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UN panel on flotilla raid completes probe in Jordan


September 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 4 (DPA) A UN fact-finding mission left Jordan Saturday, prominent Jordanian unionist Wael Saqqa said, following a five-day investigation into a fatal Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in the ... Read more...

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UN to call for another probe into Gaza conflict


February 26th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 26 (DPA) Fourteen months after the outbreak of the Gaza war, the UN General Assembly was set to again tackle the conflict with a new draft resolution to be ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly adopts Goldstone report


November 6th, 2009 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (DPA) The UN General Assembly Thursday voted 114-18 to adopt a controversial report on the Israel-Hamas fighting in the Gaza Strip earlier this year. The majority voting bloc of ... Read more...

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Goldstone report ‘legitimises terrorism’: Israel


October 15th, 2009 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 15 (DPA) The Palestinian Authority's Foreign Minister Riad Al-Malki charged Wednesday that Israel was responsible for the deaths of more than 1,400 Palestinians in Gaza Strip, citing the Goldstone ... Read more...

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Abbas slams Hamas for delaying reconciliation pact


October 12th, 2009 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 12 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Sunday the Islamic Hamas movement for delaying an inter-Palestinian reconciliation pact that was due to be signed in Cairo this month and would ... Read more...

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Israel bombs three Gaza tunnels


September 30th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 30 (DPA) The Israel Air Force bombed three weapons smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip border overnight, the military said Wednesday. The triple airstrike in the town of Rafah, ... Read more...

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Mandate given to UN fact-finding mission in Gaza unacceptable: US


September 18th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (DPA) The UN Human Rights Council had given an "unacceptable" mandate to the fact-finding mission in the Gaza Strip led by South African judge Richard Goldstone, a US ... Read more...

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Israel PM appeals to world leaders to reject Goldstone findings


September 17th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sep.17 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has termed the controversial Goldstone report as a "prize for terrorists" and described the commission, headed by South African Constitutional Court Judge Richard Goldstone, ... Read more...

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UN commission head slept during testimony: activist


September 16th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 16 (DPA) An Israeli activist who gave evidence to a UN commission investigating Israel's winter offensive in the Gaza Strip accused the head of the commission Wednesday of sleeping ... Read more...

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Israel says Goldstone Report supports terror


September 16th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sep.16 (ANI): Israel has described the Goldstone Commission Report as biased and nauseating, and added that it has created an unjust "equivalence of a democratic state with a terror organization".The commission, ... Read more...

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Israel not to cooperate with Gaza war crimes probe


May 29th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 29 (DPA) Israel said Friday it would not cooperate with a United Nations team appointed to investigate into alleged war crimes committed during its 22-day offensive in Gaza. The UN announced ... Read more...

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Israeli rights groups reject Army probe responses


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, Apr. 23 (ANI): Israeli human rights organizations have unanimously criticized the country's army's response to their allegations of serious international law violations during and after Operation Cast Lead in Gaza ... Read more...

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