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 2018-04-24 15:43 

Ynetnews

Israel's chief rabbi calls German Jewry to proudly wear skullcaps...

Israel's Chief Rabbi David Lau called the Jewish community in Germany on Tuesday to continue proudly wearing skullcaps in public areas. "The skullcap is a Jewish symbol, wear it proudly," the rabbi said. "While Jews are not supposed to be ...

 2018-04-24 15:43 

Haaretz Daily

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: April 24, 2018...

Did Natalie Portman intend to take a public stand on Israel? | Alex Soros interview | Jake Tapper on new novel | Putin's matzah diet...

 2018-04-24 15:35 

Bahrain News Agency

Premier stresses support for real estate sector...
 2018-04-24 15:35 

Bahrain News Agency

US ambassador visits Northern Governorate...
 2018-04-24 15:35 

Bahrain News Agency

Jordanian-Pakistani military cooperation discussed...
 2018-04-24 15:35 

Bahrain News Agency

Information Minister urges to keep abreast of media developments...
 2018-04-24 15:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey...

Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey....

 2018-04-24 15:34 

Times of Israel

Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program, calls deal 'insane'...

Before meeting Macron, US president says Tehran will have 'bigger problems than they ever had before' if it revives nuclear developmentBefore meeting Macron, US president says Tehran will have 'bigger problems than they ever had before' if...

 2018-04-24 15:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbi Lau: Do not remove your kippah...

Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel criticizes suggestion German Jews should not wear kippahs to avoid being attacked....

 2018-04-24 15:28 

DEBKAfile

Trump: Iran will have big problems if it restarts its nuclear program...

President Donald Trump warned Iran that if it restarts its nuclear program, it "will have bigger problems than they have The post Trump: Iran will have big problems if it restarts its nuclear program appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-24 15:21 

Times of Israel

Egypt says it will allow Hamas rocket expert's body into Gaza — report...

Cairo said to convey to Jerusalem it remains committed to ensuring the return of Israeli captives held by terror groupCairo said to convey to Jerusalem it remains committed to ensuring the return of Israeli captives held by terror group...

 2018-04-24 15:19 

MehrNews.com

Yemeni Supreme Political Council says president assassinated on Thurs....

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) Naseh Shaker from SANA'A relayed to Mehr News Agency in Tehran that the Yemeni Supreme Political Council has verified the news that Saleh Ali Al-Sammad has been assassinated....

 2018-04-24 15:17 

Haaretz Daily

After U.S. cuts UN aid to Gaza, $200 million needed in emergency food...

Trump has withheld $305 million in funding, leaving shortfall to fill for rice, flour, sugar and to continue funding schools in Gaza and the West Bank...

 2018-04-24 15:16 

Press TV

Assassins of Palestinian lecturer will pay dearly for his murder: Haniyeh...

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says the assassins of Palestinian engineer and lecturer Fadi Mohammad al-Batsh will pay heavy price for the crime....

 2018-04-24 15:14 

Ynetnews

Trump praises strength of US-French alliance...

Praising the strength of America's oldest alliance, President Donald Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House Tuesday with a pomp-filled ceremony on the South Lawn, opening a day of talks on the future of the Iran nuclear dea...

 2018-04-24 15:14 

Kuwait News Agency

UN calls for more support for Syrians, region...

BRUSSELS, April 24 (KUNA) -- Top United Nations officials called Tuesday on donors and the international community to pledge more funds to help the Syrian population and refugees. "In the first few months of 2018 the humanitarian crisis in Syria has f...

 2018-04-24 15:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Expulsion orders against illegal infiltrators revoked...

All involuntary deportation plans and orders against illegal infiltrators cancelled. No plans to deport infiltrators to third country....

 2018-04-24 15:11 

Haaretz Daily

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: April 24, 2018...

Did Natalie Portman intend to take a public stand on Israel? | Alex Soros interview | Jake Tapper on new novel | Putin's matzah diet...

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

South Korean Villagers Protest US Missile System Deployment...

TEHRAN (FNA)- South Korean villagers opposed to the deployment of a US missile defense system took part in a protest outside a military base in their country ahead of the first North-South Korea summit since 2007....

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

Spokesman: Palestinian State without Jerusalem as Its Capital Will Not Be Accepted...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, said on Tuesday that any attempt by any party to promote suspicious ideas under any vague slogans and uncompleted positions would have no value or usefulness....

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

Iran: Regional States Should Forget Illusion of "Arms-Guaranteed Security"...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani warned the regional states of the West's plots to coax them into piling up more weapons and military equipment, stressing that arms depots could never maintai...

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

Kremlin: US Stance Leaves No Chance for Speaking about Easing of Tensions in Relations...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov is certain that the real state of affairs and Washington's stance leave no chance for considering an easing of tensions in Russian-US relations....

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

Russia: US Pushing World toward New Arms Race...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stressed that Washington was not ready for partnership on an equitable basis even with its own traditional allies....

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

Terrorists Complete Pullout from Eastern Qalamoun Town of Jayroud...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army hoisted the country's flag over government buildings in the town of Jayroud after all militants and their family members left Northern Syria on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 15:10 

i24 News

Canada van driver charged with murder, Trudeau reassures nation...

Minassian, who has an imposing physical build, defied a police officer during his arrest...

 2018-04-24 15:10 

FARS News Agency

Leader: Chechnya Better Than US on Human Rights...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov dismissed the allegations of human rights violations in Chechnya made by the acting US secretary of state, saying that the situation in the republic is "significantly better" than in Americ...

 2018-04-24 15:09 

Press TV

British boy gets five-organ transplant...

