Int'l News Archive
  • »Rockets Hit Diplomatic Zone near NATO Mission in Kabul

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — Two rockets fell near the headquarters of NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the Afghan capital of Kabul early Saturday, local media have reported.
    The Afghan news agency TOLO said projectiles hit the so-called green zone , the...
  • »UK Condemns New Israeli Settlement Expansion Scheme

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    LONDON —Britain Saturday condemned Israel's latest plan to build an additional 2,900 homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom strongly condemns Israel for forwarding plans,...
  • »Afghan Army Base Destroyed by Taliban Suicide Bombers

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — At least 43 Afghan soldiers have been killed and nine wounded after two suicide bombers in Humvee trucks targeted a military base in the southern province of Kandahar.
    Six are still missing and 10 militants are also said to have...
  • »EU Demands Israel Pays for Demolishing Buildings in West Bank

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — The European Union is demanding that Israel compensate it for demolishing Arab buildings built in Area "C", which is under full Israeli control, Haaretz daily reported Thursday.
    Eight EU countries have written an official protest...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians in West Bank

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 11 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Nablus,...
  • »Astana 7th Round on Syrian Peace Talks End of October

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The Kazakh Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced the date for the next round of multilateral Syrian peace talks, which will be held in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana in late October.
    "As the guarantor countries of cessation of...
  • »Iraq Takes Disputed Areas as Kurds 'Withdraw to 2014 Lines'

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraq's military says it has completed an operation to retake disputed areas held by Kurdish forces since 2014.
    On Monday and Tuesday troops retook the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk and its oilfields, as well as parts of Nineveh and...
  • »Occupation Bulldozers Demolish Palestinian Building in Jerusalem

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli occupation bulldozers, accompanied by police escorts, on Wednesday, demolished a Palestinian residential building in the Wadi al-Dam area in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood north of Jerusalem, under the pretext of being...
  • »Israel Demolish 2 Arab-Owned Homes in Occupied East Jerusalem

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli municipal authority bulldozers Tuesday tore down two homes owned by Arabs in the Silwan neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem, the latest in a decades-long home-demolition policy as part of a wider scheme to evict Arabs...
  • »ISIS Defeated in Raqqa, US-Backed Syrian Forces Advance into City

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters says it has taken full control of ISIS's one-time "capital" of Raqqa.
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Sello said the fighting was over after a five-month...
  • »Iraqi Forces Take Sinjar Province, Oil Fields in Kirkuk

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— Iraqi authorities announced today, Tuesday, that government forces have successfully taken control over two oil fields Northwest of Kirkuk, in addition to having peacefully taken Sinjar province, north of Iraq, an area...
  • »Iraqi Forces Capture Key Sites from Kurds in Kirkuk

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraqi government forces have captured key installations outside the disputed city of Kirkuk from Kurdish fighters.
    A military statement said units had taken control of the K1 military base, the Baba Gurgur oil and gas field, and a...
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