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 2017-08-21 15:42 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Finland's knife attack suspect to appear in court, may be via video link... +

An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker will appear in court on Tuesday over a knife attack in the city of Turku that killed two women and wounded eight people in what police suspect is Finland's first terrorism-related assault...

 2017-08-21 15:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Raed Salah remand extended by four days... +
 2017-08-21 15:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Berlin: 9 injured after smoke bomb goes off at Kurdish event... +

Police in Germany's capital say nine people have been slightly injured when a smoke bomb went off at an event by the Kurdish community...

 2017-08-21 15:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Benefits versus costs in an Uman Rosh Hashana ... +
 2017-08-21 15:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's futsal 1st in Asia... +

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA In the new ranking announced in August, the Iranian national futsal team ranked 1st in Asia and 6th in the world....

 2017-08-21 15:35 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US-led coalitions kills 18 in Syria... +

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA The US-led coalition fighter jets massacred 18 civilians in an air raid to Jazaa village in the eastern countryside of Shadadi city in Hasaka, northwest Syria, media reports said....

 2017-08-21 15:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Sanctions on Russia won't affect Sukkot ... +
 2017-08-21 15:29 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hezbollah and the Syrian Army push against Daesh... +

Hezbollah and the Syrian Army advanced Monday against Daesh (ISIS) positions on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border, in the outskirts of western Qalamoun...

 2017-08-21 15:27 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Hezbollah drones attack ISIS positions... +

Shiite terror group attacks Sunni terror group on Syrian,-Lebanese border....

 2017-08-21 15:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Brian Aldiss dies at 92... +
 2017-08-21 15:23 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy... +

The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then themselves, prosecutors t...

 2017-08-21 15:22 

Ynetnews

Hezbollah drones attack ISIS positions on the Lebanese border... +

On Monday afternoon, Hezbollah published documentation of its drone attacks against ISIS targets as part of its operation on the Syrian-Lebanese border.ISIS is being attacked on both sides of the Syrian-Lebanese border by Hezbollah, the Syrian army and th...

 2017-08-21 15:22 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Benefits versus costs in an Uman Rosh Hashana... +

Tens of thousands in Uman on Rosh Hashana leave children without parents and an orphaned holiday table. Is it worth the spiritual price?...

 2017-08-21 15:21 

Press TV

Israel increase use of administrative detention against Palestinians... +

The Palestinian Prisoners Society says Israel has issued 84 administrative detention orders against Palestinian detainees since the beginning of August....

 2017-08-21 15:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Sanctions on Russia won't affect Jewish holiday... +

Italian sanctions on Russia will not affect export of etrog fruits for Sukkot holiday, rabbi says....

 2017-08-21 15:19 

Press TV

Iraqi CTS forces retake 5 villages southwest of Tal Afar from Daesh... +

Iraqi government forces regain control over five villages southwest of Tal Afar from Daesh Takfiri militants....

 2017-08-21 15:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Hezbollah UAVs attack IS positions... +
 2017-08-21 15:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Lebanon explore regional developments... +

Beirut, Aug 21, IRNA Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs and Lebanese President Michel Aoun discussed regional developments on Monday....

 2017-08-21 15:17 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The road to Rawabi must pass through the Supreme Court... +

Regavim movement demands Supreme Court order removal of road to Arab city built without consent of landowners....

 2017-08-21 15:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Peace Now to demonstrate over Petach Tikva protests... +
 2017-08-21 15:14 

ISNA

Iranian Supreme Leader appoints General Dehghan as advisor in defense industries... +

Tehran (ISNA) Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution in a decree appointed former defense minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan as adviser to commander-in-chief in the field of defense industries and armed forces logistics....

 2017-08-21 15:12 

Press TV

Lebanon foils bomb attack on UAE passenger plane recently: Minister... +

Lebanon's interior minister says country's police has foiled a bomb attack onboard a UAE passenger plane recently....

 2017-08-21 15:12 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Man with 'explosives belt' shot dead near Barcelona amid reports of driver's arrest... +

Not immediately clear whether reports refer to same incident...

 2017-08-21 15:08 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Bell tolls for Big Ben as four-year silence begins... +
 2017-08-21 15:05 

Haaretz Daily

Female Saudi biker trying to break vicious cycle... +
 2017-08-21 15:05 

Haaretz Daily

Female Saudi biker hopes to break vicious cycle... +
 2017-08-21 15:05 

FARS News Agency

Arab Daily: S. Arabia Changing Anti-Syria Policy by Sacking Al-Jubeir, Demanding Iraq's Mediation... +

TEHRAN FNA - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir will possibly be fired soon, an Arabi media outlet said, noting that the development and Riyadh's demand for Iraq's mediation to improve ties with Iran indicate Saudi Arabia is changing its policy ....

 2017-08-21 15:04 

Ynetnews

21-year-old arrested on suspicion of stabbing his relative... +

A 21-year-old from Ramla, was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 37-year-old girl who was seriously injured on Shlomo Ben Yosef Street in the city.The police found the young man, a relative of the woman, hiding on the roof of a building on Emile Zola Str...

