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 2017-05-22 21:20 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Ivory Coast rebels stage fresh street protest... +

Bouak, Ivory Coast, May 22, 2017 (AFP) - Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of this central Ivory Coast city Monday to demand government funds after disrupting a funeral attended by a cabinet minister....

 2017-05-22 21:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Brazil's Temer says 'naive' but not guilty... +

Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that he'd been "naive" to hold the late-night meeting which sparked an explosive corruption scandal, but insisted he'd done nothing wrong and wouldn't resign....

 2017-05-22 21:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump in Israel - what about the peace process? ... +
 2017-05-22 21:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump in Israel - what about the peace process?... +

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News....

 2017-05-22 21:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli forces, shot dead: police... +

A Palestinian tried to stab Israeli police in the occupied West Bank on Monday and was shot dead, Israeli authorities said as U.S. President Donald Trump visited Jerusalem....

 2017-05-22 21:12 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Yemen Army Foils Militants' Overnight Attack in Hajjah... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Yemeni forces and popular committees repelled a major attack by Saudi-backed mercenaries in Hajjah, claiming the lives of scores of militants in the northwestern province....

 2017-05-22 21:05 

Ynetnews

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran... +

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from US President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Trump called for a US ...

 2017-05-22 21:02 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Self-Ventilating Workout Suit Keeps Athletes Cool, Dry... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A team of MIT researchers designed a breathable workout suit with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete's body heat and sweat....

 2017-05-22 21:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The Reform should learn from Trump'... +

MK Eichler pleased with Trump family's respectful attitude to Kotel: 'I'm happy Reform in US forced to see how Trump family respects site.''...

 2017-05-22 20:58 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Clashes in Syrian city of Daraa despite it being 'safe zone'... +

Intense clashes broke out in Syria's Daraa on Monday between government forces and insurgents with both sides shelling parts of the southern city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and state media...

 2017-05-22 20:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Haredi MKs praise Trumps for observing Wall protocol... +
 2017-05-22 20:54 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Parliamentary Commission to Vote on 2nd Biannual Report on JCPOA Implementation... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian Parliaments National Security and Foreign Policy Commission plans to study the second biannual report on the implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, known as JCPOA, the commissions vic...

 2017-05-22 20:52 

Al Arabiya

Trump says Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer ... +

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran...

 2017-05-22 20:51 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

South Korea congratulates Rouhani on re-election... +

Beijing, May 22, IRNA -- South Korean Foreign Ministry by issuing statement on Monday congratulated the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani....

 2017-05-22 20:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Trump did a great thing'... +

Efrat's rabbi points out President's true achievement: 'Succeeded in uniting Sunni countries against terrorism we are no longer isolated'....

 2017-05-22 20:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Speaker of the High Parliament congratulates Rouhani's reelection... +

Tehran, May 22, IRNA -- Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Speaker of the High Parliament Vasif Talibov in a message on Monday congratulated the Hassan Rouhani on his re-election in the 12th presidential polls on Friday....

 2017-05-22 20:43 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bureaucrat apocalypse: Shaked: 'Political power has passed to the bureaucrats' ... +
 2017-05-22 20:42 

FARS News Agency

Arms, Oil and Militant Wahhabism Is the Basis of US-Saudi Relationship... +

TEHRAN FNA - President Trump flew to Saudi Arabia on Saturday, hours after US bombers attacked Syrian forces and allies whom the Pentagon regime claims were threatening a base where US and British Special Forces are training Qaeda-allied rebel fight ....

 2017-05-22 20:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Despite Astana hostilities, bombardments continue in Syria - UN Envoy... +
 2017-05-22 20:39 

Qatar News Agency

Ministry of Interior Celebrates Graduation of New Batch of Police Recruits... +

Doha, May 22 (QNA) - The Ministry of Interior celebrated Monday the graduation of the founding course of police recruits (fourth class) in a ceremony held in the Police Training Institute and in the presence of HE Director-General of Public Security ...

 2017-05-22 20:37 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Donald Trump in Israel amid Tight Security... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Donald Trump has arrived in Israel as he continues his first foreign trip as US president after a visit to Saudi Arabia....

 2017-05-22 20:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Germany urges Iran to stop supporting militants in Syria and Iraq... +

Iran must stop supporting armed groups in Syria and Iraq that contribute to the destabilization of the Middle East if it wants good relations with the West, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday....

 2017-05-22 20:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Haredi draft protest broken up after disorder... +
 2017-05-22 20:34 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

South Sudan's Kiir declares unilateral ceasefire, prisoner release... +

The president of war-ravaged South Sudan declared a unilateral ceasefire on Monday and promised to release political prisoners, but with no sign of a political deal with rebels it was not clear whether a truce would take hold....

