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 2018-06-24 20:36 

Kuwait News Agency

US Navy confirms pilot killed in crash in New Mexico...

WASHINGTON, June 24 (KUNA) -- A US Navy pilot was killed when his aircraft crashed at an Air force base in New Mexico, the Navy confirmed Sunday. According to a Facebook post by Holloman Air Force Base's 49th Wing, the US Navy confirmed Lieutenant Chr...

 2018-06-24 20:26 

Kuwait News Agency

Erdogan leads elections by 58 pct - initial results...

ISTANBUL, June 24 (KUNA) -- Incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is leading outcome of presidential elections by 58 percent of votes, preliminary results showed Sunday. Local media said 50 percent of ballots have been counted and Erdogan was l...

 2018-06-24 20:22 

i24 News

Turkish-NBA player says he provides ‘voice for citizens’ amid Erdogan crackdown...

Enez told i24NEWS that his father's sentencing has inspired him to speak out more vocally...

 2018-06-24 20:21 

Ynetnews

IDF close off Beit Fajr in search for terrorist...

In light of an attempted shooting attack near Kibbutz Migdal Oz in the West Bank, IDF forces have blockaded the exit to the Palestinian town of Beit Fajr in an effort to find the terrorist. Individual exit passes are being distributed on a case by case ba...

 2018-06-24 20:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Joint Forces Command of Coalition (Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen): Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces Intercept two Ballistic Missiles fired by Iran's Houthi Terrorist Militia in Direction ...
 2018-06-24 20:20 

Times of Israel

These academics want to mend Israel-Diaspora relations, but can they be saved?...

With Diaspora and Israeli Jews increasingly uninterested in one another, initiative seeks to encourage exploration of both communities' distinctions and commonalitiesWith Diaspora and Israeli Jews increasingly uninterested in one another, initiative s...

 2018-06-24 20:18 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The Rabbanim Are Calling on Klal Yisroel...

The Rabbanim Are Calling on Klal Yisroel: Help Us Save a Group of Orphans From Tragedy....

 2018-06-24 20:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Beirut protesters slam naturalization decree...

The My Nationality is My Dignity campaign protested Sunday in support of granting Lebanese women the ability to pass their nationality onto their children, an issue that recently returned to the fore after the passage of a naturalization decree....

 2018-06-24 20:09 

Kuwait News Agency

Thrilling 2-2 draw between Japan, Senegal...

KUWAIT, June 24 (KUNA) -- Senegal ends up drawing against Japan after being in the lead twice during the 90 minutes today at the Ekaterinburg Arena, in the second stage of matches of Group H. The Senegalese team started off dangerous to score an early goa...

 2018-06-24 20:08 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Migration fight erodes support for German conservatives; far-right AfD gains...

Divisions in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc have weakened public support for her "grand coalition" and pushed the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party to its highest ratings, a poll published on Sunday showed...

 2018-06-24 20:06 

Times of Israel

Incumbent Erdogan claims victory in Turkey's presidential election...

Main opponent, Muharrem Ince, claims only 37% of ballot boxes counted, accuses media of 'manipulation9; of resultsMain opponent, Muharrem Ince, claims only 37% of ballot boxes counted, accuses media of 'manipulation9; of results...

 2018-06-24 20:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran karatekas grab colorful medals in Baku Champs...

Baku, June 24, IRNA Iranian karate team received three gold, three silver and five bronze medals in Black and Caspian Sea countries karate championships held in Baku, Azerbaijan....

 2018-06-24 20:04 

The Peninsula Qatar

As part of downsizing Etihad tells pilots they can join rival Emirates on secondment...

Etihad Airways has told its pilots they can join rival Emirates on a temporary basis for two years, according to an internal Etihad email seen by Reuters, as the downsizing of the Abu Dhabi carrier's operations helps fill a pilot shortage for Dubai...

 2018-06-24 20:01 

FARS News Agency

Syria: Russian Military Police Uncover Large Weapons Cache in Northern Homs...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian military police uncovered a large weapons cache belonging to the terrorist groups in Northern Homs, Syria. [VIDEO]...

