Int'l News Archive
  • »Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

    Wed 10 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump late Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey after several members of his administration recommended his dismissal.
    A statement from Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump acted based on "clear...
  • »Health of Palestinian Hunger Strikers Seriously Deteriorates

    Wed 10 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
     
    RAMALLAH — Twenty-four days into the open hunger strike, the health of more than 1,600 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons has seriously deteriorated, while Israeli occupation authorities continue to refuse their legitimate...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 14 Palestinian in West Bank

    Wed 10 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday, arrested 14 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that the occupation forces raided the cities of...
  • »US to Arm Kurds in Battle for Raqqa

    Tue 9 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    US President Donald Trump has approved supplying weapons to Kurdish forces fighting Daesh, aka ISIS, in Syria, the Pentagon says.
    Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) would be equipped to help drive ISIS from its stronghold,...
  • »Surge in Cholera Outbreak Kills 34: WHO

    Tue 9 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    A resurgence of a cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen is believed to have killed 34 people in the past two weeks.
    The World Health Organisation says 2,022 suspected cases of cholera and acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) were reported between 27 April and...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 15 Palestinian in West Bank

    Tue 9 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces Tuesday dawn, arrested 15 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, and broke into 3 lathes in Balata refugee camp east of the West Bank city of Nablus, and confiscated its contents allegedly used for...
  • »Geneva Talks on Syria to Reconvene on 16 May

    Tue 9 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — A new round of United Nations-backed peace talks for war-ravaged Syria is set to begin in Geneva next week, the office of the UN mediator late Monday said. 
    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura office announced in a...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 16 Palestinians

    Mon 8 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation soldiers early Monday broke into a number of Palestinians' homes in the West Bank and arrested 16 Palestinians.
    According to the Palestinian Prisoners' Society the Israeli troops raided the towns of Hebron,...
  • »Palestinian Call for Action against Israel's Threat to Force Feed Prisoners

    Sun 7 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The Palestinian foreign ministry Sunday called for an international "awakening of conscience" toward the plight of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, who are on an open-ended hunger strike for the 21st day in a row,...
  • »Macron Defeats Le Pen to Become President

    Sun 7 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, projected results say.
    Mr Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65.5 per cent to 34.5 per cent to become, at 39, the country's youngest...
  • »The Sanctity of Life and the Rule of Law

    Sat 6 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Investigations into the case of the 18 year old’s death, while in custody of the police, indicate, so far, that his death may be caused by torture.
    It almost completely undermines our belief in the law and its rule.
    Interestingly, it...
  • »Egypt Reopens Rafah- Gaza Crossing for 3 Days

    Sat 6 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — Egyptian authorities said Saturday they were reopening the Rafah crossing on the border with the Gaza Strip for three days, allowing hundreds of Palestinians, mainly sick people and students, who have been stranded on the other side of...
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