Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  2018  >  February  >  14
Latest

Israeli police recommend charging Netanyahu with bribery

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

JERUSALEM, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — Israeli police on Tuesday recommended charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two separate corruption cases. After the month-long investigation, the police handed over their recommendation to Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, who will decide whether to press charges against the prime minister. […]

Read More →
Latest

Israel’s Netanyahu lashes out at police against graft allegations

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

JERUSALEM, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at the police on Wednesday, a day after the police said there was sufficient evidence to indict him on charges of corruption and while the opposition called him to resign. Offering his second public comments in the wake of the police’s recommendation to […]

Read More →
Latest

Tillerson says U.S. plan for Mideast peace “fairly well-advanced”

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

AMMAN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that work on a new plan for achieving peace in the Middle East peace is “fairly well advanced.” The U.S. official made the remarks in a press conference with Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi, where he stressed that the U.S. was […]

Read More →
Latest

Israeli additional settlement activity does not advance prospect for peace: U.S.

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — Israeli additional settlement activity does not help peace with the Palestinians, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said here on Tuesday. “We have been very clear about this, that additional settlement activity, unrestrained settlement activity, does not advance the prospect for peace,” Heather Nauert said at a press briefing when asked […]

Read More →
Latest

Palestinian gov’t slams Israel’s settlement project near Jerusalem shrine

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — The Palestinian government slammed on Wednesday the initiation of an Israeli settlement project near Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem, urging the international community and Islamic states to act against it. “Building this project next to Al-Aqsa Mosque and on lands that are considered part of it raises grave threats […]

Read More →
Latest

Gazans in needy condition amid siege imposed by Israel

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

by Saud Abu Ramadan GAZA, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Piles of rubbish and garbage were accumulated on the floors of the operation rooms, sections and dormitories of the Durra Children’s Hospital in Gaza city due to an ongoing strike of cleaning servants who complained that they haven’t received their monthly salaries for several months. The […]

Read More →
Latest

At least 14 victims in Florida school shooting: sheriff

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — There are at least 14 victims in a a high school shooting in the U.S. state of Florida on Wednesday, the local sheriff’s office said. “So far we have at least 14 victims,” said the Broward Sheriff’s Office on its twitter account. “Victims have been and continue to be transported […]

Read More →
Latest

Iraq gets promise of 30 billion USD to help its reconstruction

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Total contributions by countries participating in Kuwait International Conference on Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) reached 30 billion U.S. dollars, Kuwait Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Wednesday. He made the announcement at the closing session of the conference. This amount came from 76 […]

Read More →
Latest

Jordan gets grants from U.S. to boost economic, security reforms

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

AMMAN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Jordan and the U.S. on Wednesday signed a deal under which the U.S. will grant Jordan more than 6 billion U.S. dollars from 2018-2022. According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Jordan will get […]

Read More →
Latest

U.S., Jordan sign MOU of billions of dollars amid Israel-Palestine divergence

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — With their remaining differences over the Israel-Palestine peace plan, visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) worthy billions of dollars in Amman, the Middle Eastern country’s capital city. According to a statement released by the U.S. […]

Read More →