Middle East and North Africa

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution to Prevent Migrant Smuggling in Libya (October 8, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 8, 2015, the United Nations Security Council (Council) adopted a resolution under Chapte

U.S. District Court Dismisses Sept. 11 Victims' Case against Saudi Arabia (September 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 29, 2015, a U.S.

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Issues Contempt Judgment Against TV Station Employee (September 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 18, 2015, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon issued a contempt judgment in the case agains

Court of Justice of the European Union Denies Application of Iranian Ministry of Energy to be Removed from EU Sanctions List (September 8, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 8, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court)

UNESCO Director-General Calls Destruction of Palmyra's Ancient Temple in Syria a War Crime (August 24, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 24, 2015, the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, condemned the destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshami

U.S. Treasury Publishes New Guidance on Iran Sanctions Regarding Implementation of the JCPOA (August 7, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 7, 2015, the U.S.

ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I Requests Prosecutor Reexamine Decision to not Investigate Gaza Flotilla Raid (July 16, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 16, 2015, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (the Court)

The First Case of Cyberwar in Non-International Armed Conflict? The Matrix in Iraq

The multi-faction insurgency that has been tearing Iraq apart ever since the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime in 2003 has often involved the use of such crude and indiscriminate methods and means of warfare as the suicide bomb and the improvised explosive device. But in mid-2014 there were reports that some aspects of the armed conflict had risen to unexpected heights of contemporary sophistication, with the apparent use of cyberspace as a domain for hostilities.

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19
Issue: 
18
Author: 
David Turns
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