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 2017-06-23 19:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

President Aoun lauds Chinese support to Lebanon... +

President Michel Aoun Friday commended Chinese support to Lebanon on regional and international issues, and hoped for enhanced bilateral relations between the two countries...

 2017-06-23 18:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN to send experts to probe DR Congo violence... +

Geneva, June 23, 2017 (AFP) - The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to the Democratic Republic of Congo to help investigate an explosion of deadly violence in the Kasai region....

 2017-06-23 18:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Liberman: Allow 'Palestinian refugees' to live in PA areas ... +
 2017-06-23 18:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Bomber blows himself up among civilians fleeing Mosul... +

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Friday among civilians fleeing Mosul's Old City, where Iraqi forces are gaining ground against militants mounting a fierce but desperate defense, officers said....

 2017-06-23 18:45 

Al Arabiya

Syrian held for sex trafficking in Lebanon released on bail ... +

A Syrian national accused of operating one of the largest sex trafficking rings in Lebanon has been released on bail, a judicial source told AFP on...

 2017-06-23 18:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Liberman: Allow 'Palestinian refugees' to live in PA areas... +

Defense Minister suggests Palestinian refugees could be allowed to return to Judea and Samaria. Bennett: We will not allow it....

 2017-06-23 18:36 

Al Arabiya

Police consider manslaughter charges over deadly London tower blaze... +

Investigators said on Friday they would consider bringing manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people. The...

 2017-06-23 18:28 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'... +

Tensions escalated after Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE presented a list of demands to Qatar...

 2017-06-23 18:27 

Alalam News Network

US strikes killed 500 civilians in Syria last month: Monitor... +

A London-based monitor says US airstrikes on two Syrian provinces killed 472 civilians last month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.......

 2017-06-23 18:22 

Press TV

Hate crimes surge 500% in Manchester after bombing... +

Islamophobic hate crimes show a 500-percent rise in the British city of Manchester after the bombing that killed 22 people in May, police say....

 2017-06-23 18:20 

Alalam News Network

Bomb blast kills 8 civilians, soldier in restive western Iraq... +

At least eight civilians and a soldier have lost their lives when a group of bombers infiltrated into a city in Iraqs troubled western province of Anbar, and one of them blew himself up among security personnel and ordinary people.......

 2017-06-23 18:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Three Arab women killed in accident in Binyamin ... +
 2017-06-23 18:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Enemies plots not to divert attentions from Palestine issue - envoy... +

Damascus, June 23, IRNA Irans Ambassador to Syria Javad Turkabadi said on Friday that enemies plots will fail to divert compass of the Islamic World from Palestine and make us ignore the issue....

 2017-06-23 18:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Three Arab women killed in accident in Binyamin... +

Three Arab women killed in accident south of the Givat Asaf junction. Four Arabs and a Jewish tourist injured....

 2017-06-23 18:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

It's a bit like secondary smoking ... +
 2017-06-23 18:08 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES ... +

Here is a brief look at Press TV newsroom's headlines from 09:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT, June 23, 2017....

 2017-06-23 18:07 

Press TV

Blasts, shootings claim 44 lives across Pakistan... +

Over 40 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks and shootings across Pakistan....

 2017-06-23 18:06 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

UN rejects Israeli accusations of Hezbollah posing as green NGO... +

Israel's UN envoy sent a letter of protest to the Security Council with images of alleged observation posts...

 2017-06-23 18:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Turkey: No plans to shut down Qatar military base... +
 2017-06-23 18:01 

Haaretz Daily

Hungarian PM's praise for Hitler ally draws criticism from Jewish groups... +
 2017-06-23 17:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Prime Minister Saad Hariri stresses 'robust' relationship with Lebanese Forces... +

The relationship between the Future Movement and the Lebanese Forces is robust, said Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Friday...

 2017-06-23 17:52 

Press TV

India's population to surpass China in 7 years... +

A UN report shows that India's population will surpass that of China in the next 7 years....

 2017-06-23 17:49 

Ynetnews

40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities... +

At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said. A suicide bomber was involved in the first car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in th...

 2017-06-23 17:49 

Press TV

Thousands mark International Quds Day in Damascus... +

Palestinian refugees and Syrians have commemorated International Quds Day in Damascus....

 2017-06-23 17:47 

Al Jazeera

UK: Demands made of Qatar must be measured, realistic... +

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also calls Saudi-led bloc of countries to lift embargo imposed on Qatar....

 2017-06-23 17:47 

Press TV

Kashmiris mark International Quds day... +

In Kashmir, people have staged a massive rally to mark International Quds Day....

 2017-06-23 17:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran nuclear chief urges West to save historic deal... +

Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi is urging the West to change course in the Middle East in order to save the historic atomic deal, saying "the moment of truth has arrived"...

