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 2018-07-17 20:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Pak analyst urges world to confront extraterritorial US laws...

Islamabad, July 17, IRNA - Time has come for the international community to declare the US laws in violation of the UN Charter and international regulations, said a senior Pakistani analyst in a recent article....

 2018-07-17 20:37 

Gulf Times

Lloyds Banking Group plans to operate 3 EU subsidiaries after Brexit...

Lloyds Banking Group plans to operate three subsidiaries in continental Europe after Britain leaves the EU, according to a source familiar with the matter, in a sign of how Brexit is fragmenting a banking industry long concentrated in London....

 2018-07-17 20:36 

Gulf Times

Fed to continue to raise interest rates gradually, says Powell...

The Federal Reserve will continue to raise rates gradually as the economic outlook remains strong despite uncertainty over trade policy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said yesterday....

 2018-07-17 20:36 

JPost.com

Kindergarten teacher where incendiary balloon fell says 'lucky' nothing happened...
 2018-07-17 20:36 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran 15th in science production...

Tehran, July 17, IRNA ISI investigations show that Iran has, for the first time, ranked 15 in science production with 22,500 scientific articles, said the head of the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) on Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 20:31 

Al Jazeera

Libyan coastguard left refugees to die in Mediterranean: NGO...

A woman and a child were found dead hours after they were left in their damaged boat by the Libyan coastguard....

 2018-07-17 20:30 

JPost.com

What does Trump's denial of Russian hacking mean for Israeli elections?...

Could any of this impact Israel's vulnerability to hacking in its own future elections?...

 2018-07-17 20:29 

Times of Israel

Trump backtracks after uproar, says he misspoke on Russian meddling...

Faced with barrage of bipartisan criticism over press conference with Putin, US president says he accepts intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow interfered in 2016 electionFaced with barrage of bipartisan criticism over press conference with Pu...

 2018-07-17 20:27 

i24 News

EXCLUSIVE: Hamas, PA may reach reconciliation deal in new push by Egypt...

The recent trip by Trump's special envoys to the Middle East 'was clearly a fiasco' Abbas adviser told i24NEWS...

 2018-07-17 20:26 

JPost.com

Austrian state mulls limiting kosher meat sale to registered Jews...

Klaus Schneeberger, the regional leader of ruling Austrian People's Party of Chancellor Kurz, said, "Of course, nobody will have to register to buy kosher meat. There will be no such thing."...

 2018-07-17 20:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

15 Afghan Taliban killed in attack by suspected Daesh rivals: officials...

Suspected Daesh (ISIS) militants attacked Taliban fighters attending a funeral in northern Afghanistan Tuesday and killed at least 15 in the latest violence between the rival groups, officials said....

 2018-07-17 20:23 

Gulf Times

China confident of hitting 2018 GDP growth target...

China is still confident of hitting its economic growth target of around 6.5% this year despite views that it faces a bumpy second half as a trade row with the United States intensifies, the state planning agency said yesterday....

 2018-07-17 20:23 

Ynetnews

Syrian rebels and Iran reach deal to evacuate villages...

Syrian rebels and Iranian-backed negotiators have reached a deal to evacuate thousands of people from two rebel-besieged Shi'ite villages in northwest Syria in return for the release of hundreds of detainees in state prisons, opposition sources said. ...

 2018-07-17 20:19 

Press TV

Iran ready to increase enrichment if deal fails: AEOI...

Iran says prepared to increase its uranium enrichment to higher levels if nuclear deal salvaging with the EU fail....

 2018-07-17 20:18 

Times of Israel

Army told to prepare for large-scale military operation in Gaza — report...

Israel practices conquering Gaza, said to have warned Hamas it is prepared to embark on campaign in Strip if flaming kite launches don't cease by FridayIsrael practices conquering Gaza, said to have warned Hamas it is prepared to embark on campaign in...

 2018-07-17 20:16 

Ynetnews

Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into Gaza...

Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel w...

 2018-07-17 20:14 

i24 News

Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling...
 2018-07-17 20:13 

Ynetnews

Trump says he, Putin discussed N. Korea...

US President Donald Trump said he discussed North Korea's nuclear weapons program with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their meeting on Monday, and that the two leaders also discussed reducing nuclear weapons worldwide. Trump, speaking to reporter...

 2018-07-17 20:12 

Ynetnews

Trump says he has confidence in US agencies on Russia, misspoke in Helsinki...

US President Donald Trump, grappling with a torrent of criticism over his performance at a Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday he misspoke at their joint news conference and meant to say he saw no reason why it was not R...

 2018-07-17 20:12 

FARS News Agency

New Zealand Herald's Cartoon: Helsinki Cup!...

TEHRAN (FNA)- France wins the World Cup in Moscow, Djokovic wins Wimbledon, and Putin wins over Trump in Helsinki. [CARTOON]...

 2018-07-17 20:12 

FARS News Agency

Russia: Armored Fighting Vehicles Perform Nighttime Military Exercises...

TEHRAN (FNA)- What could possibly be better than some tough military exercises? Only the same games at night! Russia's Ministry of Defense has published footage of armored fighting vehicles (AFV), performing nighttime firing drills. [VIDEO]...

 2018-07-17 20:12 

FARS News Agency

Funeral for Palestinian Teenager in Gaza...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Relatives of two Palestinians, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, mourn over their bodies during their funeral at a mosque in Gaza city. [PHOTOS]...

 2018-07-17 20:12 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Bombing Shocks Children Filming YouTube Challenge...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian children in Gaza were filming a video for YouTube when they heard the air strikes carried out by Israel. [VIDEO]...

 2018-07-17 20:12 

Gulf Times

Scaramucci's path to $20bn runs through a hot China market...

