Int'l News Archive
  • »UN Security Council Meets on Syria on Eve of Geneva Talks

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — United Nations envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura Monday briefed the Security Council on preparations to hold a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva.
    The envoy said in his address on closed circuit television that the Syrian...
  • »Jewish Settlers Storm Eastern Nablus

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Hundreds of extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Joseph Tomb, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, under heavy protection of Israeli forces.
    The Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file in the northern part of...
  • »Extremist Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Dozens of extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem a Palestinian official said.
    The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 13 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Sunday arrested 13 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
  • »Pakistan Army Called on to Stop 'Blasphemy' Clashes in Islamabad

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Pakistan's government has called for troops to be deployed in the capital, Islamabad, after violence broke out during protests by Islamists.
    About 200 people were injured earlier when security forces tried to disperse an Islamist...
  • »Aid Agencies await Saudi Clearance to Reach Rebel Ports in Yemen

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Humanitarian groups are waiting to see if aid flights and shipments to rebel-held Yemen can resume after a Saudi-led coalition eased its blockade.
    UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator Jamie McGoldrick told the BBC that he hoped to receive...
  • »Iraq Begins Final Push to Clear Western Desert of ISIS

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iraqi forces say they have launched an offensive to clear the desert bordering Syria of Daesh, the Arabic acronym for the so-called Islamic State (ISIS).
    Army, police and paramilitary units are advancing into areas of Salahuddin,...
  • »Myanmar Rohingya Crisis: Deal to Allow Return of Muslim Refugees

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a recent army crackdown.
    A statement from the Bangladesh foreign ministry said displaced people could begin to return within two...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 11 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Turkey Calls for Collaborative Mediation Efforts to Advance Peace and Counter Xenophobia

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    ISTANBUL —AlGhad— Turkish Ambassador to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz inaugurated the First Member States Conference on Mediation in Istanbul yesterday, Tuesday, calling for more...
  • »Several Palestinians Injured in Joseph Tomb Clashes, Many Arrested across West Bank

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Numerous injuries were reported in the city of Nabulus and its surrounding areas as Palestinians clashed with Israeli occupation forces providing cover for as many as one thousand Israeli settlers storming the alleged...
  • »Nigeria Suicide Bombing Kills 50 in Adamawa State

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern Nigerian state of Adamawa, police say.
    A bomber struck inside a mosque packed with worshippers during morning prayers in the town of Mubi.
    Witness Abubakar...
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