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Breaking: The International Court of Justice Orders Israel to Stop Rafah Offensive

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel to stop its military offensive
in the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

The court said the humanitarian situation in Rafah had “deteriorated further” since its previous court order, adding the situation there was classed as “disastrous”.

It comes after South Africa put in an emergency request to the ICJ for it to order Israel to stop its offensive in Rafah, southern Gaza.

In January, the African nation formally accused Israel of committing genocide against Palestinians in a hearing at the United Nations court.

During opening arguments, a lawyer for South Africa said the latest war is part of decades of Israeli oppression.

Israel has vehemently denied the accusations.

And it is believed that Israel is unlikely to comply with the latest ICJ order.

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