Int'l News Last Month
  • »Rohingya Crisis: 'Last chance' for Aung San Suu Kyi

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head has said.
    Antonio Guterres told the BBC unless...
  • »US Urges Iraq's Kurdistan to Call off Independence Referendum

    Sat 16 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — The White House said on Friday that the plan for an independence referendum in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region this month distracts from efforts to defeat Daesh terrorist group and urged Kurdish leaders to call off the vote....
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  • »Trump: 'The Rich Will Not Be Gaining at All' With My Tax Reform Plan

    Thu 14 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said rich Americans "will not be gaining at all" from the tax reform plan that Republicans hope to pass this year.
    "I think the wealthy will be pretty much where they are. ... If they have...
  • »Brexit: EU Chief Juncker Warns UK 'Will Regret It'

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker sought to present a bright future for the European Union after the United Kingdom leaves in 2019, but warned that Britain "will regret" the move as much as the EU will, CNN reported....
  • »N. Korea Rejects UN Sanctions

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — North Korea on Wednesday rejected the UN Security Council resolution number 2375, imposing tougher sanctions and said Washington would soon face the "greatest pain" it had ever experienced.
    "The adoption of another illegal and evil...
  • »Occupation Demolishes Homes in Jerusalem, Jericho

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/AMMAN —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops Wednesday morning stormed several areas in the occupied West Bank territory, mainly “Ad-Duyuk at-Tahta” village, northwest of Jericho, and Ras al-Amud, east of the occupied...
  • »Palestinians, Occupation Forces Clash in Tubas, Abu Dis

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/AMMAN —AlGhad— Several Palestinians were injured in clashes against Israeli occupation forces earlier today, Wednesday, in the occupied West Bank towns of Tubas and Abu Dis, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society...
  • »China Will not Allow War or Chaos in Korean Peninsula — FM

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    BEIJING — China said on Tuesday it will not allow war or chaos on the Korean peninsula after it endorsed the latest UN sanctions against Pyongyang following its nuclear test last week.
    Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a...
  • »UN Passes Fresh Sanctions on N Korea

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Monday -- a move that comes just one week after North Korea carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test....
  • »Israeli Forces Push Deep into Northern Gaza

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces early Monday made an incursion into Palestinian lands near Beit Lahia town, north of the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian sources.
    The sources said that occupation troops, backed by military bulldozers...
  • »Israel Starts Building New Settlement near Nablus

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli authorities on Monday started building the new "Amihai" settlement near the West Bank city of Nablus, to house the residents of the "Amona" outpost, which was evacuated this year, the Israeli Seventh Channel revealed.
    It...
  • »N Korea Warns US of "Greatest Pain and Suffering"

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — North Korea Monday warned it will inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" on the United States if Washington continues to call for new UN Security Council sanctions against Pyongyang for its latest nuclear test.
    "In case the US...
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