Int'l News Archive
  • »Trump Lashes Out at States for Withholding Voter Data amid Claim of 3m Fraudulent Votes

    Sat 1 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    President Donald Trump has criticised the growing number of US states refusing to pass on voters' details to his commission on electoral fraud.
    "What are they trying to hide?", Mr Trump tweeted.
    At least 20 states have said that they will not or...
  • »World Leaders Pay Tribute to Former Germany Chancellor Kohl

    Sat 1 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    World leaders have paid tribute to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who oversaw German reunification.
    Mr Kohl, who died last month, was a major driving force behind closer European integration.
    Speaking next to his coffin, which was draped in...
  • »Iraq Declares End of ISIS Caliphate after Capture of Mosul Mosque

    Thu 29 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq — After eight months of grinding urban warfare, Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the ruined mosque at the heart of the ISIS de facto capital Mosul, and the prime minister declared the group's self-styled caliphate...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians in West Bank

    Thu 29 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Thursday, arrested 16 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers raided the cities of...
  • »Clashes Erupt as Jewish Settlers Storm "Joseph Tomb" in Nablus

    Thu 29 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Dozens of extremist settlers on Thursday stormed "Joseph Tomb" east of the West Bank city of Nablus, under heavy protection of the Israeli forces, a Palestinian source said.
    The Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file...
  • »Israeli Forces Ban Palestinians from Praying at Aqsa Mosque

    Thu 29 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces lead by police chief Yuram Levi, on Thursday banned Palestinian worshipers from entering al-Aqsa mosque, a Palestinian official said.
    The Director of the Islamic Waqf (Religious Endowment) and Al-Aqsa...
  • »Qatar Rejects List of Demands by Arab States

    Sat 24 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Qatar's foreign minister has rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions, saying it is neither reasonable nor actionable.
    Qatar is under strict sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Egypt, the UAE and...
  • »Some 300 Thousand Muslims Attend Overnight Prayers at Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

    Thu 22 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/OCCUPIED JERUSALEM –AlGhad— Some 300 thousand Muslims from the West Bank, Jerusalem, the 1948 territory, and beyond attended the overnight prayer last night, at Jerusalem's Aqsa Mosque to mark Laylat al-Qadr, one of Ramadan's...
  • »Trump Reveals New Restrictions on Travel, Business with Cuba

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was reversing crucial pieces of what he called a "terrible and misguided deal" with Cuba and will reinstate travel and commercial restrictions eased by the Obama...
  • »Tillerson Cancels Mexico Trip to Focus on Resolving Gulf Crisis

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cancelled a trip to Mexico next week to focus on resolving a crisis in the Arab Gulf, which began at the beginning of the month.
    Tillerson had been expected to go to Cancun for less than 24...
  • »First Victim of London Fire Named as Mohammed Hajali; Syrian Refugee

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The first victim of the fire at Grenfell Tower in London has been named by a charity as a Syrian refugee.
    Mohammed Alhajali, who is reported to be 23, came to the UK in 2014 and was studying civil engineering whilst living in North Kensington....
  • »US, Qatar Sign USD12b F-15 Fighter Jets Deal

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — Washington and Doha Wednesday signed an agreement for the purchase of F-15 fighter jets with an initial cost of USD12 billion.
    The sale "will give Qatar a state-of-the-art capability and increase security cooperation and...
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