 2017-05-22 20:33 

i24 News

Analysis: One Day In, What Have We Learned?... +

For all Trumps many faults, his ability to connect emotionally may help him win over Israel...

 2017-05-22 20:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rouhani: Trump visits an alienated country lacking election concepts... +

Tehran, May 22, IRNA President-elect Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the US President has visited a country which has no concept of elections and its people never seen polling box....

 2017-05-22 20:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shaked: 'Political power has passed to the bureaucrats'... +

Justice Minister speaks at Bar Association conference: 'Clerks conduct political agenda under guise of neutrality and professionalism'....

 2017-05-22 20:30 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

'The Silk Road: Glorious Past and Even Brighter Future'... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Over 2,000 years ago, an official delegation sent by the Chinese Emperor arrived in this piece of land after an arduous long journey....

 2017-05-22 20:29 

Bahrain News Agency

Industry minister chairs GCC meeting... +
 2017-05-22 20:27 

i24 News

Israelis rally against Trump as president dines with Netanyahu... +

Organizer explains that American Jews should know there are those in Israel who also oppose president's agenda...

 2017-05-22 20:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey summons US envoy over Washington street brawl... +

Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to Ankara on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said....

 2017-05-22 20:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Spy Shulamit Cohen-Kishik passes away at 100... +
 2017-05-22 20:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran... +

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from U.S. President Donald Trump who is visiting the region....

 2017-05-22 20:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Kuwaiti govt, parliament congratulate Rouhanis re-election... +

Tehran, May 22, IRNA Kuwaiti government and parliament in separate messages on Monday congratulated President Hassan Rouhanis re-election in the 12th presidential election on Friday....

 2017-05-22 20:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hamas says Trump smeared Palestinian 'resistance'... +

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas accused US President Donald Trump on Monday of smearing the name of Palestinian "resistance" to Israeli occupation during a speech on Islam....

 2017-05-22 20:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Cholera kills 315 in Yemen in less than month: WHO... +

Cholera has killed 315 people in Yemen in under a month, the World Health Organization has said, as another aid organisation warned Monday the outbreak could become a "full-blown epidemic"....

 2017-05-22 20:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli spy Shulamit Cohen-Kishik dies at 100... +

Spy who worked undercover in Lebanon for 14 years, helping to bring persecuted Jews from Arab countries to Israel....

 2017-05-22 20:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

White House live feed says 'Jerusalem, Israel' ... +
 2017-05-22 20:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Macron to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29... +

French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks at the Versailles palace on May 29, the French presidency said on Monday, as the countries look to reset strained relations....

 2017-05-22 20:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun hails army operations along northeastern border... +

President Michel Aoun Monday applauded the pre-emptive security operations conducted by the Lebanese Army and security forces to fend off the threats of "terrorists" along Lebanon's northeastern border....

 2017-05-22 20:02 

Al Jazeera

Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m... +

Yahya Jammeh stole the money from state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea, justice minister says....

 2017-05-22 19:59 

Times of Israel

Melania swats husbands hand, internet latches on... +

Forget peace talks and historic visits, what many will remember is a flick of the first lady's wrist...

 2017-05-22 19:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Finance Minister discusses economic development with EU Ambassador... +

Lebanon's Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil Monday said that economic development and growth, as well as job creation, are the government's and the Ministry of Finances goals...

 2017-05-22 19:56 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Knows Rivals at FIVB Boys U-19 Volleyball Championship... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran learned its opponents at the FIVB Boys U-19 Volleyball Championship in Bahrain....

 2017-05-22 19:53 

Times of Israel

Saudi Arabia king: Trumps visit a turning point... +

King Salman praises 'historic agreement' to 'take firm measures to target the financing of terrorism'...

 2017-05-22 19:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Rouhani says presidential election result showed economic progress needs interaction with the world... +

Rouhani says presidential election result showed economic progress needs interaction with the world...

 2017-05-22 19:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

White House live feed says 'Jerusalem, Israel'... +

White House would leave Israel out of descriptions of Jerusalem under previous administrations....

 2017-05-22 19:49 

Kuwait News Agency

UAE Nat'l Council speaker underlines importance of APA... +
 2017-05-22 19:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jerusalem protest of haredi's arrest for not enlisting... +
 2017-05-22 19:47 

Times of Israel

Melania Trump, Sara Netanyahu visit kids at Jerusalem hospital... +

Women meet with pajamas-clad Jewish and Arab children, who show off their artwork...

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