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TOPSHOT - Um Majid (L) tries an improvised gas mask on familiy members in her home in Binnish in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province as part of preparations for any upcoming raids on September 12, 2018. - The Syrian regime and its Russian ally are threatening an offensive to retake …

U.N. Investigators Find More Evidence Assad Used Chlorine Gas on Civilians

United Nations war crimes investigators reported on Wednesday they have uncovered more evidence that Syrian dictator Bashar Assad used chlorine gas weapons against civilians on three occasions — one of them in the northwestern province of Idlib, where the U.N. fears Assad and his Russian allies will soon massacre civilians in a massive assault.

US President Donald Trump poses for a photo with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump said he 'may' attend the opening of a controversial new US embassy in Jerusalem, a fraught prospect …

Jordanian Columnist: Trump, Netanyahu ‘Much Worse’ than Hitler

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “much worse” than Hitler, a columnist writing for a Jordanian daily said, and added that some of the crimes attributed to Hitler probably didn’t take place. 

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UN Court Convicts Mladic of Genocide Over Bosnia’s Horrors

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ratko Mladic, the former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, was sentenced Wednesday to life imprisonment after a United Nations special court found him guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity that it labeled as some of the “most heinous” in human history.

Sweden

Sweden Charges Syrian Migrant with War Crimes

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have charged a Syrian asylum-seeker and a former fighter with Damascus’ government forces with war crimes on suspicion that he posed in front of dead or wounded combatants from the Islamic State group.

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International Criminal Court Demands Immediate Arrest of Saif al-Islam Qaddafi

Moammar Qaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam, recently released from half a decade of captivity by a Libyan militia group, has hit a major stumbling block in his bid to become a unifying figure for war-torn Libya: the International Criminal Court wants him arrested and hauled before a war crimes trial in the Hague.

Smoke billows from the former rebel-held district of Bustan al-Qasr in Aleppo, on December 12, 2016

Syrian Government Wins the Battle of Aleppo

The Russian government has announced the conclusion of military action in eastern Aleppo, and says the Syrian government is now in control of the city.

The incumbent president and candidate of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) for Sudans presidency Omar al-Bashir gives a speech on March 31, 2015 in the capital Khartoum, during a campaign meeting ahead of the April 13 parliamentary and presidential elections. The National Electoral Commission has said some 14 candidates …

South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — South Africa has decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court following a dispute last year over a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (pictured), who is wanted by the tribunal for alleged war crimes, crimes

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Swedish Agency: More Migrants Equals Greater Security Risks

The Swedish Migration Board has so far this year reported over 280 migrants to the Swedish domestic intelligence forces, warning the number is much higher than in previous years. According to the head of the migration board’s special initiatives, the

Reuters

British Police Summon Former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni Over ‘War Crimes’

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni was summoned last week by British police for questioning on suspicion of involvement in war crimes in the IDF’s 2008 Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip, prompting the Zionist Union number two to slam the British legal system as being “the theater of the absurd.”

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War Crimes of Imperial Japan: A Lesson In Moral Equivalence for Mr. Obama

In his speech referencing “evil” at Hiroshima today, President Obama somehow forgot to mention the evils perpetrated by Imperial Japan or the unspeakable suffering it inflicted upon POWs and civilians who fell into its clutches. Let’s correct that oversight, to help the President understand why moral equivalence is the dim refuge of lazy minds, and equating American troops with the Axis forces they defeated is an outrage.

Germany And France

Syrian Migrant War Criminal Arrested

German police have arrested Syrian migrant in Germany who they say participated in crimes during the Syrian civil war. German Federal prosecutors have alleged that a Syrian migrant they identified as Ibrahim Al F. was commander of a rebel militia in

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Finland Charges Iraqi Migrants With War Crimes

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Two Iraqi men have been charged with war crimes by Finnish prosecutors, the Helsinki prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. The men are charged in connection with incidents that took place in Iraq in 2014 and 2015 and

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‘Thank You, Russia! Thank You, Hezbollah!’ Cries Liberated Syrian Town

CNN offers a man-on-the-street view of the Syrian civil war, showing residents of the mostly Shiite town of Nubl, close to the Turkish border, celebrating the ejection of rebel forces by dictator Bashar Assad’s troops. Citizens displayed photos and banners of Assad, as well as photos of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of Iran.