Int'l News Archive
  • »Global Citizen Forum 2017 Raises Money and Awareness

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    MONTENEGRO/AMMAN —AlGhad— The Global Citizen Forum held last week in Montenegro raised more than USD400 thousand to help rebuild Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes including Antigua and Barbuda, and Dominica.
    The Forum, under the...
  • »'Millions Face Starvation without Aid' in DR Congo Conflict

    Sat 28 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    The head of the UN food agency has appealed for aid to avert a humanitarian crisis in the conflict-wracked DR Congo province of Kasai.
    David Beasley told the BBC that more than three million people were now at risk of starvation.
    He warned that...
  • »Huge Barcelona Pro-Spain Unity Rally

    Sat 28 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Hundreds of thousands are attending a rally for Spanish unity in Barcelona after Catalonia was stripped of its autonomy for declaring independence.
    Many of those protesting in the region's largest city chanted that sacked Catalan...
  • »Pakistani Contract Killer Arrested in Hungary

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A Pakistani man wanted by Interpol in connection with alleged contract murders has been arrested in Hungary.
    Authorities in Pakistan had issued an international warrant for his arrest in connection with 70 deaths there, listing him...
  • »Iraq Rejects Kurdish Offer to 'Freeze' Independence

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraq's prime minister has rejected an offer from the Kurdistan Region to "freeze" the result of last month's independence referendum and hold talks.
    "We won't accept anything but its cancellation and the respect of the...
  • »Syrian Forces, Iranian Militias Close in on Bou Kamal Border Point

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Syrian Army and their allied Iranian paramilitary have taken Bou Kamal and is prepping to advance towards the border point in the Deir al Zour outskirts, giving Iran’s its long desired corridor through Iraq and...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 24 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Wednesday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »UNESCO: 264 Million Children Worldwide Not Receiving Education

    Mon 23 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — Some 264 million school-age children and young people worldwide were not in education in 2015, the United Nations culture and education agency UNESCO said Tuesday.
    The agency also warned that moves in many countries to hold schools...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 19 Palestinians in West Bank

    Mon 23 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday arrested 19 Palestinians during raids in a number of West Bank cities.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that the occupation forces stormed the cities of Jenin, Bethlehem,...
  • »Occupation Forces Move into Southern Gaza

    Mon 23 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    GAZA — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday made an incursion into Palestinian lands east of Hajar Deek town in the southern Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian sources.
    The sources said that the occupation troops, backed by bulldozers and...
  • »Catalonia Officials 'Won't Follow Orders from Madrid'

    Sun 22 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Catalan authorities will not follow orders from the Spanish government if Madrid moves to reassert control over the region, a senior official says.
    A regional government spokesman told the BBC that the central government was acting...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Sunday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
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