Int'l News Archive
  • »Arab UNESCO Envoy Apologises to Israeli Counterpart for Hebron Vote: Israeli Media

    Sun 9 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    NAZARETH —AlGhad— Israeli newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, claims an Arab ambassador has apologised to the Israeli envoy to the UNESCO for having “had to” vote in favour of the Arab group’s proposition to list...
  • »ISIS Defeat in Mosul Imminent: Iraqi State TV

    Sat 8 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    ISIS defences in the Iraqi city of Mosul are collapsing fast and troops expect to take full control in the next few hours, state television has announced.
    Only a few metres remain to be taken, a correspondent said.
    Some Iraqi security forces have...
  • »G20 Hamburg: Leaders Fail to Bridge Trump Climate Chasm

    Sat 8 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Leaders of 19 nations at the G20 summit in Germany have renewed their pledge to implement the Paris deal on climate change, despite the US pulling out.
    Deadlock over the issue had held up the last day of talks in Hamburg but a final agreement was...
  • »Israeli Authorities Deliver Notice to Demolish Home in Jerusalem

    Sat 8 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli Jerusalem municipality crews raided the occupied neighborhood of Silwan early Saturday and delivered a demolition notice to a home of a local Jerusalemite, a Palestinian source said.
    A statement by the Wadi Hilweh...
  • »Tripartite Agreement to Back Ceasefire in South-West of Syria

    Fri 7 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —  Minister of State for Media Affairs, Mohammed Momani announced that a tripartite agreement included the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the United States and the Russian Federation was put in place to back the ceasefire in...
  • »US Ready to Work with Russia on Syria ‘No-Fly Zones’: Tillerson

    Thu 6 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — The United States is prepared to work with Russia on establishing 'no-fly zones' in Syria as part of a joint effort to stabilize the war-ravaged country, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson revealed Wednesday.
    Tillerson said...
  • »Occupation Detains 14 Palestinians in Pre-Dawn West Bank Raids

    Thu 6 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation soldiers early Thursday arrested at least 14 Palestinians in raids across the occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers...
  • »Gulf Crisis: Restrictions on Qatar to Continue

    Wed 5 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Restrictions on Qatar will continue after it rejected the ultimatum made by its Middle East neighbours, Saudi Arabia has said.
    The foreign ministers of four Arab countries, meeting in Cairo, said they regretted Qatar's "negative"...
  • »New Round of Syria Peace Talks Begins in Astana, Kazakhstan

    Tue 4 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A fifth bout of UN-sponsored Syrian peace talks kicked off Tuesday in the Kazakh capital Astana after the arrival of all delegations.
    Kazakhstan's foreign ministry confirmed that nine delegates from the armed Syrian opposition had...
  • »Italy-Austria Tension over Border Troops at Brenner Pass

    Tue 4 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Italy has summoned Austria's ambassador after the government in Vienna announced it was ready to deploy border troops to block any illegal migrant influx (people on the move who have yet to complete the legal process of claiming asylum).
  • »N Korea Hails Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Test Success

    Tue 4 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    North Korea says it has successfully tested its first "intercontinental ballistic missile" (ICBM).
    A state television announcement said the missile, which landed in the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, could hit targets anywhere in the world.
    But the US...
  • »Suicide Attack Kills Dozens in Damascus after Police Chase

    Sun 2 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    DAMASCUS — A suicide bomber has launched an attack in the Syrian capital, with reports saying at least 19 people were killed.
    Syrian police had been chasing three suspected car bombers that were trying to enter the capital, state TV said....
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