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 2017-07-27 21:00 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Egypt Announces Terror-Fighting Council... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Egypt's president has announced the formation of a new body to confront terrorism and extremism that includes the country's top officials....

 2017-07-27 20:57 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Muslims enter Jerusalem holy site for first time in two weeks... +

Palestinian nationals ended a boycott and entered a sensitive Jerusalem holy site for the first time in two weeks Thursday after Israel removed controversial security measures there, potentially ending a crisis that sparked deadly unrest....

 2017-07-27 20:55 

Kuwait News Agency

Arab FMs reject Israeli measures at Aqsa Mosque... +
 2017-07-27 20:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

2 pro-Kurdish lawmakers ousted from Turkish parliament... +

Turkey's parliament has voted to strip two legislators from the country's pro-Kurdish party of their parliamentary seat for absenteeism....

 2017-07-27 20:51 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Arrangemens made to hold honorable Hajj: Iranian culture min.... +

Tehran, July 27, IRNA - All preparations needed for holding honorable Hajj have been planned, Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri said on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:50 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

EU Launches New Aid Scheme for Greece to Help Refugees with Rent, Cash... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The European Commission offered 209 million euros ($245 million) in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card....

 2017-07-27 20:48 

Gulf Times

European stocks struggle as Wall Street marches on... +

European stock markets struggled yesterday while Wall Street marched relentlessly forward, boosted by strong earnings from US giant Facebook....

 2017-07-27 20:45 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Report: MK Ahmed Tibi enters Temple Mount... +
 2017-07-27 20:45 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Wife of Zimbabwe leader says Mugabe should name successor... +

Zimbabwe's first lady says her 93-year-old husband should name a successor, wading into a subject that President Robert Mugabe has previously regarded as taboo....

 2017-07-27 20:44 

Ynetnews

US calls Iran space launch provocative... +

Iran's launch on Thursday of a rocket it says can deliver a satellite into space was a provocative action that violates a UN Security Council resolution as well as the spirit of the Iran nuclear deal, the US State Department said. "We consider tha...

 2017-07-27 20:42 

Ynetnews

Qatar says UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis... +

Qatar's foreign minister is calling on the United Nations to help resolve the crisis in the Persian Gulf and accusing the four Arab countries that have isolated his energy-rich nation of violating international law. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al ...

 2017-07-27 20:41 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Despite leadership change, Labor still trails Likud... +

Even after Labor dumps Herzog as chairman for ex-Kulanu minister Avi Gabbay, poll shows Likud, right-wing bloc winning decisive victory....

 2017-07-27 20:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US praises Israeli efforts to resolve crisis... +

Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt says White House 'welcomes efforts undertaken to de-escalate tensions in Jerusalem today.'...

 2017-07-27 20:37 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Speaker calls for convergence in face of US sanctions... +

Tehran, July 27, IRNA Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Thursday urged all political parties and politicians to promote convergence and unity in the face of the US embargos....

 2017-07-27 20:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Arabs rioting again near Temple Mount... +
 2017-07-27 20:31 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US Special Envoy: We welcome efforts to curb tensions... +
 2017-07-27 20:30 

Kuwait News Agency

Shooting from Iranian side kills Turkish citizen... +
 2017-07-27 20:30 

Kuwait News Agency

UNSC welcomes efforts for inclusive political dialogue among Libyans... +
 2017-07-27 20:30 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Giti Pasand Advances to AFC Futsal Club Championship Semis... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Giti Pasand booked a place in the last four of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Vietnam 2017....

 2017-07-27 20:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Three injured as car overturns in Jerusalem... +
 2017-07-27 20:25 

Al Jazeera

The crisis of regional order in the Gulf... +

An approach that ignores the demands and desires of people is destined to fail to produce a new coherent regional order....

 2017-07-27 20:23 

Press TV

Islamic Waqf gives go ahead for prayers at al-Aqsa... +

Palestinians have finally ended their almost 2-week boycott of prayers at al-Aqsa mosque....

 2017-07-27 20:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Gabai: Today the national humiliation ended... +
 2017-07-27 20:16 

Times of Israel

Jordan said to charge Israeli embassy guard in absentia with murder... +

Amman demands justice for Israeli security officer who shot dead two Jordanians after being attacked, threatens international legal moves...

 2017-07-27 20:10 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

First Iranian Hajj convoy arrives in Medina... +

Tehran, July 27, IRNA The first Tehran flight carrying 230 Hajj pilgrimage staff arrived in Medina airport on Thursday morning....

