International Court of Justice

Ukraine to Take Russia to International Court over Crimea Ship Seizures

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko announced on Monday that his country has begun drafting a lawsuit against Russia with the International Court of Justice (ICJ), a global tribunal open only to state actors, for the illegal seizure of Ukrainian ships at the mouth of the Sea of Azov in late November.

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U.S. Pulls Out of Vienna Treaty Following Palestinian Lawsuit Over Embassy Move

TEL AVIV — President Donald Trump has decided that the U.S. will withdraw from the optional protocol and dispute resolution to the Vienna Convention in connection with an attempt by the Palestinians to sue the U.S. government at the International Court of Justice in The Hague over Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. 

In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or …

Bolton: World Court ‘Allowed Iran to Use It as a Forum for Propaganda’

National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday strongly denounced the International Court for Justice (ICJ) ruling in favor of Iran against U.S. sanctions. Speaking from the White House, Bolton said Iranian support for terrorism “made a mockery” of the 1955 treaty cited as the basis for

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International Court of Justice Orders U.S. to Weaken Iran Sanctions

Iran celebrated a victory at the International Court of Justice on Wednesday as the court ordered the United States to weaken sanctions because they supposedly violate the 1955 Treaty of Amity between the U.S. and Iran and would cause undue hardship for Iranian civilians.

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International Court Hears Iran Lawsuit Against U.S. over Sanctions

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) began hearing a lawsuit Monday filed by the Islamic Republic of Iran against the United States in July for re-imposing sanctions against Tehran following President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8.

A remembrance for Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations who passed away on August 18, 2018 is displayed on a screen during the opening of case between Iran and the United States at the The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague, August 27, 2018. - Iran …