The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced that there is “reasonable basis” to believe British troops committed war crimes in Iraq during the US-led military invasion of the West Asian country.
Syria has written to the UN again, urging the world body to take immediate action against a US-led bombing campaign, which is taking a heavy toll on civilians and devastating the country's infrastructure.
A court in Ivory Coast has acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes charges linked to her role in a 2011 civil war, which killed about 3,000 people, state television announced on Tuesday.
Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, have dismissed a recent Amnesty International report that accused them of using foreign arms to allegedly commit war crimes, urging Baghdad to file a legal case against the organization over slander.
By Maggie Michael, Ahmed al-Haj
On an August morning, a taxi driver in northwestern Yemen hugged his kids and jokingly told his family, "Forgive me if I don't come back." It was his way of laughing off the danger of driving in a country where airstrikes can hit any road at any time.
Former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has been found guilty of war crimes committed in the Central African Republic (CAR) in a trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC).