Int'l News Archive
  • »Astana 7th Round on Syrian Peace Talks End of October

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The Kazakh Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced the date for the next round of multilateral Syrian peace talks, which will be held in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana in late October.
    "As the guarantor countries of cessation of...
  • »Iraq Takes Disputed Areas as Kurds 'Withdraw to 2014 Lines'

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraq's military says it has completed an operation to retake disputed areas held by Kurdish forces since 2014.
    On Monday and Tuesday troops retook the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk and its oilfields, as well as parts of Nineveh and...
  • »Occupation Bulldozers Demolish Palestinian Building in Jerusalem

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli occupation bulldozers, accompanied by police escorts, on Wednesday, demolished a Palestinian residential building in the Wadi al-Dam area in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood north of Jerusalem, under the pretext of being...
  • »Israel Demolish 2 Arab-Owned Homes in Occupied East Jerusalem

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli municipal authority bulldozers Tuesday tore down two homes owned by Arabs in the Silwan neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem, the latest in a decades-long home-demolition policy as part of a wider scheme to evict Arabs...
  • »ISIS Defeated in Raqqa, US-Backed Syrian Forces Advance into City

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters says it has taken full control of ISIS's one-time "capital" of Raqqa.
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Sello said the fighting was over after a five-month...
  • »Iraqi Forces Take Sinjar Province, Oil Fields in Kirkuk

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— Iraqi authorities announced today, Tuesday, that government forces have successfully taken control over two oil fields Northwest of Kirkuk, in addition to having peacefully taken Sinjar province, north of Iraq, an area...
  • »Iraqi Forces Capture Key Sites from Kurds in Kirkuk

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraqi government forces have captured key installations outside the disputed city of Kirkuk from Kurdish fighters.
    A military statement said units had taken control of the K1 military base, the Baba Gurgur oil and gas field, and a...
  • »Somalia: At Least 230 Dead in Mogadishu Blast

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say.
    Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the...
  • »Damascus Demands Turkish ‘Immediate, Unconditional’ Pull-out from Northwest Syria

    Fri 13 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Syria demands an immediate pullout of Turkish troops, whose deployment to Idlib province amounts to “flagrant aggression,” the Syrian Foreign Ministry said as quoted by SANA.
    “The Syrian Arab Republic condemns in...
  • »At Least 30 Dead in Mogadishu Blasts, Somalia

    Fri 13 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 30 people, police say.
    Dozens more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel.
    Police say two...
  • »Kurdish Peshmerga 'Given Deadline' in Kirkuk

    Fri 13 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Kurdish Peshmerga fighters say Iraq's central government has ordered them to surrender key military positions in the disputed city of Kirkuk within hours.
    They were given a deadline of 02:00 on Sunday (23:00 GMT on Saturday) to...
  • »Palestinian Factions Hamas and Fatah Sign Deal in Cairo

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Hamas and Fatah have signed a reconciliation deal in Cairo, ending a decade-long rift between the two Palestinian factions.
    The deal is believed to cover security, administrative and border crossing arrangements in the Gaza Strip....
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