Int'l News Last Month
  • »Iran-Iraq Border Earthquake is Deadliest of 2017

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A huge rescue effort is under way after a powerful earthquake struck Iran's mountainous border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring more than 7,000.
    Teams are looking for survivors trapped in the rubble of collapsed...
  • »Lebanese President Aoun Demands Saudi Answers

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Lebanese president has asked Saudi Arabia to clarify the situation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation in Riyadh.
    Michel Aoun has not accepted the shock resignation of a week ago, suggesting words...
  • »Hariri Makes Public Appearance in Riyadh

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RIYADH/AMMAN —AlGhad— The resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was seen today, Saturday, at the King Salman bin Abdul Aziz reception in Riyadh, welcoming him back from Medina.
    Saudi news media confirmed that Hariri was in the...
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  • »Syrian Army Retakes Last ISIS Urban Stronghold in Boukamal

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Syrian military says it has "fully liberated" the eastern border town of Albu Kamal, so-called Islamic State's last urban stronghold in the country.
    Commanders said the victory signalled the "fall of the terrorist Daesh [ISIS]...
  • »Saudi Anti-Corruption Probe Finds '$100bn Embezzlement'

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi Arabia's attorney general says at least USD100 billion has been misused through systemic corruption and embezzlement in recent decades.
    Sheikh Saud Mojeb said 199 people were being held for questioning as part of a sweeping...
  • »Occupation arrests 14 Palestinians, Approves 240 Settlement Units

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli authorities late on Wednesday approved building permits for 240 new settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem, according to the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, while occupation troops have arrested 14...
  • »Trump Warns North Korea's Kim Jong-Un: 'Don't Try Us'

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — US President Donald Trump, Wednesday delivered a stark personal message to Kim Jong-un, saying North Korea will face disaster unless they give up their nuclear ambitions, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.
     
    Speaking in...
  • »Saudis Accuse Iran of 'Direct Aggression' over Yemen Missile

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has accused Iran of an act of "direct military aggression" by supplying missiles to rebels in Yemen.
    This "may be considered an act of war", state media quoted the prince as telling...
  • »Abadi Calls to Investigate Fate of Detainees in Kirkuk

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— The Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi called for an investigation today, Tuesday, to uncover the fate of the detainees in Kirkuk, held by theAsayish, Kurdish security agency operating under the umbrella of the...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 17 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday arrested 17 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
  • »Saudi Authorities Detain Princes, Officials in Corruption Probe

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— News and media channels reported late Saturday that at least 11 princes, including notorious billionaire Prince Walid bin Talal and head of the National Guard, Miteb bin Abdullah, were detained alongside numerous...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 10 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Sunday arrested 10 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Jenin,...
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