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 2019-04-25 07:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

ADL slams bills comparing abortion and Holocaust death toll...

ADL says anti-abortion legislation comparing number of abortions to number of Jews murdered in Holocaust is 'totally out of bounds.'...

 2019-04-25 07:46 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Turkey cooperate in waste management...

Tehran, April 25, IRNA - The head of the Iran's Department of Environment and the Deputy Minister of Environment and Urban Development of Turkey emphasized cooperation between the two countries on various environmental issues, including waste manageme...

 2019-04-25 07:41 

Emirates 24|7

Mongolia exempts UAE citizens from requiring pre-entry visas...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced that the Mongolian government has exempted UAE citizens from requiring pre-entry visas to enter the East Asian country, starting on 15th May.The decision will cover Emirati citizens c...

 2019-04-25 07:41 

Emirates 24|7

All Sri Lanka Catholic church services suspended...

All of Sri Lanka's Catholic churches have been ordered to stay closed and suspend services until security improves after deadly Easter bombings, a senior priest told AFP Thursday....

 2019-04-25 07:39 

FARS News Agency

Rescue Operations: 300 Flood-Hit Families Sheltered in Southeast Iran...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Floods hit several villages in Hirmand city, North of Iran's Southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan province on Tuesday. Around 300 households have been moved to emergency shelters. [PHOTOS]...

 2019-04-25 07:38 

FARS News Agency

Hillary Clinton Admits US Created, Funded and Armed Al Qaeda...

TEHRAN (FNA)- In this video Hillary Clinton admits that the US government created and funded Al-Qaeda in order to fight the Soviet Union. [VIDEO]...

 2019-04-25 07:33 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran, Iraq support each other under any circumstances...

Moscow, April 25, IRNA - The Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced that the governments of Iran and Iraq were in every situation supportive of each other and in the event of crises, provide necessary helps....

 2019-04-25 07:29 

Ynetnews

Counter-Terrorism Bureau raises its travel warning for Sri Lanka to level 2...

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau in Israel on Thursday raised its travel warning for Sri Lanka to level 2, indicating an immediate threat. The decision comes in light of a series of terror attacks on the Indian Ocean island that killed at least 359 people....

 2019-04-25 07:22 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

BRNN holds 1st council meeting, sends stronger voice on BRI initiative...

Tehran, April 25, IRNA/ Global Times - As the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) gains in popularity and also faces challenges, a news network alliance has been formed and is expected to offer clearer, more accurate and stronger voice on the in...

 2019-04-25 07:19 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli researchers: 'Spider-Man' movies decrease spider phobia...

2 Israeli researchers found exposing people to short clips of 'Spider-Man' and 'Ant-Man' films reduced their phobias of spiders and ants....

 2019-04-25 07:15 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Achievements of Imran Khan's visit to Iran...

Tehran, April 25, IRNA - The Pakistan's prime minister visited Iran at a crucial juncture in Tehran's foreign policy and special conditions for the Pakistanis....

 2019-04-25 07:08 

Ynetnews

Iran's Zarif believes Trump does not want war, but could be lured into conflict by Israel...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif does not believe US President Donald Trump wants war with Iran, but he told Reuters on Wednesday that Trump could be lured into a conflict. "I don't think he wants war," Zarif said in an interview ...

 2019-04-25 07:08 

Al Arabiya

Sri Lanka bans drones, looks for bombs four days after attack...

Sri Lanka banned drones and unmanned aircraft and set off more controlled detonations of suspicious items Thursday four days after suicide bombing...

 2019-04-25 07:02 

The Peninsula Qatar

GU-Q hosts workshop on 'Re-imagining Regional Security in the Middle East'...

A recent full day workshop at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) titled 'Re-imagining Regional Security in the Middle East' brought together leading academics and experts working in the fields of mass media, international relations, and securit...

 2019-04-25 07:02 

The Peninsula Qatar

QIIB receives top certificate for card data protection...

Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) has been awarded the highest certificate in the protection of banking cards data, also called the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) for the fourth consecutive year. The PCI-DSS certificate is gr...

 2019-04-25 07:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

DePaul students: Censure 'immoral' prof for 'annexation' op-ed...

