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Palestinians demand full investigation into Israel at Hague court


THE HAGUE Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to launch a full investigation into accusations of Israeli human rights abuses on Palestinian territory, saying the evidence was "insurmountable".


Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence - media 9:53am BST

ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces on the Gaza border, media reported on Tuesday.


Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35 in combat 8:27am BST

JERUSALEM Israel is the first country to have used the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter account.

Israel lawmakers hope Trump could ease made-in-USA rules for military aid 21 May 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli lawmakers urged the government on Monday to reopen talks with the United States on a defence aid deal signed in 2016 in the hope that President Donald Trump might ease a requirement that American aid money be spent on U.S. equipment.


Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem, second country to follow U.S. lead 21 May 2018

JERUSALEM Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv.

Thousands of Moroccans protest against U.S. Jerusalem embassy move 20 May 2018

CASABLANCA, Morocco More than 10,000 Moroccans chanting "Death to Israel" took to the streets of Casablanca on Sunday to protest against the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.


U.N. sets up human rights probe into Gaza killings, to Israel's fury 18 May 2018

GENEVA Israel railed against the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday as it voted to set up a probe into recent killings in Gaza and accused Israel of excessive use of force. | Video

German newspaper drops cartoonist after Netanyahu drawing 18 May 2018

BERLIN German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung said it had ended its decades-long collaboration with cartoonist Dieter Hanitzsch after he depicted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu using "anti-Semitic cliches".


Kosovo jails eight for plotting to attack Israeli soccer team in 2016 18 May 2018

PRISTINA A court in Kosovo jailed eight men on Friday for plotting to attack the Israeli national soccer team in Albania in a World Cup qualifying match in 2016.

U.N. council mulls calling for Palestinian protection force 18 May 2018

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council will begin talks on Monday on a Kuwait-drafted resolution that condemns Israeli force against Palestinian civilians and calls for an "international protection mission" to be deployed to the occupied territories.