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 2017-08-23 15:37 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's El Al takes delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner, dreams of winning back passengers... +

Airline on Wednesday accepted the first of 16 new planes it ordered to spruce up the aging fleet...

 2017-08-23 15:36 

Times of Israel

Critiquing Trump, US envoy to Israel says Charlottesville response wasnt fine... +

Ambassador David Friedman indicates he was unhappy with the president's comments following racially motivated violence earlier this month...

 2017-08-23 15:35 

Haaretz Daily

How Israeli politics, domestic and foreign, influenced the Eichmann Trial... +
 2017-08-23 15:35 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Yaalon: "Putin does not want a nuclear Iran"... +
 2017-08-23 15:34 

ISNA

European countries to cooperate in railway industry in Iran... +

Tehran (ISNA) - The Iranian Railway Company has announced that it is continuing negotiations with Germany, Britain, France, Spain and Italy for their participation in the Irans railway industry....

 2017-08-23 15:34 

Times of Israel

Democrat senators press White House on whether Gorka being probed... +

Durbin, Cardin and Blumethal ask if the senior security adviser concealed membership in anti-Semitic group when becoming a US citizen...

 2017-08-23 15:31 

Kuwait News Agency

S. Korea to engage, denuclearize N. Korea simultaneously - President... +
 2017-08-23 15:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraqi government forces drive militants out of Talafar districts... +
 2017-08-23 15:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Miu Miu withdraws dress with yellow star... +
 2017-08-23 15:30 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Meet the twin IDF lone soldiers... +

Arutz Sheva speaks with twin brothers Even and Shai Goel, who left their family in the US to join the IDF as 'lone soldiers.'...

 2017-08-23 15:28 

FARS News Agency

Iran's Top Diplomat Blasts Niki Heili's Intended Meeting with IAEA Chief... +

TEHRAN FNA - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in similar letters to International Atomic Energy Agency Chief Yukiya Amano and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini warned that the US envoy's impending visit to Vienna over the ....

 2017-08-23 15:25 

Press TV

Syrian army, Hezbollah advance against Daesh in western Qalamoun... +

Syrian army soldiers and Hezbollah fighters have seized several areas in the western part of Syrias strategic Qalamoun region....

 2017-08-23 15:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Turkey unhappy with Washington's support for Kurds... +
 2017-08-23 15:24 

Press TV

Charlie Hebdo stirs controversy with new Islamophobic cartoon ... +

The French satirical magazines latest cover links Islam to the Barcelona attacks....

 2017-08-23 15:24 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

5 killed, 25 injured in south Afghan suicide attack... +

Kabul, Aug 23, IRNA A suicide attack on Helmand region in Afghanistan n Wednesday claimed the lives of five people, leaving 25 more wounded, an Afghan official said....

 2017-08-23 15:23 

i24 News

Welcoming new jetliner, El Al vows to woo back passengers and boost service... +

Company's CEO says the 'Dreamliner' marks a 'new era' at the iconic Israeli company...

 2017-08-23 15:20 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Kushner and Greenblatt meet with Egyptian President Sisi... +
 2017-08-23 15:18 

Press TV

3,500 Rohingya Muslims flee Myanmar for Bangladesh... +

The Rohingya refugees began to arrive in overcrowded camps in Cox's Bazaar....

 2017-08-23 15:18 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

White nationalist says he'll turn himself in... +

A white nationalist wanted for crimes authorities say were committed on the campus of the University of Virginia a day before a deadly rally has said he will turn himself in to authorities...

 2017-08-23 15:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran ready to implement gas, oil projects in Iraq: Minister... +

Tehran, Aug 23, IRNA Iran's Minister of Petroleum said on Wednesday that Iranian companies are ready to implement gas and oil projects in Iraq....

 2017-08-23 15:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Leb. Army soldier wounded in blast that killed three has died of his injuries: sources... +

Leb. Army soldier wounded in blast that killed three has died of his injuries: sources...

 2017-08-23 15:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'The terrorists are laughing in our faces'... +

Herzl Hajaj speaks about plans to join legal battle to revoke citizenship of terrorist who murdered his daughter in Armon Hanatziv attack....

 2017-08-23 15:12 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

FIVB Volleyball Boy's U-19 World Championship: Iran Seizes Fourth Straight Win... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran defeated Czech Republic in straight sets (25-22, 25-12, 25-19) to claim top spot in Pool D of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys U-19 World Championship on Tuesday at Isa City Sports Hall....

 2017-08-23 15:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US defence chief in Turkey for talks on Syria, Kurds... +

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis arrived in Ankara on Wednesday for talks with Turkish leaders expected to focus on Washington's arming of a Syrian Kurdish militia, which Turkey views as a terror group, in the fight against Daesh (ISIS)...

 2017-08-23 15:12 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

KSA-led coalition kills 35 in Sanaa... +

Tehran, Aug 23, IRNA Jet fighters of Saudi-led coalition massacred 35 civilians in a dormitory in northern Sanaa, reported Al-Mayadeen news channel on Wednesday....

