Saturday, Jan 19
Israel army blows up W. Bank home of jailed Palestinian
Army dynamites family home of 16-year-old Palestinian accused of murdering Israeli settler.
Colombia mourning 21 killed in police academy attack
Turkey condemns deadly terror attack in Bogota before police academy graduation ceremony.
Trump cancels US delegation's trip to Davos
Move comes after president canceled his own trip to forum, citing ongoing government shutdown.
World majors launch alliance to end plastic waste
Total, Shell, ExxonMobil are among 28 founding members who have committed over $1B. to help end plastic waste in the environment.
Netherlands: Islamophobic Pegida protests around mosque
NASA sought Chinese help for US mission
US scientists wanted to use Chinese spacecraft, relay satellite to help plan American mission.
Sex scandal rocks Israel’s justice system
Israeli police arrested lawyer on suspicion of promoting judges for sexual benefits.
Federal government employees set up donation campaigns
YPG/PKK siege kills child in Syria
A child died due to lack of medicine and hunger in Deir Ez-Zor, in a town besieged by YPG/PKK terror organization.
West Bank Palestinians strike over social security law
The law has been faced by protests from the private sector institutions and employers.
Turkish Airlines to fly to Mexico City, Cancun
National flag carrier to start flights to Mexican capital and tourist hot spot in August.
Greece: Junior coalition partner withdraws from gov’t
Head of Independent Greeks (ANEL) resigns from government post over deal to end name dispute with Macedonia.
Assad normalizes ties with Arab countries
Iran cancels Polish Film Week
Tehran summoned the Polish charge d'affaires to protest a planned Iran- focused summit in Warsaw.
Israel fired missiles toward Damascus, hit airport warehouse
According to the Syrian state news agency, Israeli warplanes fired a number of missiles toward the Damascus area on Friday, triggering Syrian air defense that shot down most of them.
Int’l flights to Paris drop amid Yellow Vest protests
French tourism agency chief says 5 to 10 percent decline in international flights recorded in December.
Multiple injuries after massive blast in French capital
Several people were injured in a huge explosion probably caused by a gas leak in central Paris, a police source said.
Hungary to free Syrian involved in 2015 border riots
Ahmed H. will be released on probation on Jan. 19 after serving two-thirds of his prison term.
U.S. to host Iran-focused global summit next month
The United States plans to host a global summit focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, next month in Poland, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News in an interview to air on Friday.
China is prepared to respond to Canada