Int'l News Thursday
  • »French FM in Riyadh, Hariri Said to Leave for Paris in 48 Hours

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said, during a visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital, today, Thursday, that the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri can travel "when he wants" to France from Saudi Arabia, where officials in Beirut allege he is being detained.
Int'l News Wednesday
  • »Foreign Fighters 'Could' Have Escaped Syria's Raqqa: Coalition

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON —AlGhad— Foreign fighters from the Daesh terror group may have escaped the Syrian city of Raqqa shortly before its recapture, the spokesman for the US-led coalition late Tuesday said .
    More than 3,000 civilians had evacuated...
Int'l News Tuesday
  • »Possible DOJ Probe into Clintons

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The US Department of Justice says it has asked prosecutors to scrutinise the Clintons' charitable foundation and a uranium deal.
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a top-level inquiry could be launched into "certain issues" at the...
  • »Iran Concludes Rescue Operations, Thousands of Survivors Battle Cold

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Rescue operations have ended in areas of Iran hit by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands, state television reported on Tuesday.
    The TV also reported that thousands of survivors, who battled in...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 18 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday arrested 18 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Hebron,...
  • »Hariri Said to Return to Lebanon within Days

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The resigned Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri, confirmed today, Tuesday, in a tweet that he is well and will be returning to Lebanon within a couple of days.
    The tweet was published on his official Twitter page,...
Int'l News Monday
  • »Parliament to Get Vote on Brexit Deal

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — UK Parliament will get vote on final Brexit deal before the country leaves EU, minister David Davis tells MPs.
    (BBC)
  • »Iran-Iraq Border Earthquake is Deadliest of 2017

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A huge rescue effort is under way after a powerful earthquake struck Iran's mountainous border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring more than 7,000.
    Teams are looking for survivors trapped in the rubble of collapsed...
Int'l News Saturday
  • »Lebanese President Aoun Demands Saudi Answers

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Lebanese president has asked Saudi Arabia to clarify the situation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation in Riyadh.
    Michel Aoun has not accepted the shock resignation of a week ago, suggesting words...
  • »Hariri Makes Public Appearance in Riyadh

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RIYADH/AMMAN —AlGhad— The resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was seen today, Saturday, at the King Salman bin Abdul Aziz reception in Riyadh, welcoming him back from Medina.
    Saudi news media confirmed that Hariri was in the...
Int'l News Last Week
  • »Syrian Army Retakes Last ISIS Urban Stronghold in Boukamal

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Syrian military says it has "fully liberated" the eastern border town of Albu Kamal, so-called Islamic State's last urban stronghold in the country.
    Commanders said the victory signalled the "fall of the terrorist Daesh [ISIS]...
  • »Saudi Anti-Corruption Probe Finds '$100bn Embezzlement'

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi Arabia's attorney general says at least USD100 billion has been misused through systemic corruption and embezzlement in recent decades.
    Sheikh Saud Mojeb said 199 people were being held for questioning as part of a sweeping...
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