Int'l News Archive
  • »Israel Launches Air Strike on Military Target near Damascus

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    DAMASCUS — Israeli warplanes launched missiles on a military site near the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday night, but there were no reports of casualties, according to Syrian media.
    The official Syrian news agency SANA, citing well-informed...
  • »White House 'Has Plan to Replace Tillerson'

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The White House is discussing plans to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA chief Mike Pompeo, US media say.
    Mr Tillerson has been at odds with Mr Trump over foreign policy recently.
    The secretary of state was even...
  • »Martyr in Nabulus, Palestinians Clash with Settlers and Occupation Troops After

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/AMMAN —AlGhad— A Palestinian farmer was shot dead while working his land by an Israeli occupation settler in cold blood earlier today, Thursday, south of Nabulus, north of the occupied West Bank.
    Clashes erupted afterwards,...
  • »Russia Accuses US of Provoking N. Korea Kim Jong-Un

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the US of seeking to provoke North Korea into stepping up its nuclear missile programme.
    He rejected a call by the American envoy to the UN Security Council to sever ties with the...
  • »Police Investigate ‘Praljak’ Hague Trial Suicide

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Dutch authorities have opened an investigation into how a Bosnian Croat war criminal smuggled poison into a courtroom in The Hague to kill himself during a televised appeal hearing.
    Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital on...
  • »UK Premier Bashes US President Trump over Britain-First Retweets

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said Donald Trump was "wrong" to retweet posts from a British far-right group.
    But she stressed the "special relationship" between Britain and the US was "in both our nations' interests" and should...
  • »'Many More' US Troops in Syria, Iraq – Report

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The number of US troops in Syria and Iraq is significantly higher than acknowledged by Pentagon officials, a US defence department report shows.
    Officially there are 503 US troops in Syria and 5,262 in Iraq.
    However, the...
  • »Syrian Government 'Agrees to Eastern Ghouta Truce'

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Syrian government has accepted a Russian proposal for a ceasefire in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, the UN says.
    Dozens of people have reportedly been killed in the past two weeks as the military...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday arrested 11 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
  • »Iran Replies to Saudi Prince ‘Khamenei Hitler’ Comment

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iran has accused the Saudi crown prince of being "immature" after he described the Iranian Supreme Leader as the Hitler of the Middle East.
    In a war of words between the two regional rivals, Iran's foreign ministry said Prince...
  • »First Food Aid Arrives at Yemen Port after Blockade Eased

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A UN aid ship carrying food supplies has been allowed to dock at a rebel-held port in Yemen, after the Saudi-led coalition eased a blockade that has lasted for nearly three weeks.
    The blockade worsened the plight of...
  • »Russia Denies Bombing Civilians in Deir Al-Zour Village

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Russia has denied its warplanes carried out air strikes on a village in eastern Syria on Sunday, which activists say killed dozens of civilians.
    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 53 people died in al-Shafah, while...
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