Int'l News Archive
  • »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...
  • »Arms Cache Explosion Destroys Baghdad Mosque

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — At least 17 people have been killed and 80 wounded by explosions that destroyed a mosque in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, medical sources say.
    The government said the blasts on Wednesday night were the result of the detonation of an...
  • »Israeli PM Blames Iran for Gaza Border Violence

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Speaking at the end of a visit to London on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against...
  • »Russia Troops Deployment on Syrian Borders Pending Jordan, Israel’s Approval

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    MOSCOW — Jordan and Israel have not yet given final approval for the deployment of the Syrian army in the de-escalation zone on the border with the two countries, the Interfax news agency quoted an informed source as saying on Thursday.
  • »Trump-Kim Summit to Be Held on Singapore's Sentosa Island

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place at a hotel on the Singaporean island of Sentosa, the White House has confirmed.

    The 12 June summit was called off...
  • »Occupation Forces Install Electronic Gates at Ibrahimi Mosque, Arrest 15 Palestinians

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli occupation forces on Monday closed all the entrances and compounds of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron with electronic gates controlled by security cameras and arrested 15 Palestinians in various parts...
  • »Syria's President Assad 'to Visit North Korea'

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Syrian President Bashar Assad plans to make a state visit to North Korea, the North's state news agency says.
    It would be the first time North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a head of state since assuming power in 2011.
  • »'Shooting Incident' at Berlin Cathedral

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Armed police have cordoned off Berlin Cathedral after an officer reportedly shot a man at the building on Sunday afternoon.
    Eyewitness video showed crews with submachine guns and police tape being put up around the cathedral.
    "A shot was fired in...
  • »Occupation Warplanes Strike Targets in Gaza

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Israeli occupation warplanes Saturday overnight attacked several targets in Gaza Strip, but with no injuries reported, local sources said.
    Palestinian sources said that Israeli jetfighters struck two Hamas targets in Rafah and Khan...
  • »Arab Foreign Ministers to Hold Emergency Meeting on Jerusalem

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — The Arab League on Thursday will hold an emergency meeting at the level of foreign ministers to counter the Israeli aggression on the Palestinian people.
    The meeting, which will be held upon the request of Saudi Arabia, currently...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops early Wednesday, detained 15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • »Diplomatic Fallout at UN over Gaza Violence

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — There have been angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the UN, as the diplomatic fallout over deadly violence in Gaza gathered pace.
    Some 58 Palestinians were killed when Israeli troops fired amid protests on...
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