Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Turkey Election: Erdogan Win Ushers in New Presidential Era

    Mon 25 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking on extensive new executive powers following his outright election victory in Sunday's poll.
    Parliament has been weakened and the post of prime minister abolished, as measures...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 19 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 25 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops early Monday detained 19 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Iran Sees Biggest Protests since 2012

    Sun 24 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Traders at Tehran's Grand Bazaar have taken part in a big protest against rising prices and the plummeting value of Iran's currency, the rial.
    Shops were shut and thousands of people took to the streets of the capital.
    Riot police...
  • »Government Forces Make Gains in South-West Syria

    Sun 24 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Syrian government forces are reported to have captured two strategic villages in the south-west of the country.
    State media said troops and militiamen had seized Busra al-Hariri and Malihat al-Atash in Deraa province, cutting a...
  • »Kushner Says Mideast Peace Plan Due 'Soon', Regardless of Abbas’s Approval

    Sun 24 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud...
  • »Erdogan Leads Ince in Early Turkey Election Results

    Sun 24 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Turkey's long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ahead in presidential elections with 62 per cent of votes counted, according to state media.
    Mr Erdogan has 56 per cent, and his closest rival, Muharrem Ince, is on 29 per cent....
  • »Occupation Troops Coerce Residents to Demolish Home in Negev

    Sun 24 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces Sunday forced a Palestinian citizen from the village of Um Namila in Negev, within the green line, to demolish his home, Arab Joint List in Negev said in a statement.
    An Israeli team, backed by Israeli...
  • »Iraqi Strike in Syria Reportedly Killed 45 ISIS Militants

    Sat 23 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iraq says it has killed 45 ISIS group militants, among them some senior leaders, in an air strike in eastern Syria.
    The strike targeted three houses connected by a trench where ISIS leaders were meeting in the town of Hajin.
    The...
  • »Saudi Ban on Women Driving to End Soon

    Sat 23 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi women are to be allowed to drive from midnight local time (21:00 GMT) after a ban comes to an end.
    The change was announced last September and Saudi Arabia issued the first licences to women earlier this month.
    It was the...
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  • »Kushner Meets Saudi Crown Prince for Middle East Talks

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met on Wednesday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Israel and Palestine, as Kushner readies the administration's Middle...
  • »Israeli PM's Wife Charged with Fraud

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds.
    Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels (USD100,000) for catering services at the...
  • »Occupation Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank, at Least 3 Injured in Gaza Airstrikes

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops early Wednesday detained 22 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, as Israeli jets targeted several sites in the besieged Gaza enclave as well, injuring three Palestinians, sources have...
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