Hamas seizes $270,000 in frozen funds from bank

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - (AP) Hamas seized $270,000 from a Gaza bank on Monday that had been frozen by the Palestinian government in the West Bank, sparking new feuding between the Gaza militants and their Western-backed rivals. The seizure, which Hamas said was backed by an order from a Hamas-run...

Israeli FM warns Palestinians not to declare state

JERUSALEM - (AP) Israel's hard-line foreign minister warned Palestinians on Tuesday against plans to unilaterally declare independence next year, saying such a move could prompt Israel to annex parts of the West Bank and annul past peace agreements. The remarks by Avigdor Lieberman took aim at...

Israel top court takes Palestinian detainee appeal

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Supreme Court has brought forward a hearing this week on the appeal of a Palestinian prisoner waging an unprecedented two-month hunger strike, court officials and his lawyers said Monday. A statement from the Supreme Court said Khader Adnan's appeal will be Full...

Palestinian Statehood under International Law

Palestinian Statehood under International Law An Analysis and Discussion by John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction General Assembly Resolution A/67/L.28 on the Status of Palestine at the United Nations was adopted on November 29, 2012 by a vote of 138 in favor to nine against and forty...

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour pénale internationale Par John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq. 1. Introduction Avec la résolution A/67/L.28 à propos du statut de la Palestine à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (O.N.U.) qui été adoptée à...