Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Consolidated Palestinian Gov’t Hold 1st Meeting in Gaza

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — The Palestinian National Consensus Government held its first meeting in Gaza on Tuesday, a day after arriving in the besieged Gaza Strip following the success of reconciliation efforts.
    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah told...
  • »Air Strike Kills 7 Hezbollah Fighters in Syria

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    BEIRUT — An air strike carried out by an unidentified warplane killed seven Hezbollah fighters in eastern Syria, three sources familiar with the incident told Reuters on Monday.
    The identity of the warplane was not confirmed, but the sources...
  • »Damascus Police Station Bombing Kills 15 People

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    BEIRUT — Two suicide bombers attacked a police station in Damascus on Monday, killing a number of civilians and policemen, the interior minister said, in the first such attack in the Syrian capital since July.
    Four militants carried out the...
  • »Catalan Referendum Votes for 'Right to Statehood'

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence.
    He said the door was open to a unilateral declaration of independence after...
  • »At Least 50 Dead in Las Vegas Shooting, Gunman Shoots Himself

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — More than 50 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert.
    A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards...
  • »Clashes in Spain as Catalan Voters Defy Madrid

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Catalonia's independence referendum has begun in chaotic fashion, with clashes occurring as police attempt to prevent the vote from taking place.
    The Spanish government has pledged to stop a poll that was declared illegal by the...
  • »Clashes in Bethlehem, Injuries Reported, Occupation Arrests 16 across West Bank

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — At least 16 Palestinians were arrested across the West Bank and others injured during clashes in Doha, a town west of Bethlehem, when Israeli occupation forces stormed the town and houses, opening fire at protesting civilians.
    The...
  • »UN Agrees to Send War Crime Experts to Yemen

    Sat 30 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The UN has agreed to send war crimes investigators to Yemen to examine alleged violations committed by all parties to country's civil war.
    The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to set up a group of "eminent" experts.
    It...
  • »Iran Expects US to Ditch Nuclear Deal

    Sat 30 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iran's foreign minister has said he assumes that the US will abandon the international deal restricting his country's nuclear activities.
    But Mohammad Javad Zarif said he hoped Europe would keep the agreement alive.
    US President...
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  • »Trump Lifts Puerto Rico Shipping Ban after Storm

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has lifted shipping restrictions to help fuel and supplies reach storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, the White House has said.
    Mr Trump "has authorized the Jones Act be waived for Puerto Rico", a statement said on...
  • »China to Shut Down North Korean Companies

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state.
    The companies will be shut by early January. Joint Chinese and North Korean...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops early Thursday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Qalqilya, Nablus, Ramallah, Bethlehem...
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