Int'l News Yesterday
  • »Iraqi Strike in Syria Reportedly Killed 45 ISIS Militants

    Sat 23 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Iraq says it has killed 45 ISIS group militants, among them some senior leaders, in an air strike in eastern Syria.
    The strike targeted three houses connected by a trench where ISIS leaders were meeting in the town of Hajin.
    The...
  • »Saudi Ban on Women Driving to End Soon

    Sat 23 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Saudi women are to be allowed to drive from midnight local time (21:00 GMT) after a ban comes to an end.
    The change was announced last September and Saudi Arabia issued the first licences to women earlier this month.
    It was the...
Int'l News Last Week
  • »Kushner Meets Saudi Crown Prince for Middle East Talks

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met on Wednesday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Israel and Palestine, as Kushner readies the administration's Middle...
  • »Israeli PM's Wife Charged with Fraud

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds.
    Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels (USD100,000) for catering services at the...
  • »Occupation Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank, at Least 3 Injured in Gaza Airstrikes

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops early Wednesday detained 22 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, as Israeli jets targeted several sites in the besieged Gaza enclave as well, injuring three Palestinians, sources have...
  • »EU Regrets US Withdrawal from UNHRC

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — The European Union said late Tuesday that Trump administration's decision to pull the United States out of the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council (UNHRC) "risks undermining the role of Washington as a champion and supporter of...
  • »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 2 Weeks Ago
  • »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...
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