A seven-year-old boy has received five organs in a complex procedure in northern England....

 2018-04-24 15:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Oil majors keen on investment in Iran...

Tehran, April 24, IRNA A panel of major oil companies discussed challenges of financing in Iran's petroleum industry....

 2018-04-24 15:04 

Times of Israel

Call to boycott pasta joint over alternative kosher certificate backfires...

After the Chotam organization took aim on Facebook at Pasta Basta, thousands pledged to eat at the chain's branchesAfter the Chotam organization took aim on Facebook at Pasta Basta, thousands pledged to eat at the chain's branches...

 2018-04-24 15:03 

Press TV

China denounces US over human rights...

China published a report on the human rights situation in the United States on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 15:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hezbollah member killed in unidentified blast...

A blast that went off Tuesday in Sidon's Haret Saida left a Hezbollah member dead, but the source of the explosion has yet to be determined....

 2018-04-24 14:57 

Times of Israel

Syrian migrants bring traditional Arab dance to Berlin...

Two asylum-seekers say that after spending a couple of years in Germany, it is their duty to 'give some of our culture to Berlin'Two asylum-seekers say that after spending a couple of years in Germany, it is their duty to 'give some of our cul...

 2018-04-24 14:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani: No one able to disappoint Iranians...

Tabriz, April 24, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sas nobody is able to make Iranian people disappointed...

 2018-04-24 14:55 

Press TV

Russia, China urge UN members states to support Iran's nuclear deal...

Russia and China issue a draft statement, urging the UN member states to support Iran's nuclear deal....

 2018-04-24 14:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

German FM backs Iran nuclear deal...

Tehran, April 24, IRNA Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas supported Iran nuclear deal also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)....

 2018-04-24 14:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Ukraine energy ministry website hit by ransomware attack: spokeswoman...

The website of Ukraine's energy and coal ministry website has been hit by a cyber attack, though the websites of state-run energy companies have not been affected, the ministry's spokeswoman said by phone....

 2018-04-24 14:51 

Ynetnews

Palestinian UN aid still $200 million short after Trump cuts...

Emergency food aid for around a million Palestinians in Gaza may run out from June if the UN agency for Palestinian refugees cannot raise another $200 million following a cut-off in US funding, the agency said on Tuesday. Pierre Kraehenbuehl, who heads th...

 2018-04-24 14:51 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Oman playing regional, global roles in Strait of Hormuz...

Tehran, April 24, IRNA Iran and Oman are playing regional and global roles in Strait of Hormuz, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces for international and foreign relations Brigadier General Qadir Nezami said....

 2018-04-24 14:50 

Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera wins Peabody for The Cut documentary...

Journalist Fatma Naib explored the painful practice of female genital mutilation that affects about 200 million women....

 2018-04-24 14:50 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

US, EU agree on preserving Iran nuclear deal: Russian media...

Tehran, April 24, IRNA The US, the UK, Germany, and France have agreed on the conditions under which the US will remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal, Sputnik reported on Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 14:49 

i24 News

Russia, China call on UN nuclear forum to save Iran deal...

European leaders are also scrambling to the save the deal, with Macron and Merkel visiting Trump this week...

 2018-04-24 14:49 

Haaretz Daily

Israel admits: Plan to relocate asylum seekers has collapsed, no way to forcibly deport Africans...

Israel tells top court it will stop holding deportation hearings and any previous decisions on deportations have now been nullified...

 2018-04-24 14:49 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu vows to reopen detention facilities for asylum seekers after Israel tells court deportation no longer an option...

Israel told the top court earlier it will stop holding deportation hearings and any previous decisions on deportations have now been nullified...

 2018-04-24 14:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Shaked rebukes Natalie Portman...

Justice Minister visits Tanzanian hospital whose doctors were trained in Israel, tells actress who refused Genesis prize that is Israel....

 2018-04-24 14:46 

Haaretz Daily

From Syria to Iran to Putin, how Macron succeeds in 'playing' Trump...

Macron also hopes the Washington trip will also raise his profile everywhere else — from the EU to Syria and Israel-Palestinian peacemaking...

 2018-04-24 14:46 

Oman Observer

Indian Embassy hosts healthcare sector B2B meeting...

Business Reporter MUSCAT, APRIL 24 The Embassy of India is organising an India-Oman Business-to-Business (B2B) meeting related to The post Indian Embassy hosts healthcare sector B2B meeting appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-24 14:44 

Haaretz Daily

Israel admits: Plan to relocate asylum seekers has collapsed, no way to forcefully deport Africans...

Israel tells top court it will stop holding deportation hearings and any previous decisions on deportations have now been nullified...

 2018-04-24 14:44 

DEBKAfile

A Toronto judge orders Minassian held on 10 counts of murder...

Alek Minassian, the 25-year old driver of a van suspected of deliberately plowing into a crowd on a busy Toronto The post A Toronto judge orders Minassian held on 10 counts of murder appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-04-24 14:43 

Oman Observer

Bank Sohar witnesses over 48.6 pc increase Q1 net profit...

MUSCAT: Marking the completion of eleven years of banking excellence within the Sultanate, year 2018 witnesses yet another achievement for The post Bank Sohar witnesses over 48.6 pc increase Q1 net profit appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-04-24 14:42 

Oman Observer

Oman Food unveils ambitious marketing, logistics strategies...

MUSCAT, APRIL 24 The state-owned Oman Food Investment Holding Company (OFIC), which has been mandated to implement the Omani The post Oman Food unveils ambitious marketing, logistics strategies appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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