Category: International News

Spaniards face expulsion in Germany

Spaniards face expulsion in Germany

More than 10,000 Spanish citizens who get unemployment benefits in Germany face expulsion, with Berlin having ordered European Union employment migrants to sign job contracts within six months. German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently announced that migrants who do not sign such a contract after the period will have to leave Germany, the Local English-language news [&hellip

Israel and Saudis to train Syria militants

Israel and Saudis to train Syria militants

Israel is seeking to launch a joint operation with Saudi Arabia to train foreign-backed militants operating against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Israeli daily Haaretz quoted American military officials as saying that the issue of training militants in Syria was raised during a meeting between Israeli Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and General [&hellip

PA urges settling prisoners issue

PA urges settling prisoners issue

The Palestinian Authority has given US Secretary of State John Kerry 24 hours to solve a dispute between the PA and Israel over the release of Palestinian prisoners. PA officials set the deadline following a top-level leadership meeting in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday. The PA has ruled out further negotiations [&hellip

Saudi princesses talk about captivity

Saudi princesses talk about captivity

Two of the four daughters of the Saudi king being held captive in a royal palace in Saudi Arabia have spoken about their 13-year ordeal for the first time. Princesses Sahar and Jawaher, who are daughters of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, talked with British television broadcaster Channel 4 News in an exclusive on-camera [&hellip

Six killed in Kenyan capital blast

Six killed in Kenyan capital blast

At least six people have been killed and several others injured in a grenade explosion near a food kiosk and bus stop in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, police say. The Monday blast took place in the capital’s Eastleigh — a suburban area popular with Somali people. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the deadly [&hellip

Ku Klux Klan hiring members in US

Ku Klux Klan hiring members in US

The Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacy group in the US, has stepped up its campaign against immigrants through recruiting new members across the country. The far-right activists have distributed fliers in several towns in Texas, Louisiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania inviting people to join the group whose membership number has grown due to opposition to US [&hellip

Report on Saudi 9/11 role kept secret

Report on Saudi 9/11 role kept secret

Former US Senator Bob Graham, who served as chair of the congressional joint committee on 9/11, says a committee’s report on the role of Saudi Arabia in the attacks and its financial support has been kept secret. “There were 28 pages in the final report, out of over 800 total, which were totally censored from–that [&hellip

Two cases of Ebola reported in Liberia

Two cases of Ebola reported in Liberia

At least two cases of the deadly Ebola virus infection have been reported in Liberia, the country’s health ministry says. According to the Liberian Health Minister Walter Gwenigale, a woman married to a man from neighboring Guinea died in Lofa County after returning from a trip to the country. The second case was the same [&hellip

Ex-Israeli PM convicted of bribery

Ex-Israeli PM convicted of bribery

Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been convicted in a bribery trial linked to a luxury property development in al-Quds (Jerusalem). On Monday, a Tel Aviv court found Olmert guilty of receiving two counts of bribes related to the construction of the massive so-called “Holyland” residential complex when he was mayor of Al-Quds. He [&hellip

Musharraf charged in treason case

Musharraf charged in treason case

Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has been charged in a treason case for suspending the country’s constitution and putting an emergency rule in place in 2007. A court made the ruling on Monday, making Musharraf the country’s first army chief to face such a prosecution. Musharraf, 70, pleaded “not guilty” to each of [&hellip