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 2018-01-18 19:13 

Times of Israel

Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted in Hungary — report...

Arrest warrant, issued before Gorka's seven-month stint as deputy assistant to the president, relates to 'firearm or ammunition abuse'Arrest warrant, issued before Gorka's seven-month stint as deputy assistant to the president, relates to ...

 2018-01-18 19:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Daesh claims responsibility for twin suicide bombing in Baghdad...

Daesh (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for back-to-back suicide bombings in central Baghdad that killed at least 38 people....

 2018-01-18 19:09 

Ynetnews

During PM Netanyahu's visit to India, Indian media reports PM Modi to visit PA...

Indian media outlets have reported Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Palestinian Authority next month "to show no change has taken place in India's attitudes towards the Palestinians." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently i...

 2018-01-18 19:07 

Ynetnews

US ambassador to UN chides N. Korea, Iran, Syria...

UNITED NATIONS The US ambassador to the United Nations says the regimes that most threaten the world today with weapons of mass destruction -- North Korea, Iran and Syria -- also deny their people human rights, promote conflict and regional instability an...

 2018-01-18 19:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Damascus warns Turkey against Afrin attack: Syrian state TV...

The Syrian government Thursday warned Turkey against launching a military operation in Syria's northwestern region of Afrin and said that Syrian air defenses stood ready to defend against such an attack....

 2018-01-18 19:05 

Ynetnews

Hundreds commemorate Jewish sage at his tomb in southern Israel...

NETIVOT Hundreds of Jewish worshippers made a pilgrimage on Thursday to the tomb in southern Israel of a sage revered by his followers as a miracle-maker. Rabbi Yisrael Abuhatzeira, better known as "Baba Sali", is commemorated each year in the tow...

 2018-01-18 19:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Jordan: Israel apologized for embassy shooting incident...
 2018-01-18 19:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Analysis: Turkey preparing for war...

Erdogan's Turkey prepares for war against the Kurds while U.S. and NATO look the other way...

 2018-01-18 19:02 

Times of Israel

UK's Chelsea soccer club joins campaign to battle anti-Semitism...

In addition to teaming up with WJC, team's owner, Roman Abramovich, launches own initiative to combat Jew hatredIn addition to teaming up with WJC, team's owner, Roman Abramovich, launches own initiative to combat Jew hatred...

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Family of Raziel Shevach visit wounded soldiers...
 2018-01-18 18:59 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain-Iraq parliamentary cooperation discussed...
 2018-01-18 18:59 

Bahrain News Agency

HM the King thanked by Labour Minister...
 2018-01-18 18:57 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arab MK's illegal office closed...

MK forced to close office operated out of building declared illegal in 2012....

 2018-01-18 18:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump 'very eager' to be interviewed Russia probe...

US President Donald Trump is "very eager" to speak to the special counsel overseeing the Russia election meddling probe into whether he colluded with Moscow, his lawyer said....

 2018-01-18 18:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Suspected salmonella in Of Yerushalayim products...
 2018-01-18 18:54 

Gulf Times

2017 was second or third warmest year, behind 2016...

Last year was indistinguishable, so far, from 2015 as the second or third warmest behind 2016, making 2017 "the warmest year without an El Nino", the UN's World Meteorological Organisation said....

 2018-01-18 18:53 

SANA

Nazarbayev: dialogue is the basis for any political settlement in Syria...

New York, SANA- President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev asserted that dialogue is the basis for any political settlement to the crisis in Syria. Nazarbayev, during a UN Security Council session on Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, sai...

 2018-01-18 18:50 

Haaretz Daily

Jordan: Israel apologizes for deadly incident that led to embassy closure...

Jordanian government spokesperson says Israel pledged to take legal steps against the security guard who killed two Jordanians...

 2018-01-18 18:49 

SANA

Lavrov: the West turns a blind eye to the use of chemical weapons by terrorists in Syria...

New York, SANA- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov asserted that the West turns a blind eye to the terrorists' use of chemical weapons in Syria and rejects to condemn them; rather, it prefers to accuse the Syrian Government to serve its targets. L...

 2018-01-18 18:49 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey starts lifting stricken plane from cliff...

Turkish engineers Thursday began a complex operation to lift with two cranes a passenger plane which skidded off the runway at a provincial to a precarious position just metres from the sea....

 2018-01-18 18:47 

Ynetnews

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency...

LONDON A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report publis...

 2018-01-18 18:46 

Ynetnews

HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms...

DUBAI Campaign group Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused Saudi Arabia of violating international humanitarian law in Yemen and of stepping up arrests and prosecutions of activists seeking reform or voicing peaceful dissent. In its World Report 2018, wh...

 2018-01-18 18:43 

Press TV

Turkish business lobby urges end to emergency rule imposed after coup attempt...

A business lobby urges a swift end to Turkey's state of emergency imposed after the July 2016 coup attempt....

 2018-01-18 18:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Galant: We can't lose our hold on the south...
 2018-01-18 18:41 

i24 News

Jordan says Israel apologizes, to pay compensation over Amman embassy shooting...
 2018-01-18 18:41 

Press TV

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES...

Here is a brief look at Press TV Newsroom's headlines from 0900 GMT to 1700 GMT, January 18, 2017....

 2018-01-18 18:41 

The Peninsula Qatar

Detained Saudi cleric hospitalised: Amnesty...

The Saudi authorities had demanded that Awda and other prominent figures publicly back the kingdom in the Gulf dispute but he refused....

