The top U.N. human rights body has asked the U.N. human rights chief to strengthen her office's presence in Palestinian areas following an investigation that found Israeli soldiers may have committed war crimes in a deadly response to Gaza protests last year.
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian protesters in Gaza, and called for perpetrators of violations in the strip to face justice.
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian protesters in Gaza and called for perpetrators of all violations in the strip to face justice.
A small, bipartisan group of House members introduced a resolution Thursday that condemns the boycott-Israel movement and reaffirms the commitment to a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- setting up what will likely become a tense debate among Democrats, who are divided on the issue.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accompanied Israel's prime minister on a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on Thursday in the first such gesture since Washington recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, angering Palestinians.
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