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 2018-06-24 08:47 

Al Arabiya

First Russia air strikes hit south Syria since 2017 truce...

Russia bombed rebel-held areas in south Syria late Saturday for the first time since it agreed on a ceasefire there nearly a year ago, a monitor said....

 2018-06-24 08:41 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Village Life in Iran's Northern Gilan Province...
 2018-06-24 08:40 

Times of Israel

Leave Abbas, take the glassagna: 7 things to know for June 24...

Jared Kushner tries to bypass the blackballing Palestinian leadership, and the Netanyahus pull out the ol' 'there's a shard in my lasagna' defenseJared Kushner tries to bypass the blackballing Palestinian leadership, and the Netanyahus pul...

 2018-06-24 08:40 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IDF to introduce new combat uniform...

Trial run will examine comfort, functionality, pocket location, size, necessity, and adaptability of new combat uniform....

 2018-06-24 08:38 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain condemns bombing in Zimbabwe...
 2018-06-24 08:38 

Bahrain News Agency

Historic day as Saudi women start driving...
 2018-06-24 08:36 

DEBKAfile

Iran's currency sinks to a historic low...

The posted open-market rate of the Rial v. the US dollar on Saturday was about 77,500:1. Some reports from Tehran The post Iran's currency sinks to a historic low appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-24 08:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett: 'We will study the peace plan out of respect for the US'...

Minister Bennett addresses US administration's peace proposal. 'We will study any proposal in depth, but will insist on Israel's interests.'...

 2018-06-24 08:32 

Times of Israel

Israelis who faked West Bank kidnapping get community service...

Prosecution had sought prison time for Niv Asraf and Eran Nagauker over 2015 abduction claim, has 12 weeks to appeal the sentenceProsecution had sought prison time for Niv Asraf and Eran Nagauker over 2015 abduction claim, has 12 weeks to appeal the sente...

 2018-06-24 08:32 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Tougher than Portugal: Jordi Alba...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Spain left-back Jordi Alba believes Iran proved to be tougher opponent than a Ronaldo-inspired Portugal....

 2018-06-24 08:31 

Oman Observer

104 expat women arrested in Oman...

In a continuing crack-down on the immoral activities in public places, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) nabbed 104 women of The post 104 expat women arrested in Oman appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-24 08:29 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Congratulates Mozambique's President on Independence day...
 2018-06-24 08:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Press...
 2018-06-24 08:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Slovenia's President on National day...
 2018-06-24 08:29 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Mozambique's President on Independence day...
 2018-06-24 08:29 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Congratulates Slovenia's President on National day...
 2018-06-24 08:23 

SANA

University student designs bionic hand for amputees and those with paralyzed hand...

Hama, SANA The Medical Engineering student at Tishreen University, Ali al-Hassoun al-Bakir, designed a bionic hand for people with amputated hands or those who had paralyzed hands or fingers. SANA correspondent visited the student's home in al-Rabi...

 2018-06-24 08:19 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Tunisian Clerics Urge Boycott of Hajj Pilgrimage...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Union of Tunisian Imams called on the Grand Mufti of the North African country to issue a fatwa (religious order) preventing Tunisians from going on Hajj pilgrimage later this year, saying the Saudi regime is using the Hajj revenues to...

 2018-06-24 08:19 

DEBKAfile

Isaac Herzog is new Jewish Agency Chairman...

Israeli opposition Labor leader Isaac Herzog was unanimously elected by the Jewish Agency's Board of Governors as Chairman on Sunday The post Isaac Herzog is new Jewish Agency Chairman appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-24 08:18 

Press TV

Iranian prodigy ranks 1st at FIDE World Cadets Blitz Chess Championships...

Junior Iranian male chess player Bardiya Daneshvar wins title at the second edition of FIDE World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Championships in Belarus....

 2018-06-24 08:17 

Ynetnews

Herzog officially becomes head of Jewish Agency...

The Jewish Agency's Board of Governors announced on Sunday that the leader of the opposition Isaac Herzog was unanimously selected as the chairman of the organization. Chairman of the World Zionist Organization, Avraham Duvdevani, said "the entire...

 2018-06-24 08:15 

i24 News

Palestinian 'car-ramming' driver turns himself in, says incident was an accident...

The IDF has yet to release a statement on the suspect's claim that the car-ramming was an accident....

 2018-06-24 08:14 

Al Arabiya

Syrian rebels say US tells them it won't intervene in south Syria...

The United States has told Syrian rebel factions they should not expect military support to help them resist a Russian-backed government offensive to...

 2018-06-24 08:11 

Times of Israel

Herzog elected Jewish Agency head, vows to cooperate with government...

Outgoing opposition leader unanimously elected to replace Natan Sharansky, against Netanyahu's wishesOutgoing opposition leader unanimously elected to replace Natan Sharansky, against Netanyahu's wishes...

 2018-06-24 08:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iraq Bombs Meeting of Daesh Ringleaders in Syria, 45 Dead: Military...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iraq has launched an air attack on a gathering of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) leaders inside neighboring Syria, killing 45 members of the terror group, its military said....

 2018-06-24 08:09 

Press TV

Torrential rains trigger severe flooding in south China...

Torrential rain has battered southern China, causing widespread disruption across several districts....

 2018-06-24 08:07 

DEBKAfile

BBC senior staffer rapped for misreporting Israel killed "lots of Palestinian kids"...

