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 2018-07-17 13:47 

Saudi Press Agency

KSRelief Center Distributes 10,900 Packages of Bread to Displaced People, North of Syria...
 2018-07-17 13:47 

Saudi Press Agency

General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Kicks Off Plan for Hajj season this year...
 2018-07-17 13:34 

Kuwait News Agency

Italian Premier to meet Trump on July 30...

ROME, July 17 (KUNA) -- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on July 30 on his first visit, said a statement on TuesdayAt the White House, the two leaders' meeting will consist of a private conversa...

 2018-07-17 13:30 

ISNA

Iran's Jaberi Ansari, Lebanon's Bassil hold talks in Beirut...

Tehran (ISNA) - The senior advisor to Iran's foreign minister in political affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held talks with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Beirut....

 2018-07-17 13:28 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu: We are in battle...

PM, defense establishment officials inspect IDF Gaza Division. Netanyahu vows to bring back soldiers, civilians held in Gaza....

 2018-07-17 13:22 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA launches 'Makkah Road' Initiative in Indonesia to Facilitate Travel Procedures and Performance of Hajj...
 2018-07-17 13:22 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 6 Jeddah...
 2018-07-17 13:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait bourse ends trading Tuesday in red zone...

KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait ended trading Tuesday in the red zone as the premier market index lost 43.03 points to reach 5,346.08 points. The main market index went down 9.36 points to stand at 4,957.10 points, while the all share market index...

 2018-07-17 13:19 

DEBKAfile

A flaming balloon from Gaza lands in kindergarten yard...

The IDF struck a balloon squad in Gaza on Tuesday afternoon injuring some of them, after nine new fires were The post A flaming balloon from Gaza lands in kindergarten yard appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-07-17 13:11 

ISNA

Beautiful matricaria chamomilla flower field...
 2018-07-17 13:10 

FARS News Agency

Iran Ready to Cooperate with West Asian States to Control Dust Storms...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Tuesday announced preparedness to cooperate with other West Asian states to control the pollution caused by dust particles and storms....

 2018-07-17 13:10 

FARS News Agency

Several Turkish Soldiers, Ankara-Backed Militants Killed in Clashes with Kurds in Northern Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A sum of 12 Turkish troops and Ankara-backed militants were killed in clashes with the Kurdish militias in Afrin region in Northwestern Aleppo, a Kurdish media outlet reported on Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 13:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

EU rejects US demands on isolating Iran...

Tehran, July 17, IRNA - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini declined US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's demand on isolating Iran....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Discovers Israeli Arms in Terrorists' Positions in Hama...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army soldiers continued their mop-up operation in Southern Hama, discovering a large arms and ammunition depot of terrorists on Tuesday, including Israeli weapons....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

FARS News Agency

37 Militants Killed in Afghan Forces Operations in Faryab, Kunduz Operations...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least thirty seven militants were killed during the separate operations and airstrikes conducted in Northern Faryab and Kunduz provinces of Afghanistan....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Official: Israeli-Sponsored Terrorists Occupying Parts of Syria...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari warned that the terrorist groups which are supported by Israel have occupied parts of Syria....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Syrian Army Preparing to Capture Terrorist-Held Borderline with Occupied Golan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian government forces continued their advances against terrorists in Northwestern Dara'a on Tuesday, and are reportedly preparing for an assault to drive terrorists out of Quneitra's border region with the Israeli-occupied ....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Nicaraguan Envoy Stresses Numerous Fields for Cooperation with Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nicaraguan Ambassador to Tehran Mario Antonio Barquero Baltodano underlined various fields for cooperation with Iran, and called for more efforts to expand trade and investment between the two states....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Forces Detain 12 Palestinians, Seize Cash in West Bank Raids...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli forces Tuesday detained at least 12 Palestinians and seized cash during several predawn raids that triggered clashes across the West Bank, said security sources and an activist....

 2018-07-17 13:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The petition party is over'...

Knesset approves law which transfers authority over issues about Judea and Samaria from Supreme Court to Administrative Court in J'lem....

 2018-07-17 13:02 

Press TV

Freight train derails near Quebec-Ontario border...

A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Saint-Polycarpe, near the Quebec-Ontario border....

 2018-07-17 13:02 

Bahrain News Agency

Interior Minister receives US ambassador...
 2018-07-17 12:57 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 5 Jeddah...
 2018-07-17 12:55 

Al Jazeera

Nicaragua unrest: What you should know...

At least 280 people have died during a government crackdown on students, calling for the president's resignation....

 2018-07-17 12:53 

Ynetnews

Netanyahu: Israel prepared for any scenario in Gaza...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday Israel was prepared for any scenario in the Gaza Strip. The prime minister held a situation assessment at the Gaza Division with Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, Shin Bet ...

 2018-07-17 12:51 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Remember Obama intervened in Israeli elections?'...

Fox News defends Trump, calls Left claims of Russian US election intervention hypocritical; Obama intervened in elections against Netanyahu....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

Haaretz Daily

Did Trump commit treason in front of Putin? Here is the moment everyone is talking about...

Former CIA Director John Brennan denounced Trump's performance as 'treasonous' and Republican U.S. Senator John McCain called the meeting with Putin a 'tragic mistake'...

