Category: International News

Netanyahu’s wife mistreated ex-employee, court rules

Netanyahu’s wife mistreated ex-employee, court rules

An court has found Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife guilty of abusively treating a former employee at the premier’s residence. The Jerusalem Labor Court awarded Guy Eliyahu, an ex-maintenance worker, USD 30,000 in damages, according to Israeli media reports on Tuesday. Eliyahu had filed his lawsuit against Sara Netanyahu last September, saying she had [&hellip

Israel’s Netanyahu says Turkey reconciliation very close

Israel’s Netanyahu says Turkey reconciliation very close

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a reconciliation agreement that would end six years of freeze in bilateral ties with Turkey is very close. Netanyahu made the remarks on Monday, meeting with visiting American congressmen, Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported. In September 2010, Turkey suspended its military ties with Israel and expelled the Israeli envoy from [&hellip

Walid Jumblatt censures Russia for returning Israeli tank to Tel Aviv

Walid Jumblatt censures Russia for returning Israeli tank to Tel Aviv

A top Lebanese politician has criticized Russia for returning an Israeli tank three decades after the Syrian army seized it during a battle with the invading regime, calling the move an “insult” to Syria. The leader of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP), Walid Jumblatt, made the remarks in a message posted on his Twitter account [&hellip

Modern slavery plaguing over 45 million worldwide: Study

Modern slavery plaguing over 45 million worldwide: Study

An Australian study shows more than 45 million people are currently trapped in modern slavery across the world, up by 28 percent compared to similar estimates two years ago. The figures were released Tuesday in the 2016 Global Slavery Index, a research report by Australia’s Walk Free Foundation, which examined practices such as forced labor, [&hellip

Death, carnage awaits US if Trump not elected: Carson

Death, carnage awaits US if Trump not elected: Carson

Death and Carnage will befall the US if presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is not elected president, says former GOP candidate Ben Carson, warning that a third-party candidate will do the country no good. “America, right now, is like a cruise ship that is about to go off of Niagara Falls with tremendous carnage [&hellip

Daallo Airlines Blast: Somalia Sentences Two To Life In Prison.

Daallo Airlines Blast: Somalia Sentences Two To Life In Prison.

A military court in Somalia has sentenced two men to life in prison for masterminding a bomb attack on a Daallo Airlines passenger plane in February. Eight other people, including a woman, were sentenced to between six months and four years in prison. The blast, shortly after take-off from Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killed the bomber [&hellip

Mali: United Nations Peacekeepers Killed In Attack.

Mali: United Nations Peacekeepers Killed In Attack.

Five United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and another was seriously injured in an attack in central Mali. The soldiers – who were from Togo – were travelling in the Mopti region when their vehicle came under fire before hitting a landmine. The area is known as a stronghold for the Macina Liberation Front, a [&hellip

Iraq Troops In ‘Final Assault’ On Islamic State In Falluja.

Iraq Troops In ‘Final Assault’ On Islamic State In Falluja.

The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to storm Falluja, a bastion of so-called Islamic State (IS). It comes a week after the government launched a concerted effort to retake the city, which has been held by the jihadists since 2014. An estimated 50,000 civilians are trapped inside, with only a few hundred [&hellip

Syria Conflict: Chief Opposition Negotiator Resigns.

Syria Conflict: Chief Opposition Negotiator Resigns.

The chief negotiator of Syria’s main opposition umbrella group, Mohammed Alloush, has resigned over what he called the failure of peace talks. Mr Alloush, from the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), said the talks had not brought a political deal or eased the plight of Syrians in besieged areas. The HNC suspended its involvement in the [&hellip

Amnesty slams Saudi arbitrary’ use of death penalty

Amnesty slams Saudi arbitrary’ use of death penalty

Amnesty International has lashed out at Saudi Arabia for its “surging” and “arbitrary” use of the death penalty, calling on the Arab kingdom to stop flouting international human rights standards by routinely putting to death people. Amnesty’s Middle East and North Africa deputy director James Lynch slammed Friday what he called “pervasive flaws” in Saudi [&hellip