Hyderabad, Jan. 26 -- The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday, January 26, ordered Israel to take action to prevent acts of genocide during its war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.

This came during a session of the ICJ in the Dutch city of The Hague, to decide onSouth Africa'srequest to take precautionary measures in the "genocide" lawsuit filed against Israel.

Judge Joan E Donoghue, the President of the Court, commences proceedings by reading out the highly anticipated decision made by a panel of 17 judges.

In her speech during the session, Donoghue said, "ICJ is 'acutely aware' of extent of human tragedy that is unfolding in Gaza and is 'deeply concerned' about continuing loss of life, human suffering," Quds News...