The Israeli security cabinet has passed a measure to allow law enforcement to detain Israeli citizens suspected of acts of terrorism without trials and access to legal assistance, which has only been used with Palestinians. Four Israelis have been arrested and are being held in administrative detention for being suspected of carrying out terror attacks against Palestinians and Christian sites.
The Peace Memorial Park on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 5, 2015. In August 1945 the United States dropped atomic bombs in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki killing around 129,000 people during the final stage of the Second World War.
Palestinians protest the death of Ali Saad Dawabsha, who died when his family house was set on fire allegedly by Jewish settlers, during a march protest in Khan younis southern Gaza, on August 01, 2015.
An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year's war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes "in their relentless and massive bombardment of residential areas of Rafah", Amnesty International said.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testify during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Obama administration's Iran nuclear agreement, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on July 28 2015.
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