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 2018-06-18 15:32 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Dutch chief rabbi’s son accosted with family on street...

'I've grown accustomed to thinking about it as normal but now thought we as Jewish community must no longer agree for this to happen to us.'...

 2018-06-18 15:29 

Press TV

US airstrike kills 22 Iraq's Hashd al-Sha'abi fighters near Syria border: Statement...

Iraq's Hashd al-Sha'abi forces say a US overnight airstrike on Iraq-Syria border has killed 22 of its fighters....

 2018-06-18 15:23 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran MP lashes out at US negotiations proposal...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA Any suggestion on the need for Iran to engage in talks with the United States is aimed at creating division in the country, said an Iranian lawmaker on Monday....

 2018-06-18 15:23 

Kuwait News Agency

EU extends sanctions related to Crimea annexation...

BRUSSELS, June 18 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) Monday extended the sanctions in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until 23 June 2019. The measures apply to EU persons and EU based companies. They are limited to the...

 2018-06-18 15:20 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT...

GAZA -- A Palestinian young man is killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza Monday, the Palestinian Health Ministry says. NEW DELHI -- Indian security forces gun down at least four militants during an encounter that broke out in Bandipora district of north India...

 2018-06-18 15:16 

MehrNews.com

Iran's agricultural products increase by %25: official...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) Iranian Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati said on Monday that domestic agricultural products have increased by 25 percent during last five years....

 2018-06-18 15:15 

Al Arabiya

ANALYSIS: Why Iran can't take a decision similar to North Korea...

The historic meeting between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, and the resulting Korean Peninsula denuclearizing deal, has the...

 2018-06-18 15:14 

MehrNews.com

Brussels to host 2nd Iran-Europe economic, technological coop. conference...

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) The 2nd International Iran-Europe Economic and Technological Conference will be held on June 21-22, 2018 with the aim of countering Iranophobia project after the US withdrawal from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)....

 2018-06-18 15:14 

Haaretz Daily

As war rages, Iran says 'military approach in Yemen will fail'...

Rohani says 'crisis in Yemen should be resolved through political channels' in phone call with Qatar Emir...

 2018-06-18 15:13 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey kills 10 PKK militants...

ISTANBUL, June 18 (KUNA) -- At least PKK militants have been killed as part of anti-terrorism operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry said Monday. The Turkish Armed Forces carried out 2,043 counter-terrorism operations on June 1...

 2018-06-18 15:10 

Al Arabiya

Turkish military patrols outskirts of Kurdish-militia dominated Syrian city...

In corporation with USnbsp;troops,nbsp;Turkish armed forces have begun patrolling the Kurdish-held city of Manbij in northern Syria on Monday, in...

 2018-06-18 15:09 

Haaretz Daily

Israeli Embassy creates video supporting Argentina's World Cup soccer team...

In a less supportive gesture, Israel's defense minister trolled Argentina on Twitter, suggesting they needed the warm-up after only tying Iceland...

 2018-06-18 15:08 

Press TV

GOP senator to Trump: End 'wicked' family separation policy...

US Republican Senator Ben Sasse has called on the Trump administration to end a "wicked" practice of separating immigrant children from their parents at the southern border....

 2018-06-18 15:07 

Ynetnews

Incendiary kites cause fire near Kibbutz Nir Am...

A fire broke out on Monday near Kibbutz Nir Am because of an incendiary kite flown from the Gaza Strip. Earlier in the day seven other fires broke out across the Gaza border area but are now under control....

 2018-06-18 15:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Separating children from parents at US border 'unconscionable': UN rights chief...

The UN human rights chief on Monday urged Washington to stop separating migrant children from their parents at the US border, describing the policy as "unconscionable"....

 2018-06-18 15:03 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'IDF and Chief of Staff support draft outline'...

Yair Lapid says his party will support the draft law if it remains in its present form, but not if it is changed at all....

 2018-06-18 15:01 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Cells that speed up organ growth speed up aging...

Zoo analysis shows pancreatic cell size linked to mammalian lifespan....

 2018-06-18 15:00 

Times of Israel

Scientists go to zoo, find that cell size, not body size, affects lifespan...

Close examination of pancreas in various animals, large and small, yields 'shockingly beautiful and unexpected' correlation for researchers from Israel, Canada, GermanyClose examination of pancreas in various animals, large and small, yields '...

 2018-06-18 14:55 

Gulf Times

Indian forest ranger in tight spot after python almost strangles him...

The Indian rock python is a non-venomous species, but it can quickly kill its prey by constricting blood flow and can grow up to 10 metres long....

 2018-06-18 14:54 

Al Arabiya

Saudi football federation files complaint to FIFA against BeIN SPORTS...

The Saudi Football Federation has filed a formal complaint with FIFA over the exploitation of Qatar-owned BeIN SPORTS channelrsquo;s exclusive rights...

 2018-06-18 14:52 

Bahrain News Agency

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 2018-06-18 14:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Indian forces gun down four militants in Kashmir encounter...

NEW DELHI, June 18 (KUNA) -- Indian security forces gunned down at least four militants during an encounter that broke out in Bandipora district of north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said. At least four militants were killed in an ongo...

 2018-06-18 14:49 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

President Rouhani to visit Switzerland, Austria...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to make a visit to Austria and Switzerland at the invitation of his counterparts in the two counties, said deputy head of the public relations office of the president's office....

 2018-06-18 14:48 

Haaretz Daily

What has Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia uncovered? A lot more than you might think...

Under investigation or indicted - a full list of the Trump aides facing scrutiny...

 2018-06-18 14:47 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Court annuls get-refuser's marriage...

