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Netanyahu to UN: Drop War Crimes Inquiry

A day after the resignation of the head of a United Nations investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyanhu on Tuesday called for scrapping the probe. William Schabas on Monday evening had submitted his resignation as leader of a three-member commission charged with investigating whether Israel committed war crimes during last summer’s conflict in Gaza. The commission, set up last August by the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council, is scheduled...

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