Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Police Investigate ‘Praljak’ Hague Trial Suicide

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Dutch authorities have opened an investigation into how a Bosnian Croat war criminal smuggled poison into a courtroom in The Hague to kill himself during a televised appeal hearing.
    Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital on...
  • »UK Premier Bashes US President Trump over Britain-First Retweets

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said Donald Trump was "wrong" to retweet posts from a British far-right group.
    But she stressed the "special relationship" between Britain and the US was "in both our nations' interests" and should...
  • »'Many More' US Troops in Syria, Iraq – Report

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The number of US troops in Syria and Iraq is significantly higher than acknowledged by Pentagon officials, a US defence department report shows.
    Officially there are 503 US troops in Syria and 5,262 in Iraq.
    However, the...
  • »Syrian Government 'Agrees to Eastern Ghouta Truce'

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Syrian government has accepted a Russian proposal for a ceasefire in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, the UN says.
    Dozens of people have reportedly been killed in the past two weeks as the military...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday arrested 11 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 Hebron,...
  • »Iran Replies to Saudi Prince ‘Khamenei Hitler’ Comment

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iran has accused the Saudi crown prince of being "immature" after he described the Iranian Supreme Leader as the Hitler of the Middle East.
    In a war of words between the two regional rivals, Iran's foreign ministry said Prince...
  • »First Food Aid Arrives at Yemen Port after Blockade Eased

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
     
    CAPITALS — A UN aid ship carrying food supplies has been allowed to dock at a rebel-held port in Yemen, after the Saudi-led coalition eased a blockade that has lasted for nearly three weeks.
     
    The blockade worsened the plight of...
  • »Russia Denies Bombing Civilians in Deir Al-Zour Village

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Russia has denied its warplanes carried out air strikes on a village in eastern Syria on Sunday, which activists say killed dozens of civilians.
    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 53 people died in al-Shafah, while...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 18 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Monday arrested 18 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 Hebron,...
  • »Palestinians Censure Int'l Silence on Accelerated Occupation Settlement Schemes

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The Palestinian Foreign Ministry Monday condemned the silence of major world powers on Israel's accelerated and unprecedented settlement and judaisation schemes in the occupied Palestinian territories.
    The ministry said in a...
  • »UN Security Council Meets on Syria on Eve of Geneva Talks

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — United Nations envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura Monday briefed the Security Council on preparations to hold a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva.
    The envoy said in his address on closed circuit television that the Syrian...
  • »Jewish Settlers Storm Eastern Nablus

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Hundreds of extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Joseph Tomb, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, under heavy protection of Israeli forces.
    The Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file in the northern part of...
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