Int'l News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Occupation Authorities Freeze Palestinian Funds

    Tue 3 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Israeli parliament has passed a law to withhold money from the Palestinian Authority over its payments to families of Palestinians jailed by Israel or killed while carrying out attacks.
    The legislation will freeze part of the...
  • »Merkel Averts Coalition Gov’t Split on Migrants

    Tue 3 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reached a deal on immigration to end a row which threatened to break up her four-month-old coalition government.
    Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who leads her Bavarian CSU allies, has now...
  • »Trump Urges Saudis to Raise Oil Output 'By 2m Barrels'

    Sun 1 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has urged Saudi Arabia to sharply increase its oil production to combat the rising cost of fuel.
    Mr Trump tweeted that he had asked Saudi ruler King Salman to raise oil output by up to two million barrels...
  • »Occupation Troops Arrest 16 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sun 1 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces arrested 16 Palestinians from across the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian source said Sunday.
    Palestinians Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli occupation forces stormed various places in...
  • »Donald Trump Gets Prank Call on Air Force One

    Sat 30 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump was fooled by a comedian into taking a prank call while on board Air Force One.
    Comedian John Melendez posed as Senator Bob Menendez. He says he spoke to the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner and...
  • »Surge in Britons Getting EU Nationality

    Sat 30 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — There has been a surge in UK citizens acquiring the nationality of another EU country since the Brexit referendum, according to data obtained by the BBC.
    In 2017 a total of 12,994 UK citizens obtained the nationality of one of the...
  • »Iraq Executes 12 for Terrorism after ISIS Captives Found Dead

    Sat 30 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iraq has executed at least 12 people convicted of terrorism offences.
    On Thursday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi ordered the "immediate application" of death sentences against convicted terrorists.
    A day earlier the bodies of...
  • »Nude Model's Photo Shoot Sparks Israeli Anger

    Sat 30 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A Belgian artist has faced a backlash in Israel after posing nude in front of one of Judaism's most sacred sites.
    Marisa Papen posted the image of herself reclining naked on a rooftop overlooking the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
    The...
  • »Israeli Terrorism Tolls 131 Palestinian Lives in 3 Months, Thousands Injured

    Sat 30 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — Israeli occupation forces killed 131 Palestinians and wounded another 14,811 since the start of the "Great March of Return" rallies on March 30, a Palestinian health official said Saturday.
    The Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip said...
Int'l News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Merkel Urges EU Deal on Migration

    Thu 28 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged European leaders to work together on finding solutions to irregular migration.
    She told Germany's parliament the issue could be a defining moment for the EU.
    The call comes ahead of an EU...
  • »Over a Dozen Palestinians Arrested, Injured in West Bank, Gaza

    Thu 28 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops early Thursday detained 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, as bombardment in east of Rafah, in the besieged Gaza enclave, injured at least two Palestinians.
    A statement by the...
  • »Air Strikes Reportedly Knocked Out Hospitals in Deraa, Syria

    Wed 27 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Air strikes have reportedly put three hospitals out of service in rebel-held south-western Syria, as pro-government forces press on with a major offensive.
    A medical charity and a monitoring group said the facilities in the towns...
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