Int'l News Archive
  • »Rebels Leave Last Major Besieged Enclave in Syria

    Tue 8 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Rebels have begun withdrawing from the last big, besieged enclave that they held in the war-torn country.
    Hundreds of fighters have been boarding buses along with their families in a pocket of territory lying in central Syria,...
  • »Trump to Uncover US Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal

    Tue 8 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — President Donald Trump is to reveal whether the US will abandon the nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose sanctions.
    Mr Trump has been highly critical of the 2015 accord, under which Iran limited its nuclear activities in exchange...
  • »Putin Inaugurated as President for Fourth Term

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for a fourth term as Russian president and pledged to harness the country's talents to "achieve breakthroughs".
    Some 5,000 guests attended the lavish ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall.
    He has been...
  • »Israel Minister Threatens Assad over Iranian Attacks from Syria

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A minister in Israel's security cabinet says it could topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if he allows Iranian forces to attack Israel from Syria.
    Yuval Steinitz warned that if there was an attack, Mr Assad "must know that it...
  • »Lebanon PM Hariri Says Party Lost Third of Seats

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Lebanon's Sunni Muslim prime minister has said his political party lost a third of its seats in parliament in the country's first elections since 2009.
    Saad Hariri said the official results of Sunday's polls showed his...
  • »Occupation Authorities Install “US Embassy” Road Signs in Jerusalem

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/OCCUPIED JERUSALEM —AlGahd— Multiple Arab, Israeli and foreign news media outlets have confirmed the posting of road signs, across the occupied city of Jerusalem, pointing directions to the intended location of the United States of...
  • »Clashes in Hebron, Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque, Troops Arrest 16 in West Bank

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Clashes broke out in the Palestinian town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, earlier today, Sunday, as Israeli occupation soldiers stormed several Palestinian towns and cities across the West Bank and raided numerous...
  • »Rouhani Warns Trump of 'Historic Regret' over Nuclear Deal

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that the US will face "historic regret" if Donald Trump scraps the nuclear agreement with Tehran.
    Mr Rouhani's comments come as the US president decides whether to pull out of the deal by...
  • »US 'Provocation' Threatens Peace, Says North Korea

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — North Korea has warned the US about using "pressure and military threats" against it as the two countries prepare for a historic summit.
    A Foreign Ministry official said the US was deliberately provoking the North by suggesting...
  • »Palestinian Civilians, Children Shot by Occupation Forces in Gaza

    Sat 5 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — Six Palestinians were wounded, including two children and a paramedic, on Saturday when Israeli occupation forces opened fire east of the Maghazi Refugee Camp in the Central Gaza Strip.
    Spokesman of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, Dr...
  • »We Foiled the Israelis’ Efforts to Land a Seat at UNSC: Baghdad

    Sat 5 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— The Iraqi Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmad Mahjoub Stated today, Saturday, that the Iraqi envoy to the United Nations (UN) has foiled the Israeli attempts to land a seat at the UN Security Council, based on recent and...
  • »US Navy Resurrects Second Fleet in Atlantic to Counter Russia

    Sat 5 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The US Navy has said it will re-establish its Second Fleet, as Russia becomes more assertive.
    Chief of Naval Operations Adm John Richardson said the fleet, disbanded in 2011, would oversee forces on the US East Coast and North...
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