After taking flak for days from Western governments, U.N. human rights officials and others over the sentencing to death of a pregnant Christian mother convicted of apostasy, the Islamist government in Khartoum on Wednesday gave its reaction: “respect the laws and legislations of Sudan.” The response came in a form of a statement by […]
In the dysfunctional state of Israeli-Palestinian relations, the “nuclear option” for the Palestinians would be joining the International Criminal Court as a member state and exercising that membership to launch war crimes investigations against Israel. At least, that’s the view of many in Israel, which, like the United States, is not a member of the […]
The 1949 Armistice lines, are also commonly called the ‘1967 borders’, although they are not legal borders, and are actually the ‘1967 Pre Six Day War’ lines. The wording of UN Resolutions 242 and 338 clearly reflect the contention that none of the territories were occupied territories taken by force in an unjust war. […]
Languages are incredible things. For example, there are 50 ways to describe “snow” in Eskimo. The presence or absence of one tiny accent on a word in Spanish (“carne” versus “carné”) can mean the difference between “meat” and “identification card.” Read More: The Word Police: What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You […]
This report is the result of SDI’s extensive market and company research covering the global biometric systems industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news. “The Global Biometric Systems […]
The PLO’s central council decided Sunday to continue with efforts to join 60 United Nations bodies and international agreements, AFP reported, citing a statement from the governing body of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Read More: AFP: PLO to push on with efforts to join 60 international bodies | JPost | Israel News.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded on Wednesday that the Security Council take action in Syria on violations of international law as he reported to the body that none of the warring parties was adhering to UN demands for aid access. Read More: UN chief demands Security Council action on Syria – Middle East Israel News […]
New York City ex-mayor Michael Bloomberg, a media tycoon, plans to spends 50 million dollars this year to support a grass-roots political network to mobilize gun-control supporters nationwide. Read More: Michael Bloomberg gives 50 million dollars to push gun control – World Israel News | Haaretz.
Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to “register” with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media. Read More: Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine.