Int'l News Archive
  • »Trump Welcomes N. Korea “Wisdom”, Tillerson Says US Interested in Dialogue

    Wed 16 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK —AlGhad— US President Donald Trump praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday for appearing to back down on his threat to launch missiles toward the US territory of Guam.
    Trump described Kim’s...
  • »Yemen Cholera Cases Exceed Half a Million in Four Months

    Tue 15 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from an epidemic in war-torn Yemen has reached 500,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
    At least 1,975 people have died since the waterborne disease began to spread...
  • »Iran Could Restart Nuclear Programme within Hours – Rouhani

    Tue 15 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iran's president has warned that it could restart its nuclear programme "within hours" if the United States imposes any more new sanctions.
    Hassan Rouhani also said the programme would be more advanced than in 2015, when Iran...
  • »Trump Condemns 'Evil Racism' in Virginia

    Mon 14 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — US President Donald Trump has spoken out against racist violence after the killing of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.
    "Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs," he told...
  • »Israeli Extremists Storm Aqsa Mosque, Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians across West Bank

    Mon 14 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops, early Monday, raided numerous villages and cities across the West Bank, arresting 16 Palestinians, as extremists settlers and rabbis stormed into the Aqsa Mosque complex, Palestinian sources...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Israeli occupation troops early Sunday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
  • »Trump Bashed for Lacking Response to Far-Right Violence in Virginia

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    US President Donald Trump is facing criticism for his response to the violence at a white supremacist rally.
    A woman was killed and 19 people injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
    Mr Trump...
  • »China Urges Trump Not to Worsen Situation with N. Korea

    Sat 12 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — China's President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid "words and actions" that worsen tensions, state media say.
    Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president...
  • »Virginia Violence Leaves One Dead, Injuries over US Far-Right Rally

    Sat 12 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — One person has been killed amid violent clashes between white nationalists attending a far-right march and protesters in the US state of Virginia.
    The mayor of Charlottesville said he was "heartbroken" at the loss.
    It is not clear...
  • »N. Korea Guam Missile Strike Plan 'Ready by Mid-August': Official

    Thu 10 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — North Korea says a plan that could see it fire four missiles near the US territory of Guam will be ready in a matter of days.
    State media said Hwasong-12 rockets would pass over Japan and land in the sea about 30km (17 miles) from...
  • »Survey: 54% of Syrian Refugees Aged 18-24 May Not Return to Live in Syria

    Wed 9 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A complementary survey, conducted by the Voice of Young Syrian Refugees group, part of the 2017 Arab Youth Opinion survey, indicates than more than half of the Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon between 18 and 24 years...
  • »Qatar Launches New Visa-Free Policy for 80 Nationalities

    Wed 9 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad—Qatari officials announced today, Wednesday, the launch of a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism.
    "The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the...
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