Students at DePaul University call on school to condemn prof who penned op-ed arguing 'the moral case for Israel annexing the West Bank.'...

 2019-04-25 06:55 

Ynetnews

Blast in town east of Sri Lankan capital, no casualties...

An explosion occurred in a town east of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, on Thursday but there were no casualties, a police spokesman said. Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said police were investigating the blast on empty land behind the magistrate's court...

 2019-04-25 06:55 

Times of Israel

DePaul students demand censure of prof for op-ed backing West Bank annexation...

Petition also highlights tweets that signers say show Jason Hill using offensive language against Muslims; Chicago university says it's committed to academic freedomPetition also highlights tweets that signers say show Jason Hill using offensive langu...

 2019-04-25 06:53 

Ynetnews

Putin hosts Kim for talks on North Korean nuclear standoff...

Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for talks Thursday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program. Speaking at the start of the talks at a univers...

 2019-04-25 06:48 

MehrNews.com

Women have more powerful stories to tell, Indian director Praveen Morchhale says...

TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) Indian director and script writer Praveen Morchhale, whose 'Widow of Silence' is competing at 37th FIFF in Tehran, believes that women have more powerful stories to tell, and cinema can play a role to alleviate the discrimina...

 2019-04-25 06:46 

Ynetnews

Former Vice President Joe Biden to make third run for the White House...

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat who has made his appeal to the disaffected working-class voters who deserted the party in 2016 a key part of his political identity, is set to launch his third run for the White House on Thursday. Biden...

 2019-04-25 06:46 

Times of Israel

Israel issues travel warning of 'high and concrete' terror threat in Sri Lanka...

Four days after Easter suicide bombings killed at least 359 people and wounded 500 more, Counter-Terrorism Bureau says Israelis should leave the island and cancel planned tripsFour days after Easter suicide bombings killed at least 359 people and wounded ...

 2019-04-25 06:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu, Rivlin wish Druze community well for Nebi Shu'eib...

Rivlin speaks with Druze spiritual leader Sheikh Muwaffak Tarif ahead of Druze holiday. 'The links between us are a bond of life.'...

 2019-04-25 06:33 

Al Arabiya

Iran's Zarif warns US of 'consequences' over oil sanctions, Strait of Hormuz...

The United States must be prepared for consequences if it tries to stop Iran from selling oil and using the Strait of Hormuz, Iranrsquo;s Foreign...

 2019-04-25 06:32 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain Press headlines...
 2019-04-25 06:21 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iranian Official: 60 MKO Members Nabbed in Single Province Last Year - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) An Iranian intelligence official said the security forces in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan arrested 60 elements that had links with the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) last year....

 2019-04-25 06:21 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's military might for defending sovereignty: Commander...

Tehran, April 25, IRNA -- Commander of Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiumars Heidari reiterated that Iranian armed forces do not constitute a threat for others, and Iran's military power is meant merely for defending the country....

 2019-04-25 06:12 

SANA

12th round of Astana meeting on settling crisis in Syria kicks off...

Nur-Sultan, SANA-The 12th round of talks on settling crisis in Syria on Thursday kicked off at the Kazakh capital city of Nur-Sultan with the participation of the delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic headed by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari. Representatives of t...

 2019-04-25 06:10 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain weather forecast...
 2019-04-25 06:08 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Navies of US, Greece, and Israel finish joint exercise...

Spokesman says the drill helps teach navy how to deal with the various challenges of keeping open maritime routes to Israel in times of war....

 2019-04-25 06:07 

MehrNews.com

Iran, Venezuela FMs stress opposition to US unilateralism...

TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wed. met with his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza on the sidelines of a meeting on multilateralism in New York....

 2019-04-25 05:56 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

US Grants Exemptions to Sanctions on Iran’s IRGC - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The US State Department has put in place two carve-outs to the recently announced sanctions against Iran's IRGC that mean foreign governments, nongovernmental organizations and other groups will not automatically face sanctions for wor...

 2019-04-25 05:56 

The Peninsula Qatar

Champions League: Three things we learned from Barcelona v Manchester United...

Barcelona cruised into the Champions League semi-finals as their 3-0 win against Manchester United sealed a 4-0 aggregate success on Tuesday....

