Friday, 27th March 2015
International
  • Embassies in Yemen close as thousands protest against militia rule
    11th February 2015
    The United States, Britain and France closed their embassies in Yemen over security fears as the takeover of the country by a Shiite Muslim militia group threatened all-out civil war. Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to ...
  • Indonesia, Malaysia agree to develop infrastructure in border areas
    11th February 2015
    The Indonesian and Malaysian governments have agreed to develop roads and other infrastructures in areas along either side of their borders, particularly in Entikong and Tebedu."We discussed the development of roads and problems ...
  • Japan seizes passport of journalist trying to visit Syria
    8th February 2015
    Tokyo (ANTARA News - Japan has seized the passport of a journalist planning to travel to Syria following the brutal killing of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State group there, local media said Sunday. It was the first ...
  • WHO still concerned about spread of Saudi MERS virus
    6th February 2015
    The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it remained worried about the spread of MERS, a respiratory disease that has infected and killed hundreds of people, overwhelmingly in Saudi Arabia. In an update issued after ...
  • East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao submits resignation
    6th February 2015
    East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has sent a resignation letter to the president, a government spokesman said on Friday. "The government confirms that the prime minister of East Timor,  Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, ...
  • Jordan airstrikes is bases in revenge for pilot killing
    6th February 2015
    Jordanian fighter jets targeted several holes and hideouts for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) said in a statement Thursday. Tens of fighter jets of the Royal Jordanian Air Force took part in ...
  • Jordan executes two Iraqi militants in response to pilot`s death
    4th February 2015
    Jordan executed by hanging on Wednesday a jailed Iraqi woman militant hours after Islamic State fighters released a video appearing to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burnt alive in a cage, a security source and state ...
  • Jordan executes jihadists after is murser of pilot
    4th February 2015
    Jordan executed two death-row jihadists at dawn on Wednesday after vowing an "earth-shattering" response to avenge the burning alive of one of its fighter pilots by the Islamic State group. Would-be Iraqi female suicide ...
  • US asks for $8.8 billion to fund fight against IS
    3rd February 2015
    US President Barack Obama has requested $8.8 billion to fund the fight against the Islamic State group in his 2016 budget unveiled Monday. A total of $5.3 billion would go to the Pentagon to finance Operation Inherent ...
  • UN Council condemns `heinous` Japanese hostage murder
    2nd February 2015
    The UN Security Council condemned Sunday the "heinous and cowardly" murder of a Japanese journalist, after Islamic State militants claimed his beheading. "This crime is, yet again, a tragic reminder of the increasing dangers ...