The United Nations human rights chief on Friday voiced serious doubts that Israeli’s military operation against Gaza complied with international law banning the targeting of civilians, and called on both sides to respect the rules of war. International law requires Israel to take all measures to ensure that its attacks are proportional, distinguish between […]
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay attacked Israel’s right to defend itself on Friday, casting into doubt Israel’s right to stop the constant rocket fire from Gaza under international law. “We have received deeply disturbing reports that many of the civilian casualties, including of children, occurred as a result of strikes on homes,” […]
A militia has set up a command center south of San Antonio to prepare for what they say is a mission to protect the United States from the influx of illegal immigrants. Read More: Armed militia sets up Texas command center to ‘fight for national sovereignty’ – Washington Times.
The United Nations is recognizing the gay marriages of all its staffers, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday. Previously, the United Nations only recognized the unions of staffers who came from countries where gay marriage is legal, U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said. “This is a step forward that many of the staffers […]
As nuclear negotiations resume this week between Iran and world powers, it is becoming increasingly clear that any deal signed will be considered ill-conceived by Israel. Read More: Iran’s path to the bomb | JPost | Israel News.
There are conflicting reports regarding injuries following a heavy barrage of missile fire at Israel from Gaza Thursday evening. At least one person suffered moderate or serious wounds in the Eshkol region of the Negev. According to Ynet, the person was wounded by mortar fire from Gaza. Another person was reportedly lightly wounded. The regional […]
The New York state ballot is expected to see a new political party listed in November: the Stop Common Core Party. The candidate will be Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, who established “Stop Common Core” hoping to tap into the frustrations of parents and educators over the controversial school standards. Astorino, the Westchester […]
With satellite data showing no global warming for 17 years and 10 months, and even the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) acknowledging a “pause” in rising temperatures, it’s time to stop talking about a climate change problem, says Joe Bast, president and CEO of the Heartland Foundation. “Global warming is still […]
Thursday afternoon, July 10, the IDF advised 100,000 Palestinian civilians to leave their homes in the northern Gaza villages of Beit Lahiya, Beit Hanoun, Greater Ibsen and Smaller Ibsen and head west to the coast or south to remove themselves from danger. This order, issued shortly after a special Israeli cabinet meeting, suggested that […]
Germany announced Thursday it is kicking out Washington’s top spy in Berlin, a dramatic response from a key U.S. ally to a yearlong spying dispute over eavesdropping on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone calls that flared anew this week. The immediate trigger for Thursday’s move was the emergence of two new cases of alleged American spying. […]