 2018-07-17 12:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rioter shot during clashes on Israeli-Gaza border dies...

Gaza rioter shot by IDF forces securing the border dies in Jerusalem hospital....

 2018-07-17 12:40 

ISNA

Iranian diplomat, Lebanese Parliament Speaker meet in Beirut...

Tehran (ISNA) - The senior advisor to Iran's foreign minister in political affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari, sat for talks with Lebanon's Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Monday....

 2018-07-17 12:39 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the CP receives Justice Yousef Al-Mutaw'a...

KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Tuesday head of Kuwait's Supreme Judicial Council and the Cassation Court, and President of the Constitutional Court Justice Yo...

 2018-07-17 12:37 

Press TV

Gazan youth dies of wounds from clashes with Israeli troops...

A 20-year-old Palestinian has succumbed to wounds he sustained from Israeli gunfire during anti-occupation protests in the besieged Gaza Strip....

 2018-07-17 12:36 

Al Jazeera

Iraqi forces use batons and rubber hoses to disperse protesters...

At least seven people have been killed since demonstrations first erupted on July 8 against poor services and jobs....

 2018-07-17 12:36 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Crown Prince receives Spanish Ambassador...

KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Tuesday Spain's Ambassador to Kuwait Carlos Saenz de Tejada on the occasion of the end of his tenure as ambassador to his country....

 2018-07-17 12:32 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 4 Jeddah...
 2018-07-17 12:32 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 3 Jeddah...
 2018-07-17 12:32 

Kuwait News Agency

USD stable at KD 0.302...

KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- The exchange rate of the US Dollar against the Kuwaiti Dinar was stable at KD 0.302, whereas the Euro rose to KD 0.354, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Tuesday. According to CBK, the British Pound Sterling stabilized at KD ...

 2018-07-17 12:30 

MehrNews.com

'Temporary License' gets 6 nominations at US' Love filmfest....

TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (MNA) Iranian film 'Temporary License' directed by Afshin Hashemi has been nominated in six categories at the 6th Love International Film Festival in the US....

 2018-07-17 12:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on July 17...

Tehran, July 17, IRNA The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Tuesday:...

 2018-07-17 12:28 

Bahrain Mirror

Detainee Mohammad Al-A'am Severely Beaten in Dry Dock Prison: Activist...

Head of the monitoring and documentation unit at the Bahrain Center for Human Rights activist Enas Oun said that family of detainee Mohammad Al-A'am complained that their son is being subjected to severe beating in Dry Dock Prison....

 2018-07-17 12:26 

Haaretz Daily

Israel strikes in Gaza, targeting Palestinians preparing to launch airborne firebombs...

Palestinians report two wounded...

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'Don't stop Tefillin'...

Imagine if Uber started delivering Tefillin right to your door. This latest find on the app store might be the closest thing....

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Bahrain Mirror

BBC: 5000 Gulf Tweets Criticizing Naturalization in Bahrain...

In a coverage to the trending issues on social media outlets, BBC website stated that thousands of tweets discussed Bahrain's naturalization of foreigners via #Bahrain_Naturalizes_at_ Expense_of_our_Employment....

 2018-07-17 12:24 

Al Jazeera

Unprecedented security at Kashmir's annual Hindu pilgrimage...

Last year, fighters targeted a tourist bus, killing eight people who were performing the gruelling Amaranth Yatra....

 2018-07-17 12:24 

Haaretz Daily

Japan, EU sign free trade pact amid worries about Trump...

The Japan-EU trade deal is also a sign of shifting global ties as Trump distances the United States from long-time allies like the EU, NATO and Canada...

 2018-07-17 12:16 

Press TV

Japan signs trade deal with EU to clear tariffs...

The European Council said it was a signal to the United States that Japan and the EU would stand together against protectionism....

 2018-07-17 12:16 

Kuwait News Agency

OPEC price stands at USD 71.90 pb...

VIENNA, July 17 (KUNA) -- Price of OPEC's 14-crude basket went down Monday 25 cents to reach USD 71.90 per barrel (pb) compared with USD 72.15 pb last Friday, the organization news bulletin said on Tuesday. The annual rate for OPEC basket for the last...

 2018-07-17 12:14 

Kuwait News Agency

His Highness the Crown Prince receives Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad...

KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. (end)lr...

 2018-07-17 12:08 

Emirates 24|7

Hamdan bin Mohammed launches Arabic edition of 'MIT Technology Review'...

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation, said that Dubai's efforts to create a better future as part of the ...

 2018-07-17 12:08 

Emirates 24|7

Gas cylinder explosion at restaurant in Pakistan kills 3...

A Pakistani rescue official says a gas cylinder exploded at a restaurant in the central city of Multan and killed at least three people.Dr Kaleem Ahmed says the blast took place on Monday in the restaurant's cooking area and caused the partial collaps...

 2018-07-17 12:08 

FARS News Agency

Terrorists Receive Severe Blow in Syrian Army Fire in Hama Province...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army's artillery and missile units launched a heavy shelling attack on the positions of Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) in Northern Hama, retaliating the terrorist group's ....

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