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 2017-05-29 05:47 

Ynetnews

PM Abe: Japan will take steps with US to deter N.Korea... +

TOKYO -- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday condemned North Korea's latest missile launch and vowed action along with other nations to deter Pyongyang's repeated provocations. "As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Kor...

 2017-05-29 05:45 

Ynetnews

Australian to send 30 more military advisers to Afghanistan... +

CANBERRA -- Australia announced on Monday it would send an additional 30 military advisers to train Afghan troops and expected other countries to increase their contributions to the restive Central Asian country.Defense Minister Marise Payne said the incr...

 2017-05-29 05:42 

Ynetnews

2 killed, 18 injured in knife attack in southwest China... +

BEIJING -- A man said to be mentally ill has been detained after authorities said he attacked 20 people with a knife, killing two, in southwest China.A statement posted on a local government internet site said 30-year-old Chen Guangliang had been detained...

 2017-05-29 05:42 

Press TV

India imposes curfew in Kashmir, locals defy ban... +

India imposed a curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir on the first day of Ramadan, but locals defied the ban, participating in a funeral for a militant figure....

 2017-05-29 05:41 

Ynetnews

NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan... +

SEOUL -- North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland....

 2017-05-29 05:40 

Ynetnews

South Korea questions six rescued North Koreans as it eyes engagement... +

SEOUL -- South Korean authorities were questioning on Monday six North Koreans rescued on the weekend as they drifted in the sea off the east coast and will send them home if they want to go, the South's Unification Ministry said. The rescue comes as ...

 2017-05-29 05:36 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

North Korea fires missile in latest provocation... +

This is the third test in as many weeks...

 2017-05-29 05:12 

i24 News

Israel announces test of rocket propulsion system... +

It is unknown if the test was successful...

 2017-05-29 05:10 

i24 News

US, Israel legislatures plan joint event to mark Jerusalem reunification: report... +

Event marking 50th anniversary of city's reunification could signal shift in US policy...

 2017-05-29 05:06 

Al Jazeera

Is the UK doing enough to investigate child abuse?... +

We ask child abuse survivors what they think of the various investigations into historical child abuse in the UK....

 2017-05-29 05:06 

Al Jazeera

Japan to take action with US after N Korea missile test... +

Prime Minister Shizo Abe says Japan 'will take concrete action with the United States' to deter North Korea....

 2017-05-29 05:00 

Press TV

New clashes as fate of Bahrain cleric remains unknown ... +

The protesters hold the monarch responsible for recent crimes committed by his forces in Diraz where several people were killed during a raid on Sheikh Isa Qassim's home....

 2017-05-29 04:48 

MehrNews.com

US-led coalition strike on Raqqa kills 20 civilians... +

MOSCOW, May 29 (MNA) An airstrike carried out by the US-led coalition on Saturday in Raqqa killed 20 civilians and left seven people injured, SANA news agency reported citing a local source....

 2017-05-29 04:42 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Trump: The media doesn't want America to hear the real story... +
 2017-05-29 04:36 

Press TV

Moroccans rally against police hunt for activist... +

Hundreds of Moroccans rally against a police operation to arrest an activist leader in the city of al-Hoceima....

 2017-05-29 04:32 

Press TV

Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria fact of life: Pentagon chief ... +

The Pentagon chief sees no problem with the US militarys high rate of civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria, simply calling it a fact of life....

 2017-05-29 04:29 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Japanese PM condemns North Korea's latest missile launch... +
 2017-05-29 04:19 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Thousands of motorcyclists pay tribute in peaceful Washington rumble... +

Many of the bikers seem to support the new administration of President Donald Trump...

 2017-05-29 04:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media... +

Congressional Democrats Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia....

 2017-05-29 04:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Rivals to tackle vote law loose ends... +

Speaker Nabih Berri described the progress to agree a new electoral law as positive Sunday, with officials set to try to tie up loose ends this week....

 2017-05-29 04:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Many demands met in Palestinian hunger strike... +

Israeli authorities bowed to pressure from Palestinian detainees on hunger strike for over a month and agreed to a package of reforms likely to dramatically improve quality of life in prisons....

