‘Palestine’ to become ICC member today
Erekat says technical and legal preparations for joining court completed by PA.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
IDF destroys 4 structures in W. Bank settler outpost erected to honor 3 slain teens
Attorney representing settlement disputed the Rabbis for Human Rights contention that the land belonged to private Palestinians, arguing that the structures were on state land.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Abbas: Israeli-Palestinian relationship must change
PA will look to activate "an Arab financial security net," Abbas says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
US, EU welcome Israeli decision to transfer Palestinian tax funds
Jerusalem made deductions for PA debts; Mogherini: Step will "ensure vital relief."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Serry: Time to replace 242 with new ‘peace architecture’
Upon leaving job, outgoing UN Middle East envoy Robert Serry says he feels disheartened.
By HERB KEINON
UN rights body 'gravely concerned' about treatment of Palestinian minors in IDF courts
UN Human Rights Council special rapporteur Makarim Wibisono on Monday slammed IDF courts in a harsh manner.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Mideast Christian groups urge UN to act on Islamic State persecution
The memorandum notes how the Yazidi and Christian communities have faced "systematic acts of ethnic cleansing, massacres, assassinations, abduction, rape, and kidnappings."
Putin’s Middle Eastern empire
Putin’s support of Assad’s Syria has inevitably drawn him closer to Iran, its devoted ally.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Deterring Hezbollah: The ex-IDF deputy chief of staff shares his vision for Israeli security
"Make it clear to them [Hezbollah] that if war erupts, their leaders will have to flee Lebanon to live,’ former IDF deputy chief of staff Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yair Naveh says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Dubai, the queen of the desert
Dubai and the United Arab Emirates present a canvas of contrasts - epic desert solitude amid monumental urban exuberance.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN