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  • »Days of Israel-Bashing at UN Are Over, US Envoy Says at AIPAC

    Tue 28 March / Mar 2017. 02:55 PM
    NEW YORK — The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, Monday at Washington's biggest pro-Israel forum, vowed never to allow "Israel-bashing" at the world body.
    Haley was addressing the annual American Israel Public Affairs...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 18 Palestinians in West Bank

    Tue 28 March / Mar 2017. 02:55 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday, arrested 18 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank as well as occupied Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that the...
  • »Trump to Sweep Away Obama Climate Change Policies

    Tue 28 March / Mar 2017. 02:55 PM
    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump is due to sign an executive order to overturn key parts of the Obama administration's plan to tackle global warming.
    The move will undo the Clean Power Plan which required states to slash carbon...
Int'l News Yesterday
  • »US-Backed Force Pauses Assault on Syria's Tabqa Dam

    Mon 27 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US-backed Syrian fighters have paused their offensive near the Tabqa dam so engineers can do any work necessary to ensure it continues to function.
    The Syrian Democratic Forces alliance is battling so-called Islamic State for...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians

    Mon 27 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation soldiers early Monday arrested 14 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that the occupation troops raided the cities...
  • »UNICEF Report Tragedy in Yemen: 1,500 Children Killed in 2016, Half a Million Malnutritioned

    Mon 27 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A recent UNICEF report warns that more than 1,500 Yemeni children were killed in 2016 alone, 2,450 at least were injured, and half a million suffer malnutrition due to the bloody conflict, with nearly 2 million children...
Int'l News Sunday
  • »Mosul Offensive: Iraq Denies Air Strike Caused Civilian Deaths

    Sun 26 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iraq's military has cast doubt on reports that an air strike by the US-led coalition caused the deaths of dozens of civilians in west Mosul.
    Instead it blamed explosive booby-traps set by ISIS, aka Daesh.
    The US said on Saturday...
Int'l News Saturday
  • »Mosul Battle: US Investigating Deadly Coalition Air Strike

    Sat 25 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The US military has acknowledged that aircraft of the coalition fighting Daesh (aka ISIS) in Iraq hit a location in west Mosul where dozens of civilians were reportedly killed.
    It says an investigation is under way.
    Meanwhile,...
  • »Trump Eyes Tax Reform after Healthcare Bill Revoked by Congress

    Sat 25 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump says he will turn to tax reform, following his failure to get his healthcare bill through Congress on Friday.
    The draft bill would have scrapped the Affordable Care Act of his predecessor Barack Obama,...
Int'l News Last Week
  • »Man Held for 'Driving at Crowd' in Antwerp, Belgium

    Thu 23 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A man has been arrested in the north Belgian city of Antwerp on suspicion of driving at a crowd.
    The vehicle, bearing French number plates, was driven "at high speed" towards Antwerp's main shopping street. There were no reports of...
  • »London Attack: British-Born Attacker 'Known to MI5'

    Thu 23 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed.
    She told MPs he had been investigated some years ago over violent extremism, but was "peripheral"...
  • »London Attacker Identified, ISIS Claim Responsibility; 4 Dead, 40 Injured

    Thu 23 March / Mar 2017. 12:00 AM
    According to British and US media, the attack which targeted the UK Parliament building Wednesday afternoon in Westminster, London central, has so far tolled 4 deaths, and 40 injuries, including a police officer who stabbed by the assailants who was shot dead, and identified as Khaled Masoud, 52, a British citizen
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