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 2018-07-18 17:01 

Bahrain News Agency

Kuwaiti leader meets Saudi foreign minister...
 2018-07-18 17:01 

Bahrain News Agency

Ordinary summer day on Thursday...
 2018-07-18 16:59 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain's successful housing experience highlighted...
 2018-07-18 16:58 

Times of Israel

Croatian team celebrates World Cup success with performance by 'fascist singer'...

According to Simon Wiesenthal Center, singer Marko Perkovic, also known as Thompson, is sympathetic to Ustasha regimeAccording to Simon Wiesenthal Center, singer Marko Perkovic, also known as Thompson, is sympathetic to Ustasha regime...

 2018-07-18 16:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

First time in IDF: The blood transfusions that will save soldiers lives...

IDF to replace current blood supply with whole blood, significantly increasing effectiveness of battlefield transfusions....

 2018-07-18 16:56 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran to open 5 branch campuses of technical university...

Shahr-e Kord, July 18, IRNA Iran will open new campuses of Technical and Vocational University in five countries upon their requests, an official of the university said on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 16:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hit and run driver arrested in Nabatieh...

A man suspected of committing a hit-and-run on a highway near the southern town of Kfar Roummane Wednesday was arrested, the state-run National News Agency reported....

 2018-07-18 16:51 

Press TV

Pakistan's spy agency scolded over forced disappearances...

Pakistan is one of the countries in the world that has a high rate of enforced disappearances....

 2018-07-18 16:47 

Times of Israel

Egypt passes bill to block popular social media accounts over 'fake news'...

Legislation designates personal profiles with over 5,000 followers as media outlets, empowers authorities to shut them downLegislation designates personal profiles with over 5,000 followers as media outlets, empowers authorities to shut them down...

 2018-07-18 16:47 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US presence in Afghanistan soars insecurity: Former Afghan pres....

Tehran, July 18, IRNA US presence in Afghanistan under the pretext of providing security has not only not helped security but has also increased insecurity and violence, the former president of Afghanistan told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....

 2018-07-18 16:47 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Soviet-era fighter jet crashes in India; pilot missing...

An Indian air force MiG-21 fighter jet has crashed in a village field in northern India and its pilot is missing....

 2018-07-18 16:46 

Press TV

US trying 'in vain' to split EU on trade, says European Commission chief...

The European Commission chief says US efforts to split the EU on trade "are in vain."...

 2018-07-18 16:43 

Press TV

China says US dragging entire global economy into place of danger...

The US trade war is not just with China but with the rest of the world, Beijing said Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 16:42 

Times of Israel

In rare move, Foreign Ministry fetes Hungary's Orban as he arrives in Israel...

Ministry touts visit as promoting bilateral ties, hails prime minister for combating anti-Semitism despite criticism over his praise for Nazi-era leader and anti-Soros campaignMinistry touts visit as promoting bilateral ties, hails prime minister for comb...

 2018-07-18 16:42 

Haaretz Daily

Asked if Russia still targeting U.S., Trump says 'no'...

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting U.S. intelligence assessments...

 2018-07-18 16:42 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iranian films win audience's hearts at US Love festival...

Tehran, July 18, IRNA - Six Iranian films were nominated by the jury members for several titles at the Love International Film Festival in the US....

 2018-07-18 16:40 

Saudi Press Agency

Yemeni president praises efforts and sacrifices of Arab alliance for his country...
 2018-07-18 16:40 

Saudi Press Agency

UAE Foreign Minister Receives Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Uganda...
 2018-07-18 16:39 

Times of Israel

Birthright participants who walked off trip ask public to pay for ride home...

IfNotNow members say funds will also be used to cover legal costs, though Birthright denies it has any plans to sue themIfNotNow members say funds will also be used to cover legal costs, though Birthright denies it has any plans to sue them...

 2018-07-18 16:39 

Times of Israel

US House panel considers recognizing Israeli annexation of Golan Heights...

Florida Republican Ron DeSantis convenes subcommittee of Oversight Committee for hearing, but no legislation pendingFlorida Republican Ron DeSantis convenes subcommittee of Oversight Committee for hearing, but no legislation pending...

 2018-07-18 16:39 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Major General Bagheri Pakistan visit, a welcome progress: Pak daily...

Islamabad, July 18, IRNA -- Leading Pakistani English news daily said that the visit of Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri to Pakistan is a welcomed development which would help in further enhancing ties between the two ...

 2018-07-18 16:38 

Haaretz Daily

Did Qatar pay the biggest ransom in history to terrorist groups? New evidence revealed...

BBC reveals voicemails and text messages that purport to verify that the Qataris paid $1bn in order to secure the release of hostages held in Iraq from 2015 to 2017...

 2018-07-18 16:38 

Times of Israel

Jewish slugger wins All-Star game MVP with tie-breaking home run...

Houston Astros Alex Bregman snaps a 10th-inning tie, propelling the American League to an 8-6 victory over the National LeagueHouston Astros Alex Bregman snaps a 10th-inning tie, propelling the American League to an 8-6 victory over the National League...

 2018-07-18 16:37 

Press TV

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers crowned in Asian Junior Championships...

The national Iranian junior Greco-Roman wrestling team has won title at the Asian Junior Championships in India....

