Posts Tagged ‘watchdog’

Antisemitism Watchdog Derided And Mocked For Demanding Firing Of Spanish TV Host

The so-called Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) is calling for disciplinary action against a reporter from a television station in Spain who made anti-Israel remarks during a broadcast about Israeli athletes: TV3’s commentator Clara Basiana made the offensive remarks while reporting live on air on June 10 about Israeli artistic duet swimmers Eden Blecher and Shelly […]

Watchdog: Syria has likely used chemical weapons 17 times

The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog told the U.N. Security Council that its experts have investigated 77 allegations against Syria and concluded that in 17 cases chemical weapons were likely or definitely used. Fernando Arias called it “a disturbing reality” that eight years after Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, which bans the […]

Privacy Watchdog: UK Covid Passport Small Print Says It WILL Be Used Domestically

The British government has claimed that it intends to send private security contractors to knock on the doors of anyone returning from holidays to make sure they are quarantining upon their return, as required by law. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced Wednesday that those returning from destinations that have not been added to the government’s ‘green […]

Judge rejects Facebook’s complaints against Irish data watchdog, probe into EU user info transfers to US can resume

An Irish High Court judge has thrown out Facebook Ireland’s attempt to stop an investigation by the country’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), which had ordered the tech giant to stop sending data from its EU users to the US. “For the reasons set out in this judgment, I refuse all of the reliefs sought by […]

Iran now enriching uranium to 63% purity — UN watchdog

Iran has enriched uranium to 63-percent purity, higher than the 60% it has announced, which is already way beyond the 3.67% allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal, a report said Tuesday, citing a document by the International Atomic Energy Agency. “According to Iran, fluctuations of the enrichment levels… were experienced,” the UN nuclear watchdog said […]

Syria faces sanctions from chemical weapons watchdog, rejects attack claims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — The world’s chemical weapons watchdog will decide this week whether to impose unprecedented sanctions on Syria for its alleged use of toxic arms and failure to declare its arsenal. Member states of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will weigh a French proposal to suspend Syria’s “rights […]

Iran, UN nuclear watchdog start talks on unexplained uranium traces

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UN nuclear watchdog confirms Iran started enriching uranium to 60 percent purity

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Video of 13-Yr-Old Adam Toledo Being Shot Released by Chicago Police Watchdog

Chicago’s civilian police oversight agency on Thursday released a video of the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, which has been described as “incredibly difficult to watch” by Lori Lightfoot, the city’s mayor. Toledo died of a gunshot wound to his chest early on March 29, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said on […]

Iran almost ready to enrich uranium to 60 percent, UN nuclear watchdog says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Nuclear watchdog reports fresh violation by Iran amid indirect talks with US

The UN’s nuclear watchdog indicated a fresh violation by Iran of its nuclear deal with world powers, as Iranian representatives met with the deal’s other signatories in Vienna in a bid to rescue the accord. The International Atomic Energy Agency in a report released Friday indicated that Iran had again violated limits on its stockpile […]

Amid nuclear talks, UN watchdog reports new Iranian breach of deal

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DHS Watchdog Finds Mistreatment of Immigrants at Holding Facility

A Department of Homeland Security facility took an average of over three days to respond to sick call requests and did not enforce pandemic precautions, a watchdog found. An unannounced remote inspection of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona last year uncovered the violations, which were made public in […]

Mideast arms imports grew by a quarter in a decade, watchdog says

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UN nuclear watchdog: Iran enriching uranium with new advanced centrifuges

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Europeans drop plan to condemn Iran at UN nuclear watchdog, opting for diplomacy

VIENNA, Austria (AFP) — European nations will not go ahead with a planned resolution criticizing Iran at this week’s meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog, diplomatic sources said on Thursday. France, Britain and Germany had planned to introduce a resolution at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors, with the support […]

Europeans push Iran resolution by UN nuclear watchdog despite warnings by Russia, Tehran

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After Iran limits inspections, UN nuke watchdog convenes over possible censure

UN nuclear watchdog mulls censure of Iran Iran’s recent decision to limit inspections by the UN’s nuclear watchdog will be at the heart of a meeting of its board of governors on Monday, with some members mulling a formal rebuke to Tehran. Western countries will be trying to find a way of censuring Iran without […]

Israel’s entry ban on citizens ‘unparalleled in democratic world,’ watchdog says

The Israel Democracy Institute on Sunday challenged Israel’s coronavirus restrictions on entry to the country that have left thousands of Israelis stranded abroad, saying they constitute an extreme erosion of rights that could infringe on citizens’ rights to vote in the March 23 elections. The institute submitted an opinion paper to Deputy Attorney General Raz […]

Watchdog demands probe of alleged election meddling by Likud MK who spoke to PLO

A watchdog on Wednesday called for an investigation into alleged electoral interference after a Likud lawmaker reportedly reached out to the Palestinians about encouraging Arab Israelis to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the March 23 elections. The Movement for Quality Government in Israel said that it had written to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and […]

Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20 percent purity, UN watchdog says

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Beijing urges US to return to Iran nuclear deal after watchdog secures last-minute deal to temporarily extend site inspections

China’s foreign ministry has called on Washington to resolve the Iran nuclear deal deadlock by returning to the 2015 pact, which put restrictions on Iranian ambitions, as Tehran’s deadline for action by President Biden passes. “China always believes that the return of the United States to the comprehensive agreement is the only correct way to […]

UN nuclear watchdog strikes deal with Iran to continue ‘necessary’ monitoring

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Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

TEHRAN, Iran — UN nuclear watchdog head Rafael Grossi was to open talks Saturday in Iran on the eve of Tehran’s deadline for US sanctions to be lifted, as President Joe Biden called for “careful diplomacy.” The deadline, set by Iranian lawmakers, carries the threat of a suspension of some nuclear inspections, stoking international concern […]

UN nuclear watchdog found traces of uranium at two sites Iran barred it from, sources say

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

New Watchdog Report Claims UNRWA Lied About Removing Hate Speech and Incitement From Educational Materials

View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90. A new report by a watchdog group claims that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants, has not removed incitement and hate speech […]

Iran informs UN nuclear watchdog of end to surprise nuclear site inspections this month to enforce act of parliament

Tehran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its parliamentary-approved plan to limit inspections of its nuclear sites from February 23, despite some vocal government opposition to the move. “Iran informed the IAEA on 15 February that the country will stop implementing voluntary transparency measures under the JCPOA as of 23 February, including […]

Iran develops key material for nuke production, atomic watchdog reports

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Least Corrupt Nations Produce Best Virus Response, Watchdog Finds

BERLIN (AP) — Countries with the least corruption have been best positioned to weather the health and economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a closely-watched annual study released Thursday by an anti-graft organization. Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures the perception of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople, concluded […]

China and wildlife trade watchdog face legal challenge over ‘flagrant’ sales of chimps and elephants

China and the world’s wildlife trade watchdog are facing legal questions over the regular trade in endangered wildlife for zoos in the country. Lawyers have submitted a complaint to the trade regulator, accusing the country of “flagrantly” flouting international law in buying elephants and chimpanzees. Evidence shows some chimps were heavily pregnant when they were […]

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