Int'l News Last Month
  • »US Strikes Kill 3,100 Civilians in Iraq, Syria

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Activists and monitors have estimated that at least 3,100 civilians have died in US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria since the start of the war against ISIS, in August 2014.
    US military data gives sharply lower estimates, than those...
  • »Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Suspended

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails suspended a hunger strike they started on April 17 in an effort to improve the deplorable conditions faced by 6,500 prisoners.
    President of the Palestinian Prisoner Society Qadourah Faris told...
  • »Pope Francis congratulates Muslims on Ramadan

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Catholic Centre for Studies and Media in Amman posted a message issued by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue at the Vatican Saturday morning in which Pope Francis congratulated Muslims on the start of the holy month...
  • »G7 Leaders Turn Attention to Africa

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations are to meet with African heads of state later for talks on the migrant crisis.
    The leaders of Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria will join the second day of the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily.
  • »Over 300 Palestinian Prisoners on Strike Hospitalised

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    CCUPIED JERUSALEM —AlGhad— More than 300 Palestinian prisoners on food strike for the 41st day today, Saturday, have been hospitalised, some of them in deteriorated health conditions, Palestinian and international sources have confirmed....
  • »Egypt Hits 'Jihadist Camps' After Attack on Coptic Christians

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Egyptian forces have struck "terrorist training camps" in retaliation for an attack on Coptic Christians, President Abdul Fattah Sisi has said.
    State media say six strikes hit the town of Derna in neighbouring Libya.
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  • »Trump Tells Nato Allies to Pay Up at Brussels Talks

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has told his Nato allies in Brussels that all members of the alliance must pay their fair share of defence spending.
    "Massive amounts of money" were owed, he said, voicing a long-held US concern that...
  • »UN Slams Israel over Palestinian Prisoners' Conditions amid Hunger-Strike

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A UN human rights official on Wednesday insisted Israel should improve conditions for Palestinians in Israeli prisons, especially of those who are currently conducting a hunger-strike, which today entered its 39th day.
    "I am...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 22 Palestinians in West Bank

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Israeli occupation soldiers early Thursday launched wide range arrest campaigns and detained 22 Palestinians from various West Bank cities.
    According to the Palestinian Prisoner's Club, Israeli troops broke into the West Bank cities...
  • »NATO to Join Anti-Daesh Coalition

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    BRUSSELS — NATO is joining the US-led international coalition fighting against Daesh terrorist organization, Secretary General of the NATO Jens Stoltenberg said.
    The NATO decision to officially join the anti-Daesh coalition will be ratified...
  • »UK Raises Threat Level to 'Critical'

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — One day after a bombing claimed at least 22 lives at a concert venue in Manchester, UK, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the U.K. is raising its terror threat level.
    The move, declared Tuesday evening, means...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday, arrested 15 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that the occupation forces raided the cities of...
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