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 2017-06-26 22:12 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump attacks Obama over Russia and elections: "He colluded"... +

President Donald Trump stepped up his criticism on Monday of former Democratic President Barack Obama's handling of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, accusing his predecessor of collusion and demanding an apology from in...

 2017-06-26 22:10 

Gulf Times

Hong Kong activists stage protests ahead of Xi visit... +

Hong Kong saw multiple protests yesterday ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain....

 2017-06-26 22:10 

Gulf Times

Eid in China... +

Chinese Muslims visit Niujie mosque in Beijing on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr....

 2017-06-26 22:09 

Gulf Times

DISASTER... +

Relatives of victims react at the site of a landslide in the village of Xinmo, Mao County, Sichuan Province, China....

 2017-06-26 22:07 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative announces new board member... +

The Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative (LOGI) welcomed Marjo Louw as a new advisor on its board, a statement from the research group said over the weekend....

 2017-06-26 21:55 

Gulf Times

Suicide bombers hit Nigeria again... +

Nine people have been killed in a string of suicide attacks in Maiduguri, a city in Nigerias restive northeast where Boko Haram militants began a deadly insurgency in 2009, police said....

 2017-06-26 21:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

IDF declares Quneitra, Valley of Tears as closed military zone... +
 2017-06-26 21:53 

Gulf Times

Prize-winning technology helps Ghana farmers to grow... +

Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghanas central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital....

 2017-06-26 21:53 

Gulf Times

Eid cheer... +

Woman gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr yesterday at the Independence square in Accra....

 2017-06-26 21:52 

Press TV

Scotland, Wales outraged at 1bn deal to keep May in power... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing backlash from Scotland and Wales over her deal with Northern Irelands Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), aimed at securing her grip on power....

 2017-06-26 21:49 

Gulf Times

Not a single blot of graft against my govt: Modi... +

Projecting his governments success in the areas of fighting terror and graft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there has not been a single blot of corruption against his regime and no country has questioned the surgical strikes conducted across the ...

 2017-06-26 21:48 

Gulf Times

Star facing kidnap plot claim ready to take narco test... +

Malayalam superstar Dileep yesterday alleged that certain online sites and TV channels were trying to malign his reputation by linking him to the abduction of a leading actress earlier this year and said he is prepared to undergo narco analysis and brain ...

 2017-06-26 21:47 

Gulf Times

Eid greetings... +

President Pranab Mukherjee exchanges greetings on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi yesterday....

 2017-06-26 21:46 

Gulf Times

Gandhi murder convict seeks mercy killing... +

Robert Payas, a convict in the May 1991 killing of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, has appealed for mercy killing to the Puzhal prison management in Chennai....

 2017-06-26 21:46 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.S. Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order... +

U.S. Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order...

 2017-06-26 21:45 

Times of Israel

Bernie Sanders and wife hire lawyers as FBI probes $10M loan... +

Investigators look into alleged bank fraud in loan Jane Sanders obtained to expand college she presided over...

 2017-06-26 21:44 

Times of Israel

US company halts sale of panels used on burned London tower... +

Arconic says it will no longer sell Reynobond PE cladding material, believed to be a key factor in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze...

 2017-06-26 21:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

ISIS-affiliated terrorists claim Gaza rocket attack ... +
 2017-06-26 21:41 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli army closes off Golan Heights border area amid flare-ups with Syria... +

Area opposite Syrian town of Quneitra is prohibited to civilians, army says, after three incidents of stray fire from Syrian war in as many days...

 2017-06-26 21:40 

Ynetnews

Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria... +

The top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call. The Russian Foreign Ministry says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talked Monday about the need to secure a cease-...

 2017-06-26 21:37 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

ISIS-affiliated terrorists claim Gaza rocket attack... +

Aknaf Bait al-Maqdis terrorist group claims rocket attack on Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council....

 2017-06-26 21:26 

Gulf Times

Al Jazeera covers events with balance and integrity... +

Over two decades ago, Al Jazeera Arabic was launched with a simple mission to provide reliable information to viewers across the Arab world....

 2017-06-26 21:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Pedestrian seriously injured in accident in Tel Aviv... +
 2017-06-26 21:24 

Gulf Times

Gloves come off between F1 title contenders... +

Formula One figures may be lining up to condemn Ferraris Sebastian Vettel for deliberately driving into Lewis Hamiltons Mercedes at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday but few will rue the injection of some friction into the title race....

 2017-06-26 21:22 

Al Jazeera

Johan Gustafsson: Swede held by al-Qaeda in Mali freed... +

Johan Gustafsson was abducted in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011 along with a South African and a Dutch....

 2017-06-26 21:20 

Gulf Times

Germany coach Loew relishes Mexico test... +

Germanys Joachim Loew said he is looking forward to facing Mexico on Thursday in the Confederations Cup semi-finals after the world champions pipped Chile to top spot in Group B....

 2017-06-26 21:19 

Gulf Times

Chiles relentless style taking toll... +

Chiles high-octane style of play has made them one of the worlds most entertaining teams to watch but coach Juan Antonio Pizzi has admitted that it comes with a price....

 2017-06-26 21:19 

Al Jazeera

NHRC: Gulf blockade violates Qatari students' rights ... +

Rights Committee says 'unjust siege' impacts the right to education for Qatari students in Saudi, the UAE and Bahrain....

 2017-06-26 21:19 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

British PM May tells EU migrants: "We want you to stay"... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Union citizens who are already living legally in Britain that she wanted them to stay after the country leaves the EU in 2019....

 2017-06-26 21:18 

Haaretz Daily

Polls show Amir Peretz leading a week before Israel's Labor leadership primary... +

But 8-candidate race seen as up for grabs, unless Peretz surprises by winning first round with 40% of vote ...

 2017-06-26 21:15 

Gulf Times

Bunker chip-in brings Spieth his 10th PGA title... +

Jordan Spieth sank a bunker shot on the first playoff hole Sunday to defeat US compatriot Daniel Berger and win the Travelers Championship for his 10th career US PGA title....

 2017-06-26 21:13 

Gulf Times

South Koreas Ryu moves to No. 1 with Arkansas win... +

Ryu So-Yeon seized the world number one ranking on Sunday as she closed with a two-under 69 at the Northwest Arkansas Championship for her 15th career international title....

 2017-06-26 21:13 

Haaretz Daily

How the occupation helped the Palestinians... +

After the Six-Day War, Israel became an ally of the U.S. and part of the West, from which immigrants began to arrive and the Palestinians began to develop political independence...

 2017-06-26 21:12 

Gulf Times

New Zealand one win away from Americas Cup glory... +

Helmsman Peter Burling and Team New Zealand defeated two-time defenders Oracle Team USA twice on Sunday to move within one victory of seizing the Americas Cup....

 2017-06-26 21:11 

Haaretz Daily

Return doctors to Hadassah... +

When the department's work has been undermined and the children who were being treated there are forced to travel to other hospitals, it's time to stop trading blame. It's time to find a solution...

 2017-06-26 21:08 

Gulf Times

All Blacks Hansen blasts rival Gatland as a bit desperate... +

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen lit the fuse on simmering tension with rival Warren Gatland yesterday, labelling the British and Irish Lions mentor a bit desperate for accusing his side of dangerous play....

 2017-06-26 21:06 

Haaretz Daily

Leumi launches digital bank Pepper... +

Ambitious project is two years and $43 million in the making...

 2017-06-26 21:06 

Haaretz Daily

Government mulls plan for cutting Bezeq phone rates... +

Hearings due on reversal of long-standing policy by Communications Ministry...

 2017-06-26 21:06 

Haaretz Daily

Dutch lawyer determined to pursue justice for Gazans... +

Liesbeth Zegveld believes a Netherlands court can hear a case against Israeli army brass for killing six Palestinians...

 2017-06-26 21:06 

Gulf Times

Blake takes sprint double at Jamaica nationals... +

Olympic Games silver medallist Yohan Blake copped his third sprint double at the Jamaican national track and field championships on Sunday, winning the 200 metres in 19.97 seconds....

 2017-06-26 21:06 

Haaretz Daily

Knesset eases geographic restrictions on foreign caregivers... +

In June 2014, the Interior Ministry barred caregivers from moving outside of the region of their first assignment...

 2017-06-26 21:05 

Al Jazeera

Remains found of kidnapped journalist Salvador Adame... +

Salvador Adame, director of a local TV station, was abducted on May 18 in Mexico's western state of Michoacan....

 2017-06-26 21:05 

Gulf Times

Canadian woman leads Queens Guard... +

A Canadian soldier has become the first female officer to command troops guarding the Queen at Buckingham Palace....

 2017-06-26 21:04 

Ynetnews

Five Haredim arrested in Jerusalem on suspicion of assaulting uniformed men... +

Police arrested five ultra-Orthodox men in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem on suspicion of attacking police officers who acted against the phenomenon of incitement and assaults on soldiers and officers. During the arrests, a crowd gathered aroun...

 2017-06-26 21:04 

Gulf Times

May strikes 1bn deal for support from N Irish party... +

Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday struck a deal to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1bn in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the provinces biggest Protestant party....

 2017-06-26 21:03 

Haaretz Daily

10 indicted for running one of Israels biggest brothels, in Tel Aviv... +

Eight of those arrested are women; their two brothels had an estimated total income in excess of 100 million shekels over several years...

 2017-06-26 21:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rocket strikes Negev... +

No injuries or damage reported as rocket fired by Gaza terrorists lands in open area....

 2017-06-26 21:02 

Haaretz Daily

Israel declares five new national parks and nature reserves... +

In all, 2,200 dunams (544 acres) to be protected...

 2017-06-26 21:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bernie Sanders and wife hire lawyers in FBI bank fraud probe ... +
 2017-06-26 21:01 

Gulf Times

Europe markets rebound on Italian banking rescue deal... +

European stock markets fizzed higher yesterday as investors toasted news of a 17bn ($19bn) rescue deal in Italys long-troubled bank sector....

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