Middle East and North Africa

UN General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions on Palestine and Israel (November 25, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 26, 2014, the UN General Assembly (the Assembly) adopted six resolutions regarding the question of Palestine and possible solutions and steps forward for the situation in the Middle Eas

Appeals Panel at Special Tribunal for Lebanon Decides on Jurisdiction in Case STL-14-05 (October 2, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 2, 2014, an Appeals Panel of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

Afghanistan and U.S. Sign Bilateral Security Agreement (September 30, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 30, 2014, American and Afghan officials signed a bilateral security agreement, which will allow about 12,000 foreign troops

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Regarding Foreign Terrorist Fighters (September 24, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On September 24, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2178 regarding foreign f

European Court of Human Rights Rules on Detention of Iraqi National by British Armed Forces During 2003 Hostilities (September 16, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 16, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled in

Human Rights Council Holds Special Session on Iraq and Passes Resolution Requesting a Mission to Iraq (September 1, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 1, 2014, the UN Human Rights Council (the Council) held a “Special Se

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Approving Sanctions Against Militants in Iraq and Syria (August 15, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On August 15, 2014, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2170, “[e]xpressing its gravest concern that terr

UN Secretary-General Condemns Attack Near UN School in Gaza as a Violation of International Law (August 3, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On August 3, 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the shelling outside of a United Nations S