Tag Archive for International Court of Justice

Palestine charges U.S. in Int’l Court over embassy move to Jerusalem

Palestinian minister submitted an “indictment” against the United States at the International Court of Justice on the 1st anniversary of the embassy relocation saying the State of Palestine will fight “against all illegal acts of aggression and shall not surrender to political bullying and extortion.”



The PA has filed a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice in The Hague against the US for moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The complaint was submitted to the court by Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riad Malki on the first anniversary of the embassy relocation.

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem – Photo: Facebook page, U.S.

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Palestinians sue the U.S. for relocating embassy to Jerusalem

Faltering Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas directs the PA to file superfluous charges at the International Court of Justice asserting President Trump’s order to relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem was violating international law.

By Elad Benari


The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Friday filed a case with the Hague-based International Court of Justice, asking its judges to order Washington to remove the recently relocated US embassy from Jerusalem, The Associated Press reported.

The court said that the PA’s case asks its judges “to order the United States of America to withdraw the diplomatic mission from the Holy City of Jerusalem.”

Special advisor to President Trump, Jared Kushner participated at the dedication of of the new United States Embassy in Jerusalem – the capital of Israel.

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Iran sues U.S. at International Court of Justice to end sanctions

Iran contends in the lawsuit filed with the ICJ, that the U.S. sanctions, which are damaging further the already weak Iranian economy, violate terms of the little-known, 1955 Treaty of Amity between the two countries.
– ICJ president urges the U.S. to adhere to court’s decision.

By Reuters


Iranian lawyers asked the International Court of Justice on Monday to order the United States to lift sanctions imposed by the Trump administration against Tehran.

The presiding judge of the UN body informally known as the World Court began the hearing by calling on Washington to respect its outcome. During their decades of animosity, both the United States and Iran have ignored some rulings at the court. Continue Reading »

PA Abbas reports Palestinians turning to Int’l courts over Jewish expansion


Not specifying which of the courts the Palestinian leadership will turn to, the 2 major int’l courts which could deal with Israeli settlements are the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.



Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday that the Palestinian leadership plans to continue to confront Israeli settlements in international institutions, commenting on the Knesset’s passage of a law that legalizes settlement homes on private Palestinian land.


“This legislation is in violation of international law, and we will continue our work with international courts to protect our existence sea survival on the land of Palestine,” Abbas told a press conference in Paris. Continue Reading »