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Iran, Hezbollah preparing to pull out of southern Syria, human rights group says

A Syrian human rights watchdog has reported that Iranian and Hezbollah forces will soon pull out of two Syrian governorates bordering with Israel. ...

UN Secretary-General orders investigation into ISIS war crimes

The investigation was requested by the Iraqi government back in August 2017.

US sanctions 6 more Iranians, 2 institutions for human rights violations

In a second round of sanctions this month, the US Treasury targeted institutions and individuals engaging in human rights abuses in Iran. ...

7 activists arrested in Saudi Arabia due to alleged “foreign contacts”

The government has been accused of cracking down on activists before Saudi women can legally drive in 5 weeks. The prosecution has accused them...

UN human rights chief says Israel uses ‘excessive force’ along Gaza border

As Palestinians gather near the Gaza border fence for the fifth Friday in a row, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al...

US State Dept. no longer refers to West Bank, Gaza as ‘occupied’

In its annual human rights report, the US State Department chose to remove the term "occupied territories" when referring to the West Bank, Gaza...

Asylum seekers deportation deal draws mixed reactions

Hours after it was first reported that Israel had reached a deal with the UN whereby more than 16,000 asylum seekers will be deported...

UN Human Rights Council approves 5 new anti-Israel resolutions, slammed by US

In a lengthy meeting on Saturday, the UN Human Rights Council approved five resolutions that condemn Israeli policies in areas such as the West...

Hamas launches new human rights award named after convicted terrorist

Hamas has named a new human rights award after Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, whom Israel considered the mastermind behind several deadly terror attacks in the...

Bereaved families against IDF: Stop working with NGO that defends terrorists

The families of terror victims are demanding that the IDF stop working with the Association for Civil Rights in Israel due to the help...