Int'l News Archive
  • »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...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrested 17 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops early Monday arrested 17 Palestinians in number of West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Hurricane Irma Bears Down on Florida, Miami Financial District Flooded

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Residents of mainland Florida are bracing for Hurricane Irma to hit, as conditions in the south of the state deteriorate.
    The category four storm with sustained winds up to 130mph (209km/h) moved away from the Florida Keys and...
  • »Extremist Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Dozens of extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/Haram Al Sharif, according to a Palestinian source.
    General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Khatib, told Petra's reporter in...
  • »Israeli Forces Seize Palestinian Vehicles in Jordan Valley

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces, early Sunday confiscated a number of vehicles belonging to Palestinians in Ras al-Ahmar village, near Tubas in Northern Jordan Valley.
    The Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file in the...
  • »N Korea Leader: H-Bomb's Test Great Victory

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The recent test of the hydrogen bomb is a great victory won by the Korean people, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said.
    During a ceremony of the sixth nuclear test, Jong-un praised the efforts of his country’s nuclear scientists...
  • »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.
    After...
  • »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...
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