Andrew Marr, senior presenter of the BBC Sunday news program, concluded a discussion on April 8 of a Syrian chemical The post BBC senior staffer rapped for misreporting Israel killed "lots of Palestinian kids" appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-24 08:06 

Press TV

Iran border guard killed in northwest clash with militants...

An Iranian border guard has been killed in clashes with Iraq-based Kurdish militants in northwest Iran, the Fars news agency reported on Sunday....

 2018-06-24 08:04 

Press TV

Ex-Vatican diplomat jailed for possessing child porn...

A former Vatican diplomat has been handed a five-year prison term for the possession of child pornography....

 2018-06-24 08:00 

Press TV

Thousands rally against poverty in Washington...

Thousands on Saturday rallied in Washington against poverty and social injustice concluding a march named 'Poor People's Campaign' that started in May....

 2018-06-24 08:00 

Ynetnews

Police called following report of suspicious balloon in Sderot...

The police were called on Sunday to a house in Sderot following a suspicious balloon that landed in the backyard. The area was closed while security forces inspected the balloon for incendiary objects....

 2018-06-24 07:56 

Times of Israel

Kulanu MK throws hat into ring for Jerusalem mayor...

Rachel Azaria becomes first female candidate in this year's mayoral race, joining an already crowded field of contendersRachel Azaria becomes first female candidate in this year's mayoral race, joining an already crowded field of contenders...

 2018-06-24 07:55 

Al Arabiya

Kushner says Mideast peace plan due soon 'with or without Abbas input'...

President Donald Trumprsquo;s son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its...

 2018-06-24 07:55 

Press TV

Emotions overflow as activists encounter bus with separated refugee children...

The scene at a border processing facility in McAllen, Texas, became emotional on Saturday after a group of immigration rights protesters unexpectedly encountered a bus carrying immigrant children....

 2018-06-24 07:55 

Press TV

Americans rally in Washington DC to protest poverty...

American protesters took to the streets in Washington DC to condemn poverty in the US....

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

Germany rescue World Cup hopes with dramatic Kroos winner...

Toni Kroos rescued Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion on Saturday, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.Germany's late, late show keeps Joachim Loew's on course to be the first team ...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of strays...

More than a dozen decrepit dogs splash into the Arabian Sea as the small wooden boat approaches. They know the fishermen's mission: bringing food and water for the canine population of one of Karachi's...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

Yemeni child recovers after successful treatment in UAE hospitals...

Ten-year-old Yemeni, Khalil Yaseen, who was the victim of a landmine laid by the Houthi militias loyal to Iran, has recovered after receiving successful treatment in UAE hospitals.He was receiving treatment after the incident, which led to serious injurie...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

South Africa's battle to resuscitate cancer care...

South African electrician Phiwankosi Mkhize was diagnosed with lung cancer in May last year and told by the hospital to come back for a scan in 15 months.But after just 12 months he died, before having the chance to receive treatment.The 66-year-old's...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

N. Zealand PM hopes for new world for daughter Neve...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed her newborn daughter would be called Neve as she left an Auckland hospital Sunday, and expressed hope that one day a woman giving birth in office would no longer be a...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

Ikea bets big on India, but keeps meatballs off the menu...

Furniture giant Ikea is set to open its first store and restaurant in India after years of trying, but arguably its most famous item is off the menu -- Swedish meatballs.Ikea, the world's biggest furniture retailer, will next month cut the ribbon on a...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

Emirates 24|7

RTA to open Al Yalayes and Al Asayel Road Projects on 15 September 2018...

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, in Dubai, has announced the completion of 85 percent of works in the 7th Interchange on the Sheikh Zayed Road, SZR, Project, and the Al Yalayes Road Improvement Project, and that both projects would be opened on 15t...

 2018-06-24 07:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Community service for youths who staged kidnapping...

6 months community service,$1,400 fine imposed on lead perpetrator, after fake kidnapping which led to massive search in 2015....

 2018-06-24 07:46 

Al Jazeera

Turkey election: Votes for pro-Kurdish HDP party could be pivotal...

Though one of the main opposition parties represents the Kurdish minority, particularly in the southeast, its vote could be decisive in the election....

 2018-06-24 07:46 

Al Jazeera

Poor People's Campaign rally in US calls for 'moral revival'...

Poverty, immigration and racism were among the issues that dominated a mass rally of activists and their supporters in Washington, DC, on Saturday....

 2018-06-24 07:46 

MehrNews.com

Iraqi PM Abadi enters into alliance with Sadr...

TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) The Iraqi prime minister's Victory list and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Sairoon bloc announced Sat. they will enter an alliance to form a new government....

 2018-06-24 07:41 

MehrNews.com

'Saad's Olive Tree' goes to Kazakh filmfest....

TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) Iranian short film 'Saad's Olive Tree' by Ahmad Zayeri has been accepted into the competition section of International Film Festival 'Yertis Cinema' in Kazakhstan....

 2018-06-24 07:40 

Ynetnews

Man sentenced to six months community service for faking abduction by Palestinians...

Niv Assraf, a Be'er Sheva resident who pretended to be abducted by Palestinians in order to resolve financial debts, was sentenced on Sunday to six months of community service by the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court. He also will have to pay a fine wo...

 2018-06-24 07:39 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA condemns bombing of an election rally for Zimbabwe's President...
 2018-06-24 07:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Quake shakes southern Iranian province...

Tehran, June 24, IRNA - A quake with the magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale shook the southern province of Bushehr early Sunday morning....

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