 2018-06-24 20:01 

FARS News Agency

Thousands in San Diego Rally Against Trump's Family Separation Policy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people marched in protest in the US-Mexico border city of San Diego on Saturday, chanting slogans against the Trump administration's policy of separating children from immigrant parents. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-06-24 20:01 

FARS News Agency

Saudi Women Take Victory Laps as Driving Ban Ends...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Women in Saudi Arabia took to the roads early on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world's last ban on female drivers, long seen as one of the emblems of women's repression in the Persian-Gulf kingdom. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-06-24 20:01 

FARS News Agency

Should Kim Jong-un Trust Trump?...

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea's Kim Jong-un must have watched closely how Trump dismantled the Iran nuclear deal, and now the question is if that experience has left any impact on the Korean leader's mindset on a deal with the United States....

 2018-06-24 20:01 

FARS News Agency

US: San Diego Protests Southern Border Immigrant Separations...

TEHRAN (FNA)- As many as 5,000 people marched through downtown San Diego on Saturday to protest the incumbent administration's former policy of separating families caught crossing the Southern border illegally. [VIDEO]...

 2018-06-24 19:56 

Press TV

Iran best team in Asia: Spain coach Fernando Santos...

Portugal coach Fernando Santos dismisses the suggestion that his team relied too much on Cristiano Ronaldo and said they worked hard to function as a unit as they prepared to face Iran in their decisive World Cup Group B match on Monday....

 2018-06-24 19:53 

Kuwait Times

25th Jun...

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 2018-06-24 19:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Nuclear deal collapse would be 'very dangerous': Iran minister...

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Sunday that failure to save the nuclear deal after the exit of the United States would be "very dangerous" for Tehran....

 2018-06-24 19:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to export electricity to Georgia...

Tehran, June 24, IRNA Iran is to sell 10% of the swapped power with Armenia to Georgia and the agreement will be signed soon, said the director-general of Iran's National Gas Company....

 2018-06-24 19:48 

Press TV

FIFA World Cup: Japan 2-2 Senegal...

Japan twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Senegal in their World Cup Group H encounter....

 2018-06-24 19:44 

Bahrain News Agency

UNESCO King Hamad Prize call for nominations opens...
 2018-06-24 19:44 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Crown Prince attends the 42nd meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee...
 2018-06-24 19:44 

Bahrain News Agency

HRH Premier hails Bahraini-Saudi fraternal ties...
 2018-06-24 19:42 

Press TV

Government spokesman says Recep Tayyip Erdogan won presidential election...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins the country's presidential election, a government spokesman says....

 2018-06-24 19:40 

Times of Israel

Evangelicals appreciate US Embassy move more than Jews, Trump says...

In interview from the White House, US president tells Mike Huckabee he never understood why previous presidents balked at the move -- until world leaders started callingIn interview from the White House, US president tells Mike Huckabee he never understoo...

 2018-06-24 19:39 

DEBKAfile

Yemeni Houthis shoot 6 ballistic missiles at Saudi capital...

Sirens and explosions heard in Riyadh Sunday night after the Yemeni Houthi insurgents launched six ballistic missiles at the Saudi The post Yemeni Houthis shoot 6 ballistic missiles at Saudi capital appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-24 19:38 

Times of Israel

Herzog's replacement as a Labor MK not a member of the party...

Former Kadima and Hatnua lawmaker Robert Tiviaev left the party six months ago and was reportedly in talks to join Yisrael BeytenuFormer Kadima and Hatnua lawmaker Robert Tiviaev left the party six months ago and was reportedly in talks to join Yisrael Be...

 2018-06-24 19:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Seen as out of touch, Macron hits new low in poll ratings: JDD...

French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity has hit a new low, a poll showed Sunday, following recent controversies over spending at his residences and cutting remarks he made on welfare benefits....

 2018-06-24 19:38 

Kuwait News Agency

Ambassador Al-Budaiwi: Kuwait, Luxembourg enjoy excellent ties...

By Nawab Khan BRUSSELS, June 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait and Luxembourg are two small countries but they are playing an active role for the promotion of global peace and stability, according to Kuwait's ambassador to the EU, NATO, Belgium and Luxembourg, Jase...

 2018-06-24 19:30 

Saudi Press Agency

King Salman Relief Center distributes 250 cartons of dates among displaced in area of Almahraqah in Hodeidah province...
 2018-06-24 19:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Intelligence minister to visit Fordow, Natanz nuclear plants...

