Middle East and North Africa

ICC Appeals Chamber Confirms Inadmissibility of Case Against Abdullah Al-Senussi (July 24, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 24, 2014, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed in The Case of the Pros

UN Compensation Commission Makes Available $1.2 Billion in Reparations to Kuwait (July 24, 2014)

Author: 
Stephen J. Waters

On July 24, 2014, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) made $1.19 billion available to the Government of Kuwait as part of the $14.7 billion it previo

UN Reports Human Rights Violations and Possible War Crimes in Iraq (July 18, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On July 18, 2014, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights released a

Cruise Missile Strikes in Afghanistan and Sudan

On August 20, American cruise missiles struck targets in Afghanistan and Sudan. The target in Afghanistan was identified as an extensive terrorism training complex. U.S. officials said that the United States had convincing evidence that the organization of Osama Bin Laden was responsible for the bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania on August 7, and that a meeting of members of an international terrorist network he supported was imminent at the Afghan site when the missile attack occurred.
 
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3
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11
Author: 
Frederic L. Kirgis
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Indictments Regarding the Bombing of U.S. Quarters in Saudi Arabia

            On June 21, 2001, a federal grand jury in the United States indicted 13 Saudi Arabian nationals and one Lebanese national in connection with the truck bombing that killed 19 members of the American military services and wounded nearly 400 others in an apartment building in Saudi Arabia in 1996.  The building was being used as a barracks for U.S. military service personnel.  The bombing allegedly was pursuant to an organized terrorist agenda designed to drive Americans out of the Persian Gulf region.
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6
Issue: 
15
Author: 
Frederic L. Kirgis
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