Int'l News Archive
  • »King Abdullah, world leaders head to Saudi Arabia

    Sat 24 January / Jan 2015. 06:21 PM
    King Abdullah left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to offer his condolences to its new King Salmah after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday, testimony to Jordan and Saudi Arabia's historic ties.
  • »Paris attacks: France boosts anti-terror strategy

    Wed 21 January / Jan 2015. 02:30 PM
    France is to create 2,680 new jobs and boost spending by 425m euros (£325m) to bolster counter-terrorism efforts, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said.
  • »Obama demands spread of wealth

    Wed 21 January / Jan 2015. 11:15 AM
    President Barack Obama struck a defiant tone for his dealings with the new Republican-led Congress on Tuesday, calling on his opponents to raise taxes on the rich and threatening to veto legislation that would challenge his key decisions.
  • »U.S. senator threatens aid cut to Palestinians over ICC move

    Wed 21 January / Jan 2015. 01:00 AM
    The Palestinians could lose annual U.S. aid if they file a lawsuit against Israel at the International Criminal Court which they joined this month over American and Israeli protests, a senior U.S. Republican senator said on Monday.
  • »Argentine prosecutor who accused Fernandez of Iran plot found dead

    Tue 20 January / Jan 2015. 12:36 PM
    A prosecutor who accused Argentina's president of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head, the government said on Monday.
  • »Hezbollah's response: When and how?

    Mon 19 January / Jan 2015. 08:23 PM
    Can Hezbollah, an organization currently engaged with all its energy in the Syrian conflict, open fire at Israel? The question comes after an Israeli strike targeting six of the members of the party in the Syrian Golan, in al-Quneitra, including Jihad: Son to late leader Imad Mughniyeh, who was assassinated by Israel, as said then, at the heart of Damascus.
  • »Syria begins destruction of chemical weapons facilities - sources

    Mon 19 January / Jan 2015. 07:37 PM
    Syria has started the long-delayed destruction of a dozen underground bunkers and hangars that were used for the production and storage of chemical weapons, diplomatic sources told Reuters on Monday.
  • »Thousands mourn Hezbollah fighter killed in Israeli attack

    Mon 19 January / Jan 2015. 07:36 PM
    Hezbollah supporters turned out in force on Monday to bury the son of the group's late commander, one of six fighters who died in an Israeli air strike in neighboring Syria that also killed an Iranian general.
  • »EU urges broad alliance on terrorism, at Brussels talks

    Mon 19 January / Jan 2015. 07:35 PM
    The EU's foreign policy chief has called for a broad alliance to tackle terror, including with Muslim nations, at a summit of EU foreign ministers.
  • »Islamic State in Iraq free 350 Yazidis

    Sun 18 January / Jan 2015. 09:46 AM
    The Islamic State (IS) militant group has freed around 350 members of the Yazidi religious community in northern Iraq.
  • »U.N. to launch Libya talks despite doubts over participation

    Wed 14 January / Jan 2015. 06:42 PM
    The United Nations said it will launch talks on Wednesday in Geneva between warring Libyan factions even though one side has delayed its decision on attending negotiations aimed at averting a broader civil war.
  • »UN warns over refugees in Jordan

    Wed 14 January / Jan 2015. 06:41 PM
    The UN refugee agency has urged the international community to help alleviate the "desperate living conditions" of 620,000 Syrian refugees living in camps in Jordan.
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