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Palestinians say they may join war crimes court

Israel concerned it would be the target of charges

JERUSALEM — Days after winning upgraded status at the United Nations, the Palestinians are threatening to join the world’s first permanent war crimes court and pursue charges against the Israelis.

Although the Palestinians say any decision is a long way off, the threat has unnerved Israel. But pressing a case might not be so simple and could potentially leave the Palestinians vulnerable to prosecution.

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