Int'l News Archive
  • »Some 300 Thousand Muslims Attend Overnight Prayers at Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

    Thu 22 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/OCCUPIED JERUSALEM –AlGhad— Some 300 thousand Muslims from the West Bank, Jerusalem, the 1948 territory, and beyond attended the overnight prayer last night, at Jerusalem's Aqsa Mosque to mark Laylat al-Qadr, one of Ramadan's...
  • »Trump Reveals New Restrictions on Travel, Business with Cuba

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was reversing crucial pieces of what he called a "terrible and misguided deal" with Cuba and will reinstate travel and commercial restrictions eased by the Obama...
  • »Tillerson Cancels Mexico Trip to Focus on Resolving Gulf Crisis

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cancelled a trip to Mexico next week to focus on resolving a crisis in the Arab Gulf, which began at the beginning of the month.
    Tillerson had been expected to go to Cancun for less than 24...
  • »First Victim of London Fire Named as Mohammed Hajali; Syrian Refugee

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The first victim of the fire at Grenfell Tower in London has been named by a charity as a Syrian refugee.
    Mohammed Alhajali, who is reported to be 23, came to the UK in 2014 and was studying civil engineering whilst living in North Kensington....
  • »US, Qatar Sign USD12b F-15 Fighter Jets Deal

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — Washington and Doha Wednesday signed an agreement for the purchase of F-15 fighter jets with an initial cost of USD12 billion.
    The sale "will give Qatar a state-of-the-art capability and increase security cooperation and...
  • »London Fire: Six Killed as Grenfell Tower Engulfed

    Wed 14 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — At least six people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block, and police expect that number to rise.
    Police say there may still be people in the building who are unaccounted for....
  • »Displaced Iraqis Hit by Food Poisoning in Camp near Mosul

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Hundreds of people have fallen ill from suspected food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the Iraqi city of Mosul.
    People were said to be vomiting and suffering dehydration after an iftar meal, to break the daily Ramadan fast.
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 10 Palestinian in West Bank

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday, arrested 10 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner 's Society said in a statement that the occupation forces raided the cities...
  • »Clashes between Palestinians, Israelis near Ramallah

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Violent clashes erupted Tuesday dawn between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers as the occupation forces stormed the Jalazoun refugee camp north of Ramallah.
    The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said in a statement Israeli soldiers...
  • »Occupation Built 7,000 Settlements across West Bank in 2017

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — A total of 7,000 new illegal settlements were built in the West Bank since the beginning of 2017, compared to 4,000 units in the same period last year, a Palestinian source said.
    The chairman of the Palestinian Authority Committee...
  • »Arab League Supports Kuwaiti Mediation to Resolve Gulf Rift

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — The Arab League on Tuesday expressed support of Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad efforts to solve the Qatari crisis.
    In a phone call between Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abu Gheit and First Deputy Premier and Foreign...
  • »Occupation Arrests 14 Palestinian in West Bank, Push into Gaza

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA — Israeli occupation forces early Monday made an incursion into Khan Younis, southern of Gaza Strip, and throughout the West Bank, forces arrested 14 Palestinians, according to the Prisoners Society.
    The Society said in a...
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