Int'l News Last Week
  • »Trump's ‘Jerusalem’ Announcement Sparks Mass Strikes, Clashes in West Bank, Gaza, Jerusalem

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— A general strike is declared on Thursday in various West Bank's cities and the occupied Jerusalem in protest against US President Donald Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 36 Palestinians in West Bank

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 36 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the West Bank cities...
  • »Italy Voices Deep Concern Over Trump's ‘Jerusalem’ Declaration

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Italy warned against the consequences of President Donald Trump’s declaration Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moving the US embassy to Occupied Jerusalem, state run-news agency (ANSA) said in a statement late Wednesday....
  • »UN Security Council to Hold Emergency Session on Jerusalem Friday

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will meet on Friday at the request of eight states over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
    The request for UN Secretary-General...
  • »Canada Will Not Move Embassy to Jerusalem

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 PM
    OTTOWA — The Trudeau government said it would not move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and will keep it in Tel Aviv, stressing it still does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital city.
    "Canada's long-standing position is that the...
  • »Trump Recognises Jerusalem as Israeli Capital amid Out Cry for Peace Process

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— US President Donald Trump has publicly recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital to the world today, Wednesday, describing it a step “long overdue”, claiming it will advance the Middle East peace process.
    In...
  • »Arab Foreign Ministers to Hold Emergency Meeting in Cairo

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency in Cairo on Saturday upon Jordan's request to discuss the US president's intention to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy to the city.
    Jordan's Ambassador...
  • »Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque Chanting "Jerusalem the Capital of Israel"

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Dozens of extremist settlers early Wednesday stormed compounds of the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif, while chanting "Jerusalem is the capital of Israel," according to a Palestinian source.
    The General Director of the Islamic...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 13 Palestinians in West Bank

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Wednesday arrested 13 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Trump to Announce Decision of Jerusalem, Embassy Relocation Come Wednesday

    Tue 5 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— US President Donald Trump is reportedly likely to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a speech next Wednesday, according to the CNN and the Independent.
    Notably, Trump is not the first president to promise...
  • »Turkey Warns of Severed Ties with US if Trump Crosses Jerusalem 'Red Line'

    Tue 5 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Turkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan said such a move would cross a "red line" for Muslims.
    Donald Trump called Middle Eastern leaders on...
  • »Trump Informs Abbas of US Intentions to Relocate Embassy

    Tue 5 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— US President Donal Trump contacted the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, today, Tuesday, to inform him of the US intention to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied city of Jerusalem.
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