Israel’s isolation deepens as court docket set to rule on Gaza conflict | EUROtoday

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his authorities are discovering themselves more and more boxed right into a nook. Netanyahu is waging a devastating conflict within the Gaza Strip that has riled international public opinion and positioned him and his authorities earlier than two of the world’s most important courts. The International Court of Justice is predicted to ship a ruling Friday on a request to order Israel to stop navy operations in Gaza, together with its offensive on the southernmost metropolis of Rafah. Israeli officers snarled defiance forward of the ruling, vowing to maintain on their struggle, however the authorized stress is mounting because the ICJ weighs a case introduced by South Africa that accuses Israel of the crime of genocide.