Int'l News Archive
  • »Gaza toll at 127 on day five of Israeli strikes

    Sat 12 July / Jul 2014. 06:26 PM
    Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 22 people Saturday, bringing to 127 the toll on the fifth day of violence, medics said.
  • »Gaza toll surpasses 103, Israeli airport threatened

    Fri 11 July / Jul 2014. 05:51 PM
    A fourth day of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 11 more Palestinians on Friday, raising the death toll in the coastal enclave to at least 96, most of them civilians, Palestinian officials said.
  • »Israel presses Gaza offensive, kills 50 civilians

    Thu 10 July / Jul 2014. 11:55 AM
    Israeli air strikes killed eight members of a family including five children in a pre-dawn raid on Gaza on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, while Hamas-led fighters launched rockets at Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities.
  • »Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks'

    Thu 10 July / Jul 2014. 01:16 AM
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to "further intensify attacks on Hamas" in the Gaza Strip, following talks with his defence chiefs.
  • »UPDATE: Israel continues to bomb Gaza, kills at least 27

    Wed 9 July / Jul 2014. 01:14 AM
    At least 20 people were killed across Gaza on Tuesday, Palestinian officials said, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets reached hit unprecedented depths of its interior.
  • »One dead as powerful typhoon hits Japan's Okinawa

    Tue 8 July / Jul 2014. 01:40 PM
    One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were canceled in Japan as a strong typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to its southwestern islands and could bring heavy rain to Tokyo later this week.
  • »Israel intensifies Gaza offensive, kills 11

    Tue 8 July / Jul 2014. 01:33 PM
    Israel bombed dozens of areas in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, stepping up what it said might become a long-term offensive against Islamist Hamas after a surge in Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli towns.
  • »Typhoon churns towards Japan

    Tue 8 July / Jul 2014. 10:54 AM
    Hundreds of flights were cancelled in Japan and more than 500,000 people urged to evacuate as a powerful typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to southwestern islands and was forecast to reach Tokyo later in the week.
  • »Merkel says U.S spying allegations are serious

    Mon 7 July / Jul 2014. 05:43 PM
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man had worked as a double agent for U.S. intelligence were serious and, if true, were a clear contradiction of what cooperation between partners is supposed to be about.
  • »Israeli air strikes on Gaza kill nine Palestinians

    Mon 7 July / Jul 2014. 07:36 AM
    Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip.
  • »Saudi Arabia jails human rights activist for 15 years

    Mon 7 July / Jul 2014. 07:34 AM
    A Jeddah court sentenced prominent Saudi rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on Sunday on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the judiciary, the state news agency reported.
  • »'Jewish' suspects arrested in Palestinian killing

    Sun 6 July / Jul 2014. 02:33 PM
    Israel has arrested Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teen whose death touched off violent protests in Jerusalem and in Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday.
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