Int'l News Last Month
  • »Arab Parliament Defies Israel's Candidacy to UNSC Seat

    Thu 28 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — The Arab Parliament (AP) endorsed an action plan to stand up to Israel's candidacy to a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2019-2020.
    The AP also announced a resolution, tabled by 37 lawmakers,...
  • »Occupation Authorities Extend Detention of ‘Ahed Tamimi’, Her Mother ‘Nariman’ and Cousin ‘Nour’

    Thu 28 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/AMMAN —AlGhad— Ahed Tamimi, the 16-year-old Palestinian girl who was recently filmed slapping Israeli soldiers in her village, Nabi Saleh, had her detention extended on Monday for four additional days, through Thursday, multiple...
  • »Clashes between Palestinians, Occupation Troops and Settlers

    Thu 28 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Violent clashes erupted early Thursday in the village of Anata, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, between Palestinian youths and Israeli occupation forces, who fired tear gas canisters and bullets at the protestors....
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza

    Thu 28 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops on Wednesday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities and arrested two Palestinian fishermen off the shore northern the Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources confirmed.
    The...
  • »Occupation Plans 'Trump Station' near Western Jerusalem Wall

    Tue 26 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Israeli occupation authorities announced plans to dig a railway tunnel under occupied Jerusalem's Old City and name a station next to the Western Wall after Donald Trump.
    Yisrael Katz, Israeli minister of transport, said he...
  • »Egypt Hangs 15 Militants Convicted in 2013 Sinai Attacks

    Tue 26 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — Egypt has hanged 15 militants who were convicted of carrying out attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula in 2013, authorities say.
    The executions were carried out on Tuesday at two prisons in the north of the country, where...
  • »Occupation Forces Push Deep into Northern Gaza

    Tue 26 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces early Tuesday made an incursion into Palestinian lands east of Jabalia camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian sources.
    The sources said that occupation troops, backed by military...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 17 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 26 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday arrested 17 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,...
  • »Saudi Chess Tournament Starts without Israeli Players

    Tue 26 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — An international chess tournament is starting in Saudi Arabia amid controversy after Israeli players were denied visas.
    A Saudi official said visas could not be granted because the kingdom had no diplomatic ties with Israel.
    The...
  • »Syrian Army Advances on Rebel-Held Bastion near Israel-Lebanon Border

    Mon 25 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The enclave of Beit Jinn is the last rebel-held bastion in Western Ghouta – the Syrian Army and its allies began an operation to retake the area two months ago.
    The Syrian Army has advanced towards the enclave of Beit Jinn...
  • »Pope Calls ‘Peace for Jerusalem’

    Mon 25 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Pope Francis has used his traditional Christmas Day message to call for "peace for Jerusalem" and dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.
    Acknowledging "growing tensions" between them, he urged a "negotiated solution... that...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest More Teenagers in Jerusalem

    Sun 24 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli occupation forces early Sunday launched a large scale arrest campaign against Palestinians living in the old city and Shoufat neighbourhood, most of them are children, according to a Palestinian source.
    According to a...
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