Tehran, June 24, IRNA Iran Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi is scheduled to visit Fordow and Natanz nuclear plants....

 2018-06-24 19:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Cabinet OKs New York Consulate, studies means for higher revenues...

KUWAIT -- The ministers studied means to enhance income, enriching financial reserves, creating new income resources, while urging government departments to intensify efforts to collect debts. The executives expressed satisfaction at the presentation. Mor...

 2018-06-24 19:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbis, imams hold joint bike ride to combat anti-Semitism...

Interfaith tandem bicycle ride held in Berlin in show of mutual respect and opposition to anti-Semitism....

 2018-06-24 19:24 

Haaretz Daily

Greece's Energean reportedly in talks to develop Gaza's gas...

Sources say bringing Gaza Marine into production would benefit Israel, too...

 2018-06-24 19:15 

Times of Israel

Pro-Assad troops take over Golan UN post in demilitarized area...

IDF hints it may act to remove soldiers by force, noting the new position marks a violation of the post-1973 separation of forces agreementIDF hints it may act to remove soldiers by force, noting the new position marks a violation of the post-1973 separat...

 2018-06-24 19:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

New director for academy which lost 10 students...

Shira Etting, reserve IDF helicopter pilot, tapped to lead pre-military academy where 10 students drowned in hike in the Negev....

 2018-06-24 19:13 

Kuwait News Agency

England totally "spectacular, beautiful team" - Panama coach...

KUWAIT, June 24 (KUNA) -- England's overwhelming victory today with a 6-1 score against Panama, gave its manager Gareth Southgate nothing negative to say about his player's performance, while Panama's coach was pleased his team captain was abl...

 2018-06-24 19:13 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump: Evangelicals more appreciative than Jews of embassy move ...

President Trump tells Mike Huckabee that 'Evangelical Christians even more appreciative of Jerusalem embassy move than Jews'....

 2018-06-24 19:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Assad pledges to regain control of northern Syria by force if needed...

The Syrian army will regain control of the country's north by force if rebels there refuse to surrender, President Bashar Assad said in an interview with Russian television channel NTV on Sunday....

 2018-06-24 19:09 

DEBKAfile

Erdogan leads in early Turkish election results...

Turkish media report President Tayyip Erdogan has 53 percent of the vote, compared to Muharrem Ince, his closest rival, at The post Erdogan leads in early Turkish election results appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-24 19:09 

MehrNews.com

Iran beats Germany 3-2 at home...

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) The national Iranian men's volleyball beat Germany 3-2 in the Volleyball Nations League 2018 on Sunday, as their last game of the tournament....

 2018-06-24 19:06 

Ynetnews

Saudi air defences intercept missile above Saudi capital...

BEIRUT - Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Yemen's Houthi militia over Riyadh on Sunday, state-run al-Ikhbariya TV said. Yemen's Houthis has stepped up missile attacks on the kingdom in what it says ...

 2018-06-24 19:01 

FARS News Agency

Iranian Bid Farewell to Military Adviser Martyred in Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Farewell ceremony was held on Sunday evening for Shahrokh Daeipour, an Iranian commander who was martyred on Friday, July 1st, during clashes with the remaining ISIL terrorists in Al-Bukmal region in Syria. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-06-24 19:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

List of summer camps in Qatar to keep your children busy...

Qatar has quite a few interesting activities for kids lined up in the form of summer camps. Here are a few of them....

 2018-06-24 18:59 

Oman Observer

World Yoga Day marked in Oman...

MUSCAT: More than 1,000 citizens and residents of the Sultanate took part last Thursday in an event organised by Oman The post World Yoga Day marked in Oman appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-24 18:59 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Cabinet OKs New York Consulate, studies means for higher revenues...

KUWAIT -- The Cabinet statement, read by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh, said the session kicked off with the ministers inquiring about health of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh...

 2018-06-24 18:58 

Oman Observer

OSWL seminar on reality of poetic experience today...

MUSCAT: Omani Society for Writers and Literati (OSWL) will hold today a seminar on the Reality of Contemporary Poetic Experience, The post OSWL seminar on reality of poetic experience today appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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