 2017-06-23 17:44 

Press TV

Palestinians head to al-Aqsa in droves on Quds Day... +

Palestinians commemorated the occasion by holding Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem al-Quds....

 2017-06-23 17:38 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Pejman Montazeri Joins Iran's Esteghlal... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian football club Esteghlal has completed the signing of Pejman Montazer....

 2017-06-23 17:37 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer: police... +

A fire that engulfed a London tower block killing at least 79 people started in a Hotpoint fridge freezer and cladding on the building failed all safety tests, London police said on Friday...

 2017-06-23 17:35 

Kuwait News Agency

Fire in South Surrah contained -- official... +
 2017-06-23 17:32 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Yemen cholera cases could pass 300,000 by September: UN... +

A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen could infect more than 300,000 people by the end of August, up from nearly 193,000 cases today, the United Nations said Friday...

 2017-06-23 17:29 

Bahrain News Agency

Ambassador visits London centre, offers condolences... +
 2017-06-23 17:29 

Bahrain News Agency

Egypt: Terror suspect killed in fire exchange... +
 2017-06-23 17:29 

Bahrain News Agency

Coordination failure reduces Arabs' UNESCO election win... +
 2017-06-23 17:25 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Mt. Lebanon police arrest suspect over bad checks... +

Mount Lebanon police arrested a man suspected of passing bad checks, authorities said Friday...

 2017-06-23 17:24 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Forces Detain Five Palestinians from Northern West Bank... +

TEHRAN FNA - Israeli forces Friday detained at least five Palestinians during raids into Jenin and Qalqiliya cities in the Northern West Bank, said security sources....

 2017-06-23 17:24 

FARS News Agency

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the Thursday terrorist attack in Afghanistan....

 2017-06-23 17:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

It's a bit like secondary smoking... +

Would you have joined Korach's rebellion?...

 2017-06-23 17:23 

FARS News Agency

UN: Attack on Mosul Historical Mosque May Amount to War Crime... +

TEHRAN FNA - The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights OHCHR on Friday condemned the destruction of the leaning al-Hadba minaret that towered over Mosul for 850 years and the laying to ruins of the Grand al-Nuri Mosque, demolished by ....

 2017-06-23 17:23 

FARS News Agency

Quds Day, Kashmir Day Demos Held in Kashmir... +

TEHRAN FNA - Reports said people in Kashmir region observed the Day of Quds and Kashmir to impress upon the international community to come forward in a big way to help the peoples of Palestine and Jammu and Kashmir in securing their inalienable right ....

 2017-06-23 17:23 

FARS News Agency

Tehran: Millions of Iranians Take to Streets on Int'l Quds Day in Solidarity with Palestinians... +

TEHRAN FNA - Millions of people took to the streets in Tehran on Friday to participate in the International Quds Day rallies in a show of support for the Palestinian nation. VIDEO...

 2017-06-23 17:22 

FARS News Agency

Iranians Mark Int'l Quds Day in Nationwide Rallies... +

TEHRAN FNA - Millions of Iranians took to the streets in all Iranian cities across the country on the International Quds Day on Friday to voice support for the Palestinian nation against the Israeli regime. VIDEO...

 2017-06-23 17:22 

FARS News Agency

International Quds Day Observed across Pakistan... +

TEHRAN FNA - Thousands of people in several cities across Pakistan held rallies to mark al-Quds Day to express solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine....

 2017-06-23 17:22 

FARS News Agency

Members of UAE Ruling Family Convicted in Belgium for Human Trafficking... +

TEHRAN FNA - Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel nearly 10 years ago, their ...

 2017-06-23 17:21 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Syrian accused of seeking ISIS attack money tried in Germany... +

A Syrian man accused of seeking 180,000 euros ($200,000) from someone he thought was a member of ISIS to finance attacks in Europe has gone on trial in Germany...

 2017-06-23 17:20 

Al Arabiya

Saudi security forces kill most wanted militant in Mecca... +

Saudi security forces shot dead a wanted man in Mecca on Friday and arrested several others. The gunmen, who are wanted for terrorism, exchanged fire...

 2017-06-23 17:18 

MehrNews.com

Israel's days numbered in Tehran... +

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) In the area around Palestine square in Tehran, a big counter has been installed and the big screen was unveiled on Friday during the Quds Day rallies....

 2017-06-23 17:18 

Press TV

US violates UN Charter with its war of aggression on Syria: Analyst... +

The US is violating the UN Charter and the International Criminal Court by conducting a war of aggression against Syria, an American political analyst says....

 2017-06-23 17:17 

MehrNews.com

Larijani hails Iran's championship at IWF weightlifting tournament... +

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated Iranian Weightlifting Team on claiming first place at 2017 Junior World Championships in Japan....

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