Int'l News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Occupation Arrests 14 Palestinian in West Bank, Push into Gaza

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA — Israeli occupation forces early Monday made an incursion into Khan Younis, southern of Gaza Strip, and throughout the West Bank, forces arrested 14 Palestinians, according to the Prisoners Society.
    The Society said in a...
  • »Putin Critic Navalny Held as Thousands Attend Russia Protests

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained at home ahead of a planned unauthorised protest in Moscow, his wife says.
    "Alexei has been arrested in the entrance to our block of flats," Yuliya Navalnaya wrote on Twitter, adding "our...
  • »Melania Trump, Son Barron Move into White House

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Melania Trump and son Barron have moved into the White House - five months after her husband Donald took office.
    Mrs Trump and the couple's 11-year-old son had stayed behind in New York so Barron could finish the school year.
  • »ISIS Kills 231 Civilians Fleeing Mosul, Says UN

    Sun 11 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The UN has received reports that 231 Iraqi civilians have been killed by ISIS while attempting to flee Mosul over the past two weeks.
    At least 204 are believed to have been shot dead by militants during clashes with Iraqi security forces in the...
  • »ISIS Suicide Bomb kills at Least 20 in Iraq

    Sun 11 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    A suicide bomber has struck a market in Iraq in a town near the Shia holy city of Karbala, killing at least 20 people.
    The so-called Islamic State (IS) group has said it carried out the attack in Musayyib.
    IS has long mounted a violent campaign...
  • »Over 100,000 Cases of Cholera in Yemen 'Unprecedented' Epidemic

    Sat 10 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from a severe outbreak in Yemen has passed 100,000, the World Health Organization says.
    A total of 798 deaths associated with the disease have been recorded in 19 out of 22 provinces since 27...
  • »SDF Advance in ISIS 'Capital' in Syria: Raqqa

    Sat 10 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have advanced into the western part of so-called ISIS "capital" of Raqqa, they and a monitor report.
    The Forces (SDF) said the move had opened up a second front inside the Syrian city. They entered...
Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Defiant Qatar Rejects Interference as Gulf Crisis Grows

    Thu 8 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    DOHA — Qatar's foreign minister rejected attempts to interfere in the country's foreign policy on Thursday, defying calls from the emirate's Gulf neighbours despite an escalating crisis.
    In an interview with AFP, Sheikh Mohammed bin...
  • »Comey: Trump White House 'Lied' about FBI

    Thu 8 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Ex-FBI chief James Comey told Congress that the Trump administration's comments about him and the FBI were "lies plain and simple".
    Mr Comey told a Senate committee they were wrong to denigrate the agency and its leadership.
    He was also "confused"...
  • »Asian Nations Make Plastic Oceans Promise

    Thu 8 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Nations responsible for much of the world's ocean plastic pollution have promised to start cleaning up their act.
    At a UN oceans summit, delegates from China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines said they would work to keep plastics out of the...
  • »Gunmen Launch Deadly Attack on Iranian Parliament, Mausoleum

    Wed 7 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people in a twin assault which Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blamed on regional rival...
  • »SDF Launch Raqqa Assault to Recapture Daesh de Facto Capital in Syria

    Tue 6 June / Jun 2017. 07:07 PM
    CAPITALS — US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said today, Tuesday, it had launched the offensive to recapture Raqqa, the ISIS de facto Syrian capital, piling pressure on the jihadists whose self-declared caliphate is in retreat across...
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