 2019-04-25 05:56 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

UNRWA textbooks don't mention Israel once...

Report finds UNRWA textbooks for grades 1-10 only refer to the Jewish State as the 'Zionist Occupation,' erasing Jewish history in Israel....

 2019-04-25 05:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif, UNGA chief meet in New York...

New York, April 25, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with the Head of United Nations General Assembly Mara Fernanda Espinosa in New York on Wednesday....

 2019-04-25 05:48 

FARS News Agency

Roberto de la Madrid: West Expects Guaid to Serve its Corporations' Interests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Roberto de la Madrid, an award-wining journalist and political commentator, says the support of the West for the Venezuelan opposition leader "has nothing to do with democracy"; but serving the commercial, military, political and geo...

 2019-04-25 05:41 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran’s FM, UN Chief Discuss US Illegal Measures - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres talked about the US government's illegal moves against Iran at a meeting in New York....

 2019-04-25 05:38 

MehrNews.com

FM spox says Iran serious about prisoner exchange with US...

TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) After the Iranian foreign minister said in New York Wed. that Iran is ready for prisoner swap with the US, the FM spokesman Mousavi said that Zarif's proposal is serious and nothing new....

 2019-04-25 05:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US sanctions individuals, companies for helping Hezbollah...

US sanctions two men and three companies for helping Hezbollah avoid US sanctions....

 2019-04-25 05:23 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Says Serious about Prisoner Swap with US - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's proposal to exchange prisoners with the United States is serious, but it was nothing new....

 2019-04-25 05:20 

Al Arabiya

Sudan military chiefs resign as deal struck with protestors...

Three members of Sudanrsquo;s ruling military council resigned on Wednesday after it said it reached ldquo;agreement on most demandsrdquo; with...

 2019-04-25 05:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif: Iran to continue selling its oil...

New York, April 25, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned the US not to threaten Iranians by exerting pressures, saying Iran will continue selling its oil....

 2019-04-25 05:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

County villagers escape poverty by taking signature dish around China...

Tehran, April 24, IRNA/Global Times - Through selling beef noodles around China, many villagers from Hualong county, Qinghai have managed to escape poverty....

 2019-04-25 05:11 

MehrNews.com

Iran's Critics' Circle Award goes to 'A Russian Youth' at 37th FIFF...

TEHRAN, Apr. 25 (MNA) The Iranian film critics named 'A Russian Youth' by Alexander Zolotukhin as the crowning achievement in film with the Critics' Circle Award 2019. The second award went to 'Werewolf' by Adrian Panek....

 2019-04-25 05:01 

Times of Israel

Putin and North Korea's Kim meet in Russia for first summit...

Russian president tells North Korean leader he wants to support efforts to resolve the nuclear standoff and normalize relations with the USRussian president tells North Korean leader he wants to support efforts to resolve the nuclear standoff and normaliz...

 2019-04-25 04:59 

FX Empire

Asian Shares Mostly Lower in Uninspired Trade; BOJ Leaves Policy Unchanged...

The Bank of Japan left its key policy rate unchanged on Thursday, while pledging to provide substantial stimulus into 2020 to address slow growth and low inflation. BOJ policymakers also voted to hold its policy at minus 0.1 percent, in line with forecast...

 2019-04-25 04:50 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Peace with the Palestinians is Tikkun Olam?...

Why does the Jewish-American liberal side insist on repairing the world in the context of peace, knowing that this is an hopeless challenge?...

 2019-04-25 04:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US law firm sues Iran, Syria for $360m over Henkin murders...

'If these despotic regimes think they can get away with murdering American citizens, then they are wrong.'...

 2019-04-25 04:40 

The Peninsula Qatar

Fashion giant H&M lists suppliers for all garments to tackle worker abuses...

Fashion brand H&M has become the first major retailer to list individual supplier details for each garment on its website to increase transparency in an industry with high risks of slavery and labour abuses....

 2019-04-25 04:36 

Times of Israel

Jewish couple robbed and threatened in their Paris-area home...

Couple live in crime-stricken suburb of Aubervilliers, but anti-Semitism watchdog says they may have been targeted because of their mezuzahCouple live in crime-stricken suburb of Aubervilliers, but anti-Semitism watchdog says they may have been targeted b...

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