Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Cancelled Israel Lorde Gig Sparks Anti-Boycott Lawsuit

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — An Israeli advocacy group has launched a lawsuit against two New Zealanders for allegedly convincing pop singer Lorde to cancel a concert in Israel.
    It is thought to be the first case filed under a 2011 Israeli law allowing civil...
  • »Trump Grants 6,900 Syrians Permission to Stay in US

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Trump administration has extended temporary protection for nearly 7,000 Syrians in living in the US as war continues to ravage their country.
    They were shielded from deportation under a humanitarian programme, Temporary...
  • »FM Chairs Arab Peace Initiative Committee Meeting

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi briefed members of the Arab Peace Initiative Committee on the outcome of the Arab ministerial delegation's efforts that started following meeting of a number of Arab ministers as...
  • »Graft Suspects Still Detained in Saudi, Settlements Top USD107bn

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Saudi attorney general uncovered today, Tuesday, according to the France press agency, AFP, that 56 graft suspects have been charged with corruption and other related counts, out of 65 detainees.
    The 56 are still in...
  • »CIA Chief Says China 'as Big a Threat to US' as Russia

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Chinese efforts to exert covert influence over the West are just as concerning as Russian subversion, the director of the CIA has said.
    Mike Pompeo told the BBC that the Chinese "have a much bigger footprint" to do this than the...
  • »Settlers Storm Aqsa Compound, 56 Palestinians Arrested Across Jerusalem, West Bank

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation forces arrested 30 Palestinians earlier today, Tuesday, in Al-Issawiya village, in occupied Jerusalem, including of children, sources confirmed to Jordan News Agency Petra.
    In a statement today, the...
  • »Hamas Leader Dies after Accidentally Shooting Himself

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, said in a statement today, Tuesday, that senior movement leader Emad Alami, 62, was found dead early today, due to wounds he sustained three weeks ago.
    Hamas spokesperson, Hazim...
  • »US Lifts Entry Ban for Refugees from 11 Countries

    Tue 30 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The White House announced yesterday, Monday, it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 “high-risk” countries, but warned that those seeking to enter the US will come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past,...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 29 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Monday arrested 16 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...
  • »Occupation Fighter Jets, Drones Violate Lebanese Airspace

    Mon 29 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    BEIRUT — An Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace over the village of Kafr Kila, and circulated over the southern and western Beqaa and then left, Lebanese Army Command stated on Monday.
    It added that other Israeli fighter jets flew at low...
  • »Saudi Billionaire ‘Waleed bin Talal’ Released After Settlement

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — One of the world's richest men, Prince Waleed bin Talal, has been released two months after being detained in Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption purge.
    He was freed after a financial settlement was approved by the state prosecutor, an...
  • »Dozens of Palestinians Injured, Arrested by Occupation Forces

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Dozens of Palestinians were wounded early Sunday, as violent clashes erupted in the village of Beit Rima, northwest of Ramallah, after Israeli occupation forces stormed numerous houses to make arrests on the behest of...
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