 2017-08-21 15:04 

FARS News Agency

Terrorists' Positions Brought under Heavy Artillery Fire by Hezbollah Troops in Western Qalamoun... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah combatants managed to capture several more heights in the Western Qalamoun region at border with Lebanon on the second day of their joint anti-ISIL operation. VIDEO...

 2017-08-21 15:04 

FARS News Agency

Deputy Minister: Iran Holds Documents of Certain States' Support for Terrorists... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Law Enforcement Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari said his country is in hold of documents proving that some states are supporting the terrorist groups....

 2017-08-21 15:03 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Retaliates Strongly against Terrorists' Attack on Damascus Int'l Fair... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army's mortar and missile units opened heavy fire at the positions of Faylaq al-Rahman on Monday after the latter targeted the Damascus International Fair, violating the ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta....

 2017-08-21 15:03 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Dispatches More Troops to Badiyeh to Partake in Deir Ezzur Battle... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Syrian Army has sent tens of fresh forces to Badiyeh desert in the Central parts of the country to participate in an imminent large-scale operation to lift ISIL's siege on the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur, military sources confirmed ....

 2017-08-21 15:03 

FARS News Agency

Lebanese Army Seizes ISIL's Arms Depot, Captures More Heights at Border with Syria... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Lebanese Army troops pushed ISIL back from more positions in the heights along the border with Syria and discovered a large arms depot of ISIL on the third day of the Fajr Dawn of al-Jaroud operations on Monday....

 2017-08-21 15:02 

FARS News Agency

Arab Daily: Iran, Turkey Moving towards Strategic Military Agreement... +

TEHRAN FNA - A leading Arab daily referred to the recent visit by Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri to Turkey, and said Tehran and Ankara are moving towards a strategic military agreement....

 2017-08-21 15:02 

Ynetnews

Pope: Rights of migrants trump national security concerns... +

Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants' dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns. Francis' politically pointed message was made i...

 2017-08-21 15:00 

FARS News Agency

Lebanese Army Continues Pounding ISIL's Positions at Border with Syria for Third Day... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Lebanese Army troops hit ISIL's gathering and concentration centers heavily in Ra'as Ba'albak and al-Qa'a heights for the third day in a row within the framework of Fajr Dawn of al-Jaroud operation, an Arab media outlet ....

 2017-08-21 14:58 

Ynetnews

Israel condemns Finland stabbing attack... +

Israel condemned the stabbing attack on Friday in the city of Turku, Finland, in which two people were killed and eight more wounded.The Foreign Ministry said that "the government expresses shock and strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Turku. Is...

 2017-08-21 14:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Southbound Route 4 reopens at Ohr Akiva... +
 2017-08-21 14:57 

Haaretz Daily

Decades after the flight that carried Adolf Eichmann, El Al will again fly between Israel and Argentina... +
 2017-08-21 14:56 

Ynetnews

Highway 4 blocked intermittently until tomorrow evening near Or Akiva due to protest... +

Route 4 will be blocked alternately near Or Akiva until tomorrow evening as part of the recent protests over higher pensions for the disabled.The police recommended taking alternate routes....

 2017-08-21 14:55 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Aoun inks salary scale and tax hike laws... +

President Michel Aoun signed Monday morning both the salary scale and tax hike laws, putting to rest long-running speculation that he might not approve the legislation...

 2017-08-21 14:55 

Press TV

Serbia withdraws embassy staff from Macedonia ... +

Serbia recalls its embassy staff from Macedonia amid reports that Skopje was joining diplomatic efforts to secure Kosovo's UNESCO membership....

 2017-08-21 14:54 

Bahrain News Agency

Premier receives former Representatives Council Speaker... +
 2017-08-21 14:53 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Deputy FM, Lebanese Speaker Discuss Closer Ties... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Lebanons Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri exchanged views about diverse issues, including ways to promote the ties between Tehran and Beirut....

 2017-08-21 14:53 

Press TV

University of Texas removes four Confederate statues... +

The University of Texas removes four Confederate statues, saying they have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism....

 2017-08-21 14:52 

Bahrain News Agency

Yemeni Premier visits Bahrain National Museum... +
 2017-08-21 14:52 

Kuwait News Agency

Current account surplus narrows in first quarter of 2017... +
 2017-08-21 14:52 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Basketball Team Becomes FIBA Asia Cup Runner-Up... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran national basketball team lost to Australia 79-56 in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 final match on Sunday....

 2017-08-21 14:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Aharon Razel releases new music video ... +
 2017-08-21 14:49 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Over 200 Daesh Militants Killed in Strikes on Deir Ez-Zor: Russia... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) At least 200 members of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group were killed in Deir ez-Zor after Russian warplanes targeted the militants positions in the eastern province, according to a statement by Russias Defense Ministry....

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