Middle East and North Africa

U.S. Military Appeals Court Overturns Guantanamo Conviction of Australian Man (February 18, 2014)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On February 18, 2015, the U.S.

Security Council Adopts Resolution Targeting Sources of Financing for ISIL (February 12, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On February 12, 2015, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the U.N.

U.K. Court Rules Against Deportation of Foreign Nationals Posing Threat to National Security (January 23, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 23, 2015, the England and Wales Court of Appeal issued a judgment in BB, PP, U and Others v.

UN Temporarily Suspends Payments from Iraqi Oil Exports to Kuwaiti Compensation Fund (December 18, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 18, 2014, the Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission—which was established “to process claims and pay compensa

ICC Grants Palestine Observer Status (December 8, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On December 8, 2014, the International Criminal Court (the Court) recognized Palestine as an observer state and granted non-state party observer status.  According to a

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)