Int'l News Archive
  • »Pope Calls ‘Peace for Jerusalem’

    Mon 25 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Pope Francis has used his traditional Christmas Day message to call for "peace for Jerusalem" and dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.
    Acknowledging "growing tensions" between them, he urged a "negotiated solution... that...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest More Teenagers in Jerusalem

    Sun 24 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli occupation forces early Sunday launched a large scale arrest campaign against Palestinians living in the old city and Shoufat neighbourhood, most of them are children, according to a Palestinian source.
    According to a...
  • »Occupation Forces Begin Large Scale Training in Negev

    Sun 24 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Israeli occupation army Sunday morning started a large scale military exercise in two different areas in the Negev desert south of occupied Palestine.
    According to the Israeli public radio, the exercises are cantered in Tasleem...
  • »Fear Builds of Further US Escalation on Jerusalem, A Dozen Palestinians Dead, Thousands Wounded

    Sat 23 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— More than a dozen Palestinians were murdered by Israeli occupation force since Trump’s Jerusalem declarations two weeks ago, including a youth who died of his wounds yesterday, Friday, official Palestinian sources...
  • »UNGA Resolution Rejects Trump's ‘Declaration’ on Jerusalem

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
    The text says that any decisions regarding the status of the city are "null...
  • »Occupation Shuts Checkpoint Southeast of Jerusalem

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Thursday morning closed the Hizma checkpoint, southeast of Jerusalem.
    Hizma Municipality Council said in a statement that the closure coincided with active deployment of large forces of the Israeli army...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 17 Palestinians in Gaza and West Bank

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source, and apprehended two fishermen off the northern coast of the Gaza Strip earlier today.
    The Palestinian...
  • »Israeli Settlers Storm Aqsa Mosque Campus

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Dozens of Israel settlers and a number of employees from Israel Antiquities Authority on Wednesday stormed the Aqsa Mosque yards in occupied Jerusalem, a Palestinian official said.
    The Director General of the Islamic Awqaf and Aqsa...
  • »Occupation to Build 3 New Settlements in N. Jordan Valley

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli Ministry of "Construction and Housing" and the Jewish National Fund announced Wednesday a new settlement plan in the northern Jordan Valley, including doubling the number of settlers and setting up 3 new settlements....
  • »Occupation Arrests 30 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Wednesday arrested 30 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...
  • »Emergency UN Session after US Veto on Jerusalem Resolution

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — The 193-member United Nations General Assembly will vote on Thursday in a special emergency session on a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and considering it null and...
  • »Jordan Strongly Condemns Missile Targeting of Riyadh

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan on Tuesday strongly condemned Yemeni Houthi militia's attempt to target the Saudi Arabia capital, Riyadh, by launching a ballistic missile, and deemed it a denounced belligerent act.
    Minister of State for Media Affairs and...
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