Int'l News Archive
  • »London Fire: Six Killed as Grenfell Tower Engulfed

    Wed 14 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — At least six people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block, and police expect that number to rise.
    Police say there may still be people in the building who are unaccounted for....
  • »Displaced Iraqis Hit by Food Poisoning in Camp near Mosul

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Hundreds of people have fallen ill from suspected food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the Iraqi city of Mosul.
    People were said to be vomiting and suffering dehydration after an iftar meal, to break the daily Ramadan fast.
    The...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 10 Palestinian in West Bank

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday, arrested 10 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner 's Society said in a statement that the occupation forces raided the cities...
  • »Clashes between Palestinians, Israelis near Ramallah

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Violent clashes erupted Tuesday dawn between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers as the occupation forces stormed the Jalazoun refugee camp north of Ramallah.
    The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said in a statement Israeli soldiers...
  • »Occupation Built 7,000 Settlements across West Bank in 2017

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — A total of 7,000 new illegal settlements were built in the West Bank since the beginning of 2017, compared to 4,000 units in the same period last year, a Palestinian source said.
    The chairman of the Palestinian Authority Committee...
  • »Arab League Supports Kuwaiti Mediation to Resolve Gulf Rift

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — The Arab League on Tuesday expressed support of Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad efforts to solve the Qatari crisis.
    In a phone call between Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abu Gheit and First Deputy Premier and Foreign...
  • »Occupation Arrests 14 Palestinian in West Bank, Push into Gaza

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA — Israeli occupation forces early Monday made an incursion into Khan Younis, southern of Gaza Strip, and throughout the West Bank, forces arrested 14 Palestinians, according to the Prisoners Society.
    The Society said in a...
  • »Putin Critic Navalny Held as Thousands Attend Russia Protests

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained at home ahead of a planned unauthorised protest in Moscow, his wife says.
    "Alexei has been arrested in the entrance to our block of flats," Yuliya Navalnaya wrote on Twitter, adding "our...
  • »Melania Trump, Son Barron Move into White House

    Mon 12 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Melania Trump and son Barron have moved into the White House - five months after her husband Donald took office.
    Mrs Trump and the couple's 11-year-old son had stayed behind in New York so Barron could finish the school year.
    The...
  • »ISIS Kills 231 Civilians Fleeing Mosul, Says UN

    Sun 11 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The UN has received reports that 231 Iraqi civilians have been killed by ISIS while attempting to flee Mosul over the past two weeks.
    At least 204 are believed to have been shot dead by militants during clashes with Iraqi security forces in the...
  • »ISIS Suicide Bomb kills at Least 20 in Iraq

    Sun 11 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    A suicide bomber has struck a market in Iraq in a town near the Shia holy city of Karbala, killing at least 20 people.
    The so-called Islamic State (IS) group has said it carried out the attack in Musayyib.
    IS has long mounted a violent campaign...
  • »Over 100,000 Cases of Cholera in Yemen 'Unprecedented' Epidemic

    Sat 10 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from a severe outbreak in Yemen has passed 100,000, the World Health Organization says.
    A total of 798 deaths associated with the disease have been recorded in 19 out of 22 provinces since 27...
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