Int'l News Archive
  • »SDF Advance in ISIS 'Capital' in Syria: Raqqa

    Sat 10 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have advanced into the western part of so-called ISIS "capital" of Raqqa, they and a monitor report.
    The Forces (SDF) said the move had opened up a second front inside the Syrian city. They entered...
  • »Defiant Qatar Rejects Interference as Gulf Crisis Grows

    Thu 8 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    DOHA — Qatar's foreign minister rejected attempts to interfere in the country's foreign policy on Thursday, defying calls from the emirate's Gulf neighbours despite an escalating crisis.
    In an interview with AFP, Sheikh Mohammed bin...
  • »Comey: Trump White House 'Lied' about FBI

    Thu 8 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Ex-FBI chief James Comey told Congress that the Trump administration's comments about him and the FBI were "lies plain and simple".
    Mr Comey told a Senate committee they were wrong to denigrate the agency and its leadership.
    He was also "confused"...
  • »Asian Nations Make Plastic Oceans Promise

    Thu 8 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Nations responsible for much of the world's ocean plastic pollution have promised to start cleaning up their act.
    At a UN oceans summit, delegates from China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines said they would work to keep plastics out of the...
  • »Gunmen Launch Deadly Attack on Iranian Parliament, Mausoleum

    Wed 7 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people in a twin assault which Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blamed on regional rival...
  • »SDF Launch Raqqa Assault to Recapture Daesh de Facto Capital in Syria

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 07:07 PM
    CAPITALS — US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said today, Tuesday, it had launched the offensive to recapture Raqqa, the ISIS de facto Syrian capital, piling pressure on the jihadists whose self-declared caliphate is in retreat across...
  • »Paris's Notre-Dame: Attacker Shot Outside Cathedral

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    PARIS — Police have shot a man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
    The man shouted "this is for Syria" during the attack, the interior minister said. Prosecutors have opened a terrorism...
  • »Trump Claims Credit for Qatar’s Isolation

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has claimed credit for the pressure being placed on Qatar by Gulf neighbours who accuse it of supporting terrorism in the region.
    He said his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off" and the...
  • »Tillerson: Break with Qatar Won't Affect Counter-Terrorism

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he does not expect a decision by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to sever ties with Qatar on Monday to have a significant effect on the fight against Daesh...
  • »Palestinian Killed by Occupation in Clashes, 10 Arrested in West Bank

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — A Palestinian citizen was shot dead Tuesday dawn by Israeli police during violent clashes which erupted in the town of Kafr Qasim, inside the Green Line, when Israeli occupation forces stormed the town and detained a Palestinian...
  • »New Leaks Show How Qatar Crisis Developed in the US

    Mon 5 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON ― An unnamed source who late last week leaked emails between a powerful ambassador and top figures in the US foreign policy community shared a fresh batch of private messages with HuffPost on Sunday just hours before a new Middle East...
  • »'Multiple Fatalities' in Orlando Shooting, Florida

    Mon 5 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Police in the US state of Florida say there have been "multiple fatalities" in a shooting in Orlando.
    The shooting happened early on Monday morning in the east of the city, the Orlando Sentinel newspaper reports.
    It comes a week...
« 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 »