The International Court of Justice rules that Washington violated the 1955 friendship treaty with Tehran, which was still in place when US courts froze the assets of Iranian companies.
UN General Assembly passed resolution seeking International Court of Justice's opinion on legal consequences of Israeli occupation, pleasing Palestine authorities.
Analysts say the policy aims spelt out by Prime Minister Netanyahu's coalition government make it clearer that its eventual goal is the erasure of Palestinian society.
Israel's latest decision is in retaliation against the Palestinian Authority's request to have the UN’s highest judicial body give its opinion on the Israeli occupation.
Request for International Court of Justice's opinion is made in a resolution adopted by General Assembly with 87 votes in favour. Israel, US and 24 other members vote against, while 53 abstain.
The decision paves the way for hearings that will examine evidence of alleged atrocities against minority Rohingya Muslims in a Buddhist-majority country.
Kiev filed the case shortly after hostilities began on February 24, accusing Russia of illegally justifying its war by falsely alleging genocide in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Uganda has rejected any findings of wrongdoing against its army and regretted the ruling had come at a time when the two countries were mending their relations.
The court's ruling is a blow to the Democratic Republic of Congo as the compensation represents just a fraction of the $11 billion demanded by Kinshasa over the 1998-2003 conflict that left thousands of people dead.
President Uhuru Kenyatta slams ruling by UN's top court that largely went in favour of Somalia and gave Kenya only a small slice of the disputed tract of the sea off the East African coast.
The International Court of Justice leaned closer to Somalia’s claim of a straight line into the Indian Ocean from their border, rejecting Kenya’s claim in a case affecting a territory potentially rich in oil and gas.
The Africa neighbours have been feuding for years over a stretch of the Indian Ocean claimed by both nations that is believed to hold deposits of oil and gas.
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