Int'l News Archive
  • »Hurricane Irma: Time Runs Out for Florida Evacuation

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Florida's state governor has told residents ordered to leave their homes to go to shelters and avoid the roads as Hurricane Irma approaches.
    Rick Scott said it was now too late to drive away from the danger areas.
  • »Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia Angered after Emir's Phone Call

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi Arabia says it has suspended dialogue with Qatar, shortly after a phone call between the Qatari leader and the Saudi crown prince.
    The two sides had discussed holding talks to resolve the Qatar crisis, which has seen Doha cut...
  • »BBC Reports Rohingya Villages Set Ablaze by Militants in Myanmar

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — About 164,000 Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh from Myanmar's Rakhine state since violence erupted two weeks ago. They say the military and Rakhine Buddhists are destroying their villages to drive them out after attacks...
  • »Israeli Airstrike Targets Suspected Chemical Factory West of Syria

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Syrian army says Israeli jets have attacked a site in the west of the country where Western powers suspect chemical weapons are being produced.
    An army statement says rockets fired from Lebanese airspace hit a military post...
  • »Syria War: Army Breaks ISIS Siege of Deir al Zour

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The Syrian military has broken a siege of the eastern city of Deir al Zour, surrounded for years by so-called Islamic State, state media say.
    The official Sana news agency reported that troops and allied militiamen had joined up with forces at the...
  • »Jordanian-American Dentist Runs for New Jersey Senator

    Tue 5 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Republican candidate, Jordanian-American dentist, Maher Saleh, stated to AlGhad today, Tuesday, that he will be running for the New Jersey senators election in November, promising to be of service to the Arab and Muslim...
  • »US-Led Strikes in Syria Block ISIS Militants Evacuated from Lebanon

    Wed 30 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US-led coalition aircraft have carried out strikes to halt a convoy evacuating ISIS militants from the Lebanon-Syria border area towards Iraq.
    The attacks "cratered" a road and destroyed a small bridge in eastern Syria, spokesman...
  • »N Korea: 'Japan Missile First Step in Pacific Operation'

    Wed 30 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — North Korea says its firing of a missile over Japan was "the first step" of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches.
    State media also repeated threats to the US Pacific island of Guam, which it called...
  • »North Korea Missiles: Trump Warns 'All Options' on Table

    Tue 29 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    US President Donald Trump has said North Korea's latest missile launch signals "contempt" for its neighbours and the UN.
    He said the North would only increase its isolation and that "all options" were on the table.
    The missile flew over northern...
  • »Iran building missile factories in Syria and Lebanon - Netanyahu

    Tue 29 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Israeli prime minister has said Iran is building sites in Syria and Lebanon to produce precision-guided missiles.
    Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of turning Syria into a "base of military entrenchment as part of its declared goal to eradicate...
  • »Tal Afar Battle: Iraqi Forces 'Dealing with Final ISIS Pockets'

    Tue 29 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Iraqi forces say they are poised to recapture the city of Tal Afar from ISIS, aka Daesh, after six days of intense fighting.
    Troops have cleared the old citadel and its surrounding neighbourhood of militants, Lt Gen Abdul Amir Yarallah said on...
  • »Storm Harvey: 1,000 Rescued as Houston Hit by 'Catastrophic’ Floods

    Sun 27 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — More than 1,000 people have been rescued in flooded parts of Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains.
    There is a "flash flood emergency" across the Houston Metro area, with travel near...
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