 2017-05-29 04:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on U.S.... +

Europe must take its fate into its own hands faced with a Western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trumps presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese claiming Hezbollah ties pleads guilty to money laundering... +

A Lebanese man accused of trying to use ties to Hezbollah to undertake a scheme to launder drug money pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to launder money Friday in a New York federal court....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Waste service companies respond to Khatib... +

Waste contractor Sukleen issued a clarification Sunday in response to recent comments made by Environment Minister Tarek Khatib about the way the company handled Lebanons waste....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Rival militant groups clash near Arsal... +

Heavy clashes erupted over the weekend between rival militant groups along Lebanons northeastern border, with some wounded militants reportedly taken to Lebanese hospitals for treatment....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Nizar Zakkas family meet Lebanese officials... +

The family of Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese man detained in Iran since 2015, held talks with several Lebanese officials to call on them to assist his release....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Activists protest, demand parliamentary elections... +

Around 20 activists Sunday engaged in a brief standoff with police and Army soldiers who prevented them from entering Downtown Beiruts Nijmeh Square....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Teens bodies recovered from car crash near Jbeil... +

The bodies of two young men were pulled from the wreckage of a car that plunged into a ditch Sunday outside the port city of Jbeil....

 2017-05-29 04:16 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Man hit by stray Army bullet fights for life... +

The following security related incidents took place across the country over the weekend....

 2017-05-29 04:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Egypt blocks financial daily website, widens media blackout... +

Teaser...

 2017-05-29 04:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iraq paramilitary force advances toward Syria border... +

Iraqs Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary force said Sunday it had dislodged Daesh (ISIS) from a number of villages west of Mosul, scoring further progress toward the border with Syria....

 2017-05-29 04:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Survivors of Egypts Christian bus attack recount horror... +

Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamist militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror....

 2017-05-29 04:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Pope Francis: Copts killed by Daesh were martyrs... +

For the second day in a row, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypts Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery....

 2017-05-29 04:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

militant group Ansar al-Sharia announces dissolution... +

The Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, which is linked to Al-Qaeda and deemed a terrorist organization by the U.N. and United States, announced its dissolution in a communique published online Saturday....

 2017-05-29 04:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Palestinians ban divorces during Ramadan... +

The head of Palestinian Islamic courts Sunday told judges not to grant divorces over Ramadan, fearing the monthlong fast could spark rash words that would be regretted later....

 2017-05-29 04:14 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Khamenei says Saudi rulers will fall while Rouhani calls for better ties... +

Irans hard-line Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday Saudi Arabias rulers faced certain downfall for aligning themselves with the United States, hours after the countrys pragmatist president called for improved ties with Gulf states....

 2017-05-29 04:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PA admits: Gaza now an independent entity ... +
 2017-05-29 04:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Eight killed in Mississippi shooting rampage... +

A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriffs deputy....

 2017-05-29 04:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Portland mayor praises men slain after anti-Muslim rant... +

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as heroes two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train a crime that shocked this city that prides itself on its tolera...

 2017-05-29 04:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

JFK at 100: Legacy etched in minds of Americans... +

John F. Kennedy young, heroic, charismatic embodied the overflowing promise of possibility of 20th-century America, until an assassins bullet ended his life in November 1963....

 2017-05-29 04:13 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump: Conventional images but abnormal talk... +

As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad....

 2017-05-29 04:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Not good for Earth if U.S. quits climate deal... +

Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said....

 2017-05-29 04:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Macron makes Frances mark with Trump, globally... +

Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests pushing the Paris climate deal on a skeptical Donald Trump, rallying European allies to do more to fight Syrias extremists, and now hosting Vladimir Putin....

 2017-05-29 04:11 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Macron says Trump handshake was moment of truth... +

French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was a moment of truth designed to show that hes no pushover....

 2017-05-29 04:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

BA says most flights running, angry passengers face delays... +

British Airways resumed some flights from Britains two biggest airports Sunday after a global computer system failure created chaos, but hundreds of passengers were still waiting for hours at London Heathrow....

 2017-05-29 04:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Bombing puts British security officials on back foot again... +

There were plenty of warning signs before Salman Abedi unleashed carnage at Manchester....

 2017-05-29 04:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Mays lead narrows after Manchester attack... +

British Prime Minister Theresa Mays lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed sharply, according to opinion polls published since the Manchester attack, suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago....

 2017-05-29 04:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

New S. Korean President Facing Immediate Challenges from Trump: US Analyst... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) A senior political analyst based in California hailed South Korean President Moon Jae-in as a liberal peace-loving reformist and said he has a lot on his plate, facing immediate challenges from US President Donald Trump....

 2017-05-29 04:04 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

PA admits: Gaza now an independent entity... +

PA spokesman acknowledges the fact that Gaza is now completely run by Hamas....

 2017-05-29 03:57 

Times of Israel

Jared doing a great job, is a very good person, says Trump amid reports of Kushner-Russia ties... +

President defends son-in-law but relationship strained after Comey firing, attempts to oust Bannon, Spicer, New York Times reports...

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