 2018-07-18 16:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

South Africa commemorates Mandela centennial with charity...

South Africans along with former U.S. President Barack Obama were marking the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth on Wednesday with acts of charity in a country still struggling with deep economic inequality 24 years after the end of white minority r...

 2018-07-18 16:36 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

On Bennett's initiative: Medical faculty approved for Ariel University...

Council for Higher Education approves new medical faculty at Samaria university - the sixth medical faculty in Israel....

 2018-07-18 16:35 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu and Orbn: An illiberal bromance spanning from D.C. to Jerusalem...

The parallels between the current prime ministers of Israel and Hungary are astonishing, so it is perhaps unsurprising they have forged a strong alliance over the past decade and learned new tricks from each other. The third and final part of a special re...

 2018-07-18 16:35 

Press TV

Blue Origin launches, lands New Shepard spaceship...

The New Shepard rocket, which is designed to carry six passengers, blasted off from a launch site in Van Horn, West Texas....

 2018-07-18 16:33 

Press TV

US arrest of Russian attempt to undermine Trump-Putin summit...

The Kremlin said the detention of Maria Butina was baseless....

 2018-07-18 16:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Resurgence of interest as 1492 expulsion anniversary approaches...

Interest in Spain's Crypto-Jews reaches musical theater....

 2018-07-18 16:28 

Al Jazeera

Israeli Knesset to vote on Jewish nation-state bill...

If passed, the new law will define Israel exclusively as nation for Jewish people, marginalising 1.8m Palestinians....

 2018-07-18 16:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

QA launches Qsuite on Mumbai, Bengaluru routes...

Qatar Airways announced yesterday that its award-winning Business Class experience, Qsuite, is now available on flights to and from Mumbai and Bengaluru....

 2018-07-18 16:22 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Bou Saab dismisses rumors of FPM-Future strains...

Former Education Minister Elias Bou Saab Wednesday dismissed rumors of a strain in relations between Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri and Free Patriotic Movement leader Gebran Bassil in comments published in a local daily Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 16:22 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trial against US pastor resumes in Turkey...

The trial of a U.S. pastor who is accused of aiding terror groups and engaging in espionage has resumed in a town in western Turkey....

 2018-07-18 16:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Claiming to mistrust Italy, aid group sets sail for Spain...

An aid group says it won't dock its boat in an Italian port and that instead it's seeking a go-ahead to disembark in Spain with the woman who survived a migrant boat wreck and the dead bodies of another woman and a toddler....

 2018-07-18 16:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Forbidden by Rabbinate yet approved by Tzohar...

Chief Rabbinate informs public: Artichoke forbidden to eat by Rabbinate served in restaurant holding Tzohar kosher certification....

 2018-07-18 16:11 

MehrNews.com

EIB calls into question EU plan to save JCPOA...

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has cast doubt on EU plan to salvage Iran nuclear deal by saying that the bank would put its global operations at risk by investing in Iran....

 2018-07-18 16:10 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain's perpetual growth highlighted in key international forum...
 2018-07-18 16:09 

Al Jazeera

South Korea: North Korean films publically screened at BIFAN 2018...

North Korean films are publicly shown for first the at a South Korean film festival amid the thaw in inter-Korean relations....

 2018-07-18 16:07 

Oman Observer

Oman Observer -...

Cartoon The post appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-18 16:06 

Haaretz Daily

Iran-backed Houthis claim attack on Saudi oil refinery in Riyadh using drone...

'Our drone air forces have targeted the refinery of ARAMCO company in Riyadh,' a tweet on al-Masira account's said...

 2018-07-18 16:04 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Putin envoy to visit Tehran on July 18...

Moscow, July 18, IRNA Russia's special presidential envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev is planned to visit Iran later on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 16:03 

Haaretz Daily

Hundreds in Tel Aviv protest gay discrimination in surrogacy bill...

Protesters block roads over bill excluding same-sex couples. Organizer of demonstration: 'The prime minister's smiling face shows his huge disconnect from the people'...

 2018-07-18 16:02 

SABA News

[ Yemen ]

Leader of Yemen's Revolution tells Le Figaro: Those who demand Yemenis to withdraw from Hodeidah as if asking French to withdraw from Paris...
 2018-07-18 16:02 

Oman Observer

Oman Observer -...

FIRED UP: Members of the group 'Manao Drums of China' perform on stage of the riding stadium during the opening The post appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-18 16:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Did Birthright give in to terrorism?...

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks....

 2018-07-18 16:01 

Oman Observer

Oman Observer -...

TAKING COVER: A bike rider picks up an umbrella from a roadside vendor during heavy monsoon rain in Jalandhar, India, The post appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-18 16:00 

Oman Observer

Oman Observer -...

HAND THAT FEEDS: A man feeds pigeons in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Wednesday. — Reuters The post appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-07-18 16:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Russia extends house arrest of theatre director Serebrennikov...

A Moscow court Wednesday extended the house arrest of renowned Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov over a controversial fraud case to Aug. 22, TASS state news agency reported....

 2018-07-18 15:59 

Oman Observer

Oman Observer -...

NEW HOME: A one-year-old Red Panda sits in the trees having only recently arrived to a brand new enclosure at The post appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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