 2017-07-27 20:09 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Swedish PM Reshuffles Govt. after Scandal, Declines to Call Early Election... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Thursday reshuffled his minority left-green government in response to a scandal over the outsourcing of IT services, shunning the more drastic option of calling an early election....

 2017-07-27 20:05 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Survey:Likud-28, Jewish Home-13... +
 2017-07-27 20:05 

Al Arabiya

US slams provocative Iran satellite-launch rocket test... +

The United States on Thursday hit out at Iran over its test of a satellite-launch rocket, saying it appeared to be a violation of UN Security Council...

 2017-07-27 20:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran successfully launched a rocket carrying a satellite into space... +

Iranian semi-official media say that Iran has successfully launched a rocket carrying a satellite into space....

 2017-07-27 19:59 

Ynetnews

Riots erupt again near Temple Mount... +

Clashes between worshipers and security forces resumed near the Temple Mount, as worshipers left the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Lions' Gate.Police dispersed rioters using stun grenades....

 2017-07-27 19:56 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Lower Galilee... +
 2017-07-27 19:56 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese Army preparing for battle with Daesh... +

The Lebanese Army has taken up fighting positions in the Bekaa Valley towns of Al-Qaa and Ras Baalbeck ahead of a potential battle with Daesh (ISIS), a security source told The Daily Star Thursday....

 2017-07-27 19:55 

Ynetnews

UN says over 200,000 have fled Syria's Raqqa since April 1... +

A senior UN humanitarian official says over 200,000 people in Syria have fled their homes in the area around the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa since April 1. The figure includes more than 30,000 displaced just this month as US-backed...

 2017-07-27 19:55 

Ynetnews

FIFA fines Qatar after players' political support for Emir... +

FIFA has fined Qatar's soccer federation after national team players breached rules against political statements by displaying T-shirts of the country's Emir at a World Cup qualifier. FIFA says its disciplinary panel imposed a 50,000 Swiss francs ...

 2017-07-27 19:53 

Ynetnews

Coalition chairman attacks the Shin Bet for removal of metal detectors... +

Coalition chairman MK David Bitan (Likud) slammed the Shin Bet security service for recommending the removal of the metal detectors from the Temple Mount.Asked if the Shin Bet acted a bit cowardly, he replied: "I tell you this explicitly, you do not h...

 2017-07-27 19:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN warns of mounting migrant tension on Greek islands... +

The U.N. refugee agency on Thursday warned of mounting tension on Greek islands holding thousands of refugees and migrants, calling for more transfers to the mainland...

 2017-07-27 19:51 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Japan Defense Minister to Quit: Report... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada will resign, broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, after a series of missteps, gaffes and a suspected cover-up that critics say contributed to a plunge in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support....

 2017-07-27 19:50 

Ynetnews

The Jordanian embassy incident: The security guard is under investigation... +

According to Israel's commitment to Jordan, the security guard, Ziv, who shot to death two Jordanians after being stabbed by one of them near the Israeli embassy in Amman, was interrogated today. The investigation is being conducted jointly by the pol...

 2017-07-27 19:48 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Armed groups in western Libya attack activists: Rights group... +

Human Rights Watch says that activists in western Libya have been physically attacked and threatened by armed groups....

 2017-07-27 19:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

In each tank: Three females and one male... +
 2017-07-27 19:47 

Times of Israel

Items from Auschwitz death camp to tour Europe, America... +

First-ever traveling show by Holocaust museum to tell victims' stories through their belongings will include 600 original items...

 2017-07-27 19:43 

Oman Observer

ROP joins hands with hotel for traffic awareness... +
 2017-07-27 19:43 

Oman Observer

ManU far from the level of Real Madrid & Barca: Mourinho... +
 2017-07-27 19:43 

Oman Observer

Aleppo district shows Assad's delicate dance with Kurds... +
 2017-07-27 19:43 

Oman Observer

Late Morris goal delivers US sixth Gold Cup championship... +
 2017-07-27 19:42 

Oman Observer

Neymar scores as Barcelona beat Man Utd 1-0... +
 2017-07-27 19:42 

Oman Observer

Conte questions Tottenham's ambition... +
 2017-07-27 19:42 

Oman Observer

Climate change fuels wildfires... +
 2017-07-27 19:42 

Oman Observer

Thousands rush to pray at Al Aqsa mosque amid tension... +
 2017-07-27 19:42 

Oman Observer

Al-Azhar sets up religious kiosk to counter militancy... +

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