Int'l News Archive
  • »Yemen truce starts after shelling, Iran sends cargo ship

    Wed 13 May / May 2015. 10:40 AM
    Saudi-led air strikes hit the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa hours before a five-day humanitarian truce took effect on Tuesday, and Washington cautioned against "provocative actions" after Iran dispatched a cargo ship to Yemen.
  • »US downplays Saudi snub

    Tue 12 May / May 2015. 10:00 AM
    The White House scrambled on Monday to counter perceptions that the Saudi king's absence from a summit later this week could undermine U.S. efforts to assure Gulf states it remains committed to their security against Iran.
  • »UN criticises Saudi civilian bombings in Yemen

    Sun 10 May / May 2015. 10:48 AM
    The United Nations representative in Yemen has said that the Saudi-led coalition is bombing "effectively, trapped civilians".
  • »Houthis accept five-day truce in Yemen

    Sun 10 May / May 2015. 09:33 AM
    Iranian-allied Houthi fighters in Yemen accepted on Sunday a five-day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by adversary Saudi Arabia but warned they would respond to any violations.
  • »Saudi Arabia mulling land operations on Yemen border

    Thu 7 May / May 2015. 03:17 PM
    Saudi Arabia said all options were open including ground operations to stop mortar attacks on its border towns by Yemen's Houthi militia, as its jets hammered the group's positions ahead of U.S.-led talks on a temporary truce.
  • »Record 38 million internally displaced worldwide: IDMC

    Wed 6 May / May 2015. 01:35 PM
    A record 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence.
  • »US offers $20m in rewards on 'four IS leaders'

    Wed 6 May / May 2015. 08:35 AM
    The US government is offering rewards totalling $20m (£13m) for information on what it says are four leaders of the Islamic State (IS) militant group.
  • »Texas gunman was previous terror suspect

    Tue 5 May / May 2015. 08:43 AM
    Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen who were shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.
  • »Two killed at US exhibit of Prophet Mohamad cartoons

    Tue 5 May / May 2015. 12:00 AM
    Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire on Sunday outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that was organized by an anti-Islamic group and billed as a free-speech event.
  • »US-led strike death toll rises to 52 civilians in Syria

    Sun 3 May / May 2015. 01:14 PM
    The death toll from an air strike by U.S.-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo has risen to 52 including seven children, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday.
  • »Russia Tries To Regain Control Of Space Capsule

    Wed 29 April / Apr 2015. 05:32 PM
    Russia's space agency is trying to save an unmanned cargo ship that spun out of control on its way to the International Space Station.
  • »New Saudi Crown Prince marks generational shift

    Wed 29 April / Apr 2015. 10:25 AM
    Saudi Arabia's Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a close friend of the United States and a scourge of Islamist militants, will be the country's first king from the third generation of its ruling dynasty.
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