Int'l News Yesterday
  • »Pro-Gov’t Forces Storm Yemeni Hudaydah Airport

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — UAE-backed pro-government forces are reported to have stormed the airport serving the rebel-held Red Sea city of Hudaydah.
    The UAE's state news agency, Wam, said troops had gained control of large parts of the facility and that...
Int'l News Last Week
  • »Yemen War Escalation over Vital Port of Hudaydah

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Fierce fighting has been reported after pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, launched an offensive on the rebel-held city of Hudaydah, a key port for aid supplies.
    The United Arab Emirates confirmed four...
  • »Palestinian Dies of Wounds in Gaza

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — A 21-year-old Palestinian youth died early Thursday, succumbing to wounds he sustained by Israeli occupation fire few days ago east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical source said.
    The...
  • »General Assembly Adopts Resolution for Protection of Palestinians

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK  — The UN General Assembly on Wednesday evening adopted a resolution that urges protection of Palestinian civilians in the occupied Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip, and called for considering the means necessary...
  • »Saudi-Backed Forces Begin Assault on Hudaydah Yemeni Port

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi-backed government forces have begun an assault on the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah, which is held by rebels.
    The port is the main point of entry for aid for people in rebel-held areas and agencies have warned of a humanitarian...
  • »UN to Vote on Resolution Bashing Occupation, US Push to Condemn Hamas

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The United Nations General Assembly is slated to vote on a resolution Wednesday, condemning Israeli occupation authorities for Palestinian deaths in besieged Gaza enclave, over the past few months.
    Meanwhile, the...
  • »Trump Kim Summit: US President Hails Deal after Historic Talks

    Tue 12 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "tremendous".
    The signed document includes a pledge from Mr Kim to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear...
  • »Iraq’s Largest Ballot Paper Storage Facility Burns ahead of Recount

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A fire has hit Iraq's biggest ballot paper storage depot ahead of a recount.
    Votes for the eastern district of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, were being held in the building. It is not clear if any were destroyed or what caused the...
  • »G7 Summit: France Condemns Trump 'Fits of Anger'

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Diplomacy cannot be dictated by "fits of anger", French President Emmanuel Macron has warned after the G7 summit in Canada ended in acrimony.
    In tweets, US President Donald Trump described host Justin Trudeau as "dishonest and...
  • »US, N Korean Leaders Arrive in Singapore for Historic Trump-Kim Summit

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their historic summit.
    Mr Trump flew in aboard Air Force One, a few hours after Mr Kim touched down with his entourage.
    Their meeting -...
  • »Trump: Kim Has One Shot at Peace at Singapore Summit

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has said next week's summit with Kim Jong-un is a "one-time shot" at peace.
    A meeting between Mr Trump and the North Korean leader Mr Kim will take place on Tuesday in Singapore.
    Mr Trump described the...
  • »Trump at G7 Calls to End Tariffs, Trade Barriers

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump says he proposed the elimination of tariffs in talks at the G7 summit in Canada, as the major industrial nations struggled to resolve differences on trade.
    Mr Trump said talks with fellow leaders were...
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