Sunday, 7th February 2016
International
  • Greek parliament urges government to recognise Palestine
    23rd December 2015
    Greeces parliament approved a resolution on Tuesday calling on the government to recognise the state of Palestine, but Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras said Athens will judge when the time is right to make the formal move. At ...
  • ISIS eyeing Indonesia for `distant caliphate`: Australia
    22nd December 2015
    The Islamic State (IS or ISIS) group is working to boost its presence in Indonesia with dreams of creating a "distant caliphate" in the worlds most populous Muslim-majority country, Australia warned on Tuesday. ...
  • Miss Philipines crowned Miss Universe in first post-trump era pageant
    21st December 2015
    A 26-year-old actress and model from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday after host Steve Harvey mistakenly first announced that Miss Colombia had won the 64th edition of the pageant broadcast live on the Fox ...
  • France demands assurances that Assad will leave power
    19th December 2015
    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius demanded that talks on Syrias future yield assurances that President Bashar al-Assad will leave power. "There must be safeguards regarding the exit of Bashar al-Assad," Fabius told the ...
  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta to be made Saint
    18th December 2015
    Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Nobel laureate known for dedicating her life to helping the poorest of the poor, will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Friday. Pope Francis has cleared the way for ...
  • Saudi reopens Baghdad embassy after 25 years
    16th December 2015
    Saudi Arabia reopened its embassy in Baghdad Tuesday, a quarter of a century after relations were broken over Iraqs invasion of Kuwait, a foreign ministry official said. "The staff of the Saudi embassy arrived today in ...
  • Around 900 Los Angeles schools closed due to bomb threat
    16th December 2015
    All Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools will stay closed Tuesday in response to a reported bomb threat, Schools Superintendent Ramon Cortines said. Police said the threat was called in to a School Board ...
  • Indonesia to open consulate in Ramallah early 2016
    15th December 2015
    Indonesia will officially open an honorary consulate in Ramallah in early 2016 and will be led by a Palestinian, a foreign ministry official stated here on Tuesday. "Our honorary consul will indeed be a Palestinian citizen ...
  • Saudi forms 34-nation anti-`terrorist` military coalition
    15th December 2015
    Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday the formation of a military coalition of 34 countries including Gulf states, Egypt and Turkey to fight "terrorism" in the Islamic world. The Saudi-led alliance does not include the kingdoms ...
  • OIC member countries urged to boycott Israeli products
    15th December 2015
    Palestine has urged member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to boycott Israeli products to end the occupation, which has led to prolonged suffering of the Palestinian people. The OIC member states ...