Int'l News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Syria: 2,000 ISIS Fighters Still in Raqqa, Says US Envoy

    Sat 5 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Some 2,000 ISIS militants remain in the Syrian city of Raqqa amid an offensive to recapture the group's stronghold, a senior US official says.
    Brett McGurk, special envoy for the coalition against ISISISIS, says US-backed forces have seized about...
  • »Palestinian Injured in Clashes with Occupation Forces, 11 Arrested in West Bank

    Sat 5 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Number of the Palestinian youths suffered suffocations due to inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli forces during clashes that broke out early Saturday in Ya'bad town near the West Bank city of Jenin, according to the Palestinian...
Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Ceasefire Deal Announced in Homs: Syria Conflict

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    A ceasefire between Syrian forces and rebels north of Homs has been agreed and will come into effect on Thursday, Russia's defence ministry says.
    It would be the third such "de-escalation zone" put in place since July after talks between powers...
  • »Trump Backs Proposal to Curb Legal Immigration

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has backed an immigration overhaul that would reduce the number of permanent, legal migrants allowed in the US each year.
    He joins Republican Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue, who in February proposed a...
  • »Trump Approves New 'Flawed' Russia Sanctions

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    President Donald Trump has signed into a law a bill which imposes new sanctions on Russia for their alleged meddling in the 2016 election.
    The bill, which was signed in private at the White House, also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea....
  • »Turkey Coup Trial Begins amid Protests: 500 to Stand Trial

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Almost 500 people, arrested after last year's failed coup in Turkey, have appeared in court accused of taking part in the plot.
    Some of the handcuffed defendants were jeered as they were individually escorted into court by police and armed guards...
  • »Venezuela's Maduro Claims Poll Victory as Opposition Cries Foul

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Electoral officials in Venezuela say turnout in the controversial election for a constituent assembly was 41.5 per cent, a figure disputed by the opposition.
    The opposition coalition said 88 per cent of voters abstained and it refused to recognise...
  • »ISIS Target Iraqi Embassy in Kabul: Gun Battle, Suicide Bombing in Afghan Capital

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Afghan security forces battled gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul.
    A bomber blew himself up at the gate of the embassy in the central Shar-e-Naw neighbourhood, then three other attackers entered the...
  • »Israeli Killer Diplomat Relocates after AlGhad Published His Identity

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The Israeli Embassy security guard who murdered two Jordanians last week in Amman, Jordan, was forced to evacuate his house in Negev, South of occupied Palestine, along with his family, after AlGhad published his full...
  • »Unrest in Palestine: Extremist Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque, Attack Houses in Hebron

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Packs of Israeli extremist settlers stormed the courtyards of the Aqsa Mosque complex in the occupied city of Jerusalem, as many others raided Palestinian homes in Um Khair earlier today, Sunday, East of Yattah, South...
  • »Verdict Upheld: Occupation Soldier Convicted of Murdering Wounded Palestinian Loses Appeal

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— An Israeli military court has rejected the appeal of a soldier who sentenced to 18 months in prison for killing a wounded Palestinian, who allegedly stabbed an Israeli occupation soldier in Hebron, West Bank, back in...
  • »German Nightclub Shooting: 2 Dead In Konstanz

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A gunman has been shot dead by German police after opening fire at a nightclub in the city of Konstanz.
    One person was killed and three seriously injured in the attack at about 04:30 (02:30 GMT) on Sunday.
    The shooter targeted the...
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