 2017-08-23 15:10 

Times of Israel

11 beheaded in jihadist attack on Libya checkpoint... +

Khalifa Haftar spokesman says 9 soldiers, 2 civilians decapitated by Islamic State fighters...

 2017-08-23 15:02 

SANA

Honoring martyrs families on 7th day of Damascus International Fair... +

Damascus, SANA &#-; The seventh day of the 59th Damascus International Fair will witness various economic, cultural and entertainment activities. The events will include a concert for artist Moain Shreif and artist Mirna Mallouhi, in addition to a folk...

 2017-08-23 15:01 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Daesh would-be suicide bomber arrested... +

A would-be suicide bomber affiliated with Daesh (ISIS) was arrested after intensive monitoring and surveillance, General Security announced Wednesday...

 2017-08-23 15:00 

i24 News

[ Middle East ]

Palestinians need Trump two-state pledge before peace: officials... +

Kushner and other US officials met on Tuesday evening with Jordan's King Abdullah II...

 2017-08-23 14:58 

Times of Israel

Ex-CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to boot Trump... +

Valerie Plame Wilson is trying to crowdfund enough money to purchase the social media platform, and ban the US president from it...

 2017-08-23 14:58 

Al Jazeera

Typhoon Hato leaves deadly trail in Macau and Hong Kong... +

At least six people killed in the two Chinese territories, as hurricane-strong winds head towards the mainland....

 2017-08-23 14:58 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Ambassador Friedman disproves of Trump's Charlottesville response... +
 2017-08-23 14:57 

Ynetnews

Explosive device found at entrance to a building in Nahariya... +

An explosive device was found at the entrance to a residential building on Kibbutz Galuyot Street in Nahariya.A police sapper neutralized the device, and its remains were taken to the police laboratories. The Police believe that the background for this wa...

 2017-08-23 14:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

European Secretariat cuts funding to radical NGO... +

Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden and Netherlands cease funding of NGO that inaugurated PA girls center named for notorious terrorist....

 2017-08-23 14:53 

JPost.com

Airstrikes near Houthi checkpoint kill at least 35... +
 2017-08-23 14:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Turkey and Vietnam look to double trade, deepen defense ties... +

Turkey's prime minister said Wednesday he wants to double trade volume with Vietnam to $4 billion in the next three years as his country seeks to boost cooperation with the Southeast Asian country...

 2017-08-23 14:51 

Times of Israel

Jerusalem freezes plan to build luxury villas on ancient village... +

Opponents of construction in Lifta say theirs is only a temporary victory, as city hall is keen to push plan forward...

 2017-08-23 14:51 

Press TV

Bomb attack kills 4 in northern Cameroon... +

The attack was carried out in the village of Amchide, near the Nigerian border....

 2017-08-23 14:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Taliban suicide bomber kills five civilians in southern Afghanistan: official... +

A Taliban suicide bomber killed five civilians and wounded 25 others in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, an official said...

 2017-08-23 14:50 

Press TV

Saudis' destructive policies harming region, kingdom itself: Irans FM ... +

Iran says the policies of Saudi Arabia are hurting not only the region but also the kingdom itself....

 2017-08-23 14:48 

MehrNews.com

Yeva to vie at Montreal world Filmfest.... +

TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (MNA) Iranian feature Yeva will go on screen at Montreal World Film Festival 2017....

 2017-08-23 14:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Barcelona attackers stayed in Paris before attack... +
 2017-08-23 14:43 

Press TV

Typhoon Hato kills 4 in Macau, Hong Kong... +

Local media showed severe flooding had left cars underwater and people swimming in Macau's city streets....

 2017-08-23 14:43 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Journalist killed in Mexico at least 9th this year... +

A newspaper reporter in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was enrolled in a government protection program for journalists was killed Tuesday along with two other men, one of his editors and a journalist advocacy group said...

 2017-08-23 14:42 

Al Jazeera

Social media and the case for Marcellus Williams... +

How social media came together to campaign against the execution of Marcellus Williams....

 2017-08-23 14:41 

Haaretz Daily

Netanyahu: I told Putin Iranian forces must be removed from Syria... +

Netanyahu, who met with Putin in Sochi, said he told the president Iran is trying to 'Lebanonize' Syria and take over using Shi'ite militias...

 2017-08-23 14:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Private housing business steadies -- report... +
 2017-08-23 14:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Dialog, unity can solve problems: Iranian top official... +

Beirut, Aug 23, IRNA The only solution to the problems in the Middle East is settling the disagreements through dialog and unity in the Muslim World, said Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister....

 2017-08-23 14:40 

Press TV

UN human rights committee criticizes US for failing to reject racist violent events... +

United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination issues 'warning' to US over racial tensions....

 2017-08-23 14:37 

Al Arabiya

Chad to shutter Qatar embassy, expel diplomats... +

Chad is shuttering Qatarrsquo;s embassy and giving its diplomats 10 days to leave the country, accusing Doha of trying to destabilize the central...

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