Palestinians Angry As Abbas Drops War Crimes Case

Palestinians angry as Abbas drops war crimes case

AP - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas faced growing outrage at home Sunday over his decision to withdraw support for a U.N. report that alleged Israel and Hamas committed war crimes in last winter's Gaza war.

Sections:  news   world   
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians
    With those options off the table, Abbas tried to gain leverage by courting further international recognition, including by joining institutions such as the International Criminal Court. But any possible ICC war crimes case against Israel for settling on ...
    09/28/2015 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court
    But a legal and diplomatic showdown isn't inevitable as aides say Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas isn't interested in an all-out confrontation with Israel. War crimes charges against Israel could be years away and Washington likely will soften any ...
    03/31/2015 - 4:56 pm | View Link
  • Palestinians hurl eggs at Canadian minister's motorcade
    Angry Palestinian youths hurled eggs at the motorcade of Canadian ... where they are looking to sue Israel for alleged war crimes in a move strongly opposed by Washington. "I asked that the minister strongly reconsider the consequences of moving forward ...
    01/17/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • News updates from the Cutting Edge
    NEW DVD's. GENESIS 2 - "Satan's War Against Man" by Mac Dominick, Cutting Edge Films. Nearly 100 minutes, only $19.99
    02/19/2018 - 8:53 am | View Website
  • News Archives
    2/11/18. Trump: Palestinians Aren't Committed to Making Peace – but I'm Not Sure Israel Is Either ; Abbas asks India to help mediate peace talks with Israel
    02/19/2018 - 4:49 am | View Website
  • MyWay
    Mindspark Interactive. Help Uninstall EULA Privacy
    02/19/2018 - 2:55 am | View Website
  • Myths & Facts: Online Exclusives Archive
    “Palestinians need to understand that the exercise of self-government carries consequences. For too long, the international community has failed to extract a price ...
    02/19/2018 - 1:29 am | View Website
  • Watchman of Zion
    Uploaded on February 21. This week’s update is 26 minutes. You may view the 5 minute update this week via audio: 1) Listen to the audio. In this week’s 5 minute ...
    02/18/2018 - 4:25 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News