 2018-01-18 18:40 

Al Arabiya

US admits Turkey owed explanation over Syria force...

US officials mis-spoke about a plan to set up a 30,000-strong militia in eastern Syria and owe angry ally Turkey an explanation, Secretary of State...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Times of Israel

Chief rabbi backs right-wing rabbi who called for firing IDF chief...

Yitzhak Yosef praises Shmuel Eliyahu for his 'steadfast position' in opposition to female combat soldiersYitzhak Yosef praises Shmuel Eliyahu for his 'steadfast position' in opposition to female combat soldiers...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Ambassador: Saudi Arabia Is Keen on Supporting Yemeni People...
 2018-01-18 18:38 

Al Jazeera

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks in Kazakhstan...

Bus en route to Russia bursts into flames in Kazakhstan's Aktobe region, killing 52 Uzbek citizens....

 2018-01-18 18:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

President visits combat soldier wounded last night in Jenin...

'We continue to say to anyone who wishes to harm us - we will find you, wherever you are.'...

 2018-01-18 18:36 

Gulf Times

Stricken Turkish plane lifted from cliff after runway mishap...

The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane had landed normally at Trabzon airport late on Saturday on a flight from Ankara but then went off the runway just metres from the waters of the Black Sea....

 2018-01-18 18:36 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump says border wall stance has not 'evolved,' Mexico will pay...

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday defended his proposed wall along the U.S. southern border, saying his position "has never changed or evolved," and that Mexico would pay for the barrier "directly, or indirectly."...

 2018-01-18 18:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Japan, Australia push for defense pact amid regional tension...

The prime ministers of Japan and Australia said Thursday they would push to seal a major security agreement "as early as feasible," in the face of tensions over North Korea....

 2018-01-18 18:31 

Times of Israel

White nationalist seeks to speak at Kent State on shooting anniversary...

Richard Spencer trying to book talk 48 years after anti-Vietnam campus protest, during which National Guard killed four studentsRichard Spencer trying to book talk 48 years after anti-Vietnam campus protest, during which National Guard killed four student...

 2018-01-18 18:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yemima Mizrachi: Person with a home is truly free...
 2018-01-18 18:28 

Times of Israel

Has #MeToo gone too far? Ansari story sparks debate...

Following accusations against actor, some say stories of 'dates gone wrong' undermine claims of rape, sexual assaultFollowing accusations against actor, some say stories of 'dates gone wrong' undermine claims of rape, sexual assault...

 2018-01-18 18:27 

Haaretz Daily

Jordan: Israel apologizes for deadly incident that led to embassy closure...

Jordanian government spokesperson says Israel pledged to take legal steps against the security guard who killed two Jordanians...

 2018-01-18 18:27 

Press TV

Boko Haram terrorists kill five people in southeastern Niger...

Suspected militants from the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group have killed at least four troops and a civilian in an attack on a military post in southeast Niger....

 2018-01-18 18:26 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Tehran sees US presence in Syria 'illegal': Iranian official...

Damascus, Jan 18, IRNA The head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations said on Thursday that the US forces' presence in Syria will not contribute to peace in the country, and Iran considers it as illegal....

 2018-01-18 18:23 

SANA

Ramzy: Syria will participate in Vienna special meeting...

Damascus, SANA- UN Deputy Special Envoy for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy said on Thursday that the Syrian Arab Republic will attend Vienna meeting on Jan. 25-26th. Ramzy, following a meeting with Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad in Dam...

 2018-01-18 18:20 

Al Arabiya

ANALYSIS: Stronger, stable Middle East states the most effective answer to ISIS...

ISIS weakness is now tangible. The terrorist group used to control an area as big as the United Kingdom. Now it has lost control even over its...

 2018-01-18 18:17 

Times of Israel

EU mum on Abbas speech because 'we don't comment on comments'...

'Our partners know very well where we stand,' Brussels says after Palestinian leader accuses Europe of using Jews for a 'colonial project''Our partners know very well where we stand,' Brussels says after Palestinian leader accuses ...

 2018-01-18 18:17 

Times of Israel

Senior Housing Ministry official charged with fixing tenders for bribes...

Gadi Reibuch allegedly took and concealed tens of millions of shekels from contractors and laundered his illicit gains through relativesGadi Reibuch allegedly took and concealed tens of millions of shekels from contractors and laundered his illicit gains ...

 2018-01-18 18:16 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Left-wing singer recalls 'moving' visit to Samaria...

Singer Achinoam Nini recounts visit with residents of Samaria hours before deadly terror attack...

 2018-01-18 18:15 

Press TV

EU suspends Kenya water project after violence...

The European Union has suspended a large-scale water conservation project in Kenya after evictions of local indigenous people turned fatally violent this week....

 2018-01-18 18:13 

JPost.com

U.S. to convert existing Jerusalem facility into embassy for 2019 opening...

Announcing the controversial move last month, US President Donald Trump said he planned on setting forth architects and planners to design a new facility....

 2018-01-18 18:13 

Oman Observer

Let's Celebrate Together...

Fireworks and dance performances heralded this year's Muscat Festival in Al Amerat Park on Thursday. The festival will continue until The post Let's Celebrate Together appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-18 18:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

EU agrees to blacklist seven top Venezuelan officials...

The EU agreed to add Venezuelan officials to its sanctions blacklist Thursday, European sources said, the first time the bloc has targeted individual members of President Nicolas Maduro's embattled regime....

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