrest warrants for top Israeli and Hamas leaders, the human rights lawyer said Monday. The high-profile British-Lebanese barrister posted a statement on the website of the Clooney Foundation for Justice, which she founded with her husband, American actor … Read more

More than 569 tonnes of aid delivered across floating pier into Gaza, says US CENTCOM

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Iran’s President Raisi and FM Amir-Abdollahian join a long list of world leaders who have perished in air disasters LONDON: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was confirmed dead on Monday after search-and-rescue teams found his crashed helicopter in a mountainous region of northern Iran, close to the border with Azerbaijan. Killed alongside Raisi were Foreign Minister … Read more

UAE food aid shipment arrives in Gaza

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AL-MUKALLA: Yemen’s Houthi militia launched an anti-ship ballistic missile into the Red Sea on Saturday morning, striking an oil tanker traveling from Russia to China, according to US Central Command, the latest in a series of Houthi maritime strikes.  CENTCOM said that at 1 a.m. on Saturday, a Houthi anti-ship ballistic missile struck a Panamanian-flagged, … Read more

UN: Complex medical equipment ‘purposefully broken’ in Gaza hospitals

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BEIRUT: Hezbollah on Saturday launched a series of strikes against the Israeli army, targeting military sites near Lebanon’s southern border from Hermon to the coastal city of Naqoura. The group said that it fired missiles at Israeli soldiers deployed near Har Addir mountain, opposite Rmaych, a mostly Christian village on the border. It also targeted … Read more