An investment offering that most of the world has shunned is suddenly all the rage in China, and money managers from UBS Group AG to SkyBridge Capital are moving to grab a slice of the bounty....

 2018-07-17 20:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Court orders stop to Costa Brava expansions...

A court has ordered to halt the expansion of south Beirut's Costa Brava landfill, in a case filed by civil society group United for Lebanon, a source close to the matter told The Daily Star Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 20:08 

Gulf Times

World's largest Islamic hotel financing deal sealed in Singapore...

The Singapore branch of RHB Bank, one of the largest banking groups in Malaysia, ......

 2018-07-17 20:07 

Gulf Times

KFH approaches Bahrain's Ahli United Bank for takeover talks...

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) wants to hold renewed talks with Bahrain's Ahli United Bank BSC about a takeover, a potential boost to the island kingdom as it seeks financial support from richer neighbours....

 2018-07-17 20:04 

i24 News

Netanyahu brags he convinced Trump to nix nuclear deal in video clip...
 2018-07-17 20:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Tensions rise between Amal, pro-Hezbollah MP...

Recent criticism from outspoken Baalbeck MP Jamil al-Sayyed leveled at Speaker Nabih Berri's Amal Movement drew quick rebuke from the Shiite party Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 20:00 

Bahrain News Agency

Muharraq urban expansion hailed...
 2018-07-17 20:00 

Haaretz Daily

Five suspected pimps arrested in Israel for Facebook prostitution ring...

The suspects allegedly made large profits from the work of dozens of young women as strippers, who also provided sexual services...

 2018-07-17 19:53 

Press TV

'Utter loss of shame in political leaders,' Obama speaks up after Trump-Putin summit...

Former US President Barrack Obama decries 'utter loss of shame in political leaders in an apparent jab at Trump in an apparent jab at his successor Donald Trump....

 2018-07-17 19:53 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rabbi who fought against the Alliance dies at 91...

Rabbi Moshe Lasry, native of Casablanca, founded Otzar Hatorah institutions in Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Iran to fight 'Alliance' schools....

 2018-07-17 19:51 

Times of Israel

Amid comeback talk, Ehud Barak sees 'historic possibility' to replace Netanyahu...

Former premier says time for leadership of 'vision and hope' to replace current 'dark, nationalist government'Former premier says time for leadership of 'vision and hope' to replace current 'dark, nationalist government'...

 2018-07-17 19:46 

Al Arabiya

Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling...

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he accepts that Russia sought to influence the 2016 US election, and that he misspoke by appearing to accept...

 2018-07-17 19:42 

Times of Israel

Israel and EU ink agreement on fighting organized crime...

Amid crisis in bilateral relations, Europol inks first-ever agreement with a police force of a non-EU member stateAmid crisis in bilateral relations, Europol inks first-ever agreement with a police force of a non-EU member state...

 2018-07-17 19:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Congressional Committee | Time has come to recognize Israeli sovereignty on Golan Heights...

Rep. Ron DeSantis:...

 2018-07-17 19:40 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Interior receives Lebanese Minister of Interior and Municipalities...
 2018-07-17 19:38 

Al Jazeera

Hong Kong: Pro-independence party faces possible ban...

Police in Hong Kong have sought to ban the political party, citing it as a potential national security threat....

 2018-07-17 19:35 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Europe rights court censures Russia over journalist murder probe...

The European Court of Human Rights Tuesday ordered Russia to pay 20,000 euros ($23,442) in damages to relatives of murdered investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, saying it had failed to carry out an effective investigation into her killing....

 2018-07-17 19:34 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ex envoy: India unlikely to zero Iran oil imports...

New Delhi, July 17, IRNA A veteran Indian politician believes that though India has many options for importing its required oil, bringing down its imports from Iran to zero, as desired by the US, is not possible....

 2018-07-17 19:34 

Kuwait News Agency

EU calls on Russia to take responsibility for downing of MH17...

BRUSSELS, July 17 (KUNA) -- The European Union said Tuesday that the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 that was shot down by the BUK installation belonged "beyond doubt" to the Russian armed forces. "We will continue to call on the Russian Federa...

 2018-07-17 19:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

20 years on, ICC urges help to fight war crimes...

The International Criminal Court Tuesday marked its 20th anniversary Tuesday urging all nations to help its "vital work" seeking justice for war crimes victims, despite its controversial acquittal of a former Congolese militia chief....

 2018-07-17 19:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways adapts to regional crisis; to start 18 new routes...
 2018-07-17 19:31 

Kuwait Times

Ghanem, Saleh assure no cause for concern over unrest in Iraq...

Government briefs lawmakers over Kuwait's readiness KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said after a meeting with the government yesterday that there was no cause for concern over demonstrations in southern Iraq, but stressed that Kuwa...

 2018-07-17 19:24 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council...

Safed Chief Rabbi settles dispute between former, current leaders of Samaria Regional Council. 'Both are great men.'...

 2018-07-17 19:21 

Haaretz Daily

12 moons orbiting Jupiter discovered, one 'oddball' on a collision course...

In 2014, the same team of scientists found the object with the most-distant known orbit in the Solar System and was the first to hypothesize the existence of a putative planet popularly called Planet X or Planet Nine...

 2018-07-17 19:21 

Al Jazeera

Astronomers find 10 new moons around Jupiter, including 'oddball'...

Scientists discovered 10 new moons orbiting Jupiter, the planet now has more moons than any other planet....

 2018-07-17 19:19 

Al Arabiya

Yemeni army enters district of Abes in the province of Hajjah...

The coalition-backed Yemeni army has regained the first districts Hajjah after entering Abes on Tuesday.The Head of the Guidance Division in the Fifth...

 2018-07-17 19:16 

i24 News

Deal reached to evacuate pro-regime Syria towns...

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