Israel missed UN session to address offensive against Gaza

Israel declined to participate this Monday in a special session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, devoted to analyze alleged abuses during the Israeli offensive on Gaza in 2014, what according to a source of the organism, is a “boycott.” “We will not...

Netanyahu is re-elected as Prime Minister of Israel after winning legislative elections

Benjamin Netanyahu won the legislative elections on Tuesday in Israel, and braces himself to continue as Prime Minister and continue negotiations to form his government. According to the results of the election commission after the almost total count of the ballot papers,...

Israel goes to the polls to elect a new parliament

The Israelis goes this Tuesday to the polls to elect a new parliament and determine if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, remains four years in office or if the Labourist Isaac Herzog is elected. Some 5.88 million voters are called to elect the 120 members of the chamber, in more...

Netanyahu reaffirms relations with the US. and will speak before Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that despite the differences between the two countries, the alliance between the US and Israel is “stronger than ever.” “The news of the death of relations between the US and Israel are not only premature,...

Palestine officially joins the CPI from April 1

Palestine was formally acceded to the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday, a decision that will allow them to file lawsuits by war crimes against Israel from next April, announced the United Nations and the ICC. The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepted the demand of...

US rejects freeze on palestinians funds by Israel

United States opposed this Monday to the freezing of funds to the Palestinians decided by the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, considering that “increases tensions”. “We oppose any action to increase tensions, and obviously this is an...

Israel blocked transfer of more than 100 million euros to Palestinians

Israel yesterday blocked the transfer of 106 million euros in taxes collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, in protest to the demand of the Palestinian Authority accession to the International Criminal Court (ICC), said an Israeli official. This was the first Israeli...

Palestinian peace project is rejected by the Security Council of the UN

The Security Council of the UN rejected on Tuesday a Palestinian resolution on a peace agreement with Israel with 8 votes in favor, two against and five abstentions. The draft resolution, which among other things demanded the withdrawal of Israel from the Palestinian territories...