A top House Republican leader is accusing the International Criminal Court (ICC) of equating Israel’s democratically elected government with terror group Hamas after its chief prosecutor petitioned for arrest warrants against top officials in both. ‘The ICC’s decision to equate Israel with Hamas as a war criminal is a gift to terrorists around the globe and a slap in the ...

President Biden is condemning the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) decision to pursue arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant as ‘outrageous.’ ICC prosecutor Karim Khan announced earlier Monday that his office has ‘reasonable grounds’ to believe Netanyahu, Gallant and Hamas leaders have committed ‘war crimes and crimes against humanity’ since the onset of the ...

Democrats are coming out divided against the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday following a prosecutor’s decision to pursue arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas’ top leaders, with one lawmaker describing it as ‘retribution against Israel for the original sin of existing as a Jewish State.’  Rep. Richie Torres, D-N.Y., made the pointed remark as ICC ...

With five and a half months to go until the November election, former President Donald Trump enjoys the edge over President Biden in many national polls and surveys in the key battleground states that will likely decide their 2024 rematch. And in April, for the first time, Trump also enjoyed the lead in monthly fundraising. The president’s campaign announced on ...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday called for ‘decent nations’ to defund the International Criminal Court (ICC) after a court prosecutor filed applications for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and Hamas leaders for alleged ‘war crimes.’  Prosecutor Karim Khan said his office had collected evidence to give ‘reasonable grounds’ to believe ...

The State Department offered its condolences Monday after the deaths of two Iranian leaders, including the Islamic Republic’s president, a ‘baffling’ move considering Iran’s well-known human rights abuses, a human rights lawyer says. In a statement, the agency expressed ‘its official condolences for the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian, and other members of their delegation in ...

Despite earning the nickname the ‘Butcher of Tehran’ for presiding over Iran’s human rights abuses, the United Nations on Monday held a moment of silence for Ebrahim Raisi after the Iranian president died in a helicopter crash.  At the request of Russia, China, and Algeria, representatives – including United States Deputy Ambassador to the U.N. Robert Wood – stood at ...

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., deviated from some of his Democratic colleagues and jumped on board with International Criminal Court prosecutor Karim Khan’s move Monday to file applications for arrest warrants against Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and Hamas leaders for allegedly committing ‘war crimes’ during the conflict in Gaza.  ‘The ICC prosecutor is right,’ Sanders said ...

Divisions and disagreements within the Israeli cabinet on the conduct and priorities of the war against Hamas have simmered since the onset of the crisis. Now they’ve boiled over, revealing a new level of public vitriol – as well as an ultimatum from one of three members of the war cabinet – as the seven-month long conflict potentially enters a ...

Blue Origin’s tourism rocket has launched passengers to the edge of space for the first time in nearly two years, ending a hiatus prompted by a failed uncrewed test flight. The New Shepard rocket and capsule lifted off at 9:36 a.m. CT (10:36 a.m. ET) from Blue Origin’s facilities on a private ranch in West Texas. NS-25, Blue Origin’s seventh ...