Court rules woman's status like that of never-married single woman. Leading rabbis in field approve verdict....

 2018-06-18 14:47 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestinian young man killed by Israeli gunfire E. Gaza...

(With POL-PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL)GAZA, June 18 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian young man was killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza Monday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. Ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qedra added that Sabri Abu Khedr, 24, was shot by the Israeli for...

 2018-06-18 14:45 

Gulf Times

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast...

The 24-year-old man's death in northern Gaza followed a more than two-month surge in tensions along the frontier....

 2018-06-18 14:43 

FARS News Agency

Turkey, US Start Implementation of Roadmap in Manbij...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US and Turkish forces started joint patrolling missions in the outskirts of Manbij in Eastern Aleppo on Monday....

 2018-06-18 14:42 

Press TV

Saudi MERS outbreaks killed 23 over four months, says UN's health agency...

The latest figures take the number of confirmed cases to 2,220 since September 2012....

 2018-06-18 14:41 

Haaretz Daily

Turkey, U.S. begin 'independently' patrolling Syria's Manbij...

Ankara has been infuriated by U.S. support for the Kurdish YPG militia - which it views as a terrorist organisation...

 2018-06-18 14:38 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

General Security head defends Iranian passport move...

General Security's decision not to stamp Iranian passports upon arrival in Beirut is a normal procedure, and the arrival and departure of Iranians is automatically registered in a database, the agency's head said in remarks published Monday....

 2018-06-18 14:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Second Iran-Europe cooperation conference to be held on June 21...

Tehran, June 18, IRNA The second Iran-Europe cooperation conference is slated for June 21-22 in the Belgian capital city of Brussels....

 2018-06-18 14:37 

Al Jazeera

Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?...

Russia might benefit marginally from a collapsing Iran nuclear deal but it does not see it as a positive development....

 2018-06-18 14:33 

Haaretz Daily

Jewish Insider's daily kickoff: June 18, 2018...

Report -- David Friedman scolds Israeli MKs for requesting U.S. recognition of Golan | Pardon for Milken? | Provocative Miami deli...

 2018-06-18 14:26 

Press TV

Turkish forces enter outskirts of Syria's Manbij as part of deal with US: Media report...

Turkish troops enter the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Manbij as part of a deal agreed with the US to remove Kurdish militants from the area....

 2018-06-18 14:26 

ISNA

Iran's President to visit Switzerland, Austria...

Tehran (ISNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will travel to Berne and Vienna at the official invitations of his Swiss and Austrian counterparts....

 2018-06-18 14:25 

Haaretz Daily

Palestinian boy shot by Israel during Gaza protests dies of wounds, Palestinians say...

Zakariya Bashbash was wounded in clashes on the border between protesters and Israeli security and hospitalized in recent weeks...

 2018-06-18 14:23 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Bennett: Go after terror kite flyers...

Education Minister calls on IDF to open fire at those who launch incendiary kites and balloons at Israeli territory....

 2018-06-18 14:22 

DEBKAfile

Israeli ex-minister Gonen Segev detained on suspicion of spying for Iran...

Former minister, Gonen Segev, 62, who moved to Nigeria 15 years ago after being caught in serious criminal wrongdoing, was The post Israeli ex-minister Gonen Segev detained on suspicion of spying for Iran appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2018-06-18 14:17 

Kuwait News Agency

44 pct drop in asylum figures in EU...

BRUSSELS, June 18 (KUNA) -- In 2017, there were 728,470 applications for asylum in the European Union (EU). This figure represents a decrease of 44% compared to 2016, when there were almost 1.3 million applications, according to the 2017 annual report rel...

 2018-06-18 14:16 

Al Jazeera

Why Erdogan is entering key June elections with a far-right ally...

The unconventional alliance between Erdogan's AK Party and MHP seeks to make him Turkey's first executive president....

 2018-06-18 14:12 

Oman Observer

Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, June 18 (Reuters) Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 The post Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-18 14:09 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Spanish king's brother-in-law turns himself in to serve prison sentence...

The brother-in-law of Spain's king has turned himself in to authorities to serve a five-year, 10-month prison sentence for crimes including tax fraud and embezzlement, a prison system spokesman said on Monday....

 2018-06-18 14:06 

i24 News

Iran's Rouhani in Europe in July to seek backing for nuclear deal...
 2018-06-18 14:06 

Ynetnews

Former minister Gonen Segev charged with spying for Iran...
 2018-06-18 14:03 

Oman Observer

Brazil need solutions after coming unstuck against Swiss...

ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 18 (Reuters) After failing to live up to pre-tournament hype with a disappointing 1-1 draw in their The post Brazil need solutions after coming unstuck against Swiss appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-18 14:02 

Al Jazeera

Coalition of 50 US schools collects supplies for Syrian refugees...

A retired school teacher in the US state of New York is attempting to both teach American school children about the Syrian refugee crisis and bring some relief to Syrian refugee children....

 2018-06-18 13:59 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz's Royal Visit to Israel Quiz...

Prince William kicks off his solo Middle East tour next week...

 2018-06-18 13:51 

Times of Israel

Former Israeli minister Gonen Segev charged with spying for Iran...

Ex-politician, previously jailed for drug smuggling, arrested in Guinea and extradited to Israel last month, accused of giving Tehran sensitive information about security, energyEx-politician, previously jailed for drug smuggling, arrested in Guinea and e...

 2018-06-18 13:51 

Oman Observer

Russia 'know how to stop' Egypt's Salah...

Saint Petersburg, June 18, 2018 (AFP) Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts have figured out a The post Russia 'know how to stop' Egypt's Salah appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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