Int'l News Archive
  • »Shelling rattles Ukraine ceasefire

    Sun 7 September / Sep 2014. 08:31 AM
    Explosions have been heard in the south-eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, despite a ceasefire agreed by the government and pro-Russian rebels.
  • »Islamic State guides Egyptian militants

    Sat 6 September / Sep 2014. 01:12 PM
    Islamic State, fighting to redraw the map of the Middle East, has been coaching Egypt's most dangerous militant group, complicating efforts to stabilize the biggest Arab nation.
  • »Ukraine agrees 'permanent truce' with rebels in east

    Wed 3 September / Sep 2014. 12:18 PM
    Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says he has agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone on a "permanent ceasefire" with rebels.
  • »End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace

    Tue 2 September / Sep 2014. 05:53 PM
    A week after the guns fell silent in the Gaza war, Israel and the Palestinians seem to have little appetite or incentive for a return to U.S.-sponsored peace and statehood talks that collapsed five months ago.
  • »Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'

    Mon 1 September / Sep 2014. 11:56 AM
    Iraqi forces have reached the besieged town of Amerli in northern Iraq, where thousands have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.
  • »U.S. planes strike militants near Iraq's Amreli

    Sun 31 August / Aug 2014. 11:12 AM
    The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there, the Pentagon said.
  • »U.N. was told Golan peacekeepers seized 'for their protection'

    Sat 30 August / Aug 2014. 10:42 AM
    The United Nations on Friday said it had been informed that the Islamist militants who seized 44 Fijian peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights did so "for their own protection" and that all the detained blue-helmeted soldiers are safe.
  • »Syrian refugees top 3 million - UN

    Fri 29 August / Aug 2014. 09:31 PM
    Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance of Islamist militants or are having difficulty in reaching open border crossings, the United Nations said.
  • »US seeks coalition against Islamic State

    Thu 28 August / Aug 2014. 10:30 AM
    The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday.
  • »Israelis and Palestinians agree long-term truce

    Wed 27 August / Aug 2014. 08:21 AM
    A long-term ceasefire has been agreed between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
  • »Israeli air strikes target more Gaza high-rises

    Tue 26 August / Aug 2014. 04:29 PM
    Israel bombed more of Gaza's tallest structures on Tuesday, bringing down a 13-storey apartment and office tower and destroying most of a 16-floor residential building.
  • »Syria will help US fight terrorism, says Walid Muallem

    Tue 26 August / Aug 2014. 11:35 AM
    Syria's foreign minister has offered to help the US fight the Islamic State (IS) militant group, which has seized